House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 22 March 2005

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Skills White Paper

    31 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the next phase of our skills agenda. Earlier this month, I launched our reforms of education and training for 14 to...

  • Indian Ocean Tsunami

    13 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement in order to update the House on the aftermath of the tsunami in the Indian ocean on 26 December. Let me deal first with the number...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. At about quarter to 7 this morning, a van travelling on the A6 Market Harborough bypass leapt over the bridge barriers and crashed on to the main...

  • Bills Presented

    • Procurement of Innovative Technologies and Research

      Mrs. Anne Campbell, supported by Mr. Martin O'Neill, Sir Nicholas Winterton, Mr. John McFall, Dr. Ian Gibson, Mr. Kerry Pollard, Mrs. Louise Ellman and Mrs. Betty Williams, presented a Bill to...

    • Air Traffic Emissions Reduction

      Norman Lamb, supported by Norman Baker, John Barrett, Mr. Colin Challen, Sue Doughty, Mr. Michael Meacher, Dr. John Pugh, Alan Simpson, David Taylor, Sarah Teather, Mr. Simon Thomas and John...

  • Private Parking Enforcement (Regulation)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make certain enforcement activities in relation to parking on private land subject to regulation under the Private Security Industry Act...

    • Private Parking Enforcement (Regulation)

      Mrs. Brooke accordingly presented a Bill to make certain enforcement activities in relation to parking on private land subject to regulation under the Private Security Industry Act 2001; and for...

  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 16 March.]

  • Amendment of the Law

    Motion made, and Question proposed, (1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance....

  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

    111 speeches

    I am delighted to be able to open this final day of debate on the Budget 2005, which extends and entrenches the Government's commitment to economic stability. It also puts in place and reinforces...

  • Procedure (Lorry Road-User Charge)

    Resolved, That, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the practice of the House relating to the matters that may be included in Finance Bills, any Finance Bill of the present Session may...

  • Procedure (EU Mutual Assistance)

    Resolved, That, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the practice of the House relating to the matters that may be included in Finance Bills, any Finance Bill of the present Session may...

  • Procedure (Future Taxation)

    Resolved, That, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the practice of the House relating to the matters that may be included in Finance Bills, any Finance Bill of the present Session may...

  • Finance (Money)

    Queen's recommendation having been signified— Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session relating to finance, it is expedient to authorise— (a) any increase in...

    • Finance Bill

      Dawn Primarolo accordingly presented a Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further...

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    I propose to put together the Questions on the following three motions. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Care of Cathedrals (Amendment) Measure

      That the Care of Cathedrals (Amendment) Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said Measure was...

    • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure

      That the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said...

      Stipends (Cessation of Special Payments) Measure

      1 speech

      That the Stipends (Cessation of Special Payments) Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said...

      Immigration and Asylum

      That the draft Immigration and Asylum (Provision of Accommodation to Failed Asylum-Seekers) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 7th February, be approved.

      Immigration

      That the draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 21st February, be approved. That the draft Community Legal Service (Asylum and...

      Access to Justice

      That the Revised Funding Code prepared by the Legal Services Commission, a copy of which was laid before this House on 9th March, be approved.

      Child Trust Funds

      That the draft Child Trust Funds (Appeals) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 9th February, be approved.

      Child Trust Funds (Northern Ireland)

      That the draft Child Trust Funds (Appeals) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 9th February, be approved.

      Social Security

      That the draft Social Security Commissioners (Procedure) (Child Trust Funds) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 9th February, be approved. That the draft Employment Zones...

      Financial Services and Markets

      That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 10th February, be...

      Government Resources and Accounts

      That the draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 31st January, be approved.

      Northern Ireland

      That the draft Special Educational Needs and Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 9th February, be approved.

      Criminal Law

      That the draft Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 21st February, be approved.

      Rating and Valuation

      That the draft Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 23rd February, be approved.

      Investigatory Powers

      That the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Amendment) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 16th December, be approved. That the draft Regulation of...

      Water Industry

      That the draft Water Fluoridation (Consultation) (England) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 22nd February, be approved. That the draft Water Supply (Fluoridation...

      Contracting Out

      That the draft Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Cultural Objects) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 24th February, be approved.—[Vernon Coaker.] Question agreed to.

  • Regulatory Reform

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1) (Consideration of draft regulatory reform orders),

    • National Health Service

      That the draft Regulatory Reform (National Health Service Charitable and Non-Charitable Trust Accounts and Audit) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 9th February, be...

  • Petitions — Dell Primary School

    1 speech

    I wish to present a petition delivered to me by residents in Wirral, South and Birkenhead. It contains about 1,000 signatures and concerns the possible closure of the Dell primary school,...

  • Hospital Provision (North Buckinghamshire)

    1 speech

    I wish to present a petition on behalf of 1,088 residents of north Buckinghamshire and others. The petitioners are led by Mr. Edward Grimsdale, the secretary of the Buckingham health campaign...

  • Child Pornography

    1 speech

    The petition that I am presenting was produced by three mothers in the town of Kimberley and signed by 850 residents in and around my constituency. They and I believe that downloading child...

  • Saneline Funding

    8 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Vernon Coaker.]

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