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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 1 February 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      45 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 1 February.

    • Social Behaviour

      4 speeches

      What progress the Government have made in promoting social behaviour since July 2005.


      6 speeches

      Last year, Labour-run Northamptonshire county council was given a 6.5 per cent. increase in formula funding, yet this year the now Conservative-run council received an increase of just 2.1 per...

  • Personal Statement

    1 speech

    In my personal statement on 17 October 2005, I apologised to the House for the factual inaccuracy in my answer to the hon. Member for Epsom and Ewell (Chris Grayling) during the Transport...

  • Points of Order

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In Health questions yesterday, we referred to the growing problem of the lengthening waiting times for radiotherapy, made the point that the Government are...

  • Protection of Private Gardens (Housing Development)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to protect private gardens from housing development which is out of character with the surrounding area; and for connected purposes. The Bill...

  • Police Amalgamations

    145 speeches

    We now come to the main business, which is an Opposition debate on the 12th allotted day on police amalgamations. I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime...

  • Government's 10-year Transport Plan

    159 speeches

    I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. I also remind the House that there is a 10-minute limit on Back-Bench speeches.

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Pensions

      That the draft Pensions Act 2004 (PPF Payments and FAS Payments) (Consequential Provisions) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.—[Mr. Watson.] Question...

  • European Community Documents

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),

    • Transmissible Spongiform Encepalopathies

      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 11408/05,Communication from the Commission: 'TSE Roadmap'; and agrees with the Government's policy of maintaining a set of effective and...

  • Companies Act 1985 (Regulations)

    Ordered, That the Companies Act 1985 (Operating and Financial Review) (Repeal) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 3442), dated 14th December 2005, be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated...

  • Petition — Council Tax

    1 speech

    This year, under Government plans, council tax payers once again face increases that are more than twice the rate of inflation. With average bills already well over £1,000, many people on...

  • A46 Improvement Scheme

    11 speeches

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

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