House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 9 May 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Health

      6 speeches

      If he will visit the Scottish Parliament to discuss cross-border health issues.

    • Disabled Children

      8 speeches

      If he will meet the Disability Rights Commission to discuss the rights of disabled children in Scotland.


      14 speeches

      What devolution issues the Advocate-General has considered since 28 March 2006.


      12 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the potential in Scotland for generation of electricity from renewable sources.


      12 speeches

      If he will make a statement on economic trends in Scotland.

      Universal Service Obligation

      9 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Department for Trade and Industry on the number of post offices required by Royal Mail to meet its universal service obligation for postal services in Scotland.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Constitutional Affairs

    The Minister of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission

    The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • Points of Order

    10 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As you will know, the Identity Cards Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 30 March this year. The Government described it as one of their "flagship Bills", which...

  • Misuse of Drugs (Reclassification of Methylamphetamine)

    Bob Spink accordingly presented a Bill to reclassify methylamphetamine as a category A drug: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 20 October, and...

  • Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Town and Country Planning

      That the draft Planning (Application to the Houses of Parliament) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 19th April, be approved. — [Mr. Roy.] Question agreed to. Motion made,...

    • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (Northern Ireland)

      That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Revised Code of Practice for the Identification of Persons by Police Officers) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 15th March, be...

      Delegated Legislation

      That the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 1016), dated 30th March 2006, be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation. —[Mr. Roy.] Question agreed to.

      Modernisation of the House

      Motion made, That Mr Geoffrey Hoon and Liz Blackman be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mr Jack Straw and Paddy Tipping be added. —[Mr....

      Petitions — Bovine Tuberculosis

      1 speech

      I wish to present an important petition on bovine tuberculosis, which is a disastrous disease that the Government have singularly failed to curtail. Cattle have been slaughtered, although no...

      Tail Docking

      1 speech

      This important petition concerns tail docking. Many people who breed dogs feel unhappy about the Government's proposals. The Petition of dog breeders, dog owners and dog lovers, Declares that dog...

  • Proposed Closure of RAF Hythe

    2 speeches

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

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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