House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 July 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—

    • Casinos

      16 speeches

      Which casinos he has visited in the course of his ministerial duties since 1 May 1997.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

    The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was asked—

    • Children in Care

      10 speeches

      What progress has been made in developing a coherent strategy for alleviating the social exclusion likely to be suffered by children in care.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—

    • Climate Change

      10 speeches

      When he last met representatives of the Chinese Government to discuss climate change.

    • Casinos

      17 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Department for Communities and Local Government in relation to casino bids.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

    The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—

    • Ageing

      4 speeches

      What oversight and co-ordination he has undertaken of the Government's policy on ageing; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      39 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 19 July.

    • Human Trafficking

      6 speeches

      For what reasons the Government has not ratified the Council of Europe Convention against human trafficking.

      Engagements

      20 speeches

      Is the Prime Minister aware that the British Sugar factory in York will close in January or February next year, leading to a large number of job losses in the city? More particularly, it will...

  • Business of the House

    9 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short business statement. The business for tomorrow will now be, first, a motion to approve the Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations)...

    • Home Office: Reform Action Plan

      50 speeches

      I should like to make a statement about our plans for transforming the Home Office. I have today placed in the Library a copy of a reform action plan which gives details of the changes that we...

  • Points of Order

    12 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. As you know, there have been exchanges between hon. Members and Mr. Speaker about parliamentary answers. On 10 July, I asked the Secretary of State for...

    • Samurai Swords

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to forbid the sale, manufacture, hire, loan or importation of sharpened samurai swords; and for connected purposes. The recent knife amnesty...

    • Samurai Swords

      James Brokenshire accordingly presented a Bill to forbid the sale, manufacture, hire, loan or importation of sharpened samurai swords; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First...

  • Opposition Day — [Un-allotted day]

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Appropriation (No. 2) Act 2006 Finance Act 2006...

  • Orders of the Day

  • Petitions

    • Safer Stations

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition on behalf of 5,000 individuals who are concerned about security at railway stations. At present, too few stations are staffed during the hours of operation, and many...

    • Wildlife Crime

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition to the House calling on Parliament and Government to reduce wildlife crime. The petition is organised by my constituent, the brave and indefatigable Faye Burton, who...

      Disabled Parking

      1 speech

      I am pleased to present a petition organised by Disability Croydon and Mr. Alwyn D'Costa regarding the need for a unified blue badge parking scheme. The petition states: The Petition declares...

      Halton Hospital

      1 speech

      Earlier this afternoon, several constituents of mine and of the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Halton (Derek Twigg), came to Parliament to pass me a...

      Pedestrian Crossings

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition in the name of my constituent Ms Polly Strauss of Wolstonbury road in Hove. The petition was signed by 802 of my constituents. I entirely agree with the terms of the...

  • Radioactive Waste Management

    4 speeches

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

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