House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 31 October 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • European Union Constitutional Treaty

      12 speeches

      If she will make a statement on the future of the European Union constitutional treaty.

    • Uganda

      8 speeches

      If she will make a statement on the political situation in northern Uganda.

      North Korea

      10 speeches

      What recent discussions she has had with the US Secretary of State on North Korea.

      Bulgaria/Romania

      12 speeches

      When she next plans to meet the Foreign Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania to discuss EU enlargement.

      Iran

      12 speeches

      What recent assessment she has made of the political situation in Iran; and if she will make a statement.

      Darfur

      12 speeches

      What recent discussions she has had about the continuation of the African Union force in Darfur; and if she will make a statement.

      Afghanistan

      8 speeches

      What contacts the Government have had with tribal leaders in Afghanistan.

      Iran

      4 speeches

      What recent progress has been made by the UN Security Council on Iran; and if she will make a statement.

      Middle East

      12 speeches

      What recent assessment she has made of prospects for peace in the middle east; and if she will make a statement.

      Darfur

      6 speeches

      What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of United Nations policy and the resolutions of the UN Security Council on Darfur.

      Pakistan

      6 speeches

      What recent discussions she has had with the Government of Pakistan on security issues; and if she will make a statement.

      Termination of Pregnancy

      4 speeches

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to reduce the time limit for legal termination of pregnancy from 24 to 21 weeks; to introduce a cooling off period after the first point of...

  • Opposition Day

    • [Un-allotted Half-Day] — Iraq

      226 speeches

      We now come to the main business, and I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Also, to accommodate the nationalist parties, I have decided that...

    • Crossrail Bill (Carry Over)

      106 speeches

      [Relevant document: First Special Report from the Select Committee on the Crossrail Bill, Session 2005-06, on the Crossrail Bill: Woolwich Station, HC 1597.]

      CROSSRAIL BILL [INSTRUCTION] (No. 4)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [ 26 October], That it be a further Instruction to the Select Committee to which the Crossrail Bill is committed in the next...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Northern Ireland

      2 speeches

      That the draft Rates (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th October, be approved. —[Mr. Michael Foster.]

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With permission, I shall put together motions 6, 7 and 8. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Value Added Tax

      That the Value Added Tax (Betting, Gaming and Lotteries) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 2685), dated 9th October 2006, a copy of which was laid before this House on 10th October, be approved

    • National Lottery

      That the draft Big Lottery Fund (Prescribed Expenditure) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 11th October, be approved.

      Immigration

      That the draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 16th October, be approved. —[Mr. Michael...

  • European Union Documents

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

  • European Union Documents

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

    • Transport Policy

      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 10954/06 +ADD1, Commission Communication: Keep Europe Moving-Sustainable Mobility for Our Continent-Mid-Term-Review of The European...

  • Postal Recognition of Cheam

    6 speeches

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

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