House of Commons debates

Monday, 27 November 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you received a notification of a change of name? As you are probably aware, The Scotsman today reported that the right hon. and learned Member for...

  • Bill Presented

    • Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill

      Mr. Secretary Hain, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Margaret Beckett, Secretary John Reid, Secretary Des Browne, Paul Goggins and Bridget Prentice, presented a Bill to make provision...

  • Orders of the Day

    • Debate on the Address — [Sixth Day]

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 15 November], That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and...

    • Treasury and Work and Pensions

      257 speeches

      I wish to inform the House that I have selected for debate the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. Standing Order No. 33 provides that on the last day of the debate on the...

  • Adjournment (Christmas)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 19th December 2006, do adjourn till Monday 8th...

  • Sittings of the House

    Ordered, That, on Tuesday 19th December,— (1) the House shall sit at half past Eleven o'clock and references to specific times in the Standing Orders of this House shall apply as if that...

  • Committees

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I will put motions 5, 6 and 7 together.

    • Foreign Affairs

      Ordered, That Mr John Maples be discharged from the Foreign Affairs Committee and Mr Malcolm Moss be added.

    • Defence

      That Mr Mark Lancaster be discharged from the Defence Committee and Mr Bernard Jenkin be added.

      Science and Technology

      That Margaret Moran be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee and Mr Graham Stringer be added. ——[Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Petitions

    • Bingley Post Office

      1 speech

      I am presenting a petition on behalf of the residents of Bingley and the surrounding area to save their local post office. The petition has been signed by 677 local residents. So popular was it...

    • Acute Services (Teesside)

      1 speech

      I present a petition signed by 32,403 people from my constituency and the surrounding area regarding continuing uncertainty about the future viability of our local hospital after Professor...

      Rural Post Offices

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition on behalf of more than 2,000 people in my constituency of West Dorset who are worried about the future of their rural post offices, which are under threat due to the...

  • Christians in Pakistan

    8 speeches

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

What is this?

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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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