House of Commons debates

Monday, 18 December 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • BBC

    16 speeches

    If she will make a statement on the future governance of the BBC.

  • Itv

    7 speeches

    What recent discussions she has had with Ofcom and the Office of Fair Trading on BSkyB's acquisition of shares in ITV.

    • Roman Sites

      9 speeches

      What action she is taking to promote Britain's Roman heritage as tourist attractions.

    • Olympic Games

      10 speeches

      What estimate she has made of the public liability arising from the 2012 Olympic games in excess of the sums already guaranteed from London councils and the national lottery.

      Slave Trade

      8 speeches

      If she will make a statement on Government support for commemorations of the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade.

      BBC (Live Music)

      8 speeches

      If she will meet the chairman of the BBC to discuss the promotion of live music.

      Olympic Games

      6 speeches

      When the revised budget for the London 2012 Olympics will be published.

  • Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Hymns

      8 speeches

      What steps the Church Commissioners are taking to celebrate the centenary of the "English Hymnal" and promote hymn and carol singing.

  • Public Accounts Commission

    The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission was asked—

    • National Audit Office

      4 speeches

      What account was taken by the commission of the performance of the National Audit Office in approving the office's draft supplementary estimate for 2006-07.

  • Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission was asked—

    • Party Funding

      14 speeches

      What assessment has been made of the initial findings of the research project by the Electoral Commission on public attitudes to party funding.

  • Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Clerical Pensions

      6 speeches

      What assessment the commissioners have made of the likely impact of the provisions of the Pensions Bill on clergy pensions.

    • Cathedrals

      4 speeches

      What representations the commissioners have made to the Government on state funding for repairs to cathedrals.

      European Council

      69 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the European Council held in Brussels last Thursday and Friday. As the House knows, it is customary for my right hon. Friend the...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As I speak, a very damaging postal strike is taking place in Stafford and North Staffordshire, where about half a million people live. I am concerned for members...

  • Bills Presented

    • Crown Employment (nationality)

      Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Dr. Tony Wright, Mr. Andrew Slaughter, Martin Salter, Annette Brooke, Mr. Andrew Love, Keith Vaz, Ms Karen Buck and Mary Creagh, presented a Bill to make...

    • Freedom of Information (amendment)

      David Maclean presented a Bill to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to exempt from its provisions the House of Commons and House of Lords and correspondence between Members of Parliament...

      Provision of Palliative Care

      Jim Dobbin, supported by Mr. Frank Field, Dr. Brian Iddon, Mr. David Crausby, Mr. Lindsay Hoyle, Mr. Iain Duncan Smith, Mrs. Claire Curtis-Thomas, Paul Rowen, Mr. David Amess, Mr. Julian Brazier,...

      Termination of Pregnancy

      Mrs. Nadine Dorries, supported by Mr. Michael Howard, Mr. Iain Duncan Smith, Anne Main, Bob Russell, Mr. John Hayes, Dr. Liam Fox, Mr. Edward Vaizey, Mrs. Eleanor Laing, Mike Penning, Mr. Mark...

  • Orders of the Day

  • Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information) Bill (Programme)

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information)...

  • Petition

    • Creaton Post Office

      2 speeches

      I have the honour to present a petition on behalf of Mrs. Caroline Gibbs and over 400 other customers who are worried about the future of Creaton sub-post office, which has been awarded the prize...

  • New Hospital (Romford)

    11 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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