House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 23 January 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Scottish Elections

      18 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the First Minister on the measures required to ensure maximum voter participation in the Scottish Parliamentary and local council elections in May 2007; and if he...

    • Correspondence

      7 speeches

      What average length of time it has taken for a reply to be received to correspondence from him to the First Minister.

      Gas Production

      8 speeches

      What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the benefits to Scotland of encouraging gas production west of Shetland.

      Immigration

      10 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with European commissioners on immigration into Scotland.

      Military Bases (Security)

      7 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on security at military bases in Scotland.

      Green Energy Generation

      8 speeches

      What steps are being taken to expand the use of green energy generation from wave and tidal sources in Scotland.

      Asylum Seekers

      4 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with Home Office Ministers on dawn raids to remove failed asylum seekers in Scotland.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]

    • Health Care-acquired Infections

      145 speeches

      We now come to the main business. I inform the House that in both debates, I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister to the motion.

    • Disabled Children

      103 speeches

      We now come to the second Opposition debate on the life chances of disabled children. [ Interruption. ] Members not wishing to participate should leave the Chamber as quickly and quietly as...

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I shall put together the Questions on motions 3 to 8. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

    • Consumer Protection

      That the draft Compensation (Exemptions) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 28th November, be approved.

    • Companies

      That the draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 18th December, be approved.

      Financial Services and Markets

      That the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000(Regulated Activities) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2006 (S.I., 2006, No. 3384), dated 18th December 2006, a copy of which was laid before this House on...

      Northern Ireland

      That the draft Waste (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 18th December, be approved.— [Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to.

      School Admissions Code

      Ordered, That the School Admissions Code 2007, dated 8th January, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.— [Mr. Heppell.]

  • Football (Gambling Companies)

    9 speeches

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

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