House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 21 February 2007

  • Message from the Queen

    • Electoral Commission

      1 speech

      I have to inform the House that the Address of 16 January, praying that Her Majesty will reappoint James Samuel Younger to be the chairman of the Electoral Commission for the period ending on...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Child Poverty

      7 speeches

      Whether the Government have set a target to eliminate child poverty in Wales by 2020.

    • Ambulance Service

      8 speeches

      Whether he has discussed cross-border issues related to ambulance service provision in north and mid-Wales with Assembly members; and if he will make a statement.

      Police/Support Staff

      10 speeches

      How many (a) police civilian staff, (b) police officers and (c) community support officers there are in Wales.

      Prison Places

      10 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister of the National Assembly for Wales and his colleagues in the Home Department about the sufficiency of prison places in Wales; and if he...

      Illegal Immigration

      7 speeches

      What discussions he has had with colleagues in the Home Office on illegal immigration in Wales.

      Rural Post Office Network

      10 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the future of the rural post office network in Wales.


      4 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with Welsh Assembly Government Ministers on the provision of dentistry in Wales.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      56 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 21st February.

    • Iraq and the Middle East

      53 speeches

      With permission, I shall make a statement on recent developments in Iraq and across the middle east. Saddam Hussein was removed from power in May 2003. In June 2004, the United Nations Security...

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. The Prime Minister has just made a statement regarding Iraq and he claimed that al-Qaeda entered Iraq in 2002. That is incorrect; al-Qaeda entered Iraq in 2003....

    • Pedlars (Street Trading Regulation)

      2 speeches

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to confer further powers on local authorities for the regulation of street trading by pedlars; and for connected purposes. The current...

    • Pedlars (Street Trading Regulation)

      Dr. Brian Iddon accordingly presented a Bill to confer further powers on local authorities for the regulation of street trading by pedlars; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the...

  • Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day]

  • Coeliac Disease

    11 speeches

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

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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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