House of Commons debates

Monday, 26 February 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Opposition Day

    • [7th Alloted Day] — Royal Navy

      92 speeches

      Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. I remind the House that Back-Benchers' speeches are limited to eight minutes. That, of course, does not apply to Front...

    • Electoral System

      115 speeches

      I inform hon. Members that Mr. Speaker has chosen the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Please will hon. Members who are not staying for the debate leave the Chamber quickly and quietly?

  • Sustainable Communities Bill [Money]

    Queen's recommendation having been signified— Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Sustainable Communities Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Northern Ireland

      That the draft District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 30th November, be approved. —[Jonathan Shaw.] Question...

    • Social Security

      That the draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 22nd January, be approved. —[Jonathan...

  • European Union Documents

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

  • Committees

    Ordered, That Grant Shapps be discharged from the Public Administration Committee and Mr Charles Walker be added. ——[Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection].

  • Petition

    • Kettering Tax Office

      1 speech

      I have the honour to present a petition signed by almost 400 residents from Kettering and across north Northamptonshire, objecting to the proposed closure of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs tax...

  • Flooding (South-West Norfolk)

    4 speeches

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

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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