House of Commons debates

Monday, 12 March 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission

    The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—

    • Recycling

      6 speeches

      What target he has set for the percentage of waste from the parliamentary estate to be recycled in 2007.

  • 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. I know that you are not responsible in any way for the quality of Departments' replies to written questions, but I believe that the named day procedure was put...

  • Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Supplementary Estimates, 2006-07

    • NHS Deficits

      128 speeches

      [Relevant documents: The First Report from the Health Committee, Session 2006-07, HC 73-I, National Health Service Deficits, and the Government Response thereto, Cm 7028; and the Department of...

    • Local Transport

      44 speeches

      [Relevant Documents: The Twelfth Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2005-06, Local Transport Planning and Funding, HC 1120, and the Government's response thereto, Fourth Special...

  • Supplementary Estimates, 2006-07

    Resolved, Department of Health That, for the year ending with 31st March 2007, for expenditure by the Department of Health— (1) further resources, not exceeding £94,395,000, be...

  • Estimates, 2007-08 (Navy) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending with 31st March 2008, a number not exceeding 42,240 all ranks be maintained for Naval Service and that numbers in the Reserve Naval and Marine Forces be...

  • Estimates, 2007-08 (Army) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending with 31st March 2008, a number not exceeding 125,785 all ranks be maintained for Army Service and that numbers in the Reserve Land Forces be authorised for...

  • Estimates, 2007-08 (Air) Vote A

    Resolved, That, during the year ending with 31st March 2008, a number not exceeding 48,360 all ranks be maintained for Air Force Service and that numbers in the Reserve Air Forces be authorised...

  • Estimates, Excesses, 2005-06

    Resolved, That, for the year that ended with 31st March 2006— (1) resources, not exceeding £795,801,000, be authorised for use to make good excesses of certain resources for defence...

  • Supplementary Estimates, 2006-07

    Resolved, That, for the year ending with 31st March 2007— (1) further resources, not exceeding £6,125,169,000, be authorised for defence and civil services as set out in HC 293, (2) a...

    • Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill

      John Healey accordingly presented a Bill to authorise the use of resources for the service of the years ending with 31st March 2006 and 31st March 2007 and to apply certain sums out of the...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Tax Credits

      That the draft Tax Credits Up-rating Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 30th January, be approved. —[Steve McCabe.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put...

    • Environmental Protection

      That the draft Environmental Offences (Use of Fixed Penalty Receipts) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 31st January, be approved. —[ Steve McCabe.] Question agreed...

      Representation of the People

      That the draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 6th February, be approved. —[ Steve McCabe.] Question agreed to....

      Constitutional Law

      That the draft Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 6th...

      Housing

      That the draft Housing (Tenancy Deposit Schemes) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 8th February, be approved. —[ Steve McCabe.] Question agreed to.

  • European Community Documents

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

    • Taxation

      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 17066/06, Commission Communication on Coordinating Member States' direct tax systems in the internal market, No. 17067/06 and Addendum...

  • Modernisation of the House

    Ordered, That Mr. Edward Vaizey be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Philip Davies be added.— [Steve McCabe.]

  • European Scrutiny

    Ordered, That Mr. Richard Bacon be discharged from the European Scrutiny Committee and Mr. Greg Hands be added.— [Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Petition

    • Knife Crime

      1 speech

      I rise to present a most compelling petition, signed by well over 20,000 people, including key supporters Vicky Painter, Jessica Shidell, Ann Oakes-Odger, Melanie Hopwood, Charlotte Hall and...

  • Passport Interview Centre (Taunton)

    4 speeches

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

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