House of Commons debates

Monday, 26 March 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Manning Levels

      13 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the references in the report of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body to the adequacy of manning levels in respect of operational commitments.

    • RAF Innsworth

      4 speeches

      What consideration he is giving to the ongoing use of the RAF Innsworth site; and if he will make a statement.

      Ballistic Missiles

      12 speeches

      What preliminary proposals for ballistic missile defence installations in the United Kingdom have been discussed with the United States.

      Red Arrows

      14 speeches

      What changes are proposed to be made to the Red Arrows' budget over the next three years.

      Bullying (Armed Forces)

      12 speeches

      What steps he is taking to combat harassment, discrimination and bullying in the armed forces relating to gender, race and ethnicity; and if he will make a statement.

      South Africa

      4 speeches

      What support his Department has allocated to peace support training in South Africa in 2007-08.

      Veterans Day

      14 speeches

      What support his Department is providing for this year's veterans day celebrations.

      Armed Forces Pay

      8 speeches

      What changes there were in rates of pay for the UK armed forces in each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement.

      UK/EU Navies

      12 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the performance and requirements of the navies of (a) the United Kingdom and (b) other EU member states.

      Injured Troops

      10 speeches

      What progress has been made in improving health care provided to troops injured on operations on their return to the UK.

  • Business of the House

    13 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement altering the business of the House for tomorrow in the interests of restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland: Tuesday 27...

    • Zimbabwe

      47 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on Zimbabwe. I hope that the hon. Member for Cotswold (Mr. Clifton-Brown) and the Liberal Democrats received a copy in good time. As the...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. The integrity of this House is very important, as I am sure you would agree. I understand that over the weekend there was publicity about a certain report...

  • Orders of the Day

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 21 March].

  • Amendment of the Law

    (1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance. (2) This Resolution does not extend to...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 28th March— (1) the Speaker shall put the Questions on the Motions in the name of Mr Jack Straw relating to: (a) Communications Allowance; (b)...

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(4) (Delegated Legislation Committees), That the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No....

  • Committees

    • Environmental Audit

      1 speech

      Ordered, That Emily Thornberry be discharged from the Environmental Audit Committee and Mr Shahid Malik be added.— [Mr. Heppell , on behalf of the Committee of Selection .]

    • Public Accounts

      That Sarah McCarthy-Fry be discharged from the Public Accounts Committee and Derek Wyatt be added.

      Finance and Services

      That Mr Eric Martlew be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mary Creagh be added.— [Mr. Heppell , on behalf of the Committee of Selection .]

  • Petitions

    • Tiverton and Honiton Hospitals

      1 speech

      I have two petitions on behalf of my constituents. At the end of last year, we lost services in two of our community's hospitals. The night-time small injuries units were closed and, in the case...

  • Ivf Treatment

    16 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Huw Irranca-Davies.]

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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