House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    9 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your advice in respect of an answer that I received during Health questions on 6 February from the Minister of State, Department of Health, the hon....

  • Bill Presented

    • Northern Ireland (St. Andrews Agreement) (no. 2)

      Mr. Secretary Hain, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary John Reid, Secretary Des Browne, Mr. David Hanson, Paul Goggins, Maria...

    • Flexible Working

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to extend the right to request to work flexibly to parents of children up to the age of 18; to make provision for the encouragement of...

      Flexible Working

      Lorely Burt accordingly presented a Bill to extend the right to request to work flexibly to parents of children up to the age of 18; to make provision for the encouragement of employers to offer...

      Northern Ireland (St. Andrews Agreement) (No. 2) Bill

      Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) (No. 2) Bill— Timetable 1.—(1) Proceedings on Second Reading, in...

      Northern Ireland (St. Andrews Agreement) (No. 2) Bill

      70 speeches

      Order for Second Reading read.

      [Sylvia Heal in the Chair]

      The Chairman put forthwith the Questions necessary for the conclusion of proceedings in Committee, pursuant to Order [this day]. Clauses 1 and 2 ordered to stand part of the Bill. Bill...

  • Orders of the Day

    Order read for resuming adjourne d 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...

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    Before I call the next hon. Member to speak, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act:...

  • Procedure (Future Taxation)

    Resolved, That, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the practice of the House relating to the matters that may be included in Finance Bills, any Finance Bill of the present Session may...

    • Finance Bill

      Dawn Primarolo accordingly presented a Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Social Security

      That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 24th January, be approved. That the draft Social...

    • Social Security

      That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 21st February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to....

      Social Security

      That the draft Child Benefit Up-rating Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 30th January, be approved. That the draft Guardian's Allowance Up-rating Order 2007, which was laid before...

      Social Security (northern Ireland)

      That the draft Guardian's Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 30th January, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to. Motion...

      Corporation Tax

      That the draft Corporation Tax (Taxation of Films) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 27th February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question...

      Constitutional Law

      That the draft Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 30th January, be...

      Electricity

      That the draft Renewables Obligation Order 2006 (Amendment) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 8th February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and...

      Companies

      That the draft Companies Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2, Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 8th February, be approved....

      Sea Fisheries

      That the Decommissioning of Fishing Vessels Scheme 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 312), dated 6th February 2007, a copy of which was laid before this House on 8th February, be approved. —[Mr....

      Animals

      That the draft Docking of Working Dogs' Tails (England) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 8th February, be approved. That the draft Mutilations (Permitted Procedures)...

      Betting, Gaming and Lotteries

      That the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Exclusion of Children from Track Areas) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 21st February, be approved. That the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Mandatory...

      Immigration

      2 speeches

      That the draft Integration Loans for Refugees and Others Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 21st February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.]

      Immigration and Nationality

      2 speeches

      That the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 15th March, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.]

      Northern Ireland

      That the draft Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 20th February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and...

      Social Security

      That the draft Jobseeker's Allowance (Jobseeker Mandatory Activity) Pilot Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 26th February, be approved. —[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to.

  • European Union Documents

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

    • Maritime Policy

      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 11510/06 and Addenda 1 to 13, Commission Communication: Green Paper-Towards a future maritime policy for the Union: A European Vision for...

  • Petitions

    • Sub-Post Offices

      1 speech

      I am pleased to present a petition containing almost 12,000 signatures from petitioners in Penrith and The Border and Carlisle constituencies, who demand that the Government abandon their plans...

    • Inland Waterways

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition relating to the Grand Union canal, which runs through Linslade and the town of Leighton Buzzard in my constituency. It has been signed by many of my constituents and...

      Mini Motorbikes

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition mainly from the residents of the town of Dunstable and the nearby village of Totternhoe, concerning the problems caused by mini motorbikes to my constituents in those...

  • Road Traffic Debts

    4 speeches

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

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