House of Commons debates

Monday, 16 April 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission was asked—

    • Political Engagement

      8 speeches

      What assessment he has made of recent work undertaken by the Electoral Commission on political engagement; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Cathedrals

      10 speeches

      What assessment the commissioners have made of the effect of single stream funding on the operations of English cathedrals; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission was asked—

    • Electoral Spending

      4 speeches

      What progress the commission has made in its consideration of whether further regulation is required to differentiate more clearly expenditure spent on behalf of an individual candidate in a...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Clergy Working Group

      4 speeches

      What recent discussions the Church Commissioners have held with the Department of Trade and Industry on the work of the clergy working group.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission was asked—

    • Electoral Administration

      4 speeches

      What plans the Electoral Commission has to exercise the powers given to it under the Electoral Administration Act 2006 to set and monitor performance standards in electoral services.

    • Constituency Boundaries

      4 speeches

      If his Committee will discuss with the Electoral Commission the effect of disparity in sizes of electorate on the constituency boundaries.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Parish Interregnums

      4 speeches

      How many parishes had interregnums of more than three months last year.

    • Equality Act Regulations

      5 speeches

      What recent discussions the commissioners have had on the likely effect of the implementation of the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 on parish ministries in areas of need.

      Iraq

      51 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about operational events over the recess. Before I start, I know that the whole House will want to join me in expressing my...

      Modernising Medical Careers

      31 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the progress that we are making in relation to modernising medical careers. As I explained to the House in my written statement...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Many colleagues on both sides of the House tried to contribute to the statement on Iraq, but as a result of the length of the Secretary of State's answers...

  • Orders of the Day

    • Mental Health Bill [Lords]

      138 speeches

      [Relevant document: Fourth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2006-07, Legislative Scrutiny: Mental Health Bill, HC 288.] Order for Second Reading read.

  • Mental Health Bill [ Lords] (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Mental Health Bill [ Lords]— Committal 1....

  • Mental Health Bill [ Lords] [Money]

    Queen's recommendation having been signified—— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • representation of the people

      That the draft Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 26th February, be approved. —[Claire Ward.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and...

    • immigration

      That the draft Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2007, which were laid before this House on 5th March, be approved. —[Claire Ward.] Question agreed to....

      prevention and suppression of terrorism

      That the draft Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Procedure) Rules 2007, which were laid before this House on 5th March, be approved. —[Claire Ward.] Question agreed to.

  • European Union Documents

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

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 19th April, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Mr Edward Leigh relating to Public...

  • Sittings in Westminster Hall

    Ordered, That, on Thursday 3rd May, there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall.— [Claire Ward.]

  • International Development

    That John Barrett be discharged from the International Development Committee and Sir Robert Smith be added .—[Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Tourism (Bedfordshire)

    10 speeches

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

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