House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 18 April 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster

    The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was asked—

    • Internet Job Advertising

      10 speeches

      What advice her Department is issuing across Government on the greater use of the internet for advertising job opportunities in Government and Government activities.

    • Charities (Income Tax Cut)

      12 speeches

      What discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the impact on charities of the 2 per cent. cut in the basic rate of income tax from April 2008.

      Third Sector Funding

      8 speeches

      What estimate she has made of Government funding allocated to the third sector between 1997 and 2001; and if she will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      22 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 18th April.

    • North-West Leicestershire

      14 speeches

      When he next plans to visit North-West Leicestershire on official business.


      17 speeches

      Under this Government, millions of innocent people have been added to the DNA database, which is the largest in the world. People are locked up without trial for 28 days—the Prime Minister...

      Post Mortems (Nuclear Industry)

      28 speeches

      With your permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a short statement on the examination of tissue taken from some individuals who had worked in the nuclear industry and who died between November 1962...

      Childcare Provision (Wales)

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make further provision in relation to child care facilities in Wales, and for connected purposes. There are people who believe that...

      Childcare Provision (Wales)

      Chris Bryant accordingly presented a Bill to make further provision in relation to childcare facilities in Wales; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to...

      Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 2)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A(6) (Programme motions), That the Order of 16th January 2007 (Pensions Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: 1....

  • Orders of the Day

  • Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)

    Resolved, That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 27th March, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Climate...

  • Delegated Legislation

    Ordered, That the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 775), dated 8th March, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.— [Claire Ward.]

  • Gatwick Airport (Ground Handling)

    2 speeches

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

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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.

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