House of Commons debates

Monday, 12 November 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Children, Schools and Families

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    5 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should be grateful for your guidance on a point of order of which I have given you notice. Last week, you issued some helpful guidance and advice to the House...

  • Bill Presented

    • National Insurance Contributions

      Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Hain, Andy Burnham, Jane Kennedy, Angela Eagle and Kitty Ussher, presented a Bill to make provision in connection...

  • Orders of the Day

    • Debate on the Address — [Fourth Day]

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 6 November], That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and...

    • Foreign Affairs and Defence

      191 speeches

      I consider it an enormous privilege to open today's debate as Foreign Secretary. My purpose is to set out how the Government will engage abroad to help to build security and prosperity at home....

  • European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993

    Ordered, That for the purposes of its approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government's assessment as set out in the Pre-Budget Report 2007 shall be...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 15th November, proceedings on the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to International Development may continue, though opposed, for three...

  • Standards and Privileges

    Ordered, That Mr. Brian Jenkins be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Paddy Tipping be added. ——[Mr. Watson.]

  • Justice

    Ordered, That Keith Vaz and Jeremy Wright be discharged from the Justice Committee and Rosie Cooper, Daniel Kawczynski, Mr. Humfrey Malins, Alun Michael, Dr. Nick Palmer and Mr. Virendra Sharma...

  • Regulatory Reform

    Ordered, That Alison Seabeck and Ms Angela C. Smith be discharged from the Regulatory Reform Committee and Mr. Quentin Davies and Phil Wilson be added. ——[ Liz Blackman , on behalf of...

  • Public Information (Commercial Use)

    6 speeches

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

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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