House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 14 November 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Sectarian Crime

      12 speeches

      If he will make a statement on sectarian crime in Northern Ireland.

    • Paramilitary Groups

      22 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the activities of dissident republican groups in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.

      Public Expenditure

      6 speeches

      What public expenditure per person is planned in Northern Ireland in each of the next five years.


      6 speeches

      What resources have been allocated to the police to help identify those paramilitary groups involved in drug trafficking and selling.

      Nuclear Power

      4 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform on the proposed development of nuclear power sites in Northern Ireland.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families said in respect of school funding: "Leicestershire is 34th out of 149 local authorities over...

  • Orders of the Day

    • Debate on the Address — [Sixth 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...

    • The Economy and Pensions

      236 speeches

      I inform the House that I have selected for debate the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. Standing Order No. 33 provides that on the last day of the debate on the motion for...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 25th January; 1st, 22nd and 29th February; 7th and 14th March; 25th April; 9th and 16th May; 6th, 13th and...

  • Delegated Legislation

    2 speeches

    Ordered, That the Guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003, which was laid before this House on 28th June, in the last Session of Parliament, be referred to a Delegated...

  • HM Submarine Affray

    6 speeches

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

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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