House of Commons debates

Thursday, 6 December 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Business of the House

    75 speeches

    May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?

    • Local Government Finance

      50 speeches

      With permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I wish to make a statement about local government finance in England. For the first time ever, this is a three-year settlement. I am today able to confirm...

    • Peter Grant Peterkin CB OBE

      11 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House expresses its appreciation to Peter Grant Peterkin CB OBE for his distinguished public service career, including three years as Serjeant at Arms, and extends to him...

  • Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund Bill

    Order for Second Reading read. Question, That the Bill be now read a Second time, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 56 (Consolidated Fund Bills), and agreed to. Bill accordingly...

    • Topical Debate — Cheap Alcohol (Health Consequences)

      81 speeches

      The Minister for Public Health, my right hon. Friend the Member for Bristol, South (Dawn Primarolo), would very much have liked to open this debate, but she is in Brussels representing the UK at...

    • Fisheries

      87 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of fisheries. I am pleased to open my first fisheries debate. [Interruption.] We will be talking about pollocks later on. As in previous...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Criminal Law

      That the draft Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 6th November, be approved.— [Mr. Michael Foster.] Question agreed to.

  • Rail Services (Enfield, North)

    2 speeches

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

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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