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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Gaza

      16 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.

    • Afghanistan

      12 speeches

      When he next expects to discuss aid to Afghanistan with his EU counterparts.

      Palestine

      10 speeches

      What steps he has taken to ensure that aid allocated to Palestinians is spent on the purposes for which it is intended.

      HIV/AIDS

      11 speeches

      Whether his Department's strategy for tackling HIV/AIDS in developing countries includes measures to support children orphaned, or made vulnerable, by that condition.

      Humanitarian Assistance

      4 speeches

      Which country received the most humanitarian assistance from the UK in the latest period for which figures are available; and how much it received.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Points of Order

    33 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Since I am sure that the Prime Minister inadvertently misled the House when he said I wanted to cut spending on— [Interruption.]

    • Sale of Wine (Measures)

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave is given to bring in a Bill to require licensed premises which sell wine by the glass to offer measures of 125ml. The current regulations state that wine that is not...

    • Sale of Wine (measures)

      Greg Mulholland accordingly presented a Bill to require licensed premises which sell wine by the glass to offer measures of 125ml: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...

      Treaty of Lisbon (No. 2) — (2nd Allotted Day)

      254 speeches

      I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the right hon. Member for Richmond, Yorks (Mr. Hague).

  • Orders of the Day

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I shall take motions 4, 5, 6 and 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

    • Companies

      That the draft Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 17th December, be approved. That the draft Small Companies...

    • Corporation Tax

      That the draft Insurance Business Transfer Schemes (Amendment of Corporation Tax Acts) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 10th December, be approved. —[Mr. Khan.] Question...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Monday 4th February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the...

  • Travelling Community

    18 speeches

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

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