House of Commons debates

Monday, 4 February 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Children, Schools and Families

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you received a request from the Leader of the Opposition to clarify his remarks during Prime Minister's questions last week, when he alleged that the...

    • Police Grant

      104 speeches

      I beg to move, That the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2008-09 (House of Commons Paper No. 265), which was laid before this House on 24th January, be approved. The focus of today's...

    • Local Government Finance

      112 speeches

      I beg to move, That the Local Government Finance Report (England) 2008-09 (House of Commons Paper No. 262), which was laid before this House on 24th January, be approved. On 6 December, I...

  • Delegated Legislation

    • Northern Ireland

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees), That the draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period)...

  • Modernisation of the House

    Ordered, That Mr Adrian Sanders be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and John Hemming be added. —[Mr. Nicholas Brown.]

  • Committees

    1 speech

    We shall take the next three motions together. Ordered,

    • Justice

      That Mr Humfrey Malins be discharged from the Justice Committee and Mr Andrew Turner be added.

    • Scottish Affairs

      That Mr David Hamilton be discharged from the Scottish Affairs Committee and Mr Jim McGovern be added.


      That Frank Dobson be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mr Tom Clarke be added. —[Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • HMP Chelmsford

    2 speeches

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

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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