House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 March 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster

    The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was asked—

  • Point of Order

    10 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I point out that the Prime Minister has misled this House, both about the position of my party but more importantly—

  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]

    • Post Office Closures

      256 speeches

      We now come to the main business, the Opposition day debate on post office closures. I have to tell the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime...

  • Deferred Division

    1 speech

    I now have to announce the result of the Division deferred on the question relating to the European defence equipment market and the European Defence Agency. The Ayes were 254 and the Noes were...

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House I shall put motions 3 to 5 together Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuantto Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

    • Constitutional Law

      That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Education and Training) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 6th February, be approved.

    • Fees and Charges

      That the draft Department for Transport (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration Fees) (Amendment) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 18th February, be approved.

      Government Resources and Accounts

      That the draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 26th February, be approved. —[Tony Cunningham.] Question...

  • European Community Documents

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Committees),

  • Petitions

    • Clatterbridge Hospital (Wirral)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition signed by 1,470 residents of Wirral who feel that there is an overwhelming need for a minor injuries unit and an out-of-hours service in south Wirral. The north of...

    • Climate Change

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition signed by 1,210 of my constituents and other people throughout the city of Bristol. It concerns climate change, and more specifically the Climate Change (Sectoral...

      Admiral John Byng

      1 speech

      I have the honour to present a petition with historic overtones. Some 250 years ago, Admiral John Byng was court-martialled and executed on the quarter-deck of his ship for a perceived naval...

      Organ Donation

      8 speeches

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

  • Deferred Division

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