House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Employment

      14 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of employment trends in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

    • Regional Pay

      8 speeches

      What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential effects of introducing regional pay arrangements in Government agencies and services in Wales.

      Cross-Border Patients

      14 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister on hospital waiting times for cross-border in-patients.


      8 speeches

      When he next expects to meet governors of prisons in Wales to discuss combating drugs in prisons.

      Neighbourhood Policing

      6 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on neighbourhood policing in Wales.

      Climate Change

      6 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the First Minister on the consequences of climate change for Wales.

      A & E Departments (Policing)

      4 speeches

      When he last discussed the provision of police resources to cover accident and emergency departments in Wales with the Secretary of State for the Home Department; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]

  • Deferred Division

    1 speech

    I have now to announce the result of a Division deferred on the motion relating to banking. The Ayes were 124, the Noes were 322, so the motion was disagreed to. [The Division List is published...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Immigration

      That the draft Immigration (Registration Card) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 5th March, be approved.— [Mr. Michael Foster.] Question agreed to.

  • Petitions

    • Post Office Closures (Kent)

      1 speech

      I have pleasure in presenting a petition signed by more than 2,000 of my constituents. They are angered and concerned that their local Brampton road sub-post office is faced with closure, and...

    • Alderman Blaxill School

      1 speech

      I present the petition of Kevin Starling, Lyn Barton, Nigel Offen and pupils and former pupils of Alderman Blaxill school, Colchester, together with parents, residents and others. There are...

      Post Office Closures (Surrey)

      1 speech

      About three years ago Carshalton and Wallington suffered post office closures in Banstead road, Westmead road, Stanley Park road and Plough lane, to name but a few. Now a further round of...

      Planning and Development (Reading)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a 1,500-signature petition calling on the Minister with responsibility for planning to delete the Kennet meadows in Southcote, Colney park, Calcott and Katesgrove from the draft...

      Biosimilar Medicines

      2 speeches

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

  • Deferred Division

    • Banking (S.I., 2008, No. 432)

      That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Northern Rock plc Transfer Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 432), dated 21st February 2008, a copy of which was laid before this...

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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.

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