House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      32 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 7 May.

    • Sustainable Communities Plan (Kettering)

      28 speeches

      If he will meet the hon. Member for Kettering and local authority representatives to discuss co-ordination between the Department for Transport, the Highways Agency, East Midlands Trains and the...

      Cannabis

      48 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the classification of cannabis. In July 2007, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minster announced that we would seek the advice of...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In Prime Minister's questions, the Prime Minister said that the Scottish Government were seeking to "postpone a referendum until 2010-11" and that the Scottish...

    • Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas)

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the immigration rules in connection with the requirements for indefinite leave to enter and remain in the United Kingdom as a Gurkha...

    • Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas)

      Bob Russell accordingly presented a Bill to amend the immigration rules in connection with the requirements for indefinite leave to enter and remain in the United Kingdom as a Gurkha discharged...

  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day-First Part]

    • Civil Service

      76 speeches

      I now come to the main business, an Opposition day debate on the Government's management of the civil service and communications. I inform the House that the amendment in the name of the Prime...

  • Deferred Division

    1 speech

    I now have to announce the result of a deferred Division on the Question relating to the Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal Treatment) Bill (Money). The Ayes were 267, the Noes were 196, so the...

  • Private Business

  • Business of the House

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, consideration of any Lords Messages that may be received may be...

  • Delegated Legislation

  • Deferred Division

    Temporary and agency workers (equal treatment) Bill [Money]: Queen's recommendation signified . That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Temporary and Agency Workers (Equal...

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