House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. During his response to the Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Witney (Mr. Cameron) accused the Prime Minister of distributing speeches in advance to the...

    • Management of Dementia in Care Homes

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to regulate the prescription of anti-psychotic drugs for people with dementia in care homes; to require the introduction of protocols for the...

    • Management of Dementia in Care Homes

      David Taylor accordingly presented a Bill to regulate the prescription of anti-psychotic drugs for people with dementia in care homes; to require the introduction of protocols for the...

  • Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]

    • Burma

      91 speeches

      I must advise the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Deferred Divisions

    1 speech

    I now have to announce the result of a Division deferred from a previous day, on a Question relating to immigration. The Ayes were 51, the Noes were 354, so the motion was negatived. I shall also...

    • Burma

      11 speeches

      Question again proposed, That the original words stand part of the Question.

    • Vehicle Excise Duty

      145 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House notes with concern the increases in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) imposed in the Budget; notes that between 2006 and 2010 revenues from graduated VED will have more...

  • Deferred Divisions

    4 speeches

    Motion made, and Question put, That at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motions in the names of Sir Stuart Bell and Ms Harriet Harman,...

    • delegated legislation

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

    • Church of England Marriage Measure

      That the Church of England Marriage Measure (HC 511), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said Measure...

      Banks and Banking

      5 speeches

      That the draft Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 2nd April, be approved. —[Liz Blackman.]

  • Petitions

    • Benfleet Rail Station Facilities

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition and survey representing about 800 of my constituents who are concerned about the facilities provided for commuters at Benfleet rail station. The operator, c2c, has...

    • Facebook (Cornwall)

      1 speech

      It is my pleasure to present a petition on behalf of many thousands of people living in Cornwall who would like the county to be recognised as a network region on Facebook. Despite the fact that...

      Muscular Dystrophy

      10 speeches

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

  • Deferred Divisions

    • Immigration

      That the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (House of Commons Paper No. 321), a copy of which was laid before this House on 6th February, be disapproved. The House divided: Ayes 354, Noes 51.

    • Local Government

      That the draft Local Authorities (Alcohol Disorder Zones) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 1st April, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 240, Noes 158.

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