House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Fishing

      10 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Scottish Executive on the transfer of fishing licences and fixed quota allocations from Scottish fishing vessels.

    • Carer's Allowance

      8 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the carer's allowance in Scotland.

      Antonine Wall

      8 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the nomination of the Antonine wall as a world heritage site.

      Postal Services

      8 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on postal services in Scotland.

      National Identity Register

      8 speeches

      Whether personal data held by the Scottish Executive and their associated public bodies will be held on the national identity register.

      Local Taxation

      12 speeches

      What representations he has received from the Scottish Executive on arrangements for collection of local taxation.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I seek your guidance? Just after the Queen's Speech, you made an announcement about the need for Members to abide by the parliamentary convention that they...

  • Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day]

    • Volunteering

      108 speeches

      I should inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister for the second debate.

    • Pensioner Poverty

      175 speeches

      I should report to the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

      Delegated legislation

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

      Constitutional Law

      That the draft Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 22nd April, be approved.— [Mr. Watts.] Question agreed to.

      Adjournment (summer)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No.25, ( Periodic adjournments ), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 22nd July 2008, do adjourn till Monday 6th October...

      Notices of questions etc during September 2008

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No.22B(2), (Notices of Questions etc. during September), That the days appointed for the tabling and answering of written...

  • Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee)

    Resolved, That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 2nd June that, notwithstanding the Resolution of this House of 30th April, it be an instruction to the Joint Committee on the Draft...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 12th June, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), opposed private business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means...

  • Petitions

    • Window Blind Safety

      1 speech

      I thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker for giving me the opportunity to present this petition of 3,500 signatures on behalf of my constituents in Ochil and South Perthshire calling for a redesign of the...

    • Road Safety (A5 Chequers Hill)

      1 speech

      I rise to deliver a public petition on behalf of the residents of Flamstead in my constituency. It contains more than 500 signatures, which represents the vast majority of the residents of...

      Post Office Closures (Staffordshire)

      1 speech

      I am grateful for the opportunity this evening to present three petitions. Many of my constituents who are residents of Stapenhill, Marchington and Mayfield are deeply concerned about the future...

  • Internet Regulation

    12 speeches

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

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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