House of Commons debates

Monday, 10 November 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Olympics

    The Minister for the Olympics was asked—

    • Expenditure

      17 speeches

      What her most recent estimate is of the cost to the public purse of hosting the London 2012 Olympic games; and if she will make a statement.

    • Commonwealth Games

      4 speeches

      If she will ensure that the preparations for the London 2012 Olympics complement preparations for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games.

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. While I accept that we are all fallible in terms of the potential to leave on our mobile phones, may I recommend to the House a scheme in operation at Leeds city...

  • Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day]

    • Economic Crisis

      141 speeches

      I inform the House that, in both debates, I have selected the amendments in the name of the Prime Minister.

    • Post Office Card Account

      169 speeches

      Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. In view of the compressed time available for the debate and the number of hon. Members who have indicated their wish to...

  • Delegated Legislation

    3 speeches

    With the leave of the House, I shall put motions 4 to 15 together.

    • Official Statistics

      That the draft Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 21st July, be approved.

    • Civil Aviation

      That the draft Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for Non-EASA Aircraft) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 6th October, be approved.

      Industrial Organisation and Development

      That the draft Wool Textile Industry (Export Promotion Levy) (Revocation) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 6th October, be approved.

      Social Security

      That the draft Social Security (Lone Parents and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 6th October, be approved.

      Tribunals and Inquiries

      That the draft Judicial Appointments Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 6th October, be approved.

      Immigration

      That the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 6th October, be approved.

      Disabled Persons

      That the draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility Exemption Orders (Parliamentary Procedures) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 9th October, be approved. That the draft Rail Vehicle...

      Dangerous Drugs

      3 speeches

      That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 13th October, be approved.— [Ms Butler.]

      Children and Young Persons

      That the draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Criteria) (Foreign Offences) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 15th October, be approved. That the draft...

  • Regulatory Reform

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1) (Consideration of draft regulatory reform orders), That the draft Legislative Reform (Lloyd's) Order 2008, which was...

    • european documents

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

    • Facing the Challenge of Higher Oil Prices

      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 10824/08, Commission Communication on Facing the Challenge of Higher Oil Prices; and welcomes the Government's support for appropriate...

  • Northern Ireland Affairs

    Ordered, That Mr Gregory Campbell and Sammy Wilson be discharged from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and David Simpson and Mrs Iris Robinson be added.— [Rosemary McKenna, on behalf...

  • Transport

    Ordered, That David Simpson be discharged from the Transport Committee and Sammy Wilson be added. — [Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Petitions

    • Health (Asbestosis and Mesothelioma)

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition on behalf of almost 600 of my constituents who call on the Government to reverse the House of Lords' decision that pleural plaques is not a disease and sufferers do...

    • Universities (Cumbria)

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition on behalf of the residents of Cumbria, and particularly those of the town of Ambleside and surrounding villages. The petition states: The Petition of residents of...

      Traffic Management (Essex)

      1 speech

      School access and parking are perennial problems for MPs to deal with, and they require careful and considerate action from councils to ensure that children are safe and local residents are not...

  • Gloucester City Football Club

    10 speeches

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

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