House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Bill Presented

    • Remembrance day bank holiday

      Mr. Frank Field, presented a Bill to designate 11th November as an annual public holiday in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be...

    • Police (Justice Commissioners)

      4 speeches

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the replacement of police authorities with elected justice commissioners; to make provisions regarding the duties and powers...

      Police (Justice Commissioners)

      Mr. Douglas Carswell accordingly presented a Bill to provide for the replacement of police authorities with elected justice commissioners; to make provisions regarding the duties and powers of...

      Heathrow

      281 speeches

      We now come to the main business. I inform the House that because of the large number of Back Benchers wishing to contribute, the time limit for Back Benchers is 12 minutes.

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Legal Services

      That the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 22nd October, be approved.—[ Mr. Ian Austin.] Question agreed to.

    • Petitions — Post Office Card Account

      1 speech

      This petition states: The Petition of residents of Chorley and others, Declares that the Post Office Card Account should be renewed. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons...

      Finance (Public Projects)

      1 speech

      I have been asked to present a petition from London Global Table that advocates a new non-inflationary financial mechanism, free from interest, and the use of national bank-issued interest-free...

  • Lockerbie Rail Services

    4 speeches

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

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