House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

  • message to attend her majesty

    Message from Her Majesty delivered by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The Speaker, with the House, went up to attend Her Majesty; on their return, the Speaker suspended the sitting.

  • Speaker's Statement

    38 speeches

    I wish to make a statement to the House about the arrest and entry into the offices of the hon. Member for Ashford (Damian Green) last Thursday, 27 November, which raises a subject of grave...

  • Outlawries Bill

    A Bill for the more effectual preventing Clandestine Outlawries was read the First time, and ordered to be read a Second time.

    • Queen's Speech

      1 speech

      I have to acquaint the House that this House has this day attended Her Majesty in the House of Peers, and that Her Majesty was pleased to make a Most Gracious Speech from the Throne to both...

    • Debate on the Address — [1st Day]

      221 speeches

      Before I call the mover and seconder, I want to announce the proposed pattern of debate during the remaining days on the Loyal Address. Thursday 4 December—home affairs and justice;...

  • Health Services (Telford)

    7 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Barbara Keeley.)

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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.

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