House of Commons debates

Monday, 15 December 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Has any Minister indicated to you whether a statement will be made on the alleged Madoff fraud? Surely, as $50 billion is a huge amount of money, a ministerial...

  • Debate on the Address

    • [6th Day]

      Debate resumed (Order, 11 December). Question again proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...

    • Economy, Pensions and Welfare

      186 speeches

      I wish to inform the House that I have selected for debate the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. Standing Order No. 33 provides that on the last day of debate on the motion...

      Business without Debate

  • Sittings of the House

    1 speech

    Motion made, That, at the sitting on Thursday 18 December, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until he has notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses.— ( Ian Lucas. )

  • Petitions

    • Criminal Sentencing

      1 speech

      It is with a heavy heart that I present this petition on behalf of my constituent, Mrs. McPhee, and more than 7,000 signatories. When a Member of Parliament receives such a substantial petition,...

    • Fire and Rescue Services (York)

      1 speech

      On Wednesday, I shall meet the Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, my hon. Friend the Member for Tooting (Mr. Khan), together with a delegation of Members of...

  • Grocery Sector

    14 speeches

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

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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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