House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      55 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17 December.

    • Speaker's Statement

      1 speech

      Several right hon. and hon. Members have raised with me the matter of the search of a Member's office. The House has recently come to a decision that the matter should be considered by a...

      Pitt Report

      53 speeches

      With permission, I shall make a statement on the Government's response to Sir Michael Pitt's final report on the floods of summer 2007. Last weekend's flooding in the south-west, in which two...

  • Points of Order

    12 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You responded yesterday to the letter written to you last week, signed by my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr. Clarke), the right...

  • Business without Debate

    • Delegated Legislation

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Social Security

      That the draft Christmas Bonus (Specified Sum) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 26 November, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved. —(Chris Mole.) Question...

      Tribunals and Inquiries

      That the draft Transfer of Tribunal Functions and Revenue and Customs Appeals Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 26 November, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved....

  • Consolidated Fund Bill

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 56), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time. Question put forthwith (...

  • Petitions

    • Pharmacy Services (Gloucestershire)

      1 speech

      In April, the Government produced a White Paper entitled "Pharmacy in England: Building on Strengths". In response to that White Paper, the Dispensing Doctors' Association carried out a survey of...

    • Dangerous Drivers

      1 speech

      Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity to present a petition signed by almost 25,000 people on the topic of the horrendous, appalling and often tragic consequences of...

      Health Services (Wycombe)

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition, the contents of which are self-explanatory and require no elucidation by me. The Petition of over fourteen hundred readers of the Bucks Free Press newspaper,...

      Cervical Cancer Screening

      7 speeches

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

  • Deferred Division

    • Adjournment (Christmas)

      That this House, at its rising on Thursday 18 December, do adjourn till Monday 12 January 2009. The House divided: Ayes 266, Noes 214.

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