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House of Commons debates

Monday, 19 January 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Olympics

    The Minister for the Olympics was asked—

    • Private Sector Partners

      10 speeches

      How many private sector partners for the London 2012 Olympics had been secured at the latest date for which figures are available.

    • Shooting Events

      8 speeches

      What plans she has to ensure that the shooting events of the London 2012 Olympics leave a lasting legacy.

      Ambassadors

      5 speeches

      What steps she has taken to encourage former British Olympians and Paralympians to become ambassadors for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games; and if she will make a statement.

      Financial Markets

      55 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on today's announcements on bank lending. The House will, I hope, understand that it was necessary to issue a market notice this...

      Gaza

      62 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a further statement to the House on Gaza. From the outset of the conflict, the UK has called and worked for an immediate ceasefire. I know from...

      Policing and Crime Bill

      172 speeches

      Second Reading

      policing and crime bill (programme)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Policing and Crime Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...

      policing and crime bill (money)

      Queen's Recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) ) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Policing and Crime Bill, it is...

      policing and crime bill (ways and means)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) ) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Policing and Crime Bill, it is expedient to authorise— (1)...

  • business of the house

    Motion made , and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 15), That, at this day's sitting, the Second Reading of the Corporation Tax Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any...

  • deferred divisions

    Motion made , and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 41A(3) ), That, at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motions in the name of...

    • Business without Debate — corporation tax bill

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 90(5)), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time; to stand committed to the...

    • corporation tax bill (ways and means)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Corporation Tax Bill, it is expedient to authorise any incidental or...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Excise

      That the Excise Duties (Surcharges or Rebates) (Hydrocarbon Oils etc.) (Revocation) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3018), dated 24 November 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24...

    • Excise

      That the Alcoholic Liquor Duties (Surcharges) and Tobacco Products Duty Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3026), dated 24 November 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24 November, in...

      Excise

      That the Alcoholic Liquor (Surcharge on Spirits Duty) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3062), dated 26 November 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 26 November, in the previous...

      Value Added Tax

      That the Travellers' Allowances (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3058), dated 28 November 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 28 November, be approved. —(Ms Diana...

      Northern Ireland

      That the draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved. —(Ms Diana R. Johnson.) The Speaker's opinion as...

  • Committees

    • Business and Enterprise

      1 speech

      Ordered, That Mr Mike Weir be discharged from the Business and Enterprise Committee and Lembit Öpik be added. ——( Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

    • Defence

      Ordered, That Mr Kevan Jones be discharged from the Defence Committee and Mrs Madeleine Moon be added.

      International Development

      That Ann McKechin and Sir Robert Smith be discharged from the International Development Committee and Mr Mark Hendrick and Andrew Stunell be added.

      Procedure

      That Rosemary McKenna be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Sir Peter Soulsby be added.

      Transport

      That Clive Efford be discharged from the Transport Committee and Ms Angela C. Smith and Sir Peter Soulsby be added.— (Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

      Energy and Climate Change

      Ordered, That Mr David Anderson, Colin Challen, Mrs Nadine Dorries, Charles Hendry, Miss Julie Kirkbride, Anne Main, Judy Mallaber, Mr Elliot Morley, John Robertson, Sir Robert Smith, Paddy...

  • Petitions

    • Northern Rock

      2 speeches

      I wish to present a petition on behalf of Ian Surtees and 46 constituents of Blaydon, who have made the reasonable request that the Government look again at the way in which, and the level at...

  • Port of Liverpool (Business Rates)

    31 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn .—( Ms Diana R. Johnson.)

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