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House of Commons debates

Monday, 26 January 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Children, Schools and Families

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Bills Presented

    • Pharmaceutical Labelling (Warning of Cognitive Function Impairment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Clive Efford, Mike Gapes, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain McDonagh, Judy...

    • Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Shona McIsaac, Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Clive Efford, Mike Gapes, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain...

      British Museum Act 1963 (Amendment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr. Edward O'Hara, Clive Efford, Siobhain McDonagh, Rob Marris, Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin and Ms...

      Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Shona McIsaac, Clive Efford, Mr. Virendra Sharma, Mike Gapes, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain McDonagh, Judy...

      Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Shona McIsaac, Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Clive Efford, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain McDonagh, Rob...

      Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mike Gapes, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain McDonagh, Rob Marris, Mr. Chris Mullin, Clive Efford, John Austin, Mr....

      Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Dr. Tony Wright, Ms Karen Buck, Mr. Virendra Sharma, Mike Gapes, Shona McIsaac, Rob Marris, Mr. Chris...

      Torture (Damages) (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Clive Efford, Ms Karen Buck, Siobhain McDonagh, Rob Marris and Mr. Chris...

      Illegally Logged Timber (Prohibition of Sale) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Clive Efford, Mike Gapes, Siobhain McDonagh, Judy Mallaber, Rob Marris,...

      Human Rights Act 1998 (Meaning of Public Authority) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Mr. Virendra Sharma, John Austin, Ms Karen Buck, Clive Efford, Mike Gapes, Shona McIsaac, Siobhain...

      Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by John Austin, Mr. Virendra Sharma, Clive Efford, Ms Karen Buck and Rob Marris, presented a Bill to...

      Broadcasting (Television Licence Fee Abolition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Mr. Peter Bone, Philip Davies, Mr. Mark Field and Mr. David Heathcoat-Amory, presented a Bill to make...

      Sovereignty of Parliament (European Communities) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Mr. Peter Bone, Mr. William Cash, Philip Davies, Mr. David Heathcoat-Amory, Mr. Richard Shepherd, Mr....

      European Union (Audit of Benefits and Costs of UK Membership) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Mr. Peter Bone, Mr. William Cash, Philip Davies, Mr. David Heathcoat-Amory, Mr. Richard Shepherd, Mr....

      Drugs (Roadside Testing) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Mr. Peter Bone, Mr. William Cash, Philip Davies, Mr. Nigel Evans, Richard Ottaway, Mr. Greg Knight, Mr....

      Pedlars (Amendment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Philip Davies, Mr. Ian Liddell-Grainger and Sir Paul Beresford, presented a Bill to amend the Pedlars...

      Broadcasting (Public Service Content) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Christopher Chope, supported by Mr. Peter Bone, Philip Davies, Mr. Mark Field, Mr. David Heathcoat-Amory, Mr. Brian Binley, Mr. Roger...

      Safety of Medicines (Evaluation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Dr. Ian Gibson, supported by Mr. Mike Hancock and Mr. David Amess, presented a Bill to make provision about the evaluation of methods of...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. At the weekend, I received within just a few hours more than 6,000 e-mails in relation to the debate on Heathrow. They were apparently organised or encouraged by...

  • Coroners and Justice Bill

    219 speeches

    [Relevant Document: The Second Report from the Justice Committee, Session 2008-09, on the Coroners and Justice Bill, HC 185.] Second Reading

  • Deferred Divisions

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

    • Coroners and Justice 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 Coroners and Justice Bill, it is...

    • Coroners and Justice 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 Coroners and Justice Bill it is expedient to authorise— (1) the...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Criminal Law

      1 speech

      That the draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 20 January, be approved.— (Ian Lucas.) The House divided: Ayes 215, Noes 91.

    • Supreme Court of England and Wales

      That the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3085), dated 2 December 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved.

      Supreme Court, Northern Ireland

      That the Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2008 (S.R. (N.I.), 2008, No. 479), dated 2 December 2008, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 December, be...

      Local Government

      That the draft Local Government (Structural Changes) (Areas and Membership of Public Bodies in Bedfordshire and Cheshire) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 17 November, in the...

      Companies

      That the draft Companies (Trading Disclosures) (Amendment) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 6 November, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved. That the draft...

      Northern Ireland

      That the draft Postponement of Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 10 December, be approved.—( Ian Lucas.) Question agreed to.

      Adjournment (February)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 12 February, do adjourn till Monday 23 February.—( Ian Lucas.) Question agreed to.

      Committees — Administration

      Ordered, That Mr Kevan Jones be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mr Stephen Hepburn be added.—( Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

      Children, Schools and Families

      Ordered, That Ms Dawn Butler be discharged from the Children, Schools and Families Committee and Derek Twigg be added.—( Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

  • Concessionary Bus Fares

    24 speeches

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

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