House of Commons debates

Monday, 30 March 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    3 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Might you consider asking Mr. Speaker for a report on the proceedings and conduct of the Committee that considered the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children...

  • Africa

    161 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of Africa. We have called this debate to reaffirm our support for Africa at a time when the economic crisis is bringing acute challenges,...

  • Business of the House

    1 speech

    Motion made , That, at the sitting on Tuesday 21 April, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business) the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means...

    • Delegated legislation

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

    • Family Proceedings

      That the draft Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 25 February, be approved. —(Mark Tami.) Question...


      2 speeches

      Ordered, That Mr Simon Burns be discharged from the Administration Committee and Alistair Burt be added. —(Mr. Frank Roy, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

  • Petitions

    • Immigration (Tony Lola)

      1 speech

      I wish to submit a petition on behalf of more than 2,000 people who are campaigning against the deportation of my constituents Tony Lola and his mum, Mireille, back to the Democratic Republic of...

    • Sea Defences (Essex)

      1 speech

      The massive petition, supported by thousands of people, shows the strength of feeling of Canvey residents against the Environment Agency plan to flood a large section on the west of Canvey...

  • Tsunami Memorial

    2 speeches

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

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