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House of Commons debates

Thursday, 18 June 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for South-West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, was asked—

    • Electoral Systems

      10 speeches

      What recent assessment the Electoral Commission has made of the potential effects on levels of voting of the use of different electoral systems; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for South-West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, was asked—

    • Early Voting

      4 speeches

      What recent discussions the Electoral Commission has had with the Ministry of Justice on proposals for the introduction of early voting in elections.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Bats

      4 speeches

      What assessment the Church Commissioners have made of the cost to parishes of dealing with bat populations in churches in the last five years.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Public Accounts Commission

    The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission was asked—

    • Contingencies (Underspend)

      4 speeches

      What the Public Accounts Commission's most recent assessment is of the likelihood of an underspend on contingencies in the National Audit Office estimate for 2009-10, as referred to in HM...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee

    The hon. Member for South-West Devon, representing the Speaker' s Committee on the Electoral Commission, was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General

    The Solicitor-General was asked—

    • Theft (Shops)

      7 speeches

      How many prosecutions have been brought by the Crown Prosecution Service for offences of theft from shops in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement.

    • Rape

      9 speeches

      What recent progress has been made in monitoring the Crown Prosecution Service's performance in relation to prosecutions for rape.

      Fraud (Small Businesses)

      6 speeches

      When officers of the Serious Fraud Office next expect to meet representatives of small business organisations to discuss measures to combat serious fraud schemes aimed at small and medium-sized...

      Fraud

      6 speeches

      What steps the Serious Fraud Office is taking to increase its effectiveness in prosecuting fraudsters.

      Bribery

      4 speeches

      What steps she is taking to review the operation of laws on bribery.

      Crown Prosecution Service

      4 speeches

      What estimate she has made of the likely effect of the merger of the Revenue and Customs Prosecution Office with the Crown Prosecution Service on the number of jobs in the CPS.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission

    The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

    • Whips Offices

      6 speeches

      If she will bring forward proposals for reform of the role of the Whips Offices as part of the Government's proposals for constitutional reform; and if she will make a statement.

  • Business of the House

    71 speeches

    May I invite the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming parliamentary business?

    • UK Climate Projections

      39 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the publication of new projections for the UK's future climate. A summary will be placed in the Vote Office and full...

  • Bill Presented

  • Stourbridge Glass Collection

    15 speeches

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

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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