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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Broadband

      13 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of broadband coverage in Scotland.

    • People Trafficking

      8 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the extent to which people are trafficked between Scotland and England.

      Nuclear Waste

      8 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister and Ministry of Defence officials on the storage of nuclear waste from the decommissioned nuclear submarines moored at Rosyth; and if he...

      Employment

      17 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the level of employment in Scotland.

      Future Jobs Fund

      7 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the operation of the future jobs fund in Scotland.

      Tourism

      6 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the effect on the tourism industry in Scotland of proposed changes to the furnished holiday lettings rules.

      Economic Inactivity

      6 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the level of economic inactivity in Scotland.

      Rail Services (Economic Impact)

      4 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the effect on the Glasgow and Lanarkshire economy of future provision of rail services to the west of Scotland operated by...

      Devolution

      4 speeches

      What discussions he intends to have with ministerial colleagues on the recommendations of the Commission on Scottish Devolution.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      51 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 25 November.

    • Indemnity to Bank of England

      52 speeches

      Mr Speaker, with permission, I should like to make a short statement on the emergency liquidity assistance provided by the Bank of England to the banking system. One of the functions of central...

      Scotland's Future in the UK

      46 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Government plans about devolution in Scotland: for a stronger Scotland in a stronger United Kingdom. Devolution has proved itself...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I have given Mr. Speaker and the Leader of the House notice of my point of order. I wonder whether I might inquire into whether there is anything that...

  • Bill Presented — Personal Care At Home Bill

    Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Andy Burnham, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Alan Johnson, Secretary John Denham,...

  • Business of the house

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 1 December, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put the...

    • Sittings of the house

      1 speech

      Motion made, That- (1) Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business) shall have effect for this Session with the following modifications, namely: In paragraph (4) the word 'eight' shall...

  • Petitions

  • Deferred Division

    • adjournment (christmas)

      That this House, at its rising on Wednesday 16 December 2009, do adjourn till Tuesday 5 January 2010. The House divided: Ayes 273, Noes 198.

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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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