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House of Commons debates

Monday, 7 December 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions

    The Secretary of State was asked-

  • Point of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. During his remarks in response to me earlier, the Chief Secretary referred to the Opposition hiring certain former Government advisers to advise them. Would the...

  • Energy Bill

    174 speeches

    Second Reading

    • energy bill (programme)

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

    • energy 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 Energy Bill, it is expedient to...

      energy 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 Energy Bill, it is expedient to authorise- (1) the imposition of...

      Business without Debate

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 5 to 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Health Care and Associated Professions

      That the draft Health Professions (Hearing Aid Dispensers) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 22 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.

    • Income Tax

      That the draft Tax Credits (Excluded Companies) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 19 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.

      Corporation Tax

      That the draft Distributions (Excluded Companies) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 15 October, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.- (Mr. Mudie.) Question...

      Electoral Commission

      Ordered, That the Motion in the name of Ms Harriet Harman relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No....

  • Regional Select Committee (London)

    1 speech

    Motion made, That Ms Karen Buck, Jeremy Corbyn, Clive Efford, Siobhain McDonagh, Mr. Andy Slaughter and Mr. Andrew Pelling be members of the London Regional Select Committee.- (Mr. Mudie.)

  • 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...

    • human rights (Joint committee)

      Ordered, That John Austin be discharged from the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Fiona Mactaggart be added.- (Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

    • Statutory Instruments (Joint committee)

      Ordered, That Michael Jabez Foster and Mr. David Kidney be discharged from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and Jeff Ennis, July Mallaber and Chris Ruane be added.- (Rosemary McKenna,...

      Tax Law rewrite Bills (joint committee)

      Ordered, That Mr. David Gauke and Mr. George Mudie be discharged from the Joint Committee on Tax Law Rewrite Bills and Mr. William Bain and Mr. Andrew Tyrie be added.- (Rosemary McKenna, on...

  • Asylum System

    12 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr. Mudie.)

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