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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked-

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Under Standing Order No. 14, the Government are required to name 13 days on which private Members' business has precedence over Government business....

  • Bill Presented — Video recordings bill

    Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Siôn Simon, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Ben Bradshaw, Mr. Pat McFadden and Mr....

    • Flood and Water Management Bill

      106 speeches

      [Relevant Documents: The Sixth Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2008-09, on the Draft Flood and Water Management Bill, HC 555-I, and the Government...

  • Flood and Water Management Bill (Programme)

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

  • Flood and Water Management 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 Flood and Water Management Bill, it...

  • Deferred Divisions

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

    • Business without Debate — Delegated Legislation

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

    • Ration and Valuation

      That the draft Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (England) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 25 November, be approved.- ( Kerry McCarthy.) Question agreed to.

      Constitutional Law

      27 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Welsh Language) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 10 November, in the previous Session of...

      Business without Debate — Electoral Commission

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order 118(6) and Order, 7 December), That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Anthony Hugh...

  • Business of the House

    Resolved , That, in respect of the Video Recordings Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill...

    • 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

    • Badman Report (Somerton and Frome)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition whose terms are probably fairly well known to the House by now, as they have been read out a number of times. It concerns the Badman report. I am indebted to my...

    • Badman Report (North Southwark and Bermondsey)

      1 speech

      I, too, wish to present a petition on the subject of the Badman report and home education. It was organised by the Stockman family, who live in Rotherhithe, and has been signed by 46 constituents...

      Badman Report (Vale of York)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition in similar terms, in the names of Mr. and Mrs. McCallum and others residing in the Vale of York. I am a great supporter of home education, and I pay tribute to the...

      Climate Change

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition passed to me by Durham students union and the People & Planet society, on behalf of 600 students who are pressing the Government and the international community...

      Malta Cross/Africa Star

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition with more than 1,000 signatures, on behalf of my constituents, Mr. Tom and Mrs. Margaret Beswarick, among others. The petition states: The Petition of the George...

      Badman Report (Colchester)

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition in the name of Mr. and Mrs. Crannis and 46 other constituents of mine on the Badman report. I will not read out the entire petition, as that has been done many times...

      Health Care Centre (Burnage)

      1 speech

      I rise to submit a petition on behalf of more than 500 residents, including my constituent Jean Quinn of Avon road, who are opposed to the planned closure of Burnage walk-in centre. I fully...

      Badman Report (Ceredigion)

      1 speech

      I should like to present a petition of 70 residents from the Ceredigion constituency, which has been organised by the Clarke family of Drefach, on the Badman report. Given the lateness of the...

      Badman Report (Blaydon)

      1 speech

      I, too, wish to present a petition on the Badman report, on behalf of Julie Taylor and others from the Blaydon constituency who wish to express the genuine concerns about the report. They...

      Badman Report (Scarborough and Whitby)

      1 speech

      I, too, rise to present a petition on the Badman report, which has been signed by 42 of my constituents in the same terms as were so ably read out by the hon. Member for Somerton and Frome (Mr....

      Dr Ghassemlou

      1 speech

      Some 5,300 people signed this petition, many of whom come from the UK Kurdish community. The Kurds are a proud and wonderful people, who have suffered oppression and betrayal over many years....

  • London City Airport

    6 speeches

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

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