House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Points of Order

    24 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. On yesterday’s Order Paper, a debate was scheduled on coastguards, one of two debates that I had planned to speak in—

  • Tied Public Houses (Code of Practice)

    1 speech

    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )

    • Welfare Reform Bill

      279 speeches

      [Relevant documents: The oral evidence taken on 26 January and 9 February 2011 by the Work and Pensions Committee on the White Paper on Universal Credit, and the written evidence received, HC...

    • Welfare REform Bill (Programme)

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

  • Welfare Reform Bill (Money)

    Qu een’s r ecommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Welfare Reform Bill, it is...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Social Security

      That the draft Jobseeker’s Allowance (Work Experience) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 26 January, be approved.—(Norman Lamb .) Question agreed...

    • Environmental Protection

      That the draft Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 8 February, be approved.—(Norman Lamb.) The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of...

      Licences and Licensing

      That the draft Licensing Act 2003 (Royal Wedding Licensing Hours) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 9 February, be approved.—(Norman Lamb.) Question agreed to.

  • Petitions

    • Education Maintenance Allowance

      3 speeches

      A few weeks ago, my hon. Friends the Members for Leicester South (Sir Peter Soulsby) and for Leicester West (Liz Kendall) and I launched—

    • Teaching Assistants

      1 speech

      I would like to present this petition on behalf of Marie Steele and more than 120 classroom assistants from west Cumbria who are both angry and upset at Cumbria county council’s single...

  • Portsmouth-London Railway Line

    14 speeches

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

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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.

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