House of Commons debates

Monday, 24 October 2011

  • 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. On Friday I sought to table an amendment to the important motion that is to be discussed—and rightly so—this afternoon. The amendment called for an...

  • Backbench Business — [34th Allotted Day]

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Financial Services and Markets

      That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 5 September, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question...

    • committees

      1 speech

      With the leave of the House, I propose to take motions 3 to 8, all six of them, together. The motions are in the name of the Chair of the Committee of Selection. Ordered ,

      Business, Innovation and Skills

      That Dan Jarvis and Ian Murray be discharged from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee and Julie Elliott and Ann McKechin be added.

      Culture, Media and Sport

      That Cathy Jamieson be discharged from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee and Steve Rotheram be added.


      That Mr Mike Hancock be discharged from the Defence Committee and Bob Russell be added.


      That Yvonne Fovargue be discharged from the Health Committee and Barbara Keeley be added.

      Northern Ireland Affairs

      That Ian Lavery be discharged from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and Mr David Anderson be added.

      Public Accounts

      1 speech

      That Stella Creasy and Mrs Anne McGuire be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Meg Hillier and Fiona Mactaggart be added.—(Mr Mark Francois, on behalf of the Committee of...

  • Live Animal Exports (Port of Ramsgate)

    12 speeches

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

What is this?

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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