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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

    • Engagements

      42 speeches

      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 20 June.

    • Benefit Cap

      6 speeches

      If he will amend his policy on the benefit cap in respect of families with children.

      Engagements

      22 speeches

      Wales is the only nation in the UK without a single yard of electrified rail track, thanks in part to the Labour party. As a former Secretary of State for Wales, could the Foreign Secretary...

      Directors’ Pay

      71 speeches

      I welcome this opportunity to set out the Government’s proposals for directors’ pay. This follows extensive consultation with business and the investment community. Since I first...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. My constituent Fran Prenga is languishing in a Greek prison, in conditions that are clearly unacceptable and with normal standards of judicial process not...

  • Bills Presented — Bank of England (Appointment of Governor) Bill

    Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) John McDonnell, supported by Mr Andrew Tyrie, Mr George Mudie, Mr David Ruffley, Mr Andrew Love, Andrea Leadsom, Teresa Pearce, John Mann,...

    • Scrap Metal Dealers Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Richard Ottaway, supported by Chris Kelly, Sir Tony Baldry, Graham Jones, Graham Allen, Simon Hughes and Caroline Lucas, presented a Bill...

    • Social Care (Local Sufficiency) and Identification of Carers Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Barbara Keeley, supported by Heidi Alexander, Sir Tony Baldry, Annette Brooke, Alex Cunningham, Dr Hywel Francis, Mrs Sharon Hodgson, Diana...

      Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Gavin Barwell, supported by Mr Charles Walker, Nicky Morgan, Oliver Colvile, Dr Julian Lewis, Sir Peter Bottomley, Alison Seabeck,...

      Mobile Homes Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Peter Aldous, supported by Stephen McPartland, Heather Wheeler, Natascha Engel, Sarah Newton, Annette Brooke, Andrew Miller, Steve Brine,...

      Family Justice (Transparency, Accountability and Cost of Living) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) John Hemming presented a Bill to make provision regarding arrangements for children involved in court cases; to make provision about the...

      Antarctic Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Neil Carmichael, supported by Martin Caton, Katy Clark, Zac Goldsmith, Dr Julian Huppert, Mr Bernard Jenkin, Charlotte Leslie, Caroline...

      Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir Paul Beresford presented a Bill to make provision about interference with wireless telegraphy in prisons and similar institutions. Bill...

      Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Richard Harrington, supported by John Healey, John Mann, Stephen Pound, Mr William Cash, Mr Richard Shepherd, Mr James Clappison, Mr Edward...

      Winter Fuel Allowance Payments (Off Gas Grid Claimants) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Mike Weir, supported by Hywel Williams, Mr Nigel Dodds, Sarah Newton, Albert Owen, Mr Alan Reid, Ms Margaret Ritchie, Sir Robert Smith,...

      Prisons (Property) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Stuart Andrew, supported by Sheryll Murray, Jason McCartney, Martin Vickers, Kris Hopkins, Iain Stewart, Andrew Percy, Jessica Lee, Conor...

      Marine Navigation (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sheryll Murray, supported by Jackie Doyle-Price, James Wharton, Oliver Colvile, Ian Paisley, Charlie Elphicke, Martin Vickers, Stuart...

      Off-Road Vehicles (registration) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Lindsay Roy, supported by Mr David Anderson, Fiona Bruce, Mr Mike Hancock, Barbara Keeley, David Mowat, Fiona O'Donnell, Jim McGovern, Iain...

      Presumption of Death Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) John Glen, supported by Ann Coffey, Sir Peter Bottomley, Zac Goldsmith, Sir Bob Russell, Mrs Madeleine Moon, Jeremy Lefroy, Fiona Bruce, Mr...

      Price Marking (Consumer Information) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Jo Swinson, supported by Mrs Linda Riordan, Mrs Anne McGuire, Laura Sandys, Justin Tomlinson, Jonathan Edwards, Caroline Lucas, Lorely...

      International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mark Hendrick, supported by Alison McGovern and Mr Michael McCann, presented a Bill to make provision about the meeting by the United...

      Disabled Persons’ Parking Badges Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Simon Kirby, supported by Chris Heaton-Harris, Paul Maynard, Paul Goggins, Karen Bradley, Mr Robert Buckland, Damian Hinds, Robert Halfon,...

      General Anti Tax-Avoidance Principle Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Michael Meacher, supported by Sir Alan Beith, Sir Peter Bottomley, Tom Brake, Frank Dobson, Andrew George, Helen Goodman, Kelvin...

      Transparency in UK Company Supply Chains (Eradication of Slavery) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Michael Connarty, supported by Tom Brake, Katy Clark, Mr Tom Clarke, Ann Coffey, Stella Creasy, Jim Dobbin, Mark Durkan, Dr Julian Lewis,...

      European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Douglas Carswell, supported by Mr Philip Hollobone, Steve Baker, Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson, Philip Davies and Mark Reckless, presented a...

  • Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]

    • Disability Benefits and Social Care

      166 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House believes that cuts to support for disabled people and carers pose a potential risk to their dignity and independence and will have wider social and economic costs;...

    • Regional Pay

      169 speeches

      I advise the House that Mr Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

      Business without Debate — Delegated Legislation

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

      Representation of the People

      That the draft Electoral Registration Data Schemes Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 9 May, be approved.—(Michael Fabricant.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question...

      Criminal Law

      That the draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 5 March 2012, in the previous Session of...

      Social Security

      That the draft Social Security (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 14 May, be approved.—(Michael Fabricant.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and...

      Criminal Law

      That the draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 5 March 2012, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Michael Fabricant.)...

      Community Hospitals (North-East)

      22 speeches

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

  • Deferred Division

    • Local Government

      That the draft Community Right to Challenge (Fire and Rescue Authorities and Rejection of Expressions of Interest) (England) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 30 April 2012,...

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