House of Commons debates

Thursday, 9 May 2013

  • Business Before Questions

    • Committee of Selection

      Ordered, That Heidi Alexander, Tom Blenkinsop, Mr Alan Campbell, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Mr David Evennett, Mark Hunter, Anne Milton, Mr John Randall and Mark Tami be members of the Committee of...

  • Business of the House

    64 speeches

    Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?

    • Child-care Ratios

      50 speeches

      (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Education to make a statement on the Government’s plans for changes to statutory regulations for child-care ratios.

    • Rehabilitation of Offenders

      61 speeches

      With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the Government's plans for transforming the rehabilitation of offenders. Reoffending rates in this country have been too...

      Speaker’s Statement

      1 speech

      In accordance with Standing Order No. 122D, I will now announce the arrangements for the election of the Chair of the Backbench Business Committee for the new Session. If there is more than one...

  • Bills Presented

    • Finance Bill

      Presentation and resumption of proceedings ( Standing Order No. 80B) Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary Vince Cable, Mr...

    • Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill

      Presentation and resumption of proceedings ( Standing Order No. 80A) Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary Vince Cable, Danny...

      Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

      Presentation and resumption of proceedings ( Standing Order No. 80A) Secretary Maria Miller, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mrs...

      Energy Bill

      Presentation and resumption of proceedings ( Standing Order No. 80A) Secretary Edward Davey, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Hague, Mr Chancellor of the...

      Children and Families Bill

      Presentation and resumption of proceedings ( Standing Order No. 80A) Secretary Michael Gove, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary Vince Cable, Secretary Chris...

      Pensions Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Secretary Duncan Smith, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Danny Alexander,...

      Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mrs Secretary May, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Chris Grayling, Mr...

      Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Maria Miller, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Secretary Pickles,...

      Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mrs Secretary Villiers, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary Michael Moore, Mr Secretary Jones, Miss Chloe...

      Debate on the Address — [2nd Day]

      Debate resumed (Order, 8 May). Question again proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows : Most Gracious Sovereign , We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal...

  • Home Affairs

    124 speeches

    The Gracious Speech we heard yesterday put forward a comprehensive legislative programme. Underlying it is a basic principle: this Government want to ensure that people who work hard and want to...

  • Hezbollah

    2 speeches

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

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