House of Commons debates

Monday, 8 September 2014

  • Business Before Questions

    • Death of a member

      1 speech

      It is with great sadness that I have to announce the sudden death of our colleague Jim Dobbin, Member of Parliament for Heywood and Middleton, while on a Council of Europe trip to Poland. Before...

    • New Writ

      Ordered, That Mr Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new Writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the County constituency of...

      Speaker’s Statement

      1 speech

      Following the third Division on Friday afternoon, in relation to the committal of the Affordable Homes Bill to a Select Committee, the Chair received a report from the hon. Member for Alyn and...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    14 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Over the weekend, my surgeries were picketed by an individual in dispute with the Courts Service. I recognise the right to protest, but the use of a loud-hailer...

  • National Insurance Contributions Bill

    7 speeches

    Second Reading

  • National Insurance Contributions Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the National Insurance Contributions Bill:

    • Committal

      (1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

    • Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

      (2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 28 October 2014. (3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to...

      Consideration and Third Reading

      (4) Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are...

      Other proceedings

      (7) Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.—(Mark Lancaster.)...

  • National Insurance Contributions Bill (Ways and Means)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the National Insurance Contributions Bill, it is expedient to authorise:...

  • Business of the House (10 September)

    2 speeches

    I beg to move, That at the sitting on Wednesday 10 September, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Jesse Norman relating to Select...

  • European Documents

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),

    • EU Industrial Policy

      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 5489/14 and Addendum, a Commission Communication: For a European Industrial Renaissance, No. 13964/13 and Addenda 1 to 3, a Commission...

  • Committees

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I will take motions 9 to 11 together. Ordered,

    • Justice

      That Mr Robert Buckland be discharged from the Justice Committee and John Howell be added.

    • Public Accounts

      That Justin Tomlinson be discharged from the Public Accounts Committee and Stephen Phillips be added.

      Work and Pensions

      That Dame Angela Watkinson be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Paul Maynard be added. —(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)

  • International Mining Industry

    2 speeches

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

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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