Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

House of Commons debates

Thursday, 22 October 2015

  • Business Before Questions

    • Death of a Member

      1 speech

      I am sorry to have to report to the House this morning the death of our parliamentary colleague Michael Meacher, Member for Oldham West and Royton, who represented his constituents in this place...

    • Transport for London Bill [Lords]

      2 speeches

      Motion made, That the promoters of the Transport for London Bill [Lords], which was originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2010-12 on 24 January 2011, may have leave to proceed...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • Evel

    8 speeches

    What plans he has to review the effectiveness of the Government's English votes for English laws proposals after implementation.

  • Evel

    8 speeches

    If he will take steps to ensure that proposals for English votes for English laws do not give English-only certification to Bills or clauses with consequential implications for Scotland.

    • Party Conferences

      10 speeches

      If he will make it his policy that the House not adjourn for the period covered by the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat party autumn conferences.

  • House of Commons Commission

    The right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—

  • It

    4 speeches

    What assessment he has made of the adequacy of arrangements for meeting hon. Members’ IT requirements.

  • Leader of the House

    The Leader of the House was asked—

  • House of Commons Commission

    The right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—

    • Staff Working Conditions

      4 speeches

      What steps he is taking to improve the working conditions of staff on the parliamentary estate.

    • China (Human Rights)

      39 speeches

      (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on human rights in China, following reports that human rights lawyer, Zhang Kai,...

  • Business of the House

    101 speeches

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

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The Leader of the House was absolutely right to refer earlier to the tragedy of Aberfan, the anniversary of which was yesterday, but may I gently point out to him...

  • Standing Orders (Public Business)

    306 speeches

    [Relevant documents: First Report from the Procedure Committee, Government proposals for English votes for English lawsStanding Orders: interim report, HC 410; Oral evidence taken before the...

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 2 to 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Capital Gains Tax

      That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Algeria) Order 2015, which was laid before this House on 20 July, be approved. That the draft Double Taxation Relief and...

    • Employment and Training

      That the draft English Apprenticeships (Consequential Amendments to Primary Legislation) Order 2015 , which was laid before this House on 21 July, be approved.—(Margot James.) Question...

  • Burma

    10 speeches

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

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.

October 2015
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

Did you find what you were looking for?