House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

  • Message to Attend Her Majesty

    Message to attend Her Majesty delivered by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The Speaker, with the House, went up to attend Her Majesty; on their return, the Speaker suspended the sitting.

    • Speaker’s Statement

      1 speech

      The House has directed the Speaker to make a statement at the beginning of each Session about the duties and responsibilities of hon. Members. I begin by reminding Members of their duty to...

  • Outlawries Bill

    A Bill for the more effectual preventing Clandestine Outlawries was read the First time, and ordered to be read a Second time.

    • Queen’s Speech

      1 speech

      I have to acquaint the House that this House has this day attended Her Majesty in the House of Peers, and that Her Majesty was pleased to make a Most Gracious Speech from the Throne to both...

  • Debate on the Address

    • [1st Day]

      162 speeches

      Before I call the mover and seconder of the Address, I can inform the House of the proposed subjects for the remaining days of debate on the Loyal Address: Thursday 19 May—transport and...

  • Aviation Noise

    8 speeches

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

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