House of Commons debates

Thursday, 22 June 2017

  • Members Sworn

    The following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law. Nicholas Edward Coleridge Boles, for Grantham and Stamford Emma Elizabeth Reynolds,...

  • Grenfell Tower

    154 speeches

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on the disaster at Grenfell Tower. I apologise to the Leader of the Opposition for the short notice he has had of this statement. In the hour...

  • Terror Attacks

    85 speeches

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the terrorist attacks we have seen since Parliament last sat. There has been no summer like it. When we rose seven weeks ago,...

  • Deputy Speakers

    1 speech

    In accordance with Standing Order No. 2A, I will now announce the arrangements for the ballot for the election of Deputy Speakers. The ballot will be held in Committee Room 8 from 10 am to 1.30...

  • Business of the House

    62 speeches

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the business for next week. The business is as follows: Monday 26 June—Continuation of the debate on the Queen’s...

    • Point of Order

      2 speeches

      On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. You will have seen in your copy of The Guardian newspaper this morning, and indeed yesterday, the leaked reports of a new capped expenditure process for...

  • Bills Presented

    • Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill

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

    • European Union (Approvals) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Greg Clark, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Secretary Lidington, Dr Secretary Fox and Secretary David Davis, presented a Bill...

  • Debate on the Address

    • [2nd Day]

      Debate resumed (Order, 21 June). 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...

  • Housing and Social Security

    102 speeches

    Before I open today’s debate, I want to reflect briefly on the horror that unfolded at Grenfell Tower last week. My thoughts are still very much with the victims, their families and their...

  • Business without Debate

  • Adjournment (Summer and Conference)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House— (1) at its rising on Thursday 20 July 2017, do adjourn till Tuesday 5 September 2017; and (2) at its...

  • Notices of Questions (28 June)

    Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 22(5)(a), the questions for oral answer to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland circulated on Wednesday 21 June shall...

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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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