House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

  • Business Before Questions

    • Middle Level Bill

      Motion made, That the promoters of the Middle Level Bill, which originated in this House in the previous Session on 24 January 2017, may have leave to proceed with the Bill in the current...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Violence in Rakhine State

    73 speeches

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the recent violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.

  • EU Exit Negotiations

    136 speeches

    I will now update the House on the two rounds of negotiations with the European Union which took place in July and August. While at times the negotiations have been tough, it is clear that we...

  • Grenfell Tower and Building Safety

    43 speeches

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the latest progress following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower 12 weeks ago. Over the summer the Prime Minister, the Housing...

  • Korean Peninsula

    63 speeches

    With your permission, I should like to make a statement about the situation on the Korean peninsula. At noon on Sunday, local time, North Korea tested the most powerful nuclear device ever...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I seek your assistance regarding regulation 23(9) of the Local Authority (Public Health, Health and Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny) Regulations...

  • Bills Presented

    1 speech

    As the House can see, a good many Bills will be presented today. [Interruption.] Now, now. To save time and to get on with the main business, I will accept private notice of the dates of Second...

    • Voter Registration Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Sir Paul Beresford, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Sir Greg Knight, Mr William Wragg, Eddie...

    • Public Sector Exit Payments (Limitation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Eddie Hughes, Esther McVey, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies, Justin Tomlinson and Sir...

      Student Loans (Debt Interest) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Nigel Evans, Mr William Wragg, Esther McVey, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir...

      Local Authorities (Removal of Council Tax Restrictions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to...

      Healthcare (Local Accountability) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Sir Greg Knight, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh,...

      Human Rights and Responsibilities Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward...

      Public Service Broadcasters (Privatisation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the privatisation of the British...

      BBC Licence Fee (Civil Penalty) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Nigel Evans, Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger, Eddie Hughes, Esther McVey, Martin Vickers,...

      Tax Rates and Duties (Review) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to require the...

      High Speed 2 Phase 1 (Reviews of Public Expenditure) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to require the...

      National Health Service (Co-Funding and Co-Payment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision for co-funding and for the...

      Value Added Tax Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to enable the maximum turnover...

      Principal Local Authorities (Grounds for Abolition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr William Wragg, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to prohibit...

      Deregulation Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Philip Davies, Sir Henry Bellingham and Sir Edward Leigh, presented...

      Illegal Immigration (Offences) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Eddie Hughes, Philip Davies, Sir Henry Bellingham and Sir Edward...

      Border Control Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Eddie Hughes, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill...

      Foreign Nationals (Criminal Offender and Prisoner Removal) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Mr William Wragg, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and...

      Free Trade (Education and Reporting) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to impose duties relating to the...

      Import Tariff (Reduction) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision...

      Employment Opportunities Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to introduce more freedom,...

      International Development Assistance (Definition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision about the...

      Schools Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to enable schools to...

      Bat Habitats Regulation (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision to...

      Green Belt (Protection) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr William Wragg, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to establish a...

      International Payments (Audit) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to...

      Local Authorities (Borrowing and Investment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision about the...

      Benefits and Public Services (Restriction) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a...

      Public Services (Availability) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision...

      Working Time (Regulations) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for the expiration of the Working...

      Local Roads (Investment) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Eddie Hughes, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh,...

      Holiday Pay Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision about holiday pay for employees; and...

      Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to amend the Local Audit and...

      Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision for the regulation...

      Electoral Commission (Duties) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Sir Greg Knight, Eddie Hughes, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh,...

      Mobile Homes and Park Homes Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Martin Vickers and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to require the use of published...

      Sublet Property (Offences) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make the breach of certain rules...

      Fruit and Vegetables (Classification) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Philip Davies, presented a Bill to make provision for fruit and vegetables to be...

      Student Loans (Debt Discharge) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Nigel Evans, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision...

      Stamp Duty Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision for the reduction...

      Armed Forces (Volunteer Reserve) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision for the...

      Fishing (Access to Territorial Waters) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Sir Greg Knight, Martin Vickers, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to...

      Speed Limits (England) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone and Sir Greg Knight, presented a Bill to prohibit permanent derogations from a 30 mile per...

      Judicial Appointments and Retirements (Age Limits Bill)

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Mr Ranil Jayawardena, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to repeal...

      Coastal Path (Definition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision for the definition...

      Domestic Energy (Value Added Tax) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to reduce Value Added Tax on...

      Manufactured Goods (Trade) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to remove certain...

      Criminal Fraud (Private Prosecutions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Christopher Chope, supported by Mr Peter Bone, Esther McVey, Philip Davies and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make provision...

      International Development Assistance (Limit) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Ben Bradley, Philip Davies, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh,...

      Government Departments (Abolition) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Gordon Henderson, Philip Davies, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to...

      Prime Minister (Temporary Replacement) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Dr Dan Poulter, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make...

      June Bank Holiday (Creation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Mr William Wragg, Philip Davies, Sir David Amess, Steve Double and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to make...

      Leader of the House of Commons (Election) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a...

      Prime Minister (Accountability to House of Commons Bill)

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to impose duties on the Prime...

      British Broadcasting Corporation (Oversight) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Dr Dan Poulter, Philip Davies, Sir David Amess, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope, Jim Shannon...

      Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Dr Dan Poulter, Mr William Wragg, Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Mike Penning, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Sir...

      Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Mike Penning, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Sir David Amess, Steve Double and Jim...

      Local Government Finance Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Gordon Henderson, Mr Jonathan Lord, Henry Smith, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh,...

      House of Commons Whips (Transparency) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Mr Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to require the Government to publish details of meetings between the...

      European Union (Return of Contributions) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Gordon Henderson, Philip Davies and Mr Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to require the Government to obtain,...

      General Election (Leaders’ Debate) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey and Mr Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to set up a commission to make arrangements for debates...

      Homeless People (Current Accounts) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Mr William Wragg, Esther McVey, Dr Dan Poulter, Philip Davies, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope, Ben Bradley,...

      Electoral Candidate (Age) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Mr Jonathan Lord, Steve Double and Mr Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to...

      Parliamentary Allowances (Restriction) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Philip Davies, Sir David Amess, Steve Double and Mr Christopher Chope,...

      Child Safety (Cycle Helmets) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Gordon Henderson, Sir David Amess, Mr Christopher Chope, Jo Churchill and Jim Shannon, presented a Bill to...

      Human Trafficking (Child Protection) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Dr Dan Poulter, Mr Jonathan Lord, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Mr Christopher Chope and Jo...

      Drone (Regulation) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Mr Jonathan Lord, Philip Davies, Henry Smith, Steve Double, Mr Christopher...

      Ovarian Cancer (Public Awareness) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies, Sir David Amess, Mr Christopher Chope, Jim Shannon and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to...

      Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Jo Churchill, Kit Malthouse, Jeremy Lefroy, Rebecca Pow, George Freeman, Maria Caulfield, Will Quince, Nick...

      Pilot (Licensing) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to create a pilot licensing system in line with...

      Pensions (Review of Women’s Arrangements) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Philip Davies, Esther McVey, Gordon Henderson, Steve Double and Mr Christopher Chope, presented a Bill to...

      Isham Bypass Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone presented a Bill to impose duties relating to the completion of the Isham Bypass by 31 December 2020; and for connected...

      North Northamptonshire (Urgent Care Facilities) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Tom Pursglove, presented a Bill to make provision about the restructuring of urgent care facilities in North...

      Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (Merger) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Peter Bone, supported by Tom Pursglove, presented a Bill to require the merging of the Nene Valley and Corby Clinical Commissioning...

      Genocide Determination (No. 2) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Fiona Bruce presented a Bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide;...

      School Holidays (Meals and Activities) Bill

      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Frank Field, supported by Mr Graham Brady, Dr Philippa Whitford, Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck, Heidi Allen, Nicky Morgan, Sir Oliver Letwin, Mr...

  • Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill

    Considered in Committee [Dame Rosie Winterton in the Chair] Clause 1

  • Incontinence

    20 speeches

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

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