House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

  • Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair]

    1 speech

    Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]

  • Covid-19

    148 speeches

    Mr Speaker, I share your gratitude to the House of Commons staff for all their efforts and hard work to allow us to meet today in the way that we are. Before I begin my statement, I would like to...

  • Covid-19: Educational Settings

    84 speeches

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement regarding schools in national lockdown. The last thing any Education Secretary wants to do is announce that schools will...

  • Sittings of the House

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising this day, do adjourn until 11 January 2021.—(Tom Pursglove.) Question agreed to.

  • Business of the House (Today)

    3 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That, at today’s sitting, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union Documents), debate on...

  • Public Health

    131 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 3) and (All Tiers) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 8), dated 5 January 2021, a copy of which...

  • Adjournment

    Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Morris.) House adjourned.

  • Members Eligible for a Proxy Vote

    The following is the list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy: Ms Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington) (Lab)...

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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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