House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 8 February 2023

  • Business before Questions

    • Independent Review of Prevent

      Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, That he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of (a) the Report, entitled...

  • Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Speaker’s Statement

    1 speech

    I am pleased to announce, as Members will be aware, that President Zelensky will be addressing both Houses in Westminster Hall imminently. That will require me to suspend the House’s...

  • Prevent: Independent Review

    40 speeches

    Before I start, I put on record my thanks to Mr Speaker for hosting President Zelensky just now in Parliament; I am sure we all agree that his address was both moving and powerful. Having visited...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. In her reply to me, the Home Secretary did not answer the specific question that I put to her, which was whether or not she was prepared to meet Zara...

  • Disposable Electronic Cigarettes (Prohibition of Sale)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the sale of disposable electronic cigarettes; and for connected purposes. E-cigarettes were billed as a health...

  • Police Grant Report

    66 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2023–24 (HC 1066), which was laid before this House on 31 January, be approved. I note that, regrettably, the House must...

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that His Majesty has signified his Royal Assent to the following Acts: Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Act 2023...

  • Police Grant Report

    9 speeches

    Debate resumed.

  • Local Government Finance

    80 speeches

    [Relevant Documents: Second Report of the former Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Session 2021–22, Local authority financial sustainability and the section 114 regime,...

  • Local Government Finance

    Resolved, That the Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Principles) (England) Report 2023–24 (HC 1016), which was laid before this House on 6 February, be approved.—(Stuart...

  • Business without Debate

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Immigration

      2 speeches

      That the draft Authority to Carry Scheme and Civil Penalties Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 9 January, be approved.—(Stuart Anderson.) Question agreed to.

  • Petition - Dangerous driving

    1 speech

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents in Bradford South, of whom 288 have signed, although I know these issues are recognised right across Bradford and, indeed, the country....

  • Kosovo: Security Situation

    16 speeches

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

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