House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 12 December 2023

  • Speaker’s Statement

    1 speech

    I wish to inform the House that I have received a letter from the hon. Member for Witney (Robert Courts) informing me of his resignation as Chair of the Defence Committee. I therefore declare...

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    The Minister of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    3 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. With crucial talks at COP28 locked in disagreement, we are hearing reports that the Minister for Energy Security and Net Zero, the right hon. Member for Beverley...

  • Bills Presented

  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill

    248 speeches

    Second Reading [Relevant documents: First Report of the Home Affairs Committee of Session 2022-23, Channel crossings, migration and asylum, HC 199, and the Government response, HC 706; oral...

  • Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill: Committal The Bill shall be...

  • Business without Debate

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Representation of People (Northern Ireland)

      That the draft Representation of the People (Overseas Electors etc.) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 23 October, in the last Session of...

    • Public Service Pensions

      That the draft Judicial Pensions (Remediable Service etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 13 November, be approved.—(Mike Wood.) Question agreed to....

      Income Tax

      That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (World Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 24) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 23 October, in the last...

      Retained EU Law Reform

      That the draft Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 7 November, be approved.—(Mike Wood.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to the...

      Energy

      That the draft Hydrogen Production Revenue Support (Directions, Eligibility and Counterparty) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 8 November, be approved.—(Mike Wood.)...

      Police

      That the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B, C, D and H and New Code I) Order 2023, which was laid before this House on 16 October, in the...

      Agriculture

      That the draft Agriculture (Delinked Payments and Consequential Provisions) (England) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 7 November, be approved.—(Mike Wood.) Question...

      Police

      That the draft Representation of the People (Overseas Electors etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 23 October, in the last Session of Parliament, be...

  • Business of the House

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 9(6), That notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee in respect of the Post Office (Horizon...

  • Petition - Frozen British pensions

    1 speech

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of the constituents of Linlithgow and East Falkirk in relation to frozen British pensions. There is a considerable amount wrong with pension policy in the...

  • Petition - Public Service Obligation Routes

    1 speech

    I am delighted to present this petition relating to support for regional airports on behalf of my constituents. The introduction of additional public service obligation routes would transform the...

  • Petition - Teddington Direct River Abstraction Project

    1 speech

    I rise to present a petition about Thames Water’s Teddington direct river abstraction proposals to draw water out of the River Thames in times of drought and replace it with treated sewage....

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week

    12 speeches

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

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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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