House of Commons debates

Mercher, 3 Ebrill 1996

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    2 areithiau

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chain]

  • Adjournment (Easter)

    43 areithiau

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Conway.]

  • Health Services (Wakefield)

    6 areithiau

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise, once again, concerns about the provision of health care in the Wakefield metropolitan district. I have calculated that, within the past five months,...

  • Sea Defences

    6 areithiau

    1 pm

  • Uniform Business Rate (Wales)

    6 areithiau

    I am very glad to have this opportunity to draw attention to the pressing need for action to help the many small businesses currently being driven to the brink of bankruptcy and beyond by the...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Hong Kong

      8 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the People's Republic of China over the handover of Hong Kong. [22610]

    • Middle East Peace Process

      19 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received regarding the middle east peace process; and if he will make a statement. [22611]

      Nigeria

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he makes of the progress of the transition to democracy programme in Nigeria. [22613]

      Croatia

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the state of the United Kingdom's relations with Croatia. [22615]

      European Union

      14 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the prospects for enlargement of the European Union. [22616]

      Bosnia

      4 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the situation in Bosnia. [22617]

      Argentina

      4 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on United Kingdom relations with Argentina. [22618]

      Helms-Burton Act

      8 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made recently to the United States Government about the Helms-Burton Act. [22619]

      China

      10 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Government's policy on the promotion of human rights in China. [22620]

      Nigeria

      4 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the 19 Ogonis currently awaiting trial on the same charges as those faced by Ken Saro Wiwa. [22621]

      European Court of Justice

      14 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proposals he has for the reform of the European Court of Justice; and if he will make a statement. [22622]

      Gibraltar

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on relations between Spain and Gibraltar. [22623]

      Turks and Caicos Islands

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement about the governance of the Turks and Caicos Islands. [22625]

      Ukraine

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about United Kingdom relations with Ukraine. [22627]

      UN Security Council

      6 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he next intends to attend a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss its structure, function and...

      Western Sahara

      4 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Western Sahara. [22632]

      Helms-Burton Act

      4 areithiau

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received concerning the impact of the Helms-Burton legislation. [22633]

      Angola

      4 areithiau

      Mr. Robert Hughes: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is his latest assessment of progress in the peace process in Angola. [22634]

  • Sentencing

    63 areithiau

    With permission, Madam Speaker, I wish to make a statement about crime and sentencing. I am today publishing a White Paper entitled "Protecting the Public", which sets out the Government's...

  • BSE

    47 areithiau

    With permission, Madam Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the emergency Council that has just concluded in Luxembourg, and related matters. The high level of public concern over...

  • Royal Assent

    1 araith

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Chemical Weapons Act 1996 Prevention of Terrorism...

  • Victims of Communism (Commemoration)

    1 araith

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require Her Majesty's Government to establish a permanent memorial to the victims of Communism; and to promote appropriate methods of...

    • Victims of Communism (Commemoration)

      Mr. Harold Elletson accordingly presented a Bill to require Her Majesty's Government to establish a permanent memorial to the victims of Communism; and to promote appropriate methods of honouring...

  • Orders of the Day — London Regional Transport Bill

    Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.

  • Orders of the Day — Pensions

    36 areithiau

    [Relevant document: The memorandum relating to these Orders contained in the Fourteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments (House of Commons Paper No. 34-xiv of Session...

  • Orders of the Day — Local Government Finance

    39 areithiau

    I beg to move, That the Special Grant Report (No. 17) (House of Commons Paper No. 299), which was laid before this House on 18th March, be approved.

  • Orders of the Day — Antarctica

    11 areithiau

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ottaway.]

Beth yw hwn?

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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