Posts tagged ‘Private Members Bill’

Lord Freud praises Britain’s acceptance of his family in maiden speech

A new member of the House of Lords made his maiden speech on Friday. David Anthony Freud, Baron Freud, of Eastry in the County of Kent, took his place on the Conservative party benches last month.


Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 2:58 pm 2 comments

Care home residents should be allowed to keep pets says MP

Labour MP Nick Palmer introduced a ten minute rule bill this week that would make provision for residents of care homes and sheltered accommodation to keep domestic pets.

Continue Reading July 10, 2009 at 2:35 pm 1 comment

Government rejects Charles Kennedy’s carbon emissions bill

The Industrial Carbon Emissions (Targets) Bill, proposed by former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy, had its second reading in the Commons on Friday, to widespread support across the House.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

MP calls for end to global warming gases in supermarket fridges

Urgent action is needed to end the devastating impact of HFCs on global warming, an MP told the Commons yesterday.

Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

Triumph for opposition MP as autism bill moves forward with government support

A bill that would require an adult autism strategy and statutory guidance has passed all its Commons stages.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 4:34 pm 1 comment

Queen allows MPs to debate 300 year ban on foreign workers

A debate on a private member’s bill had an unusual start on Friday when the Queen placed “her prerogative and interest” at the disposal of Parliament for the purposes of the bill.

Continue Reading June 15, 2009 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

Newmark proposes minimum standards for football goalposts

A Conservative MP has introduced a private member’s bill that aims to improve goalpost safety standards.

Continue Reading May 13, 2009 at 4:59 pm Leave a comment

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