Abrahams, Debbie

Debbie Abrahams, Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth

David Mackintosh

David Mackintosh, Conservative MP for Northampton South

David Davies

David Davies, Conservative MP for Monmouth

Jarvis, Dan

Dan Jarvis, Labour MP for Barnsley Central

Warburton, David

David Warburton, Conservative MP for Somerton and Frome

Derek Thomas

Derek Thomas, Conservative MP for St Ives

Hendry, Drew

Drew Hendry, SNP MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey

Brock, Deidre

Deidre Brock, SNP MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

Chapman, Douglas

Douglas Chapman, SNP MP for Dunfermline & West Fife

Zeichner, Daniel

Daniel Zeichner, Labour MP for Cambridge

Butler, Dawn

Dawn Butler, Labour MP for Brent Central

Danny Kinahan

Danny Kinahan, UUP MP for South Antrim

Debt and Debt Relief in the Developing World

All countries have some kind of national debt, as a consequence of normal economic activity. Sometimes, countries accumulate unmanageable levels of debt due to particular economic crises.

Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) develops in a deep vein of the legs.


Drugs include a broad range of substances ranging from prescription medicines, to illegal street drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy, to readily available products such as tobacco and alcohol.

Decision-making in Council meetings (Europe)

The majority of proposals are nodded through in the ways outlined above, or agreement can be reached at the council level without the need for matters to go to a vote. However, if agreement cannot be reached, the treaties provide for disagreements to be resolved by votes of the ministers present. There are three procedures...

Debates (Lords)

Debates in the House take place on a motion to call attention to an issue. They can also take place on an 'unstarred question', for which the procedure is broadly similar. Unstarred questions are so called because they appear on the order paper without a star, as distinct from the 'starred questions' which receive brief...

Disability Discrimination

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 described a disabled person as someone with "a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities", which has or can be expected to last for more than 12 months.

Disability Benefits and Spending

People with physical and mental disabilities are sometimes significantly hampered in fully participating in all aspects of society because of social and physical barriers to the full enjoyment of their rights.