House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 19 March 2002
- Royal Assent (1 speech)
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: Consolidated Fund Act 2002 Office of Communications...
- Private Business (0 speeches)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland
The Secretary of State was asked—
- Minimum Income Guarantee (20 speeches)
How many pensioners in Scotland will benefit from the increases in the minimum income guarantee in April.
- Europe (12 speeches)
What steps she will be taking to promote Scotland's interests in the future of Europe debate.
- Strategic Rail Authority (8 speeches)
What recent discussions she has had with the Scottish Executive on how the Strategic Rail Authority's strategic plan will affect Scotland.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Advocate-General
The Advocate-General was asked—
- Devolution (10 speeches)
What devolution issues have been raised since 12 February under the Scotland Act 1998.
- Inland Revenue (4 speeches)
How many cases she has been asked to pursue by the Inland Revenue; and how many she has pursued.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department
The Parliamentary Secretary was asked—
- Lay Magistrates (8 speeches)
How many serving lay magistrates there were in (a) 1979, (b) 1987 and (c) 2001; and how many are expected to be serving in 2003.
- Witness Allowance Act (6 speeches)
If he will review the provisions of the witness allowance Act to ensure that those appearing as witnesses are not out of pocket.
- Queen's Counsel (4 speeches)
If he will make a statement on progress with the Office of Fair Trading report with reference to the Queen's counsel system.
- Judges (4 speeches)
What initiatives are being pursued to improve the rate of recruitment of judges to the High Court bench; and if he will make a statement.
- Lord Chancellor (4 speeches)
Whether the Lord Chancellor intends to continue sitting as a judge; and if he will make a statement.
- Criminal Sentencing (4 speeches)
If he will make a statement on how judges and magistrates are trained in the comparative efficacy of criminal sentencing.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Privy Council
The President of the Council was asked—
- House of Lords Reform (15 speeches)
What recent discussions he has had on reform of the House of Lords.
- Select Committees (13 speeches)
What plans he has to pursue the reform of Select Committees.
- Legislation (Programming) (4 speeches)
What assessment he has made of the implications for legislative scrutiny of the experimental arrangements for programming of legislation.
- Afghanistan (2 speeches)
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 24, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...
- Points of Order (10 speeches)
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am afraid that I have to draw your attention to one more case of Parliament being bypassed on a very serious matter. Yesterday afternoon, there was a break-in...
- Age Discrimination (1 speech)
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make it unlawful to discriminate against persons on grounds of age in connection with employment or the provision of goods; to establish...
- Age Discrimination (0 speeches)
Paul Burstow accordingly presented a Bill to make it unlawful to discriminate against persons on grounds of age in connection with employment or the provision of goods; to establish an Age...
- Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day] (0 speeches)
- Education and Skills Training (125 speeches)
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
- Chinook Crash (82 speeches)
I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
- European Community Documents (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
- Aircraft Noise (0 speeches)
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15014/01, draft Directive on the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Community Airports and No 5119/02, draft...
- Enlargement (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees), That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 14117/01, the Commission...
- Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
- Local Government Finance (0 speeches)
That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 95) (HC 670), on 2001–02 Special Grant for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children, which was laid before this House on...
- Companies (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the Companies (Competent Authority) (Fees) Regulations 2002...
- Partnership (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the Limited Liability Partnership (Competent Authority) (Fees)...
- Business of the House (0 speeches)
Ordered, That, on Tuesday 26th March— (1) the provisions of the Orders of 20th November 2000 relating to Thursday sittings and meetings of Standing Committees shall apply as if that day...
- Petition — Asylum Seekers (1 speech)
It is my privilege to present a petition of 3,577 residents of the parishes of Bishampton and Throckmorton, Pinvin, Wyre Piddle and Hill and Moor, and of other residents of Worcestershire. Some...
- Workplace Fatalities (3 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Stringer.]