Monday, 10 May 1999
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
I regret to have to report to the House the death of the right hon. Derek Fatchett, the Member for Leeds, Central. I am sure that Members on both sides of the House will join me in mourning the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has to use the experience and data acquired from the current air campaign over Yugoslavia to assist in the drawing up of criteria for future defence procurement contracts. 
How many troops are currently deployed in Macedonia. 
What proportion of the Army's Land Command is currently committed to operations. 
What plans he has to review his strategic defence review following NATO military action in Yugoslavia. 
What discussions he has had about a new generation of nuclear weapons; and if he will make a statement. 
What assessment he has made of the availability of weapons systems equipment to British forces in the Balkans. 
What discussions have taken place between his Department and the Foreign Office on the longterm implications for the international nuclear disarmament process of NATO's decision not to redefine...
What contingency plans NATO has made for the stationing of British land forces in Kosovo. 
The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—
If he will make a statement on the role of the commissiners in respect of Church schools. 
What plans the commissioners have to dispose of their shares in GEC. 
What plans the Church Commissioners have to celebrate the millennium. 
If he will make a statement on the ethical investment policies of the Church Commissioners. 
With permission, Madam Speaker, I shall make a statement on recent developments in Kosovo. Before I do so, however, the House would expect me to say a few words about the tragic death of Derek...
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. Doubtless the Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Bill raises matters of importance, but those can hardly be as important or as urgent as the...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's recommendation having been signified —
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Clelland]
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