Wednesday, 12 April 2000
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Secretary of State was asked—
How Northern Ireland schools and colleges will benefit from the additional funding for education announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement. 
What progress has been made in re-establishing the Northern Ireland Executive. 
If he will make a statement on the security situation in Northern Ireland. 
What recent discussions he has had with the petrol retail industry in Northern Ireland concerning the level of tax on fuel; and if he will make a statement. 
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 12 April.
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. At about 2.50 pm today, I tried to gain access to the House through the St. Stephen's entrance. Because of the large number of representatives of...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Rent Act 1977 to limit the maximum fair rent registrable in respect of regulated tenancies. The Bill is a technical measure to...
Mr. Adrian Sanders accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Rent Act 1977 to limit the maximum fair rent registrable in respect of regulated tenancies: And the same was read the First time; and...
[9TH ALLOTTED DAY]
We come now to the motion on the future of sub-post offices. I have selected the amendment that stands in the name of the Prime Minister.
We now come to the next motion, and I must tell the House that Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delagated Legislation),
That the draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) Order 2000, which was laid before this House on 30th March, be approved.—[Mr.Mike Hall.]
The petition that I am presenting this evening is in the name of Thelma Budd of 9 Morgan quay, Teignmouth, Devon. It is signed by Mrs. Budd and a number of other members of the Teignmouth...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Allen.]
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