Wednesday, 25 October 2000
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Third Reading read.
Order for further consideration, as amended, read.
Order for Second Reading read.
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on the percentage of the United Kingdom's bilateral aid which goes to Commonwealth countries. 
If she will make a statement on the United Kingdom's international aid budget for disaster relief. 
The Prime Minister was asked—
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 25 October.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware, as will the entire House, that your predecessor was always a doughty fighter for the rights of Back Benchers, but particularly that your...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 to introduce further powers to regulate rogue traders. My Bill would amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 to...
Ms Margaret Moran accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 to introduce further powers to regulate rogue traders: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be...
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We now come to the first debate on the Opposition motions. I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. I also wish to inform the House that Back-Bench speeches will be...
We now come to the next Opposition debate, and I inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I beg to move, That the draft Flags Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, which were laid before this House on 23rd October, be approved. Last week in Northern Ireland saw the introduction of the...
Ordered,That Sir George Young be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mrs. Angela Browning be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Robert Ainsworth.]
At almost midnight, I wish to present a petition on behalf of the Earl Shilton bypass action group. In my constituency Earl Shilton is an important community, and the bypass was planned nearly 20...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Mike Hall.]
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And sometimes to shout at each other.