Wednesday, 8 November 2000
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
PRIVATE BILLS [LORDS](SUSPENSION)
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on the level of international support for developments in the peace process in Northern Ireland. 
What discussions he has had since the end of July with the Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary about recruitment and retention of personnel for the RUC. 
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer about petrol prices in Northern Ireland. 
If he will make a statement about Government programmes for the support of victims. 
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 8 November.
In 1997, Britain had a £28 billion deficit, a national debt that had doubled and rising inflation, and was at risk of repeating the old familiar cycle of stop-go. So in this pre-Budget...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish an entitlement to a national minimum time allowance for training and educational purposes for people in employment. It is...
Mr. David Chaytor accordingly presented a Bill to establish an entitlement to a national minimum time allowance for training and educational purposes for people in employment: And the same was...
Not amended in the Standing Committee, considered
[Relevant documents: Ninth Report from the Trade and Industry Committee, Session 1999–2000, HC 307, and the Government's response thereto, HC 848.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sutcliffe.]
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