Wednesday, 28 February 2001
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I have to inform the House that the address of 10 January, praying that Her Majesty will appoint as electoral commissioners Pamela Joan Gordon for the period of four years; Sir Neil William David...
Read the Third time, and passed.
Ordered, That the Amendments to Standing Orders set out in the Schedule be made:—
Standing Order 1, line 24, leave out 'and Wales'. 1
The Secretary of State was asked—
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 28 February.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will have noted that we got to only Question 2 in Northern Ireland Question Time because the questions, and Ministers' answers, were so longwinded. Can you...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to control the siting and development of telecommunications masts. I congratulate the Government on their establishment of an independent...
Ms Debra Shipley accordingly presented a Bill to control the siting and development of telecommunications masts: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on...
[6TH ALLOTTED DAY]
I beg to move, That this House expresses concern about the recent outbreak of foot and mouth disease, sympathy for farmers facing the loss of their livelihoods and for others working in the...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the tragic accident at Selby at about 6.20 this morning. I am grateful to the House, in particular to the hon. Member for...
I now have to announce the result of a Division deferred from a previous day. On the motion on Deferred Divisions, the Ayes were 318, the Noes 119, so the motion was agreed to.
Question again proposed.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Motions in the name of Mr. Secretary Straw relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if they related to instruments subject to the...
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [31 January],
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [23 January],
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Betts.]
That, at the sitting on Wednesday 7th March, notwithstanding the provisions of the Sessional Order of 7th November 2000 (Deferred Divisions) votes on divisions which have been deferred until half...
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