Thursday, 5 April 2001
The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Minister was asked—
When he forecasts that the incidence of foot and mouth outbreaks will start to decline. 
If he will make a statement on agricultural imports from other EU countries. 
What representations he has received on the process for awarding livestock movement licences. 
If he will review his policy on vaccinations of livestock against foot and mouth disease. 
The Solicitor-General was asked—
What impact the Narey reforms have had on the speeding up of the outcome of serious cases before the Crown court. 
What recent representations he has received on the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on the Crown Prosecution Service. 
If he will make a statement on his plans to equip the Crown Prosecution Service with new computer systems. 
How many prosecutions against Metropolitan police officers have been abandoned in the past four years (a) prior to opening in court and (b) during court proceedings; and how many prospective...
Will the Leader of the House please give the business for the coming week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wonder whether your calling the hon. Member for Buckingham (Mr. Bercow) last in business questions reflects your decision to adopt the principle applied by the...
I beg to move, That— (1) at the sitting on Monday 9th April, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any messages from the Lords shall have been received;(2) at the sitting on Tuesday...
As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 3, in page 3, line 9, leave out "(a)".
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pope.]
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