Wednesday, 25 April 2001
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on EU aid programmes. 
What outcomes she will aim to achieve from the special General Assembly of the United Nations on HIV/AIDS. 
What recent assessment she has made of the transport infrastructure needs of the island of St. Helena. 
When she will next meet the Development Committee of the European Parliament to discuss the World Bank's business partnership for development. 
If she will make a statement on Government aid to Somalia. 
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 25 April.
Private notice question. Mr. Dalyell.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I want to raise the falsification of a letter that was written by one of the most senior Officers of the House. A member of the public falsified the letter to...
Mr. Nigel Beard, supported by Mr. Adrian Bailey, Liz Blackman, Mrs. Claire Curtis-Thomas, Mr. Howard Flight, Dr. Brian Iddon, Mr. David Kidney, Mr. Giles Radice, Mr. Syd Rapson, Sir Michael...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for the establishment of an Age Equality Commission to advise the Government on discrimination issues in relation to older...
Mr. Lawrie Quinn accordingly presented a Bill to make provision for the establishment of an Age Equality Commission to advise the Government on discrimination issues in relation to older people:...
[8TH ALLOTTED DAY]
We now come to the main business today. The Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.
I now have to announce the result of the Division deferred from a previous day. On the motion on Road Traffic, the Ayes were 176 and the Noes were 282, so the motion was disagreed to. [The...
I should announce that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn—[Mr. Mike Hall.]
That the Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 561), dated 26th February 2001, a copy of which was laid before the House on 28th February, be revoked.
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