Tuesday, 23 October 2001
The Secretary of State was asked—
What representations he has received from councillors concerning housebuilding targets for Hertfordshire.
If he will exercise his veto over the introduction of the congestion tax in London.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the maintenance of local roads.
What proposals he has to test public opinion for elected regional assemblies in England.
What plans he has to restrict the granting of planning permission for mobile phone masts close to schools.
What the annual running cost is of the south-east regional chamber.
What plans he has to increase the public accountability of Railtrack.
If he will make a statement on the provision of homes for key workers.
What measures he is taking to improve local transport services in deprived areas.
I have a statement to make to the House. I have to inform the House that, as required by section 144 of the Representation of the People Act 1983, I have received the certificate and report of...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As you are the protector of the interests of Back-Bench Members against the abuses of the Executive, may I ask whether your office would be prepared to help Back...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision enabling a court to require the dissolution of a religious marriage before granting a civil divorce. This Bill is not a new...
I must inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Drug Abstinence Order (Responsible Officer) (No.2) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 17th July, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.
I wish to present the petition of Joan Martin and 3,500 of the citizens of Beaconsfield and elsewhere. The petition states: In 1975 the British people, in a referendum, agreed to continue in a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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