House of Commons debates

Monday, 5 November 2001

  • Private Business

    • Selection

      Ordered, That Ms Karen Buck be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Joan Ryan be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Keith Hill, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Public Accounts Commission

    The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission was asked—

    • National Audit Office

      4 speeches

      What resources the Commission has made available to the National Audit Office for the audit of spending by the European Commission in the last 12 months.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners

    The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—

    • Ecclesiastical Stipends

      6 speeches

      What the changes in real terms have been in stipends and other salary payments paid to (a) bishops, (b) parish priests and(c) archbishops since 1986.

    • Clergy Poverty

      6 speeches

      What plans the commissioners have for dealing with poverty among the clergy.


      4 speeches

      What steps are being taken to ensure the safety of church records and artefacts in those buildings that are susceptible to flooding.

      Bishops' Work Load

      4 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the progress of the commissioners deliberations on alleviating the work load ofbishops.

  • Railtrack

    34 speeches

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions if he will make a statement on the process of consultation and decision taking that led to Railtrack being put into...

  • Orders of the Day — Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [Lords]

    28 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read.

  • Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [Lords] [Money]

    Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection...

  • Education

    54 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Special Educational Needs Code of Practice, which was laid before this House on 23rd October, be approved. Regulations made under the Education Act 1996, which were...

  • Liaison Committee

    24 speeches

    Before I call the Leader of the House to move the motion on the Liaison Committee, I should announce that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the leader of the Liberal Democrats.

  • Committees

    1 speech

    With permission, I shall put together the remaining motions. Ordered,

    • Administration

      That Julie Morgan be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mr. Iain Luke be added to the Committee.

    • Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

      That Mr. Paul Stinchcombe be discharged from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Paddy Tipping be added to the Committee.

      International Development

      That Mr. Nigel Jones be discharged from the International Development Committee and Mr. Alistair Carmichael be added to the Committee.—[Mr. John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of...

      Public Accounts

      That Mr. Nick Gibb be added to the Committee of Public Accounts.

      Environmental Audit

      That Tim Loughton be discharged from the Environmental Audit Committee and Mr. Gregory Barker be added to the Committee.

      Standards and Privileges

      That Tony Baldry and Mr. David Chidgey be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Privileges and Richard Ottaway and Mr. David Heath be added to the Committee.

      Modernisation of the House of Commons

      That Mrs. Angela Browning be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mr. John Taylor be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Kemp.]

  • Aviation Industry

    20 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kemp.]

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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