Monday, 5 November 2001
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.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What criteria she intends to apply when considering renewal of the BBCcharter.
If she will make a statement on the effects of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington on the promotion of tourism to the UK.
What proposals she has to encourage the use of the Millennium stadium for major UK events.
What plans she has to ensure equality of access to digital television.
What discussions she has held on arrangements for the security of the Commonwealth games in Manchester.
What her response is to the findings of the regional museums and galleries taskforce.
What assessment the Government have made of recommendation 70 of the report of the gambling review body on not-for-profit clubs.
The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission was asked—
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.
The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—
What steps are being taken to ensure the safety of church records and artefacts in those buildings that are susceptible to flooding.
If he will make a statement on the progress of the commissioners deliberations on alleviating the work load ofbishops.
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...
Order for Second Reading read.
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...
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...
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.
With permission, I shall put together the remaining motions. Ordered,
That Julie Morgan be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mr. Iain Luke be added to the Committee.
That Mr. Paul Stinchcombe be discharged from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Paddy Tipping be added to the Committee.
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...
That Mr. Nick Gibb be added to the Committee of Public Accounts.
That Tim Loughton be discharged from the Environmental Audit Committee and Mr. Gregory Barker be added to the Committee.
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.
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.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kemp.]
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