Tuesday, 6 November 2001
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on proposed changes to the Scotland Act 1998 to alter the number of Members of the Scottish Parliament.
If she will make a statement on the impact on the civil aviation industry in Scotland of the terrorist attacks in the United States.
If she will make a statement on the joint work of the Government and the Scottish Executive to combat poverty.
What steps she is taking to encourage people in Scotland to register to vote.
The Advocate-General was asked—
What recent advice she has given on the application of the Human Rights Act 1998 to asylum cases.
The Parliamentary Secretary was asked—
What action he is taking in response to the High Court decision relating to self–employed guardians ad litem and the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.
What steps he proposes to take to obtain equal representation of all areas in Leeds following the merger of the existing petty sessional areas into one area.
What plans she has to introduce third party orders for cases of domestic violence.
The President of the Council was asked—
If he will bring forward proposals to the Select Committee on the Modernisation of the House of Commons for reform of the process for tabling parliamentary questions.
What plans he has to allow online consultation on draft Bills.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday, in response to my private notice question about Railtrack, the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions said—speaking...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to limit journey times in respect of the transport of animals to slaughter; to promote the establishment of a network of local...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
With permission, I shall put together motions Nos. 3 to 7, relating to international immunities and privileges. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)...
That the draft European Communities (Privileges of the European School) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 15th October, be approved. That the draft European Communities (Definition...
That the draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Amendment of Enactment) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 16th October, be approved.
That the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (Specified Organizations) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3411), dated 12th October 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 17th October, be...
That the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Suspension of Devolved Government) Order 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2884), dated 10th August 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 13th August, be...
That the Fishing Vessels (Decommissioning) Scheme 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3390) dated 10th October 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 12th October, be approved.— [Mr....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sutcliffe.]
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