Thursday, 15 November 2001
The Secretary of State was asked—
What representations she has received from Professor Alan Ebringer of King's college London on BSE and related issues.
What role her Department played in the international round of climate change negotiations in Marrakech (COP7); and when she expects the UK Government to ratify the Kyoto protocol.
If she will meet the chairman of the Environment Agency to discuss recent flooding in Cambridgeshire; and if she will make a statement.
If she will make a statement about measures to prevent the spread of bee diseases.
When she next plans to meet representatives of the National Farmers Union to discuss the foot and mouth outbreak; and if she will make a statement.
What her policy is on the siting of landfill sites.
If she will make a statement on the regulatory framework for prescribing veterinary medicines.
If she will make a statement on steps taken to co-ordinate flood prevention.
What assessment she has made of the profitability of the pig sector.
If she will make a statement on the Government's waste management strategy.
What steps the Government are taking to encourage a reduction in the use of energy.
May I ask the Leader of the House for the business for next week, please?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the fourth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation in Doha, which concluded yesterday. I was joined in the...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker, of which I have given Mr. Speaker and the relevant Minister prior notice. I wish to address the manner in which the Government have announced a...
Queen's recommendation having been signified—
I beg to move, That the Resolutions of 23rd July 1963 and 28th June 1972 be rescinded and the following Resolution be made: That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, and to the right of the...
I beg to move, That Standing Order No.152B (Human Rights (Joint Committee)) be amended, as follows: Line 40, at end insert the words ", except that for the purposes of taking evidence, the...
On resuming— Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 7 November], That the promoters of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill which originated in this House in the last...
Ordered, That Mr. Richard Shepherd be added to the Select Committee appointed to join with a Committee of the Lords as the Joint Committee on Human Rights.—[Mr. Pearson.]
Ordered, That, during proceedings on the Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Bill [Lords], the Standing Committee on the Bill shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall...
Ordered, That Baron MacGregor of Pulham Market, Mrs. Sylvia Heal and Mr. A. J. Beith be discharged as Managing Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund and Mr. Peter Lilley, Ms...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pearson.]
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