House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 28 November 2001

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister

    The Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Speaker's Statement

    3 speeches

    Last week, I undertook to consider Members' concerns about ministerial replies to questions and to make a statement. It would be unwise for me to express a view on the adequacy of a particular...

  • Benefits Uprating

    33 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on the annual uprating of benefits and pensions, on the pension credit, and on new measures to help more people into work. As a result of...

  • Civil Nuclear Liabilities

    28 speeches

    I wish to make a statement about the future management of public sector civil nuclear liabilities. I would also like to inform the House of changes in BNFL's financial position and the outcome of...

  • British Remand Prisoners (Greece)

    2 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 24, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. First, may I thank you for the clarification that you have given the House with regard to the resolution of March 1997. I would very much appreciate your...

  • Bill Presented

    • Tax Credits

      Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer presented a Bill to make provision for tax credits; to amend the law about child benefit and guardian's allowance; and for connected purposes: And the same was...

  • Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions)

    2 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to define the office, role and functions of the Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury; to make arrangements for his appointment; and...

    • Prime Minister (Office, Role and Functions)

      Mr. Graham Allen accordingly presented a Bill to define the office, role and functions of the Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury; to make arrangements for his appointment; and for...

  • Orders of the Day — Civil Defence (Grant) Bill

    66 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read.

  • Civil Defence (Grant) [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...

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Rehabilitation of Offenders

      That the draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 19th November, be approved.—[Angela Smith.] Question...

    • Legal Services Commission

      That the draft Community Legal Service (Cost Protection) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2001, which were laid before this House on 30th October, be approved.—[Angela Smith.] Question agreed...

      Income Tax

      That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Lithuania) Order 2001 be made in the form of the draft laid before this House on...

      Income Tax

      That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) Order 2001 be made in the form of the draft laid...

      Nurses and Midwives

      That the draft Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 15th November, be approved.—[Angela Smith.] The House divided: Ayes 289, Noes 152.

      Health Professions

      That the draft Health Professions Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 15th November, be approved.—[Angela Smith.] The House divided: Ayes 292, Noes 113.

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1)(a) (Consideration of draft deregulation etc. orders),

    • Regulatory Reform

      That the draft Regulatory Reform (Special Occasions Licensing) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 16th November, be approved.—[Angela Smith.] Question agreed to.

  • Foot and Mouth (Tatton)

    58 speeches

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

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