House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 4 December 2001

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Aviation Summit

      15 speeches

      If she will make a statement on her aviation summit, held on 3 December.

    • United Kingdom Delegations

      8 speeches

      What the Government policy is on Scottish Executive requests to participate in United Kingdom delegations to the EU and other international forums; and if she will make a statement.

      Barnett Formula

      17 speeches

      What recent discussions she has had with the First Minister about the method of calculating the Barnett formula.

      Commercial Embassies

      8 speeches

      What discussions she has had with the Scottish Executive about opening Scottish commercial embassies to represent and promote Scotland's economic interests abroad.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Advocate-General

    The Advocate-General was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department

    The Parliamentary Secretary was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons

    The President of the Council was asked—

    • Information Technology

      8 speeches

      What proposals he will make to the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons about the future use in Committees and Select Committee proceedings of information technology.

    • Parliamentary Recesses

      7 speeches

      If he will introduce proposals to reform the length and timing of parliamentary recesses.

      Speakers List

      8 speeches

      What proposals he has made to the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons regarding the House of Commons adopting a speakers list similar to that used in the House of Lords.

      Online Consultation

      4 speeches

      Pursuant to his oral answer of 6 November 2001, Official Report, column 108, on online consultation, if he will make a statement on the use made of e-mail responses to consultation on draft...

      Recycling

      6 speeches

      To ask the hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, pursuant to his oral answer of 6 November 2001, Official Report, column 106, on recycling,...

      Legislative Programme

      4 speeches

      If he will bring forward proposals for a continuous programme of Government legislation in a Parliament.

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: European Communities (Finance Act) 2001 Human...

  • Local Government Finance (England) 2002-03

    49 speeches

    With permission—[Interruption.]

  • Points of Order

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that yesterday European Standing Committee B had to abandon its work because of a technicality. Unfortunately, it was considering the European...

  • Health (Patients' Rights)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the National Health Service to provide a patient with treatment in a private hospital or in a hospital outside the United Kingdom...

    • Health (Patients' Rights)

      Mr. Graham Brady accordingly presented a Bill to require the National Health Service to provide a patient with treatment in a private hospital or in a hospital outside the United Kingdom in...

  • Education Bill

    155 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read.

  • Business of the House

    Motion made, and Question put, That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of Mr. Robin Cook relating to Business of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any...

  • Education Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [ 28 June], That the following provisions shall apply to the Education Bill:

    • Standing Committee

      1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

    • Programming of proceedings

      2. All proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further message from the Lords) shall be programmed.

      Proceedings in Standing Committee

      3. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 24th January 2002. 4. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the...

      Consideration and Third Reading

      5. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at Nine o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are commenced, or, if that day is a...

  • Education Bill [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 Bill [Ways and Means]

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52 (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Civil Aviation

      That the draft Carriage by Air Acts (Implementation of the Montreal Convention 1999) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 16th November, be approved.—[Mr. Stringer.] Question...

    • Civil Aviation

      That the draft Carriage by Air Acts (Application of Provisions) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 16th November, be approved.—[Mr. Stringer.] Question agreed to.

  • Business of the House

    167 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It relates to the motion and I have notified your Clerks of it. First, I wonder whether you would be willing to reconsider your decision not to select either of...

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