House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 18 December 2001

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport, Local Government and the Regions

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Points of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, of which I have given you notice. I want to clarify a point about this afternoon's debate on the motion on the facilities of the House. Some years ago, I...

  • Bill Presented

    • Justice (Northern Ireland)

      Jim Fitzpatrick presented a Bill to make provision about the judiciary in Northern Ireland and to amend section 6 of the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876; to make provision about the law officers...

  • Elections (Entitlement to Vote At Age 16)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Representation of the People Act 1983 to provide that a person aged 16 years or over is entitled to vote in a parliamentary or...

    • Elections (Entitlement to Vote At Age 16)

      Matthew Green accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Representation of the People Act 1983 to provide that a person aged 16 years or over is entitled to vote in a parliamentary or local...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Taxes

      That the Variation of Stamp Duties Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 3746), dated 27th November 2001, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27th November, be approved.— [Jim...

    • Local Government Finance

      That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No.89) (HC415) on Children's Services (Quality Protects) Special Grants for 2000–01 and 2001–02, which was laid...

  • Speaker's Statement

    1 speech

    Before we come to the main motion, I have a short statement to make about the debate on facilities of the House. A list of amendments that have been selected has been circulated. I propose to...

  • 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 Act: Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act 2001

  • Facilities of the House

    360 speeches

    I beg to move, That, with effect from 8th January 2002, those Members who have chosen not to take their seats and thus do not qualify to participate in the proceedings in Parliament may use the...

  • International Development Bill [Lords]

    Bill, as amended in the Standing Committee, to be considered tomorrow.—[Angela Smith.]

  • Petitions — Rural Petrol Stations

    2 speeches

    I wish to present two petitions. The first is to the House of Commons from the rural residents of the United Kingdom and it declares that rural petrol filling stations provide essential services...

  • Secondary Schools (Kent)

    9 speeches

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

  • Petition — Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead)

    1 speech

    I thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity to present a petition on behalf of some 600 constituents and residents of the Gateshead area who wish to raise fundamental concerns...

  • Adjournment

    Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—[Angela Smith.] Adjourned accordingly at twenty-five minutes to Twelve midnight.

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