House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 December 2001

  • Interim Report on the English National Stadium

    That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Interim Report made by Mr. Patrick...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Pre-Budget Statement

      10 speeches

      If she will make a statement on the implications for her Department's spending plans of the pre-Budget statement.

    • Zimbabwe

      15 speeches

      If she will make a statement on the measures taken by her Department to encourage free and fair elections in Zimbabwe.


      12 speeches

      If she will make a statement on her Department's work furthering the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan relating to schools and hospitals.


      7 speeches

      What plans her Department has for supporting the development of civil society and activities in the voluntary sector in Romania.

      Democratic Republic of Congo

      4 speeches

      If she will make a statement on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and what steps her Department is taking to reduce conflict there.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • National Stadium

    58 speeches

    (by private notice): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on the siting, purpose and funding of a national stadium.

  • International Force (Kabul)

    47 speeches

    The recent Bonn agreement on the future governance of Afghanistan called for the deployment of an international force to Afghanistan to assist the new Afghan Interim Authority, which formally...

  • Treason Felony, Act of Settlement and Parliamentary Oath

    3 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend section 3 of the Treason Felony Act 1848 in order to establish that it is no longer an offence to express an opinion in favour of...

  • Deregulation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(1)(a) (Consideration of draft deregulation orders),

    • Dwelling-houses

      4 speeches

      That the draft Deregulation (Disposals of Dwelling-houses by Local Authorities) Order 2001, which was laid before this House on 28th November, be approved.—[Mr. McNulty.] Question agreed to.

  • Extradition

    38 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft European Union Extradition Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 17th December, be approved. In moving the 2001 regulations, I shall start by...

  • Adjournment (Christmas)

    43 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House, at its rising on Wednesday 19th December, do adjourn until Tuesday 8th January.—[Mrs. McGuire.]

  • Petition — Young Drivers

    1 speech

    In the early hours of the morning of 26 August this year, a fatal car accident happened on the A127 just outside Southend in which three young boys were killed. Mark Baker, aged 18, Glen Dineen,...

  • Spina Bifida

    2 speeches

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

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