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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 30 April 2002

  • [Mr. Speaker in the Chair]

    1 speech

    The House will now suspend in order to enable hon. Members to attend Her Majesty to present a Loyal Address on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of her Accession to the Throne. Mr. Speaker and...

  • Address to Her Majesty (Golden Jubilee)

    1 speech

    I must report that the House this day attended Her Majesty in Westminster Hall, with an Address on the occasion of Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee; in reply to which Her Majesty was pleased to make...

  • Her Majesty's Reply

    Her Majesty's Most Gracious reply was as follows: My Lords and Members of the House of Commons You do Prince Philip and me a great honour in inviting us here today. I am most grateful to have...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Transport

      12 speeches

      When she last met the Strategic Railway Authority to discuss transport in Scotland; and if she will make a statement.

    • Manufacturing

      16 speeches

      If she will make a statement on trends in manufacturing employment in Scotland over the last 12 months.


      11 speeches

      What discussions she has had with the Strategic Rail Authority regarding the provision of direct Eurostar rail services between Scotland and continental Europe.


      8 speeches

      What steps she is taking to promote tourism in central Scotland.

  • 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 — Privy Council

    The President of the Council was asked—

  • Points of Order

    11 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Last Thursday, my hon. Friend the Member for Brecon and Radnorshire (Mr. Williams), the hon. Member for Leominster (Mr. Wiggin) and I met health service...

  • Waste

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to grant additional powers to local authorities in England and Wales for the enforcement of controls and for the prosecution of offences...

    • Waste

      Joan Ruddock accordingly presented a Bill to grant additional powers to local authorities in England and Wales for the enforcement of controls and for the prosecution of offences relating to the...

  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill

    261 speeches

    [Relevant document: The Second Report from the Treasury Committee, Session 2001–02, on Budget 2002, HC 780.] Order for Second Reading read.

  • Finance Bill

    4 speeches

    Ordered, That, during the proceedings on the Finance Bill, the Standing Committee on the Bill shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.—[Mr. Sutcliffe.]

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Police.

      That the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Visual Recording of Interviews) Order 2002, dated 11th April 2002, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15th April...

  • Adjournment

    Motion made and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Friday 24th May, do adjourn till Monday 10th June.—[Mr....

  • Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee)

    1 speech

    Motion made, That the Lords Message of 29th April relating to a Joint Committee of both Houses to consider and report on any draft Communications Bill presented to both Houses by a Minister of...

  • Petition — Occupied Territories

    1 speech

    I would like to present a petition on behalf of 1,900 of my constituents who condemn the illegal occupation of the west bank and the Gaza strip by the Israeli defence force. The petitioners...

  • Recycling

    6 speeches

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

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