Thursday, 18 July 2002
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Governor of the Bank of England regarding trends in levels of business activity in the United Kingdom.
If he will make a statement on the progress of public service agreement targets for the Department of Health.
What further incentives the Treasury will provide to encourage inward investment into the United Kingdom.
If he will make a statement on the impact of recent exchange rate fluctuations on British business.
What plans he has to meet his G8 and EU counterparts to discuss further practical steps on tackling global poverty.
What assessment he has made of the effect of his policies on public sector pension provision.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry regarding manufacturing industry competitiveness.
If he will make a statement on the growth of the credit union movement in the United Kingdom.
Will the Leader of the House please give the business for next week?
Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the Government's plans for a step change in our policies for building successful, thriving communities. The Chancellor has been generous. He has given a...
Following the appalling events in New York and Washington on 11 September last year, I launched work on a new chapter to the 1998 strategic defence review, designed to ensure that our defence...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I rarely raise points of order, but I must seek your guidance. Several issues were covered in this afternoon's statement by my right hon. Friend the...
Queen's recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [ 28 June 2001], That the following provisions shall apply to the Proceeds of Crime Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of...
1. Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at Seven o'clock on the day on which those proceedings are...
2. The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.—[Mr. Heppell.]...
[Relevant documents: Second Report from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, Session 2001–02, on the financing of terrorism in Northern Ireland: interim report on the Proceeds of Crime...
Lords amendment: No. 5.
Lords amendment: No. 6.
Lords amendment: No. 9, after clause 10, to insert the following new clause—Compensation of creditors
Lords amendment: No. 18.
Lords amendment: No. 38.
Lords amendment: No. 110. Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with the Lords in the said amendment.— [Mrs. McGuire.] The House divided: Ayes 242, Noes 133.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business) and Order [ 20 November 2000], That, at this day's sitting, the Business of the House Motion in the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 9923/01, amended draft Directive on waste from electrical and electronic equipment, the unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum from the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2002, which were laid before this House on 26th June, be approved.—[Mr. Caplin.] Question agreed to.
I beg to move, That, at the sitting on Monday 22nd July, the Motion for the adjournment of the House in the name of the Prime Minister relating to matters to be considered before the forthcoming...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Joan Ryan.]
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