Thursday, 17 October 2002
Considered; to be read the Third time.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 16 October], That Mr. John Hayes be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Mr. Peter Luff be added to the Committee—[Mr. Woolas.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress she has made with the organic action plan; and if she will make a statement.
What recent assessment she has made of the impact of the sugar regime on (a) UK consumers and (b) developing country exporters.
If she will make a statement on her assessment of the prospects for a sustainable sea fishing industry in the North sea.
If she will make a statement on progress with the mid-term review of the CAP.
If she will make a statement on the auditor's qualifications regarding her Department's accounts.
What guidelines she gives to flood defence schemes in flood plains.
What procedure exists for calling on the use of the armed forces in a future outbreak of foot and mouth disease.
What recent assessments she has made of the effects of the transport of animals on the spread of infection.
What agreement she has reached on water abstraction from the upper reaches of the Hampshire Avon; and if she will make a statement.
Will the Leader of the House please give the business for next week?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the reform of housing benefit. I am today publishing a prospectus, XBuilding Choice and Responsibility: a radical agenda for...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Earlier today, during an exchange on the so-called modernisation proposals, the Leader of the House made a slight error in describing the policy of the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Orders Nos. 114 and 116, That— (1) the proposal for a draft Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, being a...
[Relevant document: The Fifth Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2001–02, HC914, on the Future of NATO.] Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now...
For the convenience of the House, we shall take together the motions relating to delegated legislation.
Ordered, That the Road User Charging (Charges and Penalty Charging) (London) Regulations 2001 (S.I., 2001, No. 2285) be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation. That the Road...
Motion made, That the Order [12th June] relating to the Standing Committee on the Convention be amended, in paragraph (4)(b), by leaving out the words 'or be counted in the quorum'.—[Mr....
Ordered, That at the sitting on Tuesday 22nd October, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to proceedings on Motions in the name of Mr Charles Kennedy as...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heppell.]
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