House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Hunting with Dogs

    55 speeches

    It is an honour and a privilege to outline to the House my proposals for legislation to enable Parliament to reach a conclusion on the issue of hunting with dogs. Few people would regard that as...

  • Tomlinson Inquiry

    24 speeches

    With permission, I would like to make a statement on the inquiry into A-level standards. My predecessor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Yardley (Estelle Morris), invited Mike...

  • Bill Presented

    • Hunting

      Secretary Margaret Beckett, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Mr. Secretary Hain and Mr. Alun Michael, presented a...

    • Orders of the Day

  • Communications Bill

    189 speeches

    [Relevant documents: The Report from the Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Bill, Session 2001–02, HL 169-I and HC 876-I, and the Government Response thereto, Cm 5646.] Order for...

  • Business of the House

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), XThat, at this day's sitting, the motion relating to Estimates, 2001–02 in the name of Ruth...

  • Communications Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 29 October 2002], That the following provisions shall apply to the Communications Bill: Committal (1) The Bill...

  • Communications Bill [Money]

    Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...

  • Communications Bill [Ways and Means]

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act...

  • Estimates, 2001–02

    56 speeches

    I beg to move, That the limits on non-operating appropriations in aid set for the purposes of section 2 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 for the year that ended on 31st March...

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I shall put motions 7 and 8 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)(Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Local Government Finance

      That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 107) (HC60) on Special Grant for Activities Undertaken by Beacon Councils, which was laid before this House on 14th November,...

    • Northern Ireland

      That the draft Fur Farming (Prohibition) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 21st November, be approved.—[Derek Twigg.] Question agreed to.

  • Petitions — Sutton Coldfield Courthouse

    1 speech

    I have the honour of laying a petition before the House signed by more than 5,500 people from Sutton Coldfield and the surrounding area, who express a virtually unanimous, united and clear-cut...

  • Natural Health Products

    1 speech

    I have the pleasure to present a petition on behalf of 252 constituents in and around Harrogate and Knaresborough. The petition states: The petition of Consumers for Health Choice and it...

  • West Freugh Airfield

    1 speech

    With permission, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I should like to present to the House a petition signed by almost 1,000 of my constituents, who expressed concern about the proposal to close West Freugh...

  • Ethiopia

    4 speeches

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

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