Wednesday, 22 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Palestine.
If she will make a statement on the situation in Malawi.
What assessment she has made of assistance required by refugees returning to Afghanistan from Pakistan and Iran.
What recent discussions she has held with representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka on assistance to repair the infrastructure of the country; and if she will make a statement.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 22 January.
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to present to the House this afternoon the Government's proposals for the future of higher education in England. I want to begin by thanking my colleague...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. This is the second time when a debate that Ministers have urged Back-Bench Members to utilise to raise their constituents' concerns about a possible war in Iraq...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision relating to the definition of household overcrowding standards and the housing needs of those living in overcrowded...
Mr. Andrew Love accordingly presented a Bill to make provision relating to the definition of household overcrowding standards and the housing needs of those living in overcrowded accommodation:...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Dan Norris.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heppell.]
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