Monday, 27 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the progress of weapons inspections in Iraq.
What assessment he has made of the impact of wind farms on military radar; and if he will make a statement.
What the budget and planned delivery dates are for the defence information infrastructure.
What assessment he has made of the military effects of bombing Baghdad.
How many new recruits have joined the armed services in each of the past two years, having completed all training courses.
If he will make a statement on the size of United Kingdom armed forces on duty in the Gulf.
What progress his Department has made in its contingency arrangements for military action against Iraq; and if he will make a statement.
What assistance his Department is giving to conflict prevention in Africa.
With permission Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the implementation of the child support reforms. As the House knows, the Government are reforming the child support system to...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I am sure that you and many hon. Members will have seen in the weekend press extensive coverage on the Government's imminent announcement about the...
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That at this day's sitting the Motion relating to Select Committees in the name of Mr Robin Cook...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 29 October 2002], That the following provisions shall apply to the Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill:...
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...
I beg to move, That— (1) Standing Order No. 152 (Select Committees related to Government departments) be amended as follows: In the Table Item 7, column 2, leave out from 'Office;' to 'and...
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. 8395/02, draft Council Regulation concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and in...
I propose to put together the Questions on the two motions. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 12th December, be approved.
That the draft Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 18th December, be approved.—[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to.
With permission, I shall put together motions 8 and 9. Ordered,
That Mr Mark Hoban be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee and Mr Robert Key be added to the Committee.
That Kali Mountford be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Angela Eagle be added to the Committee.— [Mr. John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
I have the great pleasure of presenting what I believe to the first petition from Northern Ireland on herbal medicines. The 136 signatures have been collected in my constituency by Mr. James...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Charlotte Atkins.]
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