Thursday, 30 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What action she intends to take in relation to the operations of the animal rendering plant at Nightingale Hall farm, Lancaster.
What steps her Department has taken to encourage corporate environmental reporting; and if she will make a statement.
What steps she plans to take to ensure that safe and effective pig farrowing systems are implemented.
What research she has commissioned into the condition of private sewers.
What assessment she has made of the potential impact of the European water framework directive on UK industry.
If she will make a statement on the rural proofing of legislation.
When she expects to make recommendations about the disposal of radioactive waste.
What arrangements she has made to discuss matters of sustainable development and climate change with the Government of Mozambique.
If she will make a statement on the latest proposals for reform of the common agricultural policy.
Before I call the business questions, I have a statement to make. Hon. Members have raised with me their concerns that the substance of ministerial statements has been reported in the media...
Will the Leader of the House give the business for next week?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the future aircraft carrier programme. The 1998 strategic defence review set out the need to improve the capabilities of our...
I have to inform the House that Mr. Speaker has not selected the amendment in the name of the leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1)(a)(Consideration of draft deregulation orders),
That the draft Regulatory Reform (Credit Unions) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 16th January, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put...
That the draft Regulatory Reform (Assured Periodic Tenancies) (Rent Increases) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 13th January, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Orders Nos. 115 (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (delegated legislation) and 116 (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)),...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 4th February, the Speaker shall put the questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motions in the name of Mr Robin Cook relating to the options...
I wish to present a petition from Robert Wrigley and over 5,000 residents of Sittingbourne in Kent. The petition states: The Coniston Hotel is a valuable and important resource for the residents...
I wish to present a petition on behalf of Anthea West of Norreys Avenue, Wokingham and nearly 5,000 signatories, principally from the Berkshire area, which was collected by Amnesty International...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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