Wednesday, 5 February 2003
Order for Second Reading read. To be read a Second time on Wednesday 12 February.
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on the recent discussions he has held with Northern Ireland political parties on re-establishing the Northern Ireland Assembly.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the establishment of funding for Irish language broadcasting.
What plans he has for a new national stadium in Northern Ireland.
What plans he has to devolve policing and justice powers to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
If he will make a statement on decommissioning of terrorist weapons.
What evidence he has collated on the effectiveness of secondary schools in the Province.
If he will make a statement on recent developments under the Good Friday agreement.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 5 February.
We now come to the statement from the Deputy Prime Minister. [Interruption.] Order. Will those hon. Members leaving the Chamber please do so quietly; there is a statement to be delivered.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I realise that you are enjoined to confine statements to one hour, and that you ran the statement that has just ended for an hour and 10 minutes. However, my...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the labelling of food colourings and additives which could have an adverse effect on the behaviour of some children and young...
I remind the House that there is a 10-minute limit on Back-Bench speeches in this debate and in the one following it.
[Relevant document: The First Report from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee, HC 164—1, on Local Government Finance:...
Resolved, That the Local Government Finance (England) Grant Report 2001–02: Amending Report 2003, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3rd February, be approved.—[Mr. Caplin.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 13th February, do adjourn till Monday 24th February...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003, which were laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.—[Mr. Caplin.] Question agreed to.
That the draft Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: Code of Practice) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 16th January, be approved. That...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Caplin.]
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