House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 6 May 2003

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Ukraine

      8 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the effect of EU tariffs on Ukraine.

    • Iraq

      12 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the role of Iraqi opposition leaders in the Iraq crisis.

      Middle East

      26 speeches

      If he will make a statement on progress with the road map for peace between Israel and Palestine.

      Hong Kong

      6 speeches

      What representations he has made to the Hong Kong Government about article 23 of the Basic Law.


      18 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the implications for security in Africa of UK policy towards the regime in Zimbabwe.


      8 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the coalition's plans for elections in Iraq.

      South Africa

      10 speeches

      If he will make a statement concerning the United Kingdom's bilateral relations with South Africa.


      3 speeches

      9. John Robertson (Glasgow, Anniesland): If he will make a statement on the political situation in Rwanda.

      Middle East

      8 speeches

      What plans he has to meet the new Palestinian Prime Minister to discuss the middle east peace process; and if he will make a statement.


      6 speeches

      What steps the Government are taking to press the Nigerian Government to prevent the stoning to death of Amina Lawal for adultery.

  • North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust

    2 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 24, to debate an important matter that requires specific and urgent consideration, namely, the financial...

  • Children's Television (Advertising)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prevent food and drink advertising during pre-school children's television programmes and related scheduling. Our children increasingly...

  • Finance Bill

    253 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read. [Relevant Document: Minutes of Evidence from the Treasury Committee, Session 2002–03, on the 2003 Budget, HC 652-i to –iii.]

  • Finance 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 Finance Bill: Committal 1.—(1) Clauses 1,...

  • Work and Pensions

    Ordered, That Mr. Andrew Mitchell be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Mr. Nigel Waterson be added to the Committee.—[Mr. McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Northern Ireland

    67 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker—

  • Asthma

    4 speeches

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

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