Wednesday, 11 June 2003
Order for Second Reading read. To be read a Second time on Wednesday 18 June.
The Minister of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on the efforts being made in co-operation with the international community to increase the availability of clean water in the developing world.
If he will make a statement on aid to Cuba.
If he will make a statement on humanitarian needs in the west bank and Gaza.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 11 June.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You are the custodian of the rights of the Opposition parties as well as those of Back Benchers, and you will be aware that, on page 271, Erskine May says:...
Mr. Paul Burstow presented a Bill to establish a Children's Commissioner for England; to make provision for the Commissioner's duties including monitoring complaints procedures for children,...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision in relation to grants from the Community Fund for village halls. England's 8,900 village halls play a vital role in...
I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
We now come to the debate on Post Office card accounts. Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
With the leave of the House, I shall put together the Questions on the motions relating to delegated legislation. Ordered,
That the Food Supplements (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1387), be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.
That the Immigration and Asylum Appeals (Fast Track Procedure) Rules 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 801), be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.—[Dan Norris.]
Motion made, That the Order [12th June 2002] relating to the Standing Committee on the Convention be amended in paragraph (4)(b), by leaving out the words 'or be counted in the...
I have great pleasure in presenting a petition signed by 268 residents of Stevenage. The petition states: The Petition of Residents of the Martins Wood Ward of the town of Stevenage Declares that...
I present a petition signed by 4,000 of my Pudsey constituents and others concerning their wish for tighter legislation governing the sale, use and noise of fireworks. Its timing is particularly...
It is an honour and privilege to present a petition on behalf of residents of Reading and Woodley, particularly the customers of Peskett pharmacy in Christchurch road, Reading and residents in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Dan Norris.]
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