Wednesday, 21 April 2004
The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—
What proposals he has to change the rules relating to planning gain.
What discussions he has had with the Scottish Executive on green belt policy.
What assessment he has made of the state of readiness of the fire service and other emergency services to deal with catastrophic events in London.
How many public planning inquiries he has ordered in the last 12 months.
What progress there has been on the New Deal for Communities programme; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 21 April.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Fireworks Act 2003. Last autumn, problems were caused on Merseyside and elsewhere, including in my constituency, by a large...
We now come to the first debate on the Opposition motions. I inform hon. Members that there is a 12-minute limit on Back-Bench Members' speeches and that I have selected the amendment in the name...
We now come to the second debate on the Opposition motions. Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That at this day's sitting, the Orders of the House of 28th June 2001 and 6th November 2003...
Motion made and Question put forthwith. pursuant to Standing Order No. 119 (European Standing Committees), That this House takes note of European Documents No. 7969/01 and ADD1, Report from the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]
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