Thursday, 22 April 2004
Lords Reason for disagreeing to one of the Commons amendments, considered Resolved, That the Commons do not insist on their Amendment to which the Lords have disagreed.—[Siobhain McDonagh.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What representations she has received on horse passports.
What representations she has received on the exclusion of cider orchards from the proposed area payments under the mid-term review of the common agricultural policy.
What discussions she has had on her proposals for single farm payments in respect of farmers in severely disadvantaged areas.
When she proposes to issue guidance on the environmental standards required of water companies in respect of odour pollution from sewage tanks.
If she will make a statement on the recently released figures on carbon dioxide emissions.
What recent progress has been made in relation to a ban on hunting with dogs.
How many registered fishing licences have been revoked since 2001; and if she will make a statement.
If she will support a European marketing consent for sweetcorn from genetically modified maize line Bt 11.
When he last met farmers' representatives to discuss the problem of tuberculosis in cattle.
If she will make a statement on her policy on assigning legal liability relating to the planting of genetically modified crops.
If she will make a statement on responsibility for the US ghost ships in the UK.
What guidance she gives to local authorities on the transport of waste to incinerators.
What proportion of the increase in carbon dioxide emissions in 2003 was due to (a) an increase in energy consumption and (b) an increase in aviation fuel consumption.
What recent discussions she has had with Scottish fishermen's organisations regarding the effect on the Scottish fishing industry of the European fishing agreement.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
Mr. Secretary Smith, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Mr. Secretary Darling, Mr. Secretary Murphy, Mr. Peter Hain...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am grateful to you for allowing me to raise a point of order in advance of the debate. The debate that we are about to commence is on an extremely serious...
I beg to move, That this House approves the installation of a permanent security screen between the Chamber and the Strangers' Gallery.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your guidance. You will be aware that the motion on visitor facilities is important because it affects the security of the House and involves large...
I have a petition from Colin Fairrie and others in my constituency about private empty houses that have been allowed to fall into disrepair because there has been no investment. It is having a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Margaret Moran.]
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