Monday, 17 January 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will issue guidelines to sports governing bodies on the criteria to be used in assessing the fitness of individuals for senior positions.
What account she will take of standards of public decency in programmes screened by the BBC as part of her decision on whether to renew the BBC charter.
What steps she is taking to assist modernisation of national governing bodies of sport.
What progress she has made towards securing a new royal charter for the BBC.
Whether it is her policy to support darts being recognised as a sport.
The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, was asked—
How much money the Electoral Commission is spending on encouraging British citizens who are living abroad and are entitled to vote in general elections to register to vote.
The Chairman of the Public Accounts Commission was asked—
What assessment has been made of the resources available to the National Audit Office to undertake appropriate inquiries into the future procurement of major departmental IT projects.
The hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee, was asked—
Whether the Commission plans to make proposals for further developing the facilities for rolling electoral registration.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. At the risk of irritating you, may I ask whether you have had a request from either the Foreign Office or the Ministry of Defence to make some kind of report to...
Mr. Andrew Dismore, supported by Ms Karen Buck, Mr. Iain Coleman, Mr. Andrew Love, Tony Wright, Sir Sydney Chapman, Linda Perham, John Austin, Mrs. Annette L. Brooke, Keith Vaz and Mr. Stephen...
[Relevant documents: Twenty-third Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2003–04, Scrutiny of Bills: Final Progress Report, HC 1282; First Report from the Constitutional...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A(6) (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Constitutional Reform Bill [Lords]: Committal...
Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in connection with Bills), That, for the purposes of any...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No.12200/04, draft Directive on introducing humane trapping standards for certain animal species; and supports the Government's view that the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Watson.]
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