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Monday, 27 February 2006
The House being met, the Clerk at the Table informed the House of the absence of Mr. Speaker from this week's sittings. Whereupon, Sir Alan Haselhurst, the Chairman of Ways and Means, took the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent progress there has been on the landing ships dock (auxiliary) project; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of Iran's nuclear weapons capability and delivery systems; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the development of the joint combat aircraft.
If he will make a statement on the future of the European Defence Agency.
If he will make a statement on British troop levels in Afghanistan.
What recent discussions he has had with the defence industry on encouraging the take-up of defence-related courses in educational establishments.
What plans he has to replace the British nuclear deterrent.
If he will make a statement on his policy on procurement of royal naval vessels.
What steps his Department is taking to strengthen African peacebuilding capabilities.
What UK armed forces are deployed with UN operations in Africa.
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. On 7 February, the Procedure Committee heard evidence from the Under-Secretary of State for the Cabinet Office in relation to the Legislative and...
I beg to move, That the Order of 9th January 2006 (Government of Wales Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: 1. Paragraphs 6 to 8 shall be omitted. 2. Proceedings on consideration and Third...
As amended in the Committee, considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 4, line 36, leave out subsections (5) and (6) and insert— '(5) The list must not include a person— (a) who is included on any other list...
Amendment proposed: No. 2, in page 7, line 43, leave out subsection (8).—[Mrs. Gillan.] Question put, That the amendment be made:— The House divided: Ayes 204, Noes 289.
Amendments made: No. 32, in page 13, line 40, leave out 'immediately before' and insert 'when'. No. 33, in page 14, line 2, leave out 'immediately before' and insert 'when'.—[Nick Ainger.]
I beg to move amendment No. 20, in page 14, line 15, after 'affirmation)', insert 'or in the form of the Assembly Oath set out in subsection (1A)'.
I beg to move amendment No. 30, in page 17, line 17, at end insert 'not belonging to the same political group.'.
I beg to move amendment No. 17, in page 21, line 40, leave out from 'effect,' to 'to' in line 41 and insert 'save in exceptional cases where it is not reasonably possible to do so'.
Ordered, That Mr. Tim Yeo be discharged from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee and Philip Davies be added—[Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
For many, public transport is not an optional extra but essential. Hon. Members on both sides of the House know how difficult and damaging it is when a bus service is cut, especially for...
There is a new political and public acceptance that road safety for all, particularly older people and children, must come before motorists' convenience, especially around schools and shopping...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Alan Campbell.]
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