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Wednesday, 13 May 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his latest assessment is of the humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister was asked—
(Clauses 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 20 and 92) Further considered in Committee (Progress reported, 12 May)
On a point of order, Sir Alan. I seek your guidance. Yesterday in Committee, it appeared to more than one Member, including me, that a Member was simply reading from a handheld device, such as a...
I beg to move amendment 4, page 45, line 18, after 'after', insert 'the first anniversary of'. The amendment refers to clause 92, which imposes additional duties on senior accounting officers of...
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment 13, page 10, line 24, at end insert— '(2A) In section 6 (excise duty on hydrocarbon oil) after subsection (1A) (as amended by subsection (2) above), insert—...
I beg to move amendment 14, page 12, line 15, leave out subsection (2).
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 5892/09 and Addenda 1 to 3, Commission Communication on Towards a comprehensive climate change agreement in Copenhagen; and believes that...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Ian Lucas.)
That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Equality Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session. The House divided: Ayes 331, Noes 136.
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