Wednesday, 15 November 2000
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, at the forthcoming Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, they will put forward proposals to increase the funding and effectiveness of the...
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the programme of track replacement, to bring some 2,000 miles of railway track up to satisfactory standards, can be completed quickly and efficiently.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made towards the establishment of a universal bank.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the impact of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Pre-Budget Report on the United Kingdom tax burden.
3 5 p.m. Read a third time. Clause 12 [Accounts and audit]:
Returned from the Commons with certain amendments disagreed to with reasons; with certain amendments disagreed to but with amendments proposed in lieu thereof and with amendments to the words so...
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And sometimes to shout at each other.