Monday, 16 July 2001
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will amend any sections of the Data Protection Act 1998 which restrict or inhibit medical research likely to save lives.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they expect to announce the outcome of the review of the asylum seekers voucher scheme before the Summer Recess.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they support full membership of NATO for some or all of the nine current applicant states within the next three to four years.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the policy of the police of not charging users of cannabis in parts of London has their full support.
My Lords, I beg to move that the House do now resolve itself into Committee on this Bill. Moved, That the House do now resolve itself into Committee.--(Baroness Amos.)
Brought from the Commons, endorsed with the certificate of the Speaker that the Bill is a Money Bill, and read a first time.
My Lords, as consideration in Committee of the International Development Bill is now complete, this evening's Unstarred Question on the social and political situation in Pakistan is no longer...
rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the social and political situation in Pakistan. My Lords, this is an opportune time for my Question to be put before the House. We have just completed...
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