Wednesday, 9 January 2002
asked Her Majesty's Government: How they propose to fund the new vocational GCSE courses for 14 to 16 year-olds in maintained secondary schools.
asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the state of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, following the Marrakech Conference in November.
asked Her Majesty's Government: How many British servicemen and women have currently been allocated to serve with the European Rapid Reaction Force.
asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have been given any reasons by Elizabeth France for her decision not to reapply for appointment as the Information Commissioner.
My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for civil partnerships and with respect to the rights and obligations of civil partners; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this...
rose to move, That this House takes note of the White Paper The House of Lords: Completing the Reform (Cm 5291).
Brought from the Commons; read a first time, and to be printed. House adjourned at nine minutes past eleven o'clock.
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