§ Sir Peter Emery
To ask the Lord President of the Council if he will list for the first 100 sitting days of sessions (1) 1990–91, (2) 1992–93 and (3) 1993–94, (i) the average hour of rising of the House, (ii) the number of divisions, (iii) the number of Public Bills(a) passed and (b) reported from Standing Committee, (iv) the number of affirmative statutory instruments (a) debated in Standing Committee and (b) debated on the Floor of the House, (v) the number of prayers against statutory instruments (a) debated in Standing Committee and (b) debated on the Floor of the House, (vi) the number of Opposition days and (vii) the number of Bills guillotined.
§ Mr. Newton
The information sought is contained in the following table.
1990–91 1992–93 1993–94 Average hour or rising of the House 11.58pm 11.27pm 11.43pm Number of divisions 134 118 236 Public Bills passed 32 23 21
1990–91 1992–93 1993–94 Bills reported from Standing Committee 37 11 17 Affirmative Statutory Instrument debated in Standing Committee 58 67 14 Prayers against Statutory Instruments debated in Standing Committee 10 6 1 Affirmative Statutory Instruments debated on floor of House 38 28 66 Prayers against Statutory Instruments debated on floor of House 12 0 1 Number of Opposition Days 9½ 7½ 11 Number of Bills guillotined 1 2 4