Appendix 20

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Appendix 20 Statistics on selected House proceedings


Year
Matters of public importance Adjournment debates Number of petitions Number of divisions Closures of question agreed to Closures of Member agreed to

1901*
5 56 224 113
1902
11 59 96 257
1903*
4 40 178 50
1904
10 48 17 57
1905
5 42 152 88
1906*
1 38 5 85
1907
7 53 88 243
1908
3 38 18 119
1909
8 56 7 131 18 1
1910*
1 44 33 72
1911
29 7 52
1912
5 41 7 56
1913*
3 47 93 33
1914*
8 35 6 48 5
1915
14 37 5 51 6
1916
4 18 9 11
1917*
9 38 3 54 5
1918
13 53 9 100 6
1919*
8 31 2 76 1
1920
25 56 1 227 18 1
1921
14 48 2 146 3 1
1922*
5 26 1 102 10
1923
8 31 169 36
1924
17 48 4 144 18
1925*
4 20 3 58 5
1926
3 36 2 52 2
1927
6 25 1 48 3
1928*
6 30 3 59 4
1929*
4 26 46 6 1
1930
10 53 3 84 19
1931*
15 67 1 216 35
1932
13 44 3 205 25 1
1933
21 41 16 157 15
1934*
9 21 78 12 1
1935
11 32 311 101 1
1936
10 40 1 78 12
1937*
2 22 32 1
1938
10 40 2 99 6
1939
7 34 85 5
1940*
5 30 3 33 1
1941
4 39 3 16
1942
9 35 2 25 1
1943*
7 30 1 22
1944
14 31 40 5
1945
7 58 101 10
1946*
9 37 2 75 12
1947
21 37 93 135 24 1
1948
14 26 3 113 22
1949*
13 29 3 96 22
1950
9 62 2 123 36 2
1951*
11 41 9 178 85
1952
12 45 9 153 54
1953
4 38 21 125 69 1
1954*
3 22 14 89 45
1955*
29 25 8 133 49
1956
7 35 7 243 86 4
1957
17 39 50 163 61
1958*
8 25 37 65 24
1959
8 39 43 132 45
1960
10 41 29 151 68 1
1961*
5 30 30 125 51
1962
13 37 22 128 68
1963*
8 22 140 82 38 2
1964
11 34 58 91 41
1965
6 31 41 124 39
1966*
5 30 104 65 26
1967
12 28 70 78 23
1968
10 32 139 106 48
1969*
28 29 90 83 26 1
1970
22 34 494 161 56
1971
23 41 723 216 92
1972*
21 36 1130 142 66 3
1973
18 75 1677 264 103
1974*
32 52 883 184 113 1
1975*
26 51 2043 359 158 29
1976
47 68 1987 124 53 21
1977*
48 50 1420 174 100 23
1978
56 55 1340 188 67 32
1979
52 49 2366 207 67 24
1980*
33 39 1923 150 52 19
1981
51 46 2900 165 59 32
1982
46 44 2094 119 41 23
1983*
42 38 1885 93 29 1
1984*
41 27 2315 142 44 14
1985
57 43 2955 128 34
1986
71 60 5528 143 37 4
1987*
65 61 3622 110 38 2
1988
47 44 1289 154 31 14
1989
44 38 1690 152 31 26
1990*
31 28 564 61 8 6
1991
46 49 824 165 33 28
1992
45 42 843 118 31 19
1993*
17 37 547 105 28
1994
47 57 540 86 13 6
1995
40 62 431 110 27 16
1996*
37 48 430 221 31 35
1997
52 70 633 183 11 40
1998*
30 47 336 157 27 15
1999
45 68 232 164 34 31
2000
50 67 289 141 33 28
2001*
35 50 248 110 16 33
2002
43 60 319 160 22 26
2003
45 65 371 176 12 39
2004*
46 54 472 81 5 10
2005
51 62 235 209 18 59
2006
50 65 276 165 17 36
2007*
39 48 250 75 5 12
2008
44
57
109
153
18
23
2009
45 53 150 129 10 20
2010*
40 48 134 101 4 14

Excludes Main Committee proceedings.
* Years in which elections for the House of Representatives were held.
Updates in red

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