Senate Statistical Summary

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No. 1/2007   6 to 8 February

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General

2007 to date

Number of sitting days

3

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 03 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 07 mins
(7 February)

Shortest sitting day

7 hrs 31 mins
(6 February)

Hours of sitting

27 hrs 10 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

4 hrs 52 mins
10 hrs 26 mins
3 hrs 06 mins
2 hrs 22 mins
3 hrs 18 mins
1 hr 13 mins
1 hr 53 mins

Questions placed on notice

57*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

58

3 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

19.3

Petitions presented

11

Signatories to petitions

3 551

Divisions

20

* Questions placed on notice from 8 December 2006 to 8 February 2007 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
1

Received from the House of Representatives

9

Passed in the Senate

6

Bills negatived

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

Bills referred to committees

4

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2007, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2006

Note: These figures do not include time spent on adjournment debates


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