General statistics 2000

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Autumn

Winter/Budget

 Spring

 Summer

 Total

Number of sitting days More info

19

15

12

25

71

Hours of sitting More info

159 hrs 03 mins

133 hrs 23 mins

103 hrs 15 mins

236 hrs 09 mins

631 hrs 50 mins

Average length of a sitting day More info

8 hrs 22 mins

8 hrs 53 mins

8 hrs 36 mins

9 hrs 26 mins

8 hrs 53 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 20 mins
(6 March 2000)

15 hrs 18 mins
(29 June 2000)

10 hrs 21 mins
(30 August 2000)

19 hrs 45 mins
(7 December 2000)

 

Shortest sitting day

4 hrs 41 mins
(7 March 2000)

4 hrs 36 mins
(9 May 2000)

5 hrs 25 mins
(15 August 2000)

4 hrs 00 mins
( 10 October 2000)

 

Questions placed on notice

314
(1/1 - 13/4)

386
(14/4 - 30/6)

351
(1/7 - 7/9)

341
(8/9 - 31/12)

1 392

Questions without notice*More info

430

336

287

520

1573

Question time
held on:

19 sitting days

15 sitting days

12 sitting days

23 sitting days

69 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

22.6

22.3

24

22.6

22.8

Petitions presented More info

57

45

22

26

150

Signatories to petitions

42 371

194 069

162 306

40 262

439 008

Delegated legislation Notices of motion for disallowance: More info

 

 

 

 

 

Given

31

30

19

32

112

Agreed to

1

2

7

4

14

Negatived

3

-

8

6

18

Withdrawn

9

25

14

37

85

Still before the Senate

19

29

19

2

 

Statements by the President and the Chair of Committees More info

3

12

4

4

23

Ministerial statements More info

3

1

1

3

8

Matters of public importance More info

1

1

0

0

2

Urgency motions More info

3

0

2

2

7

Principal motions agreed to More info

41

19

24

30

113

Condolence motions

 0

0

0

0

0

Censure motions More info

1

0

0

0

1

Orders for the production of documents More info

6

6

4

6

22

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

7

8

6

13

35

Divisions More info

26

11

27

51

115

* Includes supplementary questions.

 


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