General statistics 2001

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Autumn

Winter/Budget

Spring

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

19

13
20
52

Hours of sitting Graph

159 hrs 16 mins

104 hrs 19 mins 178 hrs 27 mins 442 hrs 02 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

8 hrs 22 mins

8 hrs 01 min
8 hrs 55 mins
8 hrs 30 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 23 mins
(7 March 2001)

16 hrs 22 mins
(28 June 2001)
15 hrs 25 mins
(29 August 2001)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

5 hrs 25 mins
(3 April 2001)

39 mins
(9 May 2001)
4 hrs 30 mins
(17 September 2001)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

319
(1/1 - 5/4)

107
6/4 - 30/6)
249
(1/7 - 31/12)
675
Questions without notice*More info
409
243
398
1050
Question time held on:

19 sitting days

11 sitting days
19 sitting days
49 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* Graph

21.5

22.1
20.9
21.4

Petitions presented More info

47

21
35
103

Signatories to petitions

64 522

4 900
12 153
81 575
Delegated legislation Notices of motion for disallowance: More info      
Given
18
1
5
24

Agreed to

0
1
1
2

Negatived

3
0
0
3

Withdrawn

5
11
2
18

Still before the Senate

12
1
3
N/A

Statements by the President and the Chair of Committees More info

6
4
7
17

Ministerial statements More info

2
0
0
2

Matters of public importance More info

3
0
1
4

Urgency motions More info

4
1
6
11

Principal motions agreed to More info

33
19
35
87

Condolence motions More info

3
0
2
5

Censure motions

0
0
0
0

Orders for the production of documents More info

9
4
10
23

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

25
8
14
47

Divisions More info

21
16
29
66

 

* Includes supplementary questions.


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