General statistics 2007

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Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring/Spring (2)

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

15
11
15
41

Hours of sitting Graph

141 hrs 48 mins
106 hrs 27 mins
154 hrs 23 mins
402 hrs 38 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

9 hrs 27 mins
9 hrs 41 mins
10 hrs 18 mins
9 hrs 49 mins

Longest sitting day

12 hrs 28 mins
(22 March)
12 hrs 53 mins
(14 June)
20 hrs 34 mins
(16 and 17 August)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 25 mins
(23 March)
4 hrs 24 mins
(8 May)
7 hrs 10 mins
(7 August)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

139
(1/1 - 29/3)
305
(30/3 - 30/6)
83
(1/7 - 20/9)
527
Questions without notice*More info
272
179

286

737
Question time held on:
14 sitting days
9 sitting days
15 sitting days
38 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

19.4
19.9
19.1
19.4

Petitions presented More info

36
15
27
77

Signatories to petitions

19 898
13 342
32 873
66 113
Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info
 

Given

3
5
21
29

Agreed to

0
0
0
0

Negatived

1
1
2
4

Withdrawn

11
4
4
19

Still before the Senate

3
3
18
N/A

Statements by the President, Deputy President and the Chair of Committees More info

3
2
4
9

Ministerial statements More info

1
0
1
2

Matters of public importance More info

3
1
1
5

Urgency motions More info

5
0
3
8

Principal motions agreed to More info

19
13
16
48

Condolence motions More info

2
1
0
3

Censure motions

0
0
0
0

Orders for the production of documents

0
0
0
0

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

9
14
22
45

Divisions More info

68
47
82
197

* Includes supplementary questions.


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