General statistics 2010

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Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring/Spring (2)

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

14

10

16

40

Hours of sitting Graph

125 hrs 20 mins

91 hrs 23 mins

142 hrs 01 min

358 hrs 44 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

8 hrs 57 mins

9 hrs 08 mins

8 hrs 53 mins

8 hrs 58 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 22 mins
(18 March)

10 hrs 10 mins
(24 June)

12 hrs 00 mins
(25 November)

N/A

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 18 mins
(10 March)

6 hrs 13 mins
(11 May)

3 hrs 04 mins
(28 September)

N/A

Questions placed on notice

244
(1/1 - 18/3)

157
(19/3 - 30/6)

436
(1/7 - 31/12)

837

Questions without notice*More info

375

273

404

1 052

Question time held on:

13 sitting days

10 sitting days

14 sitting days

37 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

28.8

27.3

28.9

28.4

Petitions presented More info

8

11

8

27

Signatories to petitions

7 452

28 386

2 459

38 297

Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info

  

 

 

 

Given

2

4

6

12

Agreed to

1

1

0

2

Negatived

0

0

1

1

Withdrawn

2

1

0

3

Still before the Senate

0

2

5

N/A

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

5

1

3

9

Ministerial statements More info

19

13

11

43

Matters of public importance More info

6

6

9

21

Urgency motions More info

1

0

1

2

Principal motions agreed to More info

19

25

29

73

Condolence motions More info

0

3

2

5

Censure motions More info

1

0

0

1

Orders for the production of documents More info

10

12

16

38

Government responses to committee reports More info

16

25

6

47

Divisions More info

51

40

61

152

* Includes supplementary questions.

 


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