General statistics 2011

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Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

11

14

 31

56

Hours of sitting Graph

115 hrs 50 mins

125 hrs 49 mins

 316 hrs 21 mins

558 hrs

Average length of a sitting day Graph

10 hrs 32 mins

8 hrs 59 mins

 10 hrs 12 mins

9 hrs 58 mins

Longest sitting day

22 hrs 34 mins
(24 and 25 March)

10 hrs 48 mins
(23 June)

12 hrs 09 mins (24 November)

N/A

Shortest sitting day

4 hrs 34 mins
(1 March)

7 hrs 04 mins
(10 May)

 7 hrs 41 mins (16 August)

N/A

Questions placed on notice

194
(1/1 - 25/3)

273
(28/3 - 7/7)

665
(8/7 - 31/12)

1132

Questions without notice*More info

261

370

 822

1453

Question time held on:

10 sitting days

13 sitting days

 30 sitting days

53 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

26.1

28.5

 27.4

27.4

Petitions presented More info

12

15

 27

54

Signatories to petitions

18 628

24 099

 8 845

51 572

Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info

  

 

 

 

Given

0

1

 5

6

Agreed to

0

0

 0

0

Negatived

1

1

 1

3

Withdrawn

4

0

 3

7

Still before the Senate

0

0

 1

1

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

3

1

 9

13

Ministerial statements More info

7

13

 17

37

Matters of public importance More info

8

7

 17

32

Urgency motions More info

0

0

 2

2

Principal motions agreed to More info

24

20

 63

107

Condolence motions More info

6

4

 5

15

Censure motions More info

1

0

 2

3

Orders for the production of documents More info

5

3

 13

21

Government responses to committee reports More info

14

23

 28

65

Divisions More info

50

52

 175

277

* Includes supplementary questions.

 


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