Days and hours of sitting 2001 - 2010

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Times are recorded as hours:minutes
2001*
2002
2003
2004*
2005
2006
2007*
2008
2009
2010*
Number of sitting days
52
60
64
49
57
58
41
52
53
40
Hours of sitting
442:02
539:07
584:06
480:35
542:40
571:32
402:38
481:37
515:56
358:44
Average length of a sitting day
8:30
8:59
9:08
9:48
9:31
9:51
9:49
8:57
9:44
8:58
Longest sitting day
16:22
(28/6)
22:54
(12/12)
21:361
(4/12)
30:212
(24/6)
15:54
(23/6)
15:21
(30/3)
20:343
(16/8)

15:41
(4/12)

23:444
(19/3)

12:00
(25/11)
Shortest sitting day
0:39
(9/5)
0:02
(24/10)

0:40
(23/10)

1:57
(16/11)

3:10
(4/10)

6:50
(27/3)

4:24
(8/5)

2:58
(12/2)
0:45
(9/2)
3:04
(28/9)

* Indicates an election year

Notes

The following were treated as one sitting day

1 4 and 5 December 2003
2 24 and 25 June 2004
3 16 and 17 August 2007
4 19 and 20 March 2009


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