House of Commons debates
Thursday, 6 February 2003
- Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Skills
The Secretary of State was asked—
- Access Regulator (18 speeches)
What representations he has received on the role of the access regulator; and if he will make a statement.
- Further Education (8 speeches)
If he will make a statement on unit funding in further education colleges.
- School Exclusions (10 speeches)
If he will make a statement on his policy on exclusions from schools.
- Teachers (London) (8 speeches)
What recent assessment he has made of teacher recruitment and retention in London; and if he will make a statement.
- Higher Education (16 speeches)
When he last met Universities UK to discuss the funding of higher education; and if he will make a statement.
- Sponsored Scholarships (6 speeches)
How many Government-sponsored scholarships there are for students studying for university degrees in England.
- Modern Languages (7 speeches)
What recent steps he has taken to improve the teaching of modern languages in schools.
- Education (Stockport) (6 speeches)
What representations he has received about the increased spending on education in Stockport.
- A2 and AS-levels (6 speeches)
What steps he has taken to ascertain whether the necessary re-marking of A2 and AS-level scripts from last summer's examinations has been completed.
- Specialist Colleges (6 speeches)
If he will make a statement on the private funds required for a specialist college bid to proceed.
- School Repairs (Wandsworth) (4 speeches)
What Government funding has been made available to the London borough of Wandsworth towards the cost of repair and refurbishment of schools within the borough in each of the last five years.
- Pupil Discipline (5 speeches)
What steps he is taking to improve standards of pupil discipline in schools.
- The Solicitor-General
The Solicitor-General was asked—
- Serious Fraud Office (8 speeches)
If she will make a statement on the effectiveness of the Serious Fraud Office.
- Infanticide (10 speeches)
What guidance she gives to the Crown Prosecution Service relating to prosecution of cases involving unlawful killing of children by parents or carers.
- Business of the House (78 speeches)
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
- Iraq: Further Contingency Preparations (56 speeches)
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on further contingency preparations in relation to Iraq. In a statement on 7 January, I announced the deployment of maritime forces...
- Points of Order (4 speeches)
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. May we, through you, ask Mr. Speaker to make representations on behalf of the House on the censorship of e-mails received in this building? It has been...
- Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (0 speeches)
Considered in Committee.
- [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair] — Clause 1 — Expenditure relating to British Energy P.L.C. (80 speeches)
I beg to move amendment No. 12, in page 1, line 5, leave out paragraph (a).
- Clause 3 — Amendment of Schedule 12 to The Electricity Act 1989 (15 speeches)
I beg to move amendment No. 18, in page 2, line 26, leave out from 'schedule)' to end of line 28 and insert— 'is amended, such that the upper limit on "qualifying expenditure", as defined...
- Clause 4 — Undertakings to Make Grants Under Schedule 12 to be Disregarded for Tax Purposes (34 speeches)
Amendment made: No.19, in page 3, line 16, after 'has', insert 'the'.—[Mr. Wilson.] Clause 4, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill. Clause 5 ordered to stand part of the Bill. Bill...
- Business of the House (0 speeches)
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 12th February, opposition business may be proceeded with, notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c)(i) of Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of Public...
- Criminal Justice Bill (Programme) (No. 2) (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders ( 28 June 2001 and 29 October 2002), That in accordance with the Resolution of the Standing Committee of 4th February 2003, the...
- Rate Support Grant (Manchester) (6 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Woolas.]