House of Commons debates
Thursday, 14 July 2005
- Speaker's Statement (1 speech)
The House will know that today at noon the nation will remember those who died in London in the terrorist attacks. I regard it as appropriate that we should join the nation in observing the...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Skills
The Secretary of State was asked—
- Dedicated Schools Grant (12 speeches)
If she will make a statement on the Government's plans for the dedicated schools grant.
- Careers Guidance (8 speeches)
What steps she is taking to improve the effectiveness of careers guidance and counselling.
- Union Learning Fund (6 speeches)
What assessment she has made of the work of the union learning fund in assisting women to improve basic skills.
- Primary Schools (10 speeches)
What the spending per primary school pupil was in (a) Nottinghamshire and (b) England in 2004–05.
- School Expansion (12 speeches)
If she will make a statement on her policy on allowing good schools to expand.
- Key Stage Literacy Standards (6 speeches)
What progress has been made since 1997 on literacy standards at key stages 1 and 2.
- Dyslexia (14 speeches)
What progress is being made on measures to help children with dyslexia.
- Adult Education (Lancashire) (6 speeches)
What recent representations she has received on the provision of adult education by further education colleges in Lancashire.
- Education and Skills White Paper (14 to 19) (8 speeches)
What representations she has received on the Government's 14-to-19 Education and Skills White Paper.
- Sixth-form Colleges (6 speeches)
If she will ensure that successful sixth-form colleges are not closed.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General
The Solicitor-General was asked—
- Parental Bindovers (6 speeches)
Pursuant to the answer of 4 July, Official Report, columns 13–14W, on parental responsibility, how many parental bindovers have been imposed on the parents of young people who have been...
- Lenient Sentences (Appeal Rights) (8 speeches)
What steps he has taken to publicise the rights of victims of crime to appeal against lenient sentences.
- Police Records (4 speeches)
Under what circumstances the Crown Prosecution Service may examine police records of a witness called by the defence.
- Business of the House (61 speeches, 5 annotations)
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
- Bill Presented (0 speeches)
- London Olympics (0 speeches)
Secretary Tessa Jowell, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Straw, Mr. Secretary Darling, Mr. Secretary Clarke, Mr. Secretary...
- Orders of the Day — Consumer Credit Bill (0 speeches)
As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
- New Clause 1 — Data Sharing (52 speeches)
'After section 36F of the 1974 Act (inserted by section 50 of this Act) insert— "36G Data Sharing (1) In this section— 'authorised person' means a consumer credit business, or...
- New Clause 2 — Access to Information (10 speeches)
'(1) Any notice served to a hirer or debtor under the provision of the 1974 Act shall be available in— (a) formats suitable for persons who are blind or partially sighted, or (b) ...
- New Clause 3 — OFT's General Duties (14 speeches)
'After section 1 of the 1974 Act insert— "1A OFT's General Duties (1) In discharging its functions under this Act to regulate the conduct of licensees, the OFT must, so far as is...
- Clause 9 — Notice of sums in arrears under fixed-sum credit agreements etc. (10 speeches)
I beg to move amendment No. 7, in page 8, line 16— '(9A) If an agreement mentioned in subsection (9) was made before the beginning of the relevant period, only amounts resulting from...
- Clause 19 — Unfair relationships between creditors and debtors (21 speeches)
I beg to move amendment No. 5, in page 14, line 11, at end insert— '(2A) In making a determination under this section, a court shall have regard to guidance published periodically by the...
- Clause 48 — Entry to premises under warrant (18 speeches)
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 41, line 19, leave out 'includes a reference to' and insert 'means'. We move the amendment on the suggestion of the Law Society of Scotland. Its purpose is...
- Delegated Legislation (1 speech)
With permission, I shall put together motions 3 to 9 and 15 to 18. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
- Northern Ireland (0 speeches)
That the draft Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 16th June, be approved.
- Criminal Law (Northern Ireland) (0 speeches)
That the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, dated 20th June 2005, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.
- Transport (0 speeches)
That the draft Railways (Convention on International Carriage by Rail) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 13th June, be approved.
- International Immunities and Privileges (0 speeches)
That the draft International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 30th June, be approved.
- Terms and Conditions of Employment (0 speeches)
That the draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 20th June, be approved.
- Pensions (0 speeches)
That the draft Financial Assistance Scheme Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 22nd June, be approved. That the draft Financial Assistance Scheme (Internal Review) Regulations...
- Social Security (0 speeches)
That the draft Age-Related Payments Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.—[Mr. Watson.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put forthwith,...
- Employment and Training (0 speeches)
That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 18th May, be approved.—[Mr. Watson.] Question agreed to.
- Business of the House (0 speeches)
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Monday 18th July, the Speaker shall put forthwith the Questions on any Motion relating to committal of the Crossrail Bill and on any instruction to the Committee...
- Sittings in Westminster Hall (0 speeches)
Ordered, That, on Thursday 21st July, there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall.
- Modernisation of the House of Commons (0 speeches)
Ordered, That Mr Crispin Blunt be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Chris Grayling be added.—[Mr. Watson.]
- Travellers (Billericay) (10 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Watson]