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Most recent annotations on things by John Healey

  • George Morley: One has to agree with you Mr Healey and this is similar to the disputed pension freezing of ex-pats where many and most are ex-servicemen and women and because of the country they have retired to... (12 November 2014)
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  • Ian G: "I have had seven Departments say to me that they do not get any financial or non-financial benefit from the lines. That, however, contradicts what Ofcom believes to be the case..." The... (28 June 2013)
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  • John Byng: I am glad that Henry Smith raised the issue of 0845 numbers for doctors surgeries and hope he will ensure it ceases in his Crawley constituency as John Healey has done for his Wentworth and Deane... (23 November 2012)
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  • Richard Taylor: John Healey MP appears to be suggesting that the impact assessment he mentions ought to have been communicated to the house and made available to members of parliament (and thereby the public). ... (7 November 2011)
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  • Dee Speers: Can someone please address the fact the "NHS Complaints system is not working" (say MPs on the Health Select Committee.......who also found during their Complaints and Litigation Inquiry that the... (13 September 2011)
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  • Salisian Oxford: Councils may have the powers but choose not to use them. Yesterday 27 January Oxford City Council saw off a typical garden grabbing application in a conservation area only because one Labour... (28 January 2010)
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  • Brian Jaye: It is very noticeable that the minister did not answer the real question put to him by Sarah Teather quote, "Does he then accept that it is time that we completely reformed the system and... (27 March 2009)
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  • Anne Lund: I did not like the response of Mr John Healey. It was patronising and a little offensive. Nor did he answer the question satisfactorily preferring instead to make snipes at the Conservative party. (29 November 2008)
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  • moira bori: One wonders how much council money is being squandered How can claims of cutting down on staff costs be supported when locally, presumably nationally, care and social services are being run with... (28 March 2008)
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  • pete couch: John Healy you need to come down from your ivory tower and visit some stations in Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue service - then you may decide if you think our funding is still 'above the... (27 February 2008)
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  • Dave Taylor: You are a member of parliment. As such you should research before making cuts. You don't want peoples lives to be at risk do you? (27 February 2008)
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  • Neil Sutherland: This is very sad. To see a Government so mired in dogma that it is not even prepared to consider the overwhelming evidence (not to mention opinion) against this absurd plan may help us... (7 February 2008)
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  • Mary Nelson: The Minister (John Healy) says that this report, which is in fact a decision, will be dealt with "in the normal way". There is no normal way, as the Regional Spatial Stragegy is a new system.... (17 January 2008)
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  • Benjamin Gravestock: Having been pulled up by Mr. Fields and slapped over the wrist by the speaker for his blatant (or 'inadvertent') misleading of the house, he then goes and says exactly the same thing and gets... (16 January 2008)
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  • Lynn Roxburgh: If the Government's decision is based on evidence submitted to it then the evidence it recieved from Northumberland County Council in pursuit of it single unitary objective must be called into... (31 October 2007)
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  • Matthew Somerville: The incorrect statement concerning duty on poker was corrected yesterday at http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wms/?id=20 07-09-10a.114WS.0 (11 September 2007)
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  • Neil Whittaker: Why didn't it say this in the first place then - isn't it about time that politicians and their policy writers were subjected to the Plain English campaign? (18 July 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: John, unemployment was not higher, however unemployment certainly had a bigger effect. In the early 80's the majority of families had a single income, the father. When the father was made... (15 June 2007)
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  • John Thompson: Sorry Mark Bestford, but even if there is some accuracy in what you say the Tories did exactly the same thing, indeed if anything more so, so unemployment, was considerably higher under the... (15 June 2007)
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  • christine mumford: How can they spout this dribble? There should be a law to stop lies in parliament we have to abide by rules, regulations and laws they should have to tell the truth. (15 June 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: Stop lying. Unemployment is now higher than at any time. Real unemployment is actually higher now than under the Tories, you've simply hidden the numbers by calling them "Incapacitated". ... (15 June 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: I would like to know how on earth the govt gets away with it's lies about inflation in this country. In the last 5 years I have seen nearly every bill double. My shopping has doubled. My... (15 June 2007)
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  • Martin : An object lesson in how NOT to answer a question! (15 June 2007)
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  • Douglas Capon: 1/3rd of exports are airfreighted; no doubt a significant amount of imports too. So, a tax on commercial airfreight too? A tax on food-miles? Or is it just easier to beat directly on the UK public? (23 February 2007)
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  • Dennis Ambler: None of this hot air will make one iota of difference to the temperature of the planet. (21 February 2007)
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