Tuesday, 2 June 1998
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What representations he has received from community health councils in Worcestershire about the provision of health services in the county; and if he will make a statement. 
If he will make a statement on the Government's target to reduce the death rates from cancer, as set out in the Green Paper on public health. 
What steps he intends to take to reduce suicide rates among young people. 
If he will make a statement on the composition of health trust boards. 
If (a) the legal service to the European Council and (b) the legal advisers in his Department have provided written opinions on the EC draft directive on the advertising and sponsorship of...
What action his Department is taking to provide improved health information to men aged over 40 years. 
If he will make a statement on the provision of services within the NHS for people with multiple sclerosis. 
How many cases of glaucoma were recorded as having been treated through the NHS in 1997. 
What action he is taking to promote close co-operation between health and social services. 
What action he is taking to promote the Government programme of health in schools. 
What research he has commissioned into health inequalities by region. 
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a process and criteria for places to be designated as cities; and for connected purposes. I thank the House for giving me this...
Jane Griffiths accordingly presented a Bill to establish a process and criteria for places to be designated as cities; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and...
[12TH ALLOTTED DAY]
Before we commence the main business, I must tell the House that I shall limit speeches to 10 minutes between 7 pm and 9 pm. I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
This is the petition of the electors of Warrington, North. The petitioners are opposed to the construction of a new prison at Winwick on the site of Winwick hospital. The petition gives the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jamieson.]
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