Tuesday, 10 April 2001
The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has to introduce legislation on the fluoridation of drinking water. 
If he will make a statement about the provision of community disability equipment. 
What major capital investments in cancer treatment facilities have been made in the last two years. 
If he will publish guidelines for NHS trusts about the information to be given to women facing sterilisation operations relating to the chances of failure. 
If he will make a statement on waiting times for acute care. 
If he will make a statement about his plans to cut the incidence of coronary heart disease. 
If he will make a statement about co-ordination of health and social services policy to support carers. 
What progress is being made in preventing young people from taking up smoking. 
If he will make a statement on social inequalities in health. 
If he will make a statement on the national service framework for older people. 
If he will take steps to ensure that children's hospices receive the same level of funding as adult hospices in future allocations. 
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts and a Measure: Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001.Criminal...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Despite Government assurances to the contrary, I have been receiving reports all morning from Gentleshaw in my constituency and from elsewhere that people...
Mr. Geraint Davies, supported by Mr. Stephen Twigg and Ms Oona King, presented a Bill to transfer the Crystal Palace and Park to the Greater London Authority; to restrict commercial uses of the...
Mr. David Ames: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Consumer Credit Act 1974 to give the Director General of Fair Trading a duty to establish a Code of Practice...
Mr. David Amess accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Consumer Credit Act 1974 to give the Director General of Fair Trading a duty to establish a Code of Practice for traders who offer...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. The House goes into recess this afternoon, and during the next 12 days it is certain that many hon. Members on both sides of the House will be questioned about...
I beg to move, That in the Order of 6th March (International Development Bill (Programme)) the following be substituted for paragraphs 4 and 5—4. Proceedings on consideration and Third...
Not amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
REDUCTION IN POVERTY: AID GIVEN THROUGH THIRD PARTIES
Motion made, and Question proposed,
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Touhig.]
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