Tuesday, 14 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on progress on reducing waiting lists and times in the NHS.
If he intends to ensure that foundation hospitals are treated equally with non-foundation hospitals when strategic health authorities are considering hospital re-organisation.
If he will make a statement about the reform of consultant contracts.
What discussions he has had with primary care trusts regarding improved access to NHS dental services.
What his estimate is of the waiting time for MRI scans in the Yeovil constituency.
What new proposals he has to reduce nicotine deaths.
What estimate he has made of the number and proportion of missed appointments with general practitioners in each of the last five years.
What representations he has received about the impending closure of King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst.
What steps he is taking to improve GPs' understanding of acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal medicine and homeopathy.
Order. Before I call the urgent question, I point out to the House that this is a very narrow matter, and I do not intend to allow it to run for a great length of time.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. We recently deployed to the Gulf the largest number of troops since the last Gulf war, yet many of us feel that in the answers we are receiving from the...
Mr. Secretary Darling, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Straw, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Mr. Secretary Murphy, Mr. Secretary...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make further provision relating to litter and the fouling of land by dogs and to allow a local authority to retain the revenue from fixed...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]
Ordered, That, in respect of the Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, Notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the...
Ordered, That Mr Norman Baker be discharged from the Select Committee appointed to join with a Committee of the Lords as the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Mr David Chidgey be...
I am honoured to present a petition signed by 178 pupils of St. Columba's high school, Dunfermline, and organised by the school's Amnesty International youth group. The petition declares that the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kemp.]
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