Thursday, 16 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What actions her Department is taking to support the expansion of wind energy in the UK.
What recent representations she has received on the rural postal network.
If she will make a statement on the future of the universal parcel postal service.
If she will make a statement on the Government's policy on the construction industry.
What steps her Department is taking to reduce the number of days lost to strikes.
If she will make a statement on her Department's recent consultation on the World Trade Organisation general agreement on trade in services negotiations.
What discussions her Department has had with the Ministry of Defence on the British aircraft industry.
When she last met the chairman and chief executive of Royal Mail to discuss postal services and prices; and if she will make a statement.
What recent assessment she has made of the state of manufacturing industry.
The Minister for Women was asked—
What evidence she has collated of changes in the incidence of domestic violence in the last three years.
If she will make a statement on the incidence in the last three years of cases successfully brought against employers for paying women lower wages than those paid to men for doing similar work.
When her report on the cost of domestic violence will be published.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Can you help the Leader of the House and, indeed, the whole House in pointing out that there is a distinction between the obligations on Ministers and what they...
I beg to move, That the Church of England (Pensions) Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the said...
I beg to move, That the Synodical Government (Amendment) Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the...
In case it was not entirely clear from the Order Paper, this debate will conclude at 6 pm. I should also tell the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of...
It is an honour and a privilege to present a petition collected from 437 of my constituents in the excellent city of Lancaster and the fine town of Garstang who are concerned about a timely...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Keith Hill.]
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