Monday, 20 January 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on his plans to develop a refugee resettlement programme with the UNHCR.
How many representations he has received on the allocation of rural funding to police forces in England and Wales; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the likely impact of custody plus and custody minus sentences upon the reoffending levels of heroin-misusing offenders.
What measures he will take to simplify the procedure for the removal of travellers from unauthorised sites.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of street wardens.
What measures he is taking to tackle persistent youth offending.
If he will make a statement on measures he proposes to improve the administration of Lunar House in Croydon.
If he will make a statement on the financial settlement to Gloucestershire constabulary for the forthcoming financial year.
How much (a) crack cocaine and (b) heroin have been seized by the police each year since 1997.
What plans he has to introduce targets to reduce gun crime.
If he will make a statement on the funding of police community support officers.
On 16 December, I announced to the House the publication of Sir George Bain's independent report on the future of the fire service. In my statement, I set out the Government's commitment to...
I should like to make a statement on further contingency preparations in relation to Iraq. It may be helpful to remind the House of the preparations announced previously. On 25 November and 18...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. As you know, Mr. Speaker has often expressed his disapproval when Ministers have made important statements to the press before the House has been...
I must tell the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I must advise the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 13438/01, Commission Communication on a Community strategy for dioxins, furans and polychlorinated biphenyls; and supports the...
The petition that I present tonight has been signed by almost 10,000 people from in and around the city of Sunderland. I must give great credit to those who were responsible for obtaining the...
Appropriately, I have pleasure in presenting a petition signed by 240 people, on behalf of Keith Woolley, a constituent of mine who is proprietor of the Boots health and herbal store in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Gillian Merron.]
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