Tuesday, 18 March 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many children are looked after by private foster carers.
What estimate he has made of the number of people in the north-west who are no longer able to get on the list of an NHS dentist.
If he will make a statement on budget deficits in primary health care services.
If he will make a statement on the Government's policy on smaller community hospitals.
If he will make a statement on foundation hospitals.
When he last met the Secretary of State for Education and Skills to discuss the health of school pupils.
What progress has been made with the establishment of centres of excellence for the treatment of endometriosis.
What assessment he has made of the impact on medical staffing in acute hospitals of extending the working time directive to junior doctors.
What progress he has made in establishing the commissioning of NHS dentistry by primary care trusts.
What further measures he intends to take to tackle child mortality in Luton.
What recent advice he has given to (a) strategic health authorities and (b) local health economies on dealing with projected budget deficits.
If he will make a statement on the implications for his Department of the Office of Fair Trading report on community pharmacies.
If he will make a statement on the operation of the free fruit scheme in schools.
If he will make a statement on the availability of NHS dentistry in the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to give pensioner members of occupational pension schemes the statutory right to be member-nominated trustees of such schemes, and to...
Mr. Jim Cunningham accordingly presented a Bill to give pensioner members of occupational pension schemes the statutory right to be member-nominated trustees of such schemes, and to guarantee the...
[Relevant document: The Fourth Report from the International Development Committee, on Preparing for the humanitarian consequences of possible military action against Iraq (HC444-I).]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to Iraq may be...
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sutcliffe.]
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