Thursday, 1 May 2003
The Secretary of State was asked—
What the total sums of manufacturing inward investment were in each year since 1999.
What procedures she has in place to audit regulatory impact assessments after implementation of (a) legislation and (b) regulations.
What further action she is taking to communicate to Ofgem the policy of her Department on renewable energy; and if she will make a statement.
What the balance of trade with the European Union was in (a) the latest 12 months for which figures are available and (b) the equivalent period 10 years previously.
What assessment her Department has made of the impact on the profitability of the Post Office of the current level of take-up of the Post Office card account.
What efforts her Department is making to improve productivity growth rates among small and medium-sized enterprises.
If she will make a statement on measures in the Budget designed to support British manufacturers.
The Minister was asked—
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In the context of the earlier exchange on telephone tapping, I found it a privilege to be called an ass because my master rode into Jerusalem on the coat of an...
[Relevant documents: The First Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Session 2002–03, on Broadband in Wales, (NC95), and the Government's response thereto, (HC 4130).] Motion made, and...
With permission, and with thanks to you, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly. I intend that this should be only a brief statement, but...
Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn.
On 1 May, as we celebrate the sixth year since the magnificent Labour victory in 1997, I present a petition signed by about 2,100 of my constituents. It says that the Office of Fair Trading's...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Keith Hill.]
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