Monday, 19 January 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to reduce crime in Morley and Rothwell.
What plans he has to penalise parents who do not enforce antisocial behaviour contracts placed on their children.
What the cost will be during (a) 2003-04 and (b) 2004-05 of establishing the national offender management service at (i) national and (ii) regional levels.
How many hours per week on average prisoners spent in education in 2003.
If he will increase the length of sentences for those convicted of sexually abusing children.
How many posts are vacant in the probation service.
What action he is taking to reduce passport fraud.
What discussions his Department has had about current controls on the sale of knives.
What steps he is taking to improve public confidence in the criminal justice system.
When the powers contained in the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 will be introduced.
If he will make a statement about the future of the Forensic Science Service.
If he will make a statement on projected levels of immigration.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the railways. Last year, Britain's railways carried over a billion passengers for the first time in 40 years. That is a...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker, of which I have given Mr. Speaker notice. As well as the major changes to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill that I raised last week, the...
[Relevant documents: Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Civil Contingencies Bill, Session 2002–03, HL Paper 184 & HC 1074; Seventh Report from the Defence Committee, Session...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Contingencies Bill: Committal 1. The Bill...
Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)(Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Primary Medical Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 17th December, be approved.—[Mr. Kemp.] Question agreed to.
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. 12179/03, draft Regulation on certain Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases; supports the Government's position on reducing greenhouse gas...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kemp.]
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