Thursday, 25 March 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on her Department's initiatives to stimulate levels of North sea exploration drilling.
How many jobs have been created by spin-out companies from universities in the last five years.
What action her Department is taking in relation to the objectives of the Fairtrade movement, with particular reference to Belize.
If she will make a statement on the level of transmission access charges levied on renewable energy providers in the north of Scotland.
What discussions she has held with other Government Departments concerning the allocation of sites for the development of offshore wind turbine farms.
What steps she is taking to aid the United Kingdom coal industry.
The Minister for Women and Equality was asked—
What steps the Government are taking to reduce pay differences between men and women.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In light of the remarks of the hon. Member for Edinburgh, North and Leith (Mr. Lazarowicz), it might be helpful if I indicate that the Opposition generally...
I beg to move, That the Programme Order of 14th January 2004 in relation to the Employment Relations Bill (as amended by the Order of 9th February 2004 (Employment Relations Bill (Programme) (No....
[Relevant documents: Delivering Security in a Changing World: Defence White Paper (Cm6041–I); Delivering Security in a Changing World: Supporting Essays (Cm6041–II); Uncorrected Oral...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Employment Zones (Allocation to Contractors) Pilot Regulations 2004, which were laid before this House on 16th March, be approved.—[Mr. Kemp.] Question agreed to.
I wish to seek leave to present a petition on behalf of the residents of Pickering in north Yorkshire. It was organised by the Yorkshire Evening Press and local flood campaigners following the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kemp.]
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