Tuesday, 20 April 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many motorists are registered to pay tolls on the Severn bridge by the tag method.
If he will estimate how many (a) lives will be saved and (b) serious injuries will be prevented in the next 12 months as a result of the installation of speed safety cameras.
If he will make a statement on action he plans as a result of the M1 multi-modal study.
What plans he has to increase investment in railway stations.
If he will make a statement on the relative changes in the cost of travelling by (a) car, (b) train and (c) bus since 1997.
What estimate he has made of the average number of uninsured drivers on the road on any one day in the past 12 months.
The Minister was asked—
What recent guidance he has provided to Ministers on the public identification of civil servants they believe are responsible for mistakes made by or within their Department.
What assessment he has made of how the recently launched home computing initiative will help to reduce the digital divide.
What assessment he has made of the impact of broadband access on the Government's delivery of its e-Government strategy.
What the Cabinet Office policy is on buying British goods.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement on the forthcoming negotiation over the new European treaty. In parallel, the Foreign Secretary is today publishing a White Paper on Europe....
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about a report that I have received from the Independent Monitoring Commission concerning paramilitary activity in Northern...
[Relevant document: The Sixth Report from the Treasury Committee, Session 2003–04, on the 2004 Budget, HC 479.] Order for Second Reading read.
Ordered, That, during proceedings on the Finance Bill, the Standing Committee on the Bill shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]
I wish to present a petition that has been organised in association with the Wales on Sunday newspaper. It is about the late great John Charles, the Welsh footballer. The petition has 703...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]
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