Thursday, 27 May 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on provision for review of the independent schools adjudicator's decisions on schools selection policy.
If he will make a statement on the funding of secondary schools in Cheshire.
What representations he has received concerning Derbyshire county council's building schools for the future bid.
If he will make it his Department's policy to require children from areas of traditionally low educational attainment to start school in the year in which they are five, rather than the term in...
What effects the Government's strategy for special educational needs will have on children with special needs.
What action his Department takes to enforce its minimum nutritional standards for school meals.
What assessment he has made of the additional teacher training requirements which would result from the implementation of the Tomlinson report.
What his latest estimate is of the number of support staff working in schools; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the merits of a gap year to young people's education.
If he will make a statement on the funding of nursery education.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
To ask the Solicitor-General if she will make a statement on the rate of successful prosecution for burglary in north Yorkshire.
What criteria she uses to select counsel to represent the Government in court.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for the week after the recess?
I should like to make a statement on troop levels in Iraq. Overall I am announcing a net increase of around 370 in troop numbers to bring the total of UK forces in Iraq to about 8,900. As the...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to update the House on progress in the administration of the European parliamentary and local elections. A number of Members made points of order...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Ms Bridget Prentice.]
My constituents have suffered from cuts imposed by Wandsworth council to the funding of voluntary organisations, particularly luncheon clubs. Key within that is the work of Regenerate.com in...
I refer hon. Members to the comments that I made on this subject yesterday and in the main debate today. The petition, which I totally support, states: To the Honourable the Commons of the United...
I have the honour to present a petition that has been signed by a large number of my constituents, including church leaders, in support of a plea for clemency to President Mubarak. The petition...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Charlotte Atkins.]
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