Thursday, 17 June 2004
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Report made by AHL Ltd in...
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What studies the Treasury has made of the environmental benefits of a plastic bag tax.
What discussions he has had with Sir Peter Gershon regarding the total savings in public sector employment within the Department for Work and Pensions as a result of his efficiency review.
What representations he has received from the combined heat and power sector on the removal of fiscal incentives to develop CHP installations; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the future of the Inland Revenue office in Hebburn.
What recent steps he has taken towards the cancellation of debt in Africa's poorest countries.
What discussions he has had with Sir Peter Gershon regarding the total savings in departmental expenditure in the Department of Trade and Industry as a result of his efficiency review.
What representations he has received from Equitable Life policyholders about the operation of the regulatory system with regard to Equitable Life.
What fiscal measures his Department is taking to reduce carbon emissions from road transport.
What revenue his Department estimates would be received by HM Treasury if the ceiling were to be removed on national insurance contributions on earnings in a full financial year.
What discussions he has had with the Governor of the Bank of England on the current level of interest rates.
What representations he has received in the context of the comprehensive spending review on increasing investment in transport infrastructure in London.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It is a point of order that relates to Treasury questions, which we have just had, and the answer that the Financial Secretary gave to Question 10, on Equitable...
Mr. David Lammy, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Mr. Secretary Reid, Ms Rosie Winterton and Mr. Christopher...
[Relevant documents: The Fifth Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Session 2002–03, on the draft Public Audit (Wales) Bill, HC 763, and the Government's response thereto, HC 87,...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That the following provisions shall apply to the Public Audit (Wales) Bill [Lords]: Committal 1....
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 118(6)(Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation), That the draft British Transport Police (Transitional and Consequential...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Paul Clark.]
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