Thursday, 9 September 2004
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant for the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough Constituency of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
How often the (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Coventry, South are monitored for health and safety standards.
If he will make a statement on the national literacy strategy.
How many university access agreements have been agreed; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the proportion of 18 to 20-year-olds applying for higher education entry this year.
What recent representations he has received on schools admissions policy; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the effects on the current cohort of university students of the Higher Education Act 2004.
If he will make a statement on progress in implementing his Department's response to the mathematics inquiry report published by Professor Adrian Smith.
In what ways his Department is assisting schools to develop their sports facilities.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
If the Attorney-General will act for the four UK citizens held in Guantanamo Bay in challenging the legality of their continued detention in the US courts.
What discussions she has held with Cabinet colleagues on improving the way in which the Crown Prosecution Service deals with court cases involving domestic violence.
What steps she is taking to ensure consistency of decision making in prosecutions for corruption.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I want to raise the matter of the writ laid today for the Hartlepool by-election. From the issuing of the writ until 30 September, the political broadcast...
Mr. Alun Michael, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Secretary Margaret Beckett, and Peter Hain, presented a Bill to make provision about hunting...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1)(a)(Consideration of draft deregulation orders),
That the draft Regulatory Reform (Local Commissioner for Wales) Order 2004, which was laid before the House on 24th June be approved.—[Vernon Coaker.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)(Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amendment of Minimum Age) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 14th July, be approved.—[Vernon Coaker.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Vernon Coaker.]
As chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on endometriosis, I beg leave to present the petition from the Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK). The SHE Trust has collected more than 2,000...
Baby Ryan Franklin died at the hands of his father in May 2002, aged two. His body lay in a mortuary for a further 18 months, awaiting a second post mortem, which never took place—until a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Joan Ryan.]
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