Monday, 8 November 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
When he expects to migrate existing Child Support Agency cases to the new maintenance assessment formula.
What recent assessment he has made of the possible use of unused orphan funds in bank and building society accounts to assist members of collapsed occupational pension schemes.
What recent representations he has received on erroneous payments of pension credit.
If he will make a statement on the administration of the Pension Service.
How many people are claiming incapacity benefit in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
If he will visit the Bulwell jobcentre to discuss trends in unemployment rates in the area.
How many progress2work clients have maintained full-time work for over 12 months since joining the scheme.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the pathways to work pilots; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the future of Faversham jobcentre.
What assessment he has made of the new Child Support Agency calculation scheme for maintenance payments; and if he will make a statement.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on the European Council that took place in Brussels on 4 and 5 November. I should like to thank Prime Minister Balkenende and the Dutch...
rose—[Hon. Members: "Hooray!"] Here today, gone tomorrow. With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to report to the House on the regional referendum in the north-east, held last...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Mr. Luis Austin is an Argentinian from the Welsh settlement in Patagonia. He is a Welsh speaker who is visiting my constituency. Some two weeks ago, he...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That the following provisions shall apply to the Housing Bill for the purpose of supplementing...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 140.
Lords amendment: No. 190.
Lords amendment: No. 1.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices) (England) Scheme 2004 (S.I., 2004, No. 2467), dated 14th September 2004, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21st September, be...
That the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 9th September, be approved. That the draft Scotland Act 1998...
Ordered, That— (1) at the sittings on Monday 15th, Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th November, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Message from the Lords has been...
Ordered, That Mr Andrew Robathan be discharged from the International Development Committee and Mr John Bercow be added.—[Mr. John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
Ordered, That Mr Peter Atkinson be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Mr John Bercow be added.—[Mr. John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Margaret Moran.]
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