Thursday, 2 December 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to protect teachers from malicious allegations made against them by pupils.
What assessment he has made of the national employer training pilots.
What assessment she has made of the effects of Sure Start programmes on speech and language development.
What steps he is taking to promote the understanding of international development in schools.
What guidance he has issued to schools on the teaching of sexual health and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections.
What the average spending is per primary school pupil in England in the current financial year.
What assessment he has made of level 3 entitlement provision.
What steps he is taking to close the skills gap.
When he will announce his decision in respect of the future training of educational psychologists.
When he last met his counterpart in the National Assembly for Wales Government to discuss the role of the Children's Commissioner for England in Wales.
If he will make a statement on the progress made in implementing the recommendations of Professor Adrian Smith's report regarding mathematics teaching.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
What plans she has to ensure effective prosecutions of those who commit fraud against small enterprises.
What guidance is given to the Crown Prosecution Service on the consideration to be given to requests for extradition by foreign Governments in determining whether to prosecute an individual in...
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Ordered, That, on Tuesday 21st December, there shall be no sitting in Westminster Hall.—[Mr. Watson.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25, (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 21st December, do adjourn till Monday 10th January...
Ordered, That Standing Order No. 83A (Programme motions) be amended, as follows: (1) in paragraph (6) leave out 'three' and insert 'four'; (2) in paragraph (8) leave out 'a resolution of a...
Ordered, That the Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Bill be proceeded with as a tax law rewrite Bill.—[Mr. Watson.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Watson.]
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