Tuesday, 7 December 2004
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of progress with the new contract for NHS dentists.
What the percentage change in waiting lists and waiting times for hospital in-patient treatment in Nottingham has been since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
What representations he has received on the practice of care homes and nursing homes charging fees after the death of a resident in lieu of notice; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on progress with Edgware Hospital's new-build project.
What measures he is taking to ensure compliance with the concordat on the NHS funding of excess treatment costs of Medical Research Council clinical trials.
What plans his Department has to increase the recruitment of allied health professionals.
What plans he has to reduce waiting times in accident and emergency departments.
What guidance has been given to patients and general practitioners on the long-term use of hormone replacement therapy.
What the total investment in NHS hospitals was in (a) 2004–05 and (b) 1996–97.
What discussions his Department has had with Leeds Teaching Hospitals trust about its deficit.
Secretary Margaret Beckett, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Secretary Tessa Jowell, Mr. Peter Hain and Alun...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Members on both sides of the House and, indeed, a number of national governing bodies for sport were expecting today a major announcement from the Government...
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A(6), That the following provisions shall apply to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill: Committal 1. The Bill...
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...
With the leave of the House, I shall take motions 5, 6, 7 and 8 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated...
That the draft Agriculture (Northern Ireland) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 24th November, be approved.
That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (European Police Office) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 24th November, be approved. That the draft European...
That the draft European Police College (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 24th November, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1)(a) (Consideration of draft regulatory reform orders),
That the draft Regulatory Reform (Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971) (Directory Entries and demands for Payment) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 25th October, in the last...
It is with great pleasure that I present a petition on behalf of some 5,000 of my constituents, who remain very concerned about the proposals for the future of the Scottish regiments. The Black...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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