Thursday, 3 February 2005
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What his economic priorities are for the G8 presidency.
If he will make a statement on current and projected levels of public spending on children's services and provision for the under-fives.
What assessment he has made of the effect of levels of Government net borrowing on the level of taxation.
How much additional revenue the Exchequer has received due to the recent increase in gas prices.
If he will make a statement on public investment in the new deal.
If he will recompense charities for the VAT paid on goods they sell.
if he will make a statement on his recent visit to Africa.
What estimate he made in his 2004 Budget forecast of corporation tax receipts in 2004–05; and what his latest estimate is.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on prospects for the European Union in the next year. Twelve months ago, I made several proposals to the House to improve the way...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. May I share with you the latest vivid example of how the Government are making a mockery of Parliament? As you know, the Road Safety Bill is currently...
I inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell). Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Programme...
I beg to move, That the Order of 12th January 2005 (Child Benefit Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: Consideration and Third Reading 1. Paragraphs 4 and 5 of...
As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
"(1) Regulations made by the Treasury under section 142(2) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 and section 138(2) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118 (6), (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Amendments to Schedule 2) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 17th January, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.
Today, the Home Office published a landmark breakthrough in the campaign for sentences for drivers who kill. I rise to present a petition calling on the House to pass new laws as fast as...
Motion made, and Question put, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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