Wednesday, 2 March 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of current employment levels in Wales.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of measures to reduce child poverty in Wales.
If he will bring forward further legislative proposals in relation to the Welsh language.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the new deal in Wales.
What assessment he has made of the effects of current rates of stamp duty in poorer areas in Wales.
What discussions he has held with the National Assembly for Wales Government Secretary for Health on the treatment of Welsh NHS patients in English hospitals.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 2nd March.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the future of the BBC. I will set out for the House the background to the current review of the BBC's royal charter and our...
Ms Secretary Hewitt, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Clarke, Mr. Secretary Johnson, Secretary Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Mr....
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As far as I can recall, this is the first time I have ever raised a point of order in the House. I am doing so now not because I shall be retiring before the...
Mr. Alex Salmond, supported by Mr. Roy Beggs, Mr. Alistair Carmichael, Mr. Nigel Dodds, Mr. Kelvin Hopkins, Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Mr. Eddie McGrady, Mr. Austin Mitchell, Angus Robertson, Mr. Anthony...
Mr. Michael Foster, supported by Peter Bradley, Mr. Alan Campbell, Mr. Parmjit Dhanda, Mr. David Drew, Mr. James Plaskitt, Mr. Patrick Hall and Mrs. Janet Dean presented a Bill to make provision...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the enforcement of entitlements to annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and to amend the National...
I advise the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I propose to put together the Questions on the two motions. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 7th February, be approved.
That the draft Gangmasters (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 26th January, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.
I have the honour to present a petition on behalf of the people of Minety in my constituency, whose pleasant rural village was invaded some 18 months ago by 57 Gypsy caravans over one weekend....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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