Thursday, 17 March 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on Government assistance for fruit farming.
What plans she has for changing the guidelines in respect of controlling pigeons and corvids.
What recent discussions her Department has had with the Food Standards Agency on food safety.
If she will make a statement on her Department's strategy to control the spread of diseases amongst (a) livestock and (b) poultry.
What steps her Department takes to address the negative effects of the common agricultural policy on poor countries.
If she will make a statement on discussions she has held with her EU counterparts regarding post-Kyoto climate agreements.
What steps are being taken to reduce the number of abandoned cars; and if she will make a statement.
What initiatives the Government are taking to reduce the effects in the UK and abroad of climate change.
What recent assessment she has made of the risk of importing disease via illegal meat imports.
What assessment she has made of the likely impact on domestic food production of the single farm payment.
What costs her Department has incurred in legal fees defending actions brought by contractors in pursuit of claims for work during the foot and mouth outbreak; how much it has paid as a result of...
What recent representations she has received from representatives of sugar beet farmers about reform of the sugar regime.
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Appropriation Act 2005
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Perhaps inadvertently, the Leader of the House gave the impression that the Identity Cards Bill and the Drugs Bill had been properly debated in this place. In...
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 16 March].
Motion made, and Question proposed, (1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance....
Let me begin by drawing attention to my entry in the Register of Members' Interests. I welcome the Secretary of State for Transport to the debate. My thoughts turned to him this morning as the...
I beg leave to present a petition initiated by Councillor Christopher Schutz and signed by over 1,100 residents of Remenham, Wargrave, Ruscombe and others, condemning the Government's decision to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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