Thursday, 24 March 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will make a statement on the future of adult education in further education colleges.
How much (a) primary schools and (b) secondary schools in Coventry have received from the Government in each year since the introduction of direct payments.
How many special schools have closed since 1997; and if she will make a statement.
What assessment she has made of her Department's private finance initiative projects in Wirral, South.
Whether she plans to give greater weight to the views of head teachers on exclusions.
If she will make a statement on the teaching of mathematics in primary and secondary schools.
What plans she has to increase the take-up of vocational training in schools and colleges.
What recent representations she has received about the annual review mechanism of the repayment of teachers' loans scheme.
What the change in the number of (a) teachers and (b) classroom assistants in schools in York has been since 1997.
What assessment she has made of the relative needs of English shire counties for education funding.
What steps she is taking to improve the skills base of employees.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
How many times since 2001 the Attorney-General has decided to bring cases involving military personnel through the civilian courts.
What recent discussions she has had with the Crown Prosecution Service on the breaching of antisocial behaviour orders in North Yorkshire.
What action the Law Officers' Departments are taking to implement the recommendations of the Commission for Africa on combating financial crimes including bribery and corruption.
What recent representations she has received on publishing the Attorney-General's advice on the Iraq war.
To ask the Solicitor-General if she will make a statement about the circumstances surrounding the letter from Mrs. Elizabeth Wilmshurst and the Attorney-General's change of opinion on the...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the European Council that took place in Brussels on 22 and 23 March. It was the fifth in a series of summits about the Lisbon agenda...
The business for the week after the Easter recess will be: Monday 4 April—Second Reading of the Public Service Ombudsman (Wales) Bill [Lords], followed by a debate on Welsh Affairs on a...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. During the proceedings on the urgent question, before you were in the Chair, there was an exchange when the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood...
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 Acts and Measures: Constitutional Reform Act 2005 Income...
Mr. Frank Field, supported by Kate Hoey, Calum Macdonald, Tony Wright and Mr. Wyatt presented a Bill to make provision in connection with antisocial behaviour: And the same was read the First...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[James Purnell.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ainger.]
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