Monday, 10 October 2005
I regret to have to report to the House the death of the right hon. Robin Cook, the Member for Livingston. I am sure that Members on both sides of the House will join me in mourning the loss of a...
Mr. Speaker acquainted the House that he had issued, during the Adjournment and pursuant to the Recess Elections Act 1975, a warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of (a) electronic and (b) manned borders; and if he will make a statement.
What estimate he has made of the quantities of drugs taken into prisons by (a) prisoners, (b) visitors, (c) prison officers and (d) other means in the last period for which figures are available.
How many complaints of (a) racial discrimination, (b) sex discrimination and (c) disability discrimination have been made by the staff of the Commission for Racial Equality in the last five years.
How many children and young people have died in (a) prison, (b) young offender institutions, (c) secure training centres and (d) local authority secure children's homes in each of the past 15 years.
What plans the Government have to introduce 24-hour security at ports of entry.
If he will make a statement on the use of antisocial behaviour orders in Plymouth.
What the total amount of criminal assets recovered in 2004–05 was.
What his Department's policy is on returning failed asylum seekers to Somalia.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of section 30 orders in Crosby; and if he will make a statement.
What estimate he has made of the costs incurred to date by his Department on accommodation centres for asylum seekers.
What proportion of (a) remand and (b) convicted prisoners in England are in prison more than 50 miles from their family home; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on the code of practice on information sharing issued in response to the Bichard report.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about changes to the business of the House for this week. Before doing so, I should like to pay tribute to former distinguished...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about our operations in Iraq. On returning to the House, may I first express my sincere condolences—and, I am sure, those of the whole...
With permission, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the earthquake in south Asia. On Saturday 8 October, just before nine o'clock in the morning Pakistan time, an...
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by Law: James Devine, for Livingston.
Not amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
'(1) The Secretary of State shall appoint a Commercial Flights Officer whose duties shall be specified by the Secretary of State but shall include— (a) the requirement to collate and...
'(1) Within one month after the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament— (a) a list of the airlines which are banned from United Kingdom air space, and...
'For section 35 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16) (facilities for consultation at certain aerodromes) substitute— "(1) At all aerodromes designated for the purposes of this section...
Amendment proposed No. 1, in page 2, line 41, leave out subsection (2).—[Mr. Duncan.] Question put, That the amendment be made:— The House divided: Ayes 213, Noes 278.
Ordered, That Mr. Dave Watts be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mr Eric Martlew be added.—[Joan Ryan.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Joan Ryan.]
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