Thursday, 13 October 2005
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What steps the Government are taking to reduce child poverty.
If he will make a statement on the decision of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to write off national debt for the poorest countries.
What assessment he has made of the level of overpayment of tax credits in the last 12 months.
What steps he is taking to monitor the performance of the retail banking sector in providing basic bank accounts.
What the levels of (a) investment and (b) savings were in (i) 1997 and (ii) 2004 as a proportion of gross domestic product.
If he will make a statement on the international finance facility for immunisation.
What he estimates the total public sector pensions liability is.
Will the Leader of the House give the business for next week?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about developments in Northern Ireland during the summer recess period. First, however, I know that the House will want to join me...
Mr. Secretary Prescott, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Dawn Primarolo, Mr. David Miliband, Mr. Phil Woolas and Jim Fitzpatrick, presented a Bill to make...
Secretary Margaret Beckett, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Clarke, Mr. Secretary Hain and Mr. Ben Bradshaw, presented a...
I beg to move, That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 10th October, be approved. This is the third such...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Plaskitt.]
I beg leave to present a petition on behalf of a fair number of my constituents from Market Harborough and a number of surrounding villages that forms part of the IsItFair council tax protest...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Joan Ryan.]
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