Tuesday, 15 November 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the possible economic impact of the proposed smoking ban in Scotland.
What proportion of Scotland's electricity consumption was generated in Scotland by (a) nuclear, (b) hydro, (c) gas, (d) coal and (e) other sources in 2004–05.
What discussions he has had with the First Minister and his ministerial colleagues on the measures required to reduce the availability of class A drugs in Scotland.
If he will make a statement on employment levels in Scotland.
What estimate he has made of the number of Scottish pensioner households which will receive the £200 payment to help with council tax payments.
The Minister of State was asked—
What transitional arrangements are being made for tribunals that will join the Tribunals Service in 2006.
How much state funding has been paid to the Conservative party in the past five years.
The Leader of the House was asked—
If he will bring forward proposals to move private Members' business from Fridays to Wednesday evenings.
The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—
If he will agree with the Royal Institute of British Architects the rules for an architecture competition to make the House more secure and more accessible; and if he will make a statement.
What proportion of products served in the refreshment outlets in the House are fair trade products.
The Leader of the House was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on reform of the House of Lords.
Mr. Andrew Mackinlay, supported by Chris Bryant, Paul Flynn, Jim Cunningham, Mr. Jeffrey M. Donaldson, David Taylor, Mr. David Chaytor, Jim Sheridan, Angus Robertson and Ms Katy Clark, presented...
Mr. David Chaytor, supported by Richard Burden, Mr. John Denham, Patrick Hall, Nick Harvey and Mr. David Heath, presented a Bill to provide for the holding of referendums about methods of...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, concerning a statement on future infantry structure made in the Chamber on 16 December last year by my right hon. Friend the then Secretary of State for...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for a national system to safeguard runaway and missing children; to make provision for the collection and reporting of...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Licensing Act 2003 (Second appointed day) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005, No. 2091), dated 27th July...
We now come to the debate on oversight of the ministerial code. I must tell the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 12197/05, draft Council Decision authorising the placing on the market of foods and food ingredients from genetically modified maize line...
I wish to submit a petition on behalf of my constituents who support the IsItFair council tax protest campaign. There is considerable concern and unease in my constituency about rising council...
In April this year, I was visited by two young students, who complained about the inequality of funding between their sixth form school and colleges of further education. They were most anxious...
My petition from constituents in my Epsom and Ewell constituency is also on behalf of the local IsItFair council tax protest campaign. My petitioners Declare that year-on-year, inflation-busting...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heppell.]
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