Tuesday, 9 May 2006
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will visit the Scottish Parliament to discuss cross-border health issues.
If he will meet the Disability Rights Commission to discuss the rights of disabled children in Scotland.
What devolution issues the Advocate-General has considered since 28 March 2006.
What assessment he has made of the potential in Scotland for generation of electricity from renewable sources.
If he will make a statement on economic trends in Scotland.
What discussions he has had with the Department for Trade and Industry on the number of post offices required by Royal Mail to meet its universal service obligation for postal services in Scotland.
The Minister of State was asked—
What measures are being taken to increase the number of women working in the judiciary.
If the Government will take further steps to ensure postal voting is not vulnerable to fraud.
What the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal's work load of immigration appeals was at the latest date for which figures are available.
What the level of unpaid fines was in 2004-05.
If she will make a statement on the report of Lord Carter's review of legal aid.
Whether she expects a free vote to be held on the future composition of the House of Lords.
The Leader of the House was asked—
If he will bring forward plans for the House to sit in September.
The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission was asked—
What the cost was of storing statues owned by the House but not on display in 2005-06.
The Leader of the House was asked—
When and how he plans to reform parliamentary scrutiny of EU legislation.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As you will know, the Identity Cards Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 30 March this year. The Government described it as one of their "flagship Bills", which...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to reclassify methylamphetamine as a category A drug. This is yet another sad tale of a failing Home Office. This time, it is failing to...
Bob Spink accordingly presented a Bill to reclassify methylamphetamine as a category A drug: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 20 October, and...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Planning (Application to the Houses of Parliament) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 19th April, be approved. — [Mr. Roy.] Question agreed to. Motion made,...
That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Revised Code of Practice for the Identification of Persons by Police Officers) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 15th March, be...
That the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 1016), dated 30th March 2006, be referred to a Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation. —[Mr. Roy.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, That Mr Geoffrey Hoon and Liz Blackman be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Mr Jack Straw and Paddy Tipping be added. —[Mr....
I wish to present an important petition on bovine tuberculosis, which is a disastrous disease that the Government have singularly failed to curtail. Cattle have been slaughtered, although no...
This important petition concerns tail docking. Many people who breed dogs feel unhappy about the Government's proposals. The Petition of dog breeders, dog owners and dog lovers, Declares that dog...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Roy.]
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