Thursday, 12 October 2006
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the number of racist incidents among students in higher education; and if he will make a statement.
What additional measures his Department has considered in order to reduce the number of school leavers not attaining basic standards of literacy and numeracy.
If he will make a statement on the teaching of parenting skills in mainstream education.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the "Aim Higher" programme in informing potential students of the financial support available to them.
What assessment he has made of the administration of student loans; and if he will make a statement.
When he next expects to visit Leicester to discuss the "Building Schools for the Future" initiative.
What plans there are for additional educational facilities to serve new housing development in Wellingborough East.
What measures the Department is taking to increase the number of pupils studying foreign languages at GCSE and A-level.
What recent assessment he has made of primary school class sizes; and if he will make a statement.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
What action the Crown Prosecution Service is taking to improve the delivery of court papers.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the business of the House for the coming week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday at Prime Minister's questions, the Prime Minister stated, in relation to hospital operations: "We now have no one waiting for more than six...
Lords Reason: 5B Motion made, and Question put, That this House does not insist on its disagreement with the Lords in their Amendment No. 5, or on Amendment 11A and proposes amendment (a) to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A (6) (Programme motions), That the Order of 24th July 2006 (Welfare Reform Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: In...
[Relevant document: A memorandum from the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry containing the Government response to the Sixth Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2005-06,...
Shortly before the summer recess I presented a petition with 20,000 names concerning the Conquest hospital in Hastings, since when 7,000 people have marched the streets of Hastings and 20,000...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Liz Blackman.]
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