Thursday, 2 November 2006
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on the operation of the integrated pollution prevention and control regulations.
Whether the Government are meeting their recycling targets for local authorities; and what his plans are to increase further the level of recycling carried out by local authorities.
When he plans to publish the draft marine Bill.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage the growth of crops for biomass; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to increase funding for sea and flood defences in East Anglia.
What assessment he has made of changes in the pattern of urban biodiversity over the last five years; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure the traceability of all meat imports.
What monitoring his Department has put in place to ensure that the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 is fully implemented by local authorities.
If he will make a statement on the future of British inland waterways.
What assessment he has made of the need for new reservoirs, water treatment plants and sewage systems.
What steps he is taking to encourage Government Departments and local government to specify the use of reused and recycled material in capital procurement projects for which they are responsible.
What steps his Department has taken to prevent an outbreak of avian influenza.
I have to inform the House of an error in the results as reported to the House of one of the Divisions last night. In the Division on the motion relating to notice for amendments in Public Bill...
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You may recall that I raised a couple of points of order in the summer about delays in getting answers from the Home Office to parliamentary questions. Indeed, a...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A(6)(Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Education and Inspections Bill for the purpose...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 30.
Lords amendment: No. 53.
Lords amendment: No. 6.
Lords amendment: No. 33.
Lords amendment: No. 47.
Lords amendment: No. 2 .
Lords amendment: No. 1.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Jonathan Shaw.]
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