Thursday, 1 February 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will publish payments made under the common agricultural policy single payment scheme by constituency.
What percentage of the population of (a) cod, (b) sole and (c) plaice are expected to be removed from UK seas per year under new quotas.
What plans he has to assess the use of community land trusts to underpin county council smallholdings.
Whether he plans to make special provisions for sites of special scientific interest when implementing the environmental liability directive.
What discussions he has had with fishermen's organisations on quota levels for (a) larger boats and (b) smaller, inshore boats.
What incentives he plans for energy companies to encourage them to help their customers reduce energy consumption in their homes.
What discussions he has had with representatives of the Wildlife Trusts on the contribution of management of the landscape to promoting biodiversity.
What assessment he has made of the potential implications for farmers of the latest report by the Competition Commission on the power of supermarkets; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry regarding support for the development in the UK of emerging technologies for offshore forms of renewable energy.
What support his Department provides for promoting the wider availability of regional, local and speciality foods.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the business for the coming weeks?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, this statement is to update the House on the events leading to the beaching of the MSC Napoli at Lyme bay, east of Sidmouth. It follows my earlier written statement...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Yesterday in Prime Minister's questions and again today in business questions, the Prime Minister and the Leader of the House refused to answer any...
[Relevant documents: The Fifth Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2005-06, on the UK deployment to Afghanistan, HC 558, and the Government's response thereto (Sixth Special Report,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Jonathan Shaw.]
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