Monday, 19 February 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on police numbers.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the use of head cameras in dealing with violent crime.
If he will make a statement on current numbers of breaches of antisocial behaviour orders.
How many additional (a) police officers and (b) community support officers are being provided under the new neighbourhood policing arrangements.
What recent representations he has received on the funding of police forces.
How many failed asylum seekers in England and Wales have exhausted all avenues of appeal; and if he will make a statement.
What change there was in the maximum award available under the criminal injuries compensation scheme in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to bring forward amendments to the Corporate Manslaughter Bill following the decision in the House of Lords on 5 February; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to reduce the numbers held in immigration centres.
What programmes he plans for those serving prison sentences to tackle gambling addiction.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short statement—
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on developments over the last two weeks in respect of the outbreak of avian influenza, or bird flu, in Suffolk. I reported to the...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. May I seek your guidance on a narrow point of procedure? At Home Office questions, Question 20 on the Order Paper stated: "Which Questions for oral answer...
I beg to move, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 24th January, be approved.
Resolved, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 24th January, be approved.— [James Purnell.]
[Relevant documents: The Thirty-second Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2005-06, The Human Rights Act: the DCA and Home Office Reviews, HC 1716, and the Government...
Ordered, That Mr Jim Devine be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee and Linda Gilroy be added.— [Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
Ordered, That James Duddridge be discharged from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Mr James Gray be added.— [Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Jonathan Shaw.]
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