Thursday, 8 March 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
What estimate he has made of the proportion of publicly procured food that was British in 2006.
What recent meetings he has had with representatives of UK commerce and industry to discuss the contribution of environmental management systems to reducing carbon emissions.
What recent discussions he has had on the state of the dairy industry.
What progress he is making in involving (a) G8, (b) EU and (c) developing countries in talks on tackling climate change.
What provisions exist in the warm home zone scheme to employ local contractors.
What assessment he has made of the effect of recent rainfall on the need for new drought orders in summer 2007.
What discussions he has had with the European Commission on the disallowance of funds from common agricultural policy schemes.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the level of environmental taxation.
Would the Deputy Leader of the House kindly inform the House of the forthcoming business?
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Alan Campbell.]
I wish to present a petition, which is based on the fact that a major town in my constituency is to lose its only surviving bank The petition was organised through the hard work of our excellent...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Roy.]
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