Tuesday, 22 July 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on the implementation of the proposals in the NHS next stage review final report on equitable access to primary care.
What assessment he has made of the progress made by NHS foundation trusts in recruiting local people as board members and engaging them in planning.
What assistance his Department offers to social enterprise start-ups in the health sector.
What steps his Department is taking to improve awareness of diabetes.
What progress has been made on the centralisation of children's in-patient services in Leeds.
What effect he expects the outcome of the pharmacy consultation to have on the viability of local GP practices in (a) Beverley and Holderness constituency and (b) England.
What progress his Department has made in gathering information on the number and distribution of sunbeds, as referred to in paragraph 10 of the cancer reform strategy.
What research his Department is funding to develop vaccines for hospital-acquired infections.
What progress has been made on meeting the national service framework for diabetes targets; and if he will make a statement.
If he will increase the number of speech and language therapists working in the NHS in (a) Greater London and (b) England.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
It may be for the convenience of the House to know that the Prime Minister has suggested to me that I convene a Speaker's Conference. The following terms of reference have been agreed through the...
Following my visit last weekend to Baghdad and Basra, I would like to update the House on the latest developments in Iraq. Let me start by paying tribute to the British servicemen and women who...
I would like to update the House before it rises on the delivery of this year's national curriculum tests, following my appearance before the Select Committee last week and my letter to its...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Yesterday, this House and the other House had the honour of welcoming 120 British servicemen returning from Iraq at the north door of the Great Hall. Mr....
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to exclude the offence of theft from retail and commercial premises from the provisions of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 relating...
Miss Anne McIntosh accordingly presented a Bill to exclude the offence of theft from retail and commercial premises from the provisions of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 relating to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Ms Diana R. Johnson.]
I must inform the House that a message has been brought from the Lords as follows. The Lords have agreed to the Crossrail Bill with amendments, to which they desire the agreement of the Commons....
Lords amendment: No. 2.
Lords amendment: No. 3.
Lords amendment: No. 27.
Lords amendment: No. 46.
I am grateful to have the opportunity to present a 15,000-signature petition on an issue that has caused enormous concern and anxiety among people living in the broads area of my constituency. A...
I present this petition on behalf of more than 2,000 residents in Basingstoke, who are increasingly concerned about the levels of noise and traffic congestion connected with the M3, particularly...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mark Tami.]
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 Crossrail Act 2008
Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn.
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