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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health

    The Secretary of State was asked-

    • Dentistry (Shropshire)

      4 speeches

      What plans there are to improve NHS dental provision in Shropshire.

    • Trafficked Women

      6 speeches

      What recent representations the health taskforce on violence against women and girls has received on the role and response of health services in respect of trafficked people.

      NHS Funding

      21 speeches

      What account is taken of relative levels of deprivation in determining NHS resource allocations.

      Mental Health

      4 speeches

      I note that the Minister of State is to answer this question, which will give the Secretary of State a chance to calm down.

      Cancer Treatment

      6 speeches

      What plans he has to increase the speed of treatment of people presenting to their GPs with symptoms consistent with cancer.

      GP Surgeries

      8 speeches

      What proportion of GP surgeries are open in the evenings and at weekends.

      NHS (Charitable Funding)

      14 speeches

      What his estimate is of the amount of charitable giving to NHS institutions in the latest period for which information is available.

      GP Telephone Numbers

      6 speeches

      What recent guidance his Department has issued to GP practices on their use of 0844 telephone number systems; and if he will make a statement.

      Alternative Medicine

      4 speeches

      When he expects to publish his proposals for the regulation of practitioners of acupuncture, herbal medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, following his Department's consultation on the...

      Purley Hospital

      4 speeches

      When he expects redevelopment of Purley hospital to take place.

      NHS Funding

      6 speeches

      To what extent levels of deprivation in local communities are taken into account by his Department in determining NHS resource allocations.

      Pharmacies

      6 speeches

      If he will bring forward proposals to protect small pharmacy businesses from the effects of in-house pharmacies opening in supermarkets.

      Ambulance Turnaround Times

      4 speeches

      What his most recent assessment is of the performance of NHS ambulance trusts regarding ambulance turnaround times; and if he will make a statement.

      Topical Questions

      49 speeches

      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. While you are in the Chair before the House goes into Committee, I wanted to ask for your guidance. The Minister of State, Department of Health, the hon. Member...

  • Bill Presented — Sustainable Energy (Local Action) bill

    1 speech

    Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Alan Simpson, supported by Mr. John Gummer, Mr. Gordon Prentice, Andrew Stunell, Mr. David Amess, Mr. Andrew Dismore, David Howarth, Mark...

    • Video Recordings (Exemption from Classification)

      1 speech

      Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)

    • Personal Care at Home Bill

      [Relevant documents: The uncorrected transcripts of oral evidence taken before the Health Committee on 3 December 2009 and 7 January 2010, on Social care, HC 22-iii and iv.] Considered in Committee

      [Sir Alan Haselhurst in the Chair]

      1 speech

      In view of the selection of amendments to clause 1-the only substantive clause-I am not minded to allow a debate on clause stand part. That is open to reconsideration if there is any great gap in...

      Clause 1 — Free provision of personal care at home

      168 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 9, page 1, line 7, leave out from 'in' to end of line 8 and insert- '(i) extra care housing; (ii) sheltered accommodation; (iii) warden controlled accommodation; (iv) care...

      Clause 2 — Extent and short title

      20 speeches

      I beg to move amendment 42, page 2, line 27, at end insert- '(1A) The provisions of this Act come into force on whatever day the Secretary of State appoints by order made by statutory...

      Business without Debate — Delegated Legislation

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

      Health Care and Associated Professions

      That the draft General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 18 November, be approved. -( Mr. Blizzard .)...

      Taxes

      That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Luxembourg) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 23 November, be approved. -( Mr. Blizzard .) Question agreed...

      Taxes

      That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Qatar) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 23 November, be approved. -( Mr. Blizzard .) Question agreed to....

      Taxes

      That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Libya) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 23 November, be approved. -( Mr. Blizzard .) Question agreed to....

      International Development

      That the draft Asian Development Bank (Further Payments to Capital Stock) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 24 November, be approved. -( Mr. Blizzard .) Question agreed to.

  • Delegated Legislation

    Ordered, That the Major Accident Off-Site Emergency Plan (Management of Waste from Extractive Industries) (England and Wales) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 1927), dated 16 July 2009, be...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 14 January, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business) the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means...

  • Petition — New Ferry Butterfly Park

    1 speech

    The many residents of Wirral, South, and people beyond, have contacted me to express their concern for the future of the much-loved butterfly park in New Ferry, which is threatened with closure....

  • Student Finance

    6 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr. Blizzard.)

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