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Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Consideration of Bill, as amended, opposed and deferred until Tuesday 5 March ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the future demand for accident and emergency and maternity services at (a) Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and (b) King’s College...
What the reason is for the time taken to produce the Government’s sexual health policy document; and when he now expects it to be published.
What recent discussions he has had with the Whittington hospital on the proposed disposal of its assets and reductions in medical and non-medical staff.
What assessment his Department has made of harm caused to babies by alcohol consumed during pregnancy; and if he will make a statement.
What funding his Department has allocated to research into pre-senile dementia.
What recent discussions he has had with officials in his Department on the forthcoming NHS investigation into mortality indicators.
What assessment his Department has made of the effect of hospitals built under the private finance initiative on the work of neighbouring hospitals.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the availability to patients of GPs and specialist health services.
What steps he has taken to support research on the most common causes of premature mortality.
What was the change in the level of spending in real terms on adult mental health services in 2011-12.
What recent estimate he has made of the potential savings to the NHS of making better use of technology.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That the Order of 19 November 2012 (Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] (Programme)), be varied as follows: 1. Paragraphs 4 and 5 shall be omitted. 2. Proceedings on...
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee.
‘Suppliers are not allowed to refer cases to the Adjudicator and cannot have cases referred on their behalf if their turnover exceeds £500 million per annum.’.—(Philip...
‘Suppliers are not allowed to refer cases to the Adjudicator and cannot have cases referred on their behalf if their turnover exceeds £1bn per annum.’.—(Philip Davies.)...
Amendment proposed: 3, page 5, line 18, at end insert— ‘(2) The Office of Fair Trading shall be required to publish a response to the Adjudicator on the...
Amendment proposed: 34, page 5, line 31, at end insert— ‘(4A) The report must include details of any incidents that have come to the Adjudicator’s attention...
Amendments made: 7, page 6, line 13, leave out subsection (5) and insert— ‘(5) The review must also consider whether it would be desirable— (a) for an order...
Amendment made: 9, page 10, line 35, after ‘section’, insert ‘15(10A) or’.—(Jo Swinson.) Third Reading
Second Reading (By Order)
The petition has arisen following revelations about the unusual nature of experiments carried out on live kittens at Cardiff university, which involve the sewing up of their eyelids. A number of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)
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