Tuesday, 13 January 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What the average waiting time was for a GP appointment in the most recent period for which figures are available.
What progress his Department has made on its long-term plans for easing pressures on A and E departments and preparing the NHS for the future.
What steps have been taken to help Princess Alexandra hospital in Harlow to deal with extra pressure over the winter.
What assessment he has made of the level of improvement made by East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust since it was put into special measures.
With reference to his Department’s publication “Transforming care: A national response to Winterbourne View Hospital”, published in December 2012, if he will take steps to...
What the clinical reasons are for plans to close Calderdale Royal hospital A and E department.
What steps have been taken to support NHS hospitals in meeting increased demand in winter 2014-15.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure support for smaller district hospitals.
What proportion of 111 calls resulted in an ambulance being called in the most recent period for which figures are available.
What recent assessment he has made of the reasons for increased attendances at A and E departments in 2014.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will make a statement on Nuclear Management Partners and Sellafield.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I wish to inform the House that I have not selected the amendment on the Order Paper. It is therefore for the Minister to move. I call the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
[Relevant document: Sixteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2013-14, National Policy Statement on National Networks, HC1135.]
Consideration of Lords message
I beg to move, That this House insists on its disagreement with Lords amendment 74 and proposes amendment (a) in lieu.
I beg to move, That the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill shall lapse in pursuance of paragraph (13) of Standing Order No. 80A shall be extended...
I beg to move, That the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Deregulation Bill shall lapse in pursuance of paragraph (13) of Standing Order No. 80A shall be extended by 67 days until...
I have a petition signed by 1,545 of my constituents who share my view that in South Staffordshire, which has more than 130 Gypsy and Traveller pitches, we have more than enough provision. The...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Damian Hinds.)
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