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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish the legal advice he has received regarding derogation from Article 5 of the European Charter of Human Rights for provisions under the Prevention of Terrorism Bill.
Today's decision by Dairy Farmers of Britain to close the Llangadog creamery, which will also affect the milk bottling plant in Cardiff, shows the difficulty that we have in the dairy industry in Wales at the moment. What can the Secretary of State say for dairy farmers throughout south Wales and about the job losses being experienced by that industry? What steps can he, with the National...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will allow listed places of worship under his Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme to reclaim VAT paid on renovations and improvements which are designed to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 2000.
Former Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion
Entered the House of Commons on 3 February 2000 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)
Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.
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