We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Results 161–180 of 976 for speaker:Professor Ross Cranston

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Health and Safety (26 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he has received the report of the Health and Safety Commission on the effectiveness of the current strategy to promote directors' responsibility for health and safety, the success of the voluntary approach and the need for further legislation; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Probation Service (25 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what budget was set for the National Probation Directorate at the commencement of the financial year 2003–04; what the change in gross provision was; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Probation Service (18 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the reasons were for the change in the gross financial provision of the National Probation Directorate for 2003–04

Written Answers — Home Department: Offender Management (17 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the post of (a) Head of Human Relations and (b) Head of Standards in the National Offender Management Service will be advertised.

Poverty (South Asia) (13 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Minister on opening the debate. He set out clearly our commitment to the millennium development goals and identified the three special features of the work in Asia by the Department for International Development, which relate to education for children at school, the HIV epidemic and maternal mortality. He has long had an interest in these issues, and as chair...

Written Answers — Treasury: International Finance Facility (13 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress has been made on the international finance facility as a result of spring meetings with the IMF and World Bank.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Prison Capacity (10 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: What assessment he has made of the impact of the long-term prison population projections on prison capacity.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Prison Capacity (10 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: I know of my hon. Friend's personal commitment to prisoner welfare. The Criminal Justice Act 2003 means that there will be more robust community sentences and a reduction in the number of short sentences, which are ineffective in reducing wrongdoing, but there is concern out there that the increase in the number of prisoners and the small number of new places coming on stream make the...

Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: I am delighted to see you in the Chair, Mrs. Roe, because you have taken a close interest in this subject for many years. I appreciate the support of hon. Members, especially those who are members of the all-party group on alcohol misuse. I should also mention the charity Alcohol Concern, which so ably services the group, and I commend its fine work. The Government are to be congratulated on...

Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: My hon. Friend is right. One part of the strategy document focuses on domestic violence and violence associated with alcohol. Interestingly, it makes the important point identified by research that some victims become dependent on alcohol to deal with the violence. The issue is complex, and there are no easy solutions to some of the more complicated problems of social behaviour.

Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: My hon. Friend is right. I commend his police service for setting up that centre. We need to roll out good practice nationwide. In certain areas there is good practice, of which my hon. Friend has given us an example. His other important point was that there are enormous social costs. In some areas, the police are finding it difficult to cope with the violence and social disorder associated...

Written Answers — Home Department: Anti-terrorism Legislation (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Bethnal Green and Bow (Ms King) on 8 March 2004, Official Report, columns 1256–57W, on anti-terrorism legislation, if he will collate information on the religious background of those detained under UK anti-terrorism legislation.

Written Answers — Home Department: Anti-terrorism Legislation (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 13 January, Official Report, column 669W, on the Terrorism Act 2000, if he will update the figures.

Written Answers — Home Department: Probation Service (5 May 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the change in gross pension provision for the (a) National Probation Directorate and (b) National Probation Service (Local Area Boards) will be following the publication of the Spring Supplementary Estimates for 2003–04.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Centres of Vocational Excellence (29 Apr 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment he has made of the impact of Centres of Vocational Excellence upon standards in further education colleges.

Easter Adjournment (1 Apr 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: I have great sympathy with the hon. Member for Tiverton and Honiton (Mrs. Browning). I had Question 6 to the Prime Minister yesterday, and I was not called, and if the House will indulge me further in terms of time, I simply point out that Government Back Benchers have a much more difficult task in catching Mr. Speaker's eye because of our numbers. I want to raise the issue of how preserving...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Vaccine Damages Payments (1 Apr 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to his answer of 12 February 2004, Official Report, column 1608W, which of the 571 cases identified involved (a) an extension of time limits for claiming and (b) the reduction of the disability threshold; and how many claims in each of these categories have been (i) successful and (ii) unsuccessful.

Cast Metal Industry (31 Mar 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for West Bromwich, West (Mr. Bailey) on securing the debate. I start by talking about the big theme of economic globalisation and the impact on world markets of the massive industrial revolution that is taking place in China. As my hon. Friend said, the voracious demand for steel is having an impact on the price of ferrous scrap and coke. One only has...

Cast Metal Industry (31 Mar 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: Absolutely. My point is that other countries take unilateral action when faced with a crisis. No doubt my hon. Friend will also tell us about action that is taken with our EU partners. My hon. Friend the Member for Wolverhampton, South-East (Mr. Turner) made the point that my constituents make: they are mightily under-impressed by the EU in many respects. Perhaps the Under-Secretary can give...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Undergraduates (31 Mar 2004)

Professor Ross Cranston: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many undergraduates were at universities in England in each academic year since 1997.


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.