Results 161–180 of 1297 for speaker:Brian H Donohoe

Estimates Day: Aviation Safety (16 Dec 1999)

Brian H Donohoe: Yes. My hon. Friend is a great champion of getting that building programme under way. As a neighbouring Member, I receive a great deal of representation from air traffic controllers at Prestwick. They are frustrated because the programme has not gone ahead and is not already in place. Given the amount of time that has elapsed between the announcement, with all its information about the...

Estimates Day: Aviation Safety (16 Dec 1999)

Brian H Donohoe: As usual, my hon. Friend speaks with great knowledge. The Select Committee took evidence from BALPA and we are therefore aware of pilots' anxieties. As a regular traveller on the route that my hon. Friend mentioned, I have been lobbied by pilots on the same subject. However, there will be plenty of opportunities for us to discuss NATS in future. It is only one aspect of air safety, and I want...

Orders of the Day — Transport Bill: Orders for Possession of Aerodromes, etc. (9 May 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: I shall speak to amendment No. 147, which stands in my name. I shall be brief in asking my hon. Friend the Minister two specific questions. First, the Government have introduced a provision that suggests that ownership can be taken down to 25 per cent. If what I have learned in the Select Committee on the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs is anything to go by, a foreign company is...

Orders of the Day — Transport Bill: Orders for Possession of Aerodromes, etc. (9 May 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: Can the Minister answer a simple question? Why was an amendment tabled in Committee to reduce the Government's shareholding to 25 per cent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Youth Unemployment (23 May 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: If he will make a statement on the impact of the new deal on the level of youth unemployment. [121870]

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Youth Unemployment (23 May 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: I thank my right hon. Friend for that comprehensive answer. [Laughter.] I should like to bring to his attention the fact that, since 1979, there has been an immense drop in youth unemployment in my constituency—in fact, one could say that it has fallen like a stone—but much is still to be done. What is being done under the new deal for over 55-year-olds?

Opposition Day: Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] (20 Jun 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: Just sit down.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Jul 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26 July.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Jul 2000)

Brian H Donohoe: I am sure that the whole House endorses the sentiments expressed by the Prime Minister. Last week we heard the splendid news, for both England and Scotland, of the spending review. However, could one small change be made? My right hon. Friend will be aware that the floodgates have opened in terms of the illicit trade of alcohol into the UK. In my constituency, in particular, it has become a...

Aviation Policy (23 Jan 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: I admire my hon. Friend for representing his constituents' views, but does not UK aviation policy mean policy throughout the country?

Aviation Policy (23 Jan 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: My hon. Friend mentions British Midland. He knows that it has applied to run the service not only from Manchester but from Heathrow.

Aviation Policy (23 Jan 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: Does my hon. Friend understand that, as well as the environmental impact, safety is of paramount importance to Heathrow and the surrounding area, and that the question of who should be awarded the air traffic control contract is therefore a live issue? Does he agree that the best option is the consortium proposal that is before the Government for consideration?

Employee Rights (31 Jan 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: Does the hon. Gentleman condemn or condone Vauxhall's actions?

Petitions: Free Television Licences (13 Feb 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: I am delighted to present a petition signed by more than 6,500 residents of the west of Scotland, including more than 2,000 of my constituents. The Strathclyde Elderly Forum collected the names on the petition, which calls on the Government to introduce free television licences for all pensioners over the age of 60. The petition states: The Petition of Strathclyde Elderly ForumDeclares...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Rail Franchise (6 Mar 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: If she will expedite the awarding of the Scottish rail franchise. [150737]

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Rail Franchise (6 Mar 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: I thank my right hon. Friend for that answer. However, she will know that awarding the contract for the new franchise to ScotRail has been delayed. That affects its ability to place new rolling stock orders. Will she make further representations to facilitate the process and thus enable the Scottish travelling public to travel on trains that have seats for everyone?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (9 Apr 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: Secondly?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (9 Apr 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: Can the hon. Gentleman tell us just how many examples he has been given? He said earlier that he had been given examples; now he is saying the opposite.

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (9 Apr 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: How many?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (9 Apr 2001)

Brian H Donohoe: Can the hon. Gentleman give us one example of the Chancellor not delivering on his promises?


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