Results 241–260 of 310 for speaker:Mr Andy King

Orders of the Day — Greater London Authority Bill: Membership of the Authority and the Assembly (4 Nov 1999)

Mr Andy King: The Conservatives should change their candidate then.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 Jul 1999)

Mr Andy King: Did my right hon. Friend notice that the Leader of the Opposition, wisely in my view, avoided any question on the economy? [Interruption.] Could that be because last year he said

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 Jul 1999)

Mr Andy King: Does my right hon. Friend agree that, despite the fact that the Leader of the Opposition spoke—[Interruption] He spoke of a downturn caused by Downing street, but unemployment has fallen by 80,000 this year. [Interruption.] Will my right hon. Friend release some Government officials to assist Conservative Members with their forecasting?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Voting (12 Jul 1999)

Mr Andy King: If he will put forward proposals for voting at weekends at future elections. [89216]

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Voting (12 Jul 1999)

Mr Andy King: I am very grateful to my right hon. Friend for the answer that he gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Warwick and Leamington (Mr. Plaskitt). I am also sure that the whole House appreciates the very good work that is being done to reform a clearly antiquated system.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Voting (12 Jul 1999)

Mr Andy King: Certain dinosaurs might not want anything to be changed. In the European elections, there was an access problem in the west midlands, with mothers with young children in prams—who could not be left outside—being turned away from polling stations. Ed Doolan highlighted that serious problem on Birmingham radio. We must ensure that polling stations are open to all, and I ask my right hon....

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Jun 1999)

Mr Andy King: The hopes and prayers of the House and the whole country are with our Prime Minister and Secretary of State as they continue to work tirelessly for a peaceful resolution in Northern Ireland. Does my right hon. Friend agree that without the implementation of the peace process, the men of violence will surely return, with their reign of terror? Does he agree that it is the responsibility of all...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Out-of-school Activities (28 Jun 1999)

Mr Andy King: How many schools he estimates will benefit in the first year of the national lottery-funded out-of-school hours activities. [87207]

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Out-of-school Activities (28 Jun 1999)

Mr Andy King: I thank my right hon. Friend for that welcome announcement. I have visited such clubs, as I am sure have all hon. Members. I recently visited Bridges in Brownsover in my constituency, which is a first class club, where all the children are benefiting significantly from the opportunity to socialise and learn with other children, and their parents have the security of knowing that their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Maternity Units (8 Jun 1999)

Mr Andy King: What research he has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the feasibility of midwifery—led maternity units. [85004]

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Maternity Units (8 Jun 1999)

Mr Andy King: I thank my hon. Friend for that reply. I am sure that he would wish to join me in congratulating Warwickshire health authority on the positive work that it is undertaking to re-evaluate the way in which maternity services are delivered throughout the county. I hope that my hon. Friend will also join me in supporting the authority's continued research into bringing about a pilot midwifery-led...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 May 1999)

Mr Andy King: If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 19 May.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 May 1999)

Mr Andy King: As Slobodan Milosevic continues his campaign of terror, genocide and ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, is not our first priority to care for those refugees who have been forced from their home; and our second to ensure that they can return home in peace and safety to rebuild their lives?

Orders of the Day — Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill: Optional Work-Focused Interviews (17 May 1999)

Mr Andy King: Will the hon. Gentleman accept that that is why we are establishing pilots? One is being established in my Warwickshire constituency on 28 June. It will be based in the town hall, with a team of people from across the three agencies. They are currently being trained to deal with people sensitively. That is not arrogance. The Government are moving forward in a way that will give people hope....

Orders of the Day — Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill: Optional Work-Focused Interviews (17 May 1999)

Mr Andy King: The hon. Lady is failing them entirely.

Prayers: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (12 May 1999)

Mr Andy King: Does my hon. Friend agree that the greatest battle for ME sufferers is getting people to believe that they truly suffer from the symptoms and the disabilities that they feel that they have? The medical profession is unsympathetic. I have come across ME since the 1980s in my work in social services and as chair of social services. The debate about psychological against physiological causes...

Oral Answers to Questions — Engagements (24 Feb 1999)

Mr Andy King: Does my right hon. Friend recall, as I do, the previous Government's promise that rail privatisation would result in major improvements in rail services? The only changes that my constituents have experienced are higher fares and poorer services. [Interruption.] Will my right hon. Friend ensure that tomorrow, at the rail summit, which will be chaired by my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime...

Orders of the Day — Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill (23 Feb 1999)

Mr Andy King: Rubbish.

Orders of the Day — Health and Welfare (26 Nov 1998)

Mr Andy King: Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Orders of the Day — Health and Welfare (26 Nov 1998)

Mr Andy King: The right hon. Lady is a control freak.


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