Results 61–80 of 310 for speaker:Mr Andy King

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Business Social andEnvironmental Impact Reports (9 Feb 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Prime Minister if he will restate his challenge of October 2000 that all the FTSE 350 companies should publish annual environmental reports by the end of 2005.

Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. In recent years the growing size, influence and power of large corporations has led many people to realise that they can have serious effects on the environment and communities. Many leading companies have recognised that and have run environmental and community schemes. On the other hand, the public have also realised it, often because...

Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: I thank my hon. Friend for his welcome intervention and agree wholeheartedly with him. Companies have effects that reach further than their shareholders. I believe that it is the role of Parliament to set laws that encourage and allow companies to appreciate fully the repercussions of their actions. There is an important point to make here. When failures in company law have affected the...

Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: Very briefly, please.

Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: I am glad the right hon. Gentleman spotted that minor omission. I have decided to make the Bill more modest—

Performance of Companies and Government Departments (Reporting) Bill (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: —in order to make progress. However, I agree with the right hon. Gentleman as regards the principle of the Bill. That explains the reference to the Government in the title. It is not fair to anyone if reporting is not standardised. Many of the companies that produce reports do not provide a full picture of their impacts. Many of the reports are glossy and PR-led, but do not provide...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Poverty (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what percentage of children are living in poverty, using the (a) absolute low income, (b) relative low income and (c) material deprivation indicators announced in his Department's report, Measuring Child Poverty; and if he will give this information for (i) before and (ii) after housing costs for (A) 1998 and (B) 2001 for (1)...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Child Poverty (30 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate (a) how many and (b) what percentage of children will be living in poverty in (i) 2004–05, (ii) 2010 and (iii) 2020, (A) before and (B) after housing costs, broken down by nation and region of the UK.

Coventry Airport (27 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: My hon. Friend may be coming to this, but what concerns residents and Members is the way in which night flights have been introduced. I understand that other airports, such as Birmingham, do not have international night flights for passengers because of their consideration for the local population. Will my hon. Friend say what can be done to constrain night flights?

Coventry Airport (27 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: Will my hon. Friend give way?

Coventry Airport (27 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for securing the debate, which is important for all constituencies that surround the airport. At least four, and perhaps as many as seven, hon. Members represent constituencies within a mile and a half of the airport site. All our colleagues are extremely alarmed about the way in which Coventry airport has acted. It seems to be behaving without responding to...

Higher Education Bill (27 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: I am grateful to my right hon. Friend for the commitment that he has made to open up access to those from the poorest sections in our society. That is real progress. Some of us have had some difficulties in relation to the variability aspect, and also with the possibility of the poorest students being forced into the poorest universities and the gulf widening. Can my right hon. Friend assure...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Low-income Families (21 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the equivalent thresholds to the absolute low income threshold of £210 per week for a couple with one child under 16 published in Measuring Child Poverty, of December 2003 are for (a) a couple with two children, (b) a couple with three children, (c) a couple with four children, (d) a lone parent with two children, (e) a lone parent...

Written Answers — Health: Waiting Lists/Times (13 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time for an initial referral to a consultant rheumatologist is in each strategic health authority.

Written Answers — Health: Approved Treatments (12 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to ensure that patients are not taken off treatments which have not been approved by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence for non-medical reasons and transferred to those which have been so approved.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Jan 2004)

Mr Andy King: When the aviation White Paper was published last month, the people of Coventry and Warwickshire in particular heaved a huge sigh of relief. The peace of the people in my constituency and in neighbouring constituencies, however, is about to be shattered by the irresponsible behaviour of Coventry airport, which has done a shabby deal with Thomsonfly without any consultation, and without any...

Written Answers — Health: Self-administered Treatments (18 Dec 2003)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what his policy is towards new treatments which allow patients to self-administer at home; (2) what steps he is taking to help patients access new treatments which allow them to self-administer their treatment at home when recommended by their clinician.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Dec 2003)

Mr Andy King: If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 17 December.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Dec 2003)

Mr Andy King: Will my right hon. Friend join me in congratulating Warwickshire secondary schools on their excellent results in the key stage 3 tests and their year-on-year improvements—particularly Ashlawn school, up 13 per cent. in English, Bishop Wulstan and Harris schools, up 9 per cent. and 13 per cent. respectively in science, and Kenilworth school, up 10 per cent. in maths?

Written Answers — Health: Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 Dec 2003)

Mr Andy King: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many primary care trust, collaborative commissioning groups are providing funding for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.


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