Results 1–20 of 2523 for speaker:Ashok Kumar

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Oil: Safety ( 4 Feb 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of EU regulations on the sulphur content of oil used in Aga ovens; and what assessment has been made of the costs of these regulations to owners of Agas.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Students: Finance ( 4 Feb 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many people under 20 years old in further education in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency received assistance in meeting childcare costs in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Education Maintenance Allowance ( 2 Feb 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many students in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in further education have received education maintenance allowance in each year since the allowance was introduced.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance (26 Jan 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what percentage of pupils permanently excluded from school in (a) England, (b) the north-east and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland claimed jobseeker's allowance within three months of leaving school in the latest period for which figures are available; (2) what estimate she has made of the average length of time...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Unemployment: Older Workers (18 Jan 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many people over 50 years old in (a) the UK, (b) England, (c) the North East and (d) Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland constituency are in receipt of jobseeker's allowance.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Departmental Public Expenditure (14 Jan 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what her Department's expenditure as a proportion of the UK's gross domestic product was in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions ( 5 Jan 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate she has made of the average net change in income of a pensioner receiving no more than the basic state pension in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Home Department: Offensive Weapons: Convictions ( 5 Jan 2010)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people charged with carrying an offensive weapon in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland constituency in 2008-09; and what sentences those convicted of such offences received.

Teesside Steel Industry (16 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: It is a pleasure to see you presiding over this important debate, Mr. Cook. Had you not been presiding, I am sure you would have joined in the debate, as I know that this subject is close to your heart. First, I thank Mr. Speaker for granting me this debate on what is an important subject for my area-steel is the lifeblood of our economy. Nearly a fortnight ago, Teesside was rocked by the...

Teesside Steel Industry (16 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: I agree with every word and thank my hon. Friend for his support. He must have read the rest of my speech, as he is way ahead. I concur with the tenor of everything he said.

Teesside Steel Industry (16 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: I agree with every word that the hon. Gentleman has said. I hope he is saying that we have to keep the works open. If he is, I am wholeheartedly with him all the way. The sentiments he expresses are similar to those expressed by my hon. Friend the Member for Blaydon (Mr. Anderson). In my constituency, we have the world-class Skinningrove rolling mills, which until now have concentrated on...

Teesside Steel Industry (16 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: I thank my hon. Friend for being here and supporting me. I agree with her on the globalisation adjustment fund. That is one of the questions that I intend to raise with the Minister. We need to keep the plant alive and making a contribution to the regional and national economy, both as we go into the economic upturn in the new year and in the coming years. I feel strongly that there is a 10...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Government Assistance (16 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the policies of his Department and its predecessors in (a) providing support to business and (b) improving levels of skills in (i) England, (ii) the North East, (iii) Tees Valley and (iv) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency since 1997.

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (15 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his Department will bring forward proposals to extend the provisions of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 to include company registrars as bodies which may be investigated and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and the Financial Services Ombudsman.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Children: Day Care ( 9 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many childcare places have been created in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Home Department: Firearms: Injuries ( 8 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) the North East and (d) Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland constituency were (i) fatally and (ii) non-fatally wounded by a firearm in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Treasury: Post Offices: Bank Services ( 8 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what timetable he has set for bringing forward proposals to enable the Post Office to provide more banking services.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage ( 8 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) the UK, (b) England, (c) the North East and (d) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency who would have earned a wage lower than the level of the national minimum wage if the national minimum wage had not been in existence in each year since its...

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Gcse ( 7 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of 16-year-olds did not achieve five GCSEs at grades A* to C in (a) England, (b) the North East and (c) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in the latest period for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Health: Injuries: Offensive Weapons ( 3 Dec 2009)

Ashok Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in (a) the North East and (b) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in each year since 1997.


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