Chris McCafferty: What assessment he has made of the political situation in Darfur; and if he will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: I thank the Minister for that reply. Given the necessity of helicopter units to the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur and the Government's preparedness to underwrite the costs to other countries of donating helicopter assets, has the Minister had any dialogue with her counterparts in Ukraine and Russia about that possibility?
Chris McCafferty: With your permission, Mr. Taylor, I should like my hon. Friend the Member for Halifax (Mrs. Riordan), whose constituency neighbours mine, to speak in the debate. Calderdale is one of the five boroughs in West Yorkshire. The local authority is the sixth largest of the 36 metropolitan areas in terms of land area. It has a population of about 192,000 people, comprising 81,000 households....
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has made of the Gibbons Review recommendation to review the circumstances in which it is appropriate for employment tribunal chairs to sit alone, in order to ensure that lay members are used in a way that adds most value; and if he will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: What steps the Government are taking to encourage apprenticeships.
Chris McCafferty: My hon. Friend will be aware of the enormous welcome for the investment in my constituency, Calder Valley, which has many high-end engineering companies, but what can his Department do to encourage more young people, particularly girls, and women who have taken career breaks into reskilling through engineering apprenticeships?
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development with what countries the European Commission has (a) discussed and (b) entered into millennium development goals contracts.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what indicators the European Commission has developed to ensure that millennium development goal (MDG) contracts are effective in achieving the MDGs, with particular reference to MDG5.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development to what extent (a) national parliaments and (b) sexual and reproductive health and rights organisations will be involved in the preparation of (i) the European Commission millennium development goal (MDG) contract proposals, (ii) the development of MDG contracts and (iii) the monitoring of results.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment he has made of the compatibility of programmes funded by the European Commission on the Millennium Development Goals with (a) the Global Business Plan on MDGs 4 and 5 and (b) the International Health Partnership.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the risk of airborne transmission of infectious diseases, such as MRSA and clostridium difficile in hospitals; and if he will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his policy is on the use of air purification equipment in the NHS.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the security conditions in Afghanistan.
Chris McCafferty: Question 5, Mr. Speaker.
Chris McCafferty: In the week when we are celebrating both mother's day and international women's day, would my right hon. Friend commit to helping improve maternal and child health programmes in developing countries through improvements in reproductive health services and, in particular, through the international health partnership?
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Vertex-contracted Child Support Agency (CSA) office in Bolton in (a) communicating with (i) hon. and right hon. Members, (ii) Ministers and (iii) other CSA offices and (b) operating efficiency.
Chris McCafferty: My right hon. Friend will be aware of reports this week that up to 4,000 forced marriages take place every year, and that hundreds of ethnic minority children are disappearing from school rolls, who may have been forced into marriage against their will. Will he look into the role of education welfare officers and those tasked with responsibility for children's absenteeism from school, and...
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what recent steps she has taken to combat violence against women.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Solicitor-General what assessment she has made of the rates of successful prosecution for rape; and if she will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on the consultation being conducted by the Human Fertilisation and Embroyology Authority on single embryo transfer; and if he will make a statement.