Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will commit funding to (a) tracking and (b) assessing grants made by his Department for the provision of HIV/AIDS services via sexual and reproductive health clinics in developing countries; and if he will encourage other aid donors to do the same.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment he has made of the effect of networks of clinics in developing countries that provide local communities with sexual and reproductive health services on efforts to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Chris McCafferty: I rise to speak against the Bill with a feeling of great responsibility—in particular, responsibility to the silent majority, the one in four women in this country who have had a termination of pregnancy in the past, but who do not talk about it. After all, this is the last great taboo. Those women will listen to the debate with concern—not, perhaps, for themselves, but for their...
Chris McCafferty: The campaign has then been extended to these shores, where it has no place. The Abortion Act 1967, which made abortion legal in this country, was a great gift of choice from that Parliament to the women of Britain. Parliamentarians like David—now Lord—Steel and my own predecessor in Calder Valley, the late Lord Houghton, who developed and enacted that legislation, showed great courage and...
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what response she has made to the General Dental Council's consultation on the new rules for dental care professionals; and what assessment she has made of the effects of the rules on denturists.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) services and (b) assistance are available to people diagnosed with myasthenia gravis; and if she will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what provisions have been made prior to digital switchover to ensure digital television coverage in (a) the Calder Valley and (b) other topographically challenging areas.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance she has issued to the General Dental Council on the conduct of consultation exercises; and what assessment she has made of the conduct of their consultation exercise on registration draft rules.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many disability living allowance claimants had been diagnosed with cancer in each year between 2000-01 and 2004-05.
Chris McCafferty: Whether the conditions in the 2003 pay agreement in respect of insurance cover for firefighters attending a terrorist incident have been implemented; and if she will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: Have there been any outcomes of the inter-departmental discussions on emergency service issues about terrorism exclusions in some personal insurance policies?
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what assessment she has made of recent trends in the number of homeless women; and if she will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: Whether the UK will be represented at the conference on cluster munitions in Oslo in February 2007; and if she will make a statement.
Chris McCafferty: Given that Kofi Annan has, among other things, called for a freeze pending the ban, and given that the expert-led urgent discussions will not report back to the review for a whole year, I urge the Government not only to attend the Oslo conference, but to take a lead part in discussions on a possible moratorium and, ultimately, a ban on these utterly abhorrent weapons.
Chris McCafferty: Does the Minister agree that access to cheaper reproductive health commodities is also vital to reduce morbidity and mortality, particularly in Africa, where 500,000 women die every year from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth?
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assets are held by each regional local government pension scheme; and how many members there are in each regional local government pension scheme.
Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the assets of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.
Chris McCafferty: Will my right hon. Friend join me in welcoming the new United Nations target on universal access to reproductive health by 2015 under millennium development goal 5? Does he agree that that will help save the lives of the 500,000 women in Africa who die every year from preventable pregnancy and childbirth-related causes, and will he congratulate the Department for International Development and...
Chris McCafferty: If he will set interim targets for carbon emission reductions towards the goal of a 60 per cent. reduction by 2050.
Chris McCafferty: I thank my right hon. Friend for that reply, but will he commit himself to reporting annually on progress in the reduction of emissions, and will he bring forward monitoring and reporting proposals? In addition, will he continue to encourage our more recalcitrant friends in the US to enact similar legislation?