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Results 401–404 of 404 for speaker:Chris McCafferty

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Farmland Birds (4 Dec 1997)

Chris McCafferty: Although I congratulate the Government on their commitment to biodiversity, which is in stark contrast to the almost lack of interest shown by former Conservative Ministers, I urge my hon. Friend to take particular account of the rapid decline in certain species of bird. In particular, the skylark population has declined by 54 per cent. in the past 20 years.[Interruption.] What further plans...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Farmland Birds (4 Dec 1997)

Chris McCafferty: Thank you, Madam Speaker. I am not intimidated—perhaps slightly confused, but certainly not intimidated. What are the Government's further plans to protect endangered birdlife so that it can continue to be enjoyed by bird lovers not only in my constituency but throughout Britain? What measures will the Government take to encourage farmers to take up such schemes?

Prayers: Civil Justice and Legal Aid (21 Nov 1997)

Chris McCafferty: I am grateful for the opportunity to make my maiden speech in this debate. The constituency of Calder Valley, which I represent, follows the line of the River Calder, nestling in the heart of the south Pennine hills and surrounding but not including the town of Halifax. Much of the upland has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are significant areas that have been...

Egypt (British Citizens) (18 Nov 1997)

Chris McCafferty: Is my hon. Friend aware that three generations of one family in my constituency—mother, grandmother and five-year-old daughter—died in the tragic events at Luxor? I welcome his message of condolence to the family, and wish to associate myself with it. I also welcome his unequivocal condemnation of terrorism when it is so fanatical and destructive. Equally, it should be said that the vast...

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