Results 161–180 of 404 for speaker:Chris McCafferty

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Microgeneration (5 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: May I thank my hon. Friend for that reply and take this opportunity to welcome him to the Dispatch Box in his new role? Naturally, I welcome plans to use microgeneration in Government buildings. However, does he agree that all public buildings should be subject to strict targets on microgeneration and that proper monitoring procedures and greater transparency should be put in place to make...

HMRC: Gender Dysphoria (5 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: How the Government are promoting equality for people with gender dysphoria; and if she will make a statement.

HMRC: Gender Dysphoria (5 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: May I add my congratulations to my hon. Friend on her promotion, and welcome her to the Dispatch Box? Is she aware of the huge disparity in the ability of transgender people in the UK to access treatment and surgery? In her new role, will she liaise with colleagues in the Department of Health to ensure equality for all transgender people nationwide across the UK?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gaza and West Bank (3 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: If he will make a statement on the political situation in Gaza and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Gaza and West Bank (3 Jul 2007)

Chris McCafferty: May I take this opportunity to congratulate my right hon. Friend on his promotion and welcome him to the Dispatch Box? I am sure that he is aware of the death on Sunday of Taghreed Abeaed, the 31-year-old Palestinian woman and mother of five who died in the searing heat and appalling conditions at Rafah crossing. He will know that 6,000 Palestinians—men, women, children, sick, elderly and...

Written Answers — Home Department: Work Permits: Fraud (27 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many investigations the Home Office Work Permits Section carried out into complaints of work permits abuse in the IT, communications and electronics sector in (a) 2004, (b) 2005 and (c) 2006; and how many resulted in a penalty or sanction against (i) the employing organisation and (ii) the work permit holder in each year.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: India: Work Permits (25 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the (a) terms of reference and (b) expected timescale are for the British high commission's investigation in India into possible abuses of the work permit system; and what plans she has to make the investigation report available to hon. Members.

Written Answers — Home Department: Work Permits (25 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many IT, communications and electronics work permits were withdrawn due to non-compliance with the terms of the scheme in (a) 2004, (b) 2005 and (c) 2006.

Written Answers — Home Department: Work Permits: Fraud (25 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many investigations the Home Office Work Permits Section carried out into complaints of work permits abuse in (a) 2004, (b) 2005 and (c) 2006.

Written Answers — Home Department: Work Permits: IT (25 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which 10 sponsoring companies were issued the largest number of work permits for IT workers in each year since 2000; and how many such permits were issued to each company in each year.

[Mr. Mike Hancock in the Chair] — Shipman Inquiry (21 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: I am grateful for the opportunity to speak on behalf of my constituents in Calder Valley and those of the Minister for Pensions Reform, my hon. Friend the Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (James Purnell), who, as you pointed out, Mr. Hancock, is in the Chamber but may not speak because of his ministerial responsibilities. I thank the Minister for outlining the proposals which, I stress, are...

G8 (13 Jun 2007)

Chris McCafferty: Given the centrality of reproductive health and family planning issues to DFID's new health strategy, published this week, what assessment has my right hon. Friend made of new funding commitments to reproductive health commodities at the G8?

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Epilepsy (23 May 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what information his Department collects on people with epilepsy; (2) whether epilepsy is classified as a disability under the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Acts; and if he will make a statement;

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Epilepsy (23 May 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the impact of the Disability Discrimination Acts on access to employment for people with (a) disabilities and (b) epilepsy.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Family Planning (28 Mar 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if the Government will take steps to encourage member states of the African Union to implement the Maputo plan of action on allocation of resources for sexual reproductive health services, maternal health care and contraception.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Family Planning (28 Mar 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress his Department has made in encouraging partner governments to improve access to maternal health care and contraception services so as to reduce the levels of maternal mortality encountered in regions including sub-Saharan Africa.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Teenage Pregnancy (15 Mar 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what progress has been made in delivering the Government's strategy to combat teenage pregnancy; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Millennium Development Goals (28 Feb 2007)

Chris McCafferty: Will my right hon. Friend join me in welcoming the new millennium development goal target for universal access to reproductive health by 2015? Does he agree that that would help to save the lives of the half a million women in Africa who die needlessly from pregnancy and childbirth-related causes every year, and that it would also help those families to choose the number and spacing of their...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government (20 Feb 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which local government pension schemes implemented contribution holidays for employers in each year since 1979.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East (20 Feb 2007)

Chris McCafferty: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if she will make a statement on the political situation in Gaza and the occupied Palestinian territories.


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