Results 1121–1125 of 1125 for speaker:Claire Ward

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Employment: Secondary Schools (Hertfordshire) (13 Nov 1997)

Claire Ward: I thank my right hon. Friend for his acknowledgement of the problems in Hertfordshire. Is he aware that many parents in my constituency of Watford have serious concerns about the forthcoming round of selections by academic ability, which will result in some children not obtaining a place in any school of their choice, and the subsequent emotional effect on the children? Will he assure me...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (5 Nov 1997)

Claire Ward: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that it remains the Government's intention to prohibit the introduction of the rapid draw lottery known as Pronto, based on the American system Keno? Does he agree that if it were introduced it would damage the national lottery and give rise to great concern about an increase in gambling?

Sport for All (27 Jun 1997)

Claire Ward: I congratulate my hon. Friends who have made maiden speeches this morning. I rise to give my maiden speech with a great sense of awe and some nervousness. All of us new Members are conscious that we are taking part in procedures that are rooted deep in the centuries of British history. On another occasion I may say what I think about some of the ways in which we carry out our business in this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (25 Jun 1997)

Claire Ward: What are the Government's views on the recent publicity surrounding the launch of alcoholic icepops, following the controversy of the alcopops drinks and their influence on under-age drinkers? What action do the Government propose to take against those products?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Heritage: Film Industry (23 Jun 1997)

Claire Ward: I welcome my right hon. Friend's comments on the British film industry. Leavesden Studios, the largest and fastest growing studio in the United Kingdom, is in my constituency of Watford. The most recent James Bond film was made there and it is now home to the Star Wars films. Does my right hon. Friend have any plans to visit Leavesden Studios and witness for himself this exciting new...


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