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Results 401–408 of 408 for speaker:Betty Williams

Welsh Assembly (25 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: Will the hon. Gentleman give way now?

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Film Industry (21 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: Surely the financial aspect of film production and distribution should be the main area of concern. Will the members of the film review group be able to address that matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Common Fisheries Policy (17 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: I applaud the Government's efforts to tackle the problems of the fishing industry, which are in contrast to the empty talk we had from Conservative Members when they were in government. What is being done to improve the enforcement of the measures?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Workplace Fire Safety (7 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received concerning the implementation of the workplace fire safety proposals. [5508]

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Workplace Fire Safety (7 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: I thank my hon. Friend for his answer. Given the previous Government's delay and dithering over this extremely important issue, when will my hon. Friend introduce regulations to implement the workplace fire safety directive?

Business of the House (3 Jul 1997)

Betty Williams: While I hope that the whole House welcomes the announcement in the Budget yesterday of much-needed support for the British film industry, I am especially interested in the Welsh film industry. Can we hope to have a statement soon on the Welsh film industry? [Interruption.]

Welsh Development Agency (18 Jun 1997)

Betty Williams: Does the hon. Gentleman share my welcome for the Secretary of State's announcement two weeks ago of investment proposals for west and north Wales? Would he further agree that one reason why these areas have fallen into neglect has been the decline in employment in the slate quarries? I think in particular of Bethesda in the Dyffryn Ogwen area, where the trend has been one of gradual decline....

Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill (Allocation of Time) (3 Jun 1997)

Betty Williams: I am grateful to you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for giving me an opportunity to make my maiden speech so early in this Parliament, especially in a debate on a matter very close to my heart and the hearts of many of my colleagues. I am privileged and truly honoured to be the first woman to represent the most beautiful constituency of Conwy in north Wales. For almost 27 years, it was represented by...

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