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Results 1–20 of 1269 for speaker:Mr Jimmy Wray

Written Answers — Home Department: Antisocial Behaviour (20 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were issued with fines for vandalism in each year since 1997; what proportion of fines have been paid; and what proposals he has to ensure that fines are not ignored.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Indonesia (20 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when a permanent secretary or under-secretary in his Department has visited Indonesia since 1973; and what the purpose was of each visit.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Children's Centres (20 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children's centres there are in the United Kingdom; what plans he has to increase the number; and how many children each centre will be able to cater for.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Children's Commissioner for England (20 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what duties the post of Children's Commissioner for England will entail; and when the work force planning unit will be created; (2) what resources will be made available to the Children's Commissioner for England.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Animal Welfare (19 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether the number of experiments on animals has increased since 1997; what the average number of animals used has been in each year since 1997; and what plans she has to reduce the number of animals used in experimentation.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Animal Welfare (19 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many companies in the UK provide animals for use in experimentation; whether they receive Government assistance; and what regulations control to whom they supply.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Animal Welfare (18 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the kind of experiments animals are used in; what controls are in place to reduce to reduce the unnecessary waste of animals; and what measures are in place to ensure that companies cannot purchase animals for excessively cruel procedures.

Written Answers — Home Department: Antisocial Behaviour (17 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department who will make up the nuisance neighbours panels; when they will be set up; how they will be able to be contacted; what powers they will have; and what measures will be put in place to ensure complainants are protected.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: East Timor (12 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs further to his answer of 22 October 2003, Official Report, columns 615–16, if he will publish official statements on East Timor and discussions with the head of the diplomatic service in Jakarta in October 1975.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: East Timor (11 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the visit of President Xanana Gusmao of East Timor to the UK; and what issues were discussed.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Indonesia (11 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to his answer of 23 October 2003, Official Report, column 615, whether Indonesia has met its obligations under UN Security Council Resolutions and the UN Charter on justice and co-operation with the Serious Crimes Unit.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (11 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the research into how the users of higher class drugs start drug taking; and what the role (a) other drugs and (b) cannabis have had as gateways.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (11 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage cannabis users represented of total drug users in the UK in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Home Department: Young Offenders (11 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assistance is available to youth offenders to ensure that they are able to learn from mistakes and do not re-offend.

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: When my hon. Friend reads the paper from the British Dental Association, does he not notice that inner London has the best dental care? The water in that area has never been fluoridated.

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: Glasgow also has the four most deprived areas in the whole of the United Kingdom.

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: The reason for wanting to take the decision away from local authorities is that local authorities up and down the country refused to fluoridate. It was then put in the hand of water authorities, but they cannot do it because of the Water (Scotland) Act 1946, so the Government have to try to persuade the water authorities. Because of indemnification, the water authorities will not like that...

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: If any of my children get dental fluorosis or chronic fluorine poisoning, I will sue everybody until I get the right one—the Government, the fluoride company, whoever. One reason why fluoride is said not to be a medicinal product is that a product licence would be needed to procure the fluoride. That licence would state clearly what the product is—a fluorosilicate, under European Union...

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: I certainly do. What worries me is that the Minister is misleading the House. The chairman of the York university review committee, Professor Trevor Sheldon, sent a letter to the press about the statements—

Orders of the Day — Water Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Prohibition of Artificial Fluoridation of Water Supplies (10 Nov 2003)

Mr Jimmy Wray: Yes, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I withdraw it. Trevor Sheldon wrote an open letter that stated: "The review team was surprised that in spite of the large number of studies carried out over several decades there is a dearth of reliable evidence with which to inform policy. Until high quality studies are undertaken providing more definitive evidence, there will continue to be legitimate scientific...


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