Results 21–40 of 844 for speaker:Mr Bill Tynan

New Deal (Scotland) (25 Apr 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Dundee, West (Mr. Ross) on securing this important debate. I have visited local Employment Service offices in my constituency and the people who work in them are enthused by the new deal because it greatly improves the service that they provide. There has been a significant reduction in unemployment among people aged between 18 and 24. However, I...

Written Answers — Treasury: Low-sulphur Fuel (28 Jun 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the environmental impact of the recent cut in duty on low sulphur petrol and cut in ultra-low sulphur diesel.

Orders of the Day — Export Control Bill (9 Jul 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: It is a new experience for me to congratulate an hon. Member on a maiden speech. I congratulate the hon. Member for Hertford and Stortford (Mr. Prisk) on a thoughtful and well-judged speech. He rightly paid tribute to his predecessor, who was renowned in the House for his work with the third world. I am sure that the hon. Member for Hertford and Stortford will continue in the same vein. The...

Written Answers — Health: Drug Procedures (19 Jul 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what procedures are in place to ensure that injections of drugs that may be life threatening are correctly and safely administered.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Student Loans (20 Jul 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what plans his Department has to reform the benefits system in order to ensure families are not penalised through the reduction in benefits as a result of one partner applying successfully for a student loan; (2) if he will estimate the impact on long-term family income of one partner receiving a repayable student loan and the family...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Benefit Take-up (15 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: What discussions he has had with pensioner organisations about initiatives to inform older people of their eligibility for pensions and benefits.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Benefit Take-up (15 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: I thank my right hon. Friend for the information that he has given, particularly about people going into retirement. I am sure that many hon. Members, like myself, have pensioners in their constituency who are failing to receive their entitlement, especially the minimum income guarantee. I suggest that additional resources are made available for a benefits check to target existing pensioners....

Public Bill Committee: Export Control: Clause 4 - Controls on provision of technical assistance overseas (16 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: If the amendment were successful, would that mean that we would not require a Green Paper on the issue of mercenaries?

Proceeds of Crime Bill (30 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: Will the hon. Gentleman comment on the case of Phillips v. the United Kingdom, in which Phillips alleged that the statutory assumption made against him in relation to his financial situation for the previous six years had violated article 6(2) of the convention? Will the hon. Gentleman comment on the fact that the European Court of Human Rights did not uphold that allegation?

Proceeds of Crime Bill (30 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Central Fife (Mr. MacDougall) on his well-constructed and thoughtful maiden speech. I look forward to many more of his contributions. The Bill will play an invaluable role in the fight against organised crime. I understand that some may regard it as controversial in regard to civil liberties, but I think that we should see it as an opportunity to...

Proceeds of Crime Bill (30 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: I am sorry, I want to make progress. The Bill would permit the assets of those criminals who, for whatever reason, escape prosecution, to be frozen and seized. While a botched criminal investigation may enable them to remain free, it would not safeguard their ill-gotten gains. It is abhorrent to everyone that they flaunt their success with lavish lifestyles, flashy cars, large houses,...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Medicines (Developing Countries) (31 Oct 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if her Department will press the forthcoming WTO summit to take steps to ensure that developing countries have access to cheap medicines.

Written Answers — International Development: Cheap Medicines (1 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what representations (a) her Department made to the Department of Trade and Industry and (b) she will make to the WTO Summit on providing developing countries with access to cheap medicines.

Written Answers — Scotland: Business Support (6 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent action she has taken to support business operations in Scotland.

Written Answers — Treasury: Terrorist Funds (8 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the measures taken to cut off the supply of funding to terrorism.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: New Deal (Lone Parents) (12 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Opposition, instead of constantly undervaluing the new deal, should recognise its success? Does he also agree that hon. Members could lead by example by employing new deal workers when they are suitable?

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Maternity Benefit (12 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on the operation of sure start maternity benefit.

World Trade Conference (15 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on the agreement. It gives hope to many of my constituents who have been arguing for a long time that the circumstances of the poorest nations should be improved. I accept that the agreement is only a beginning. We must ensure that the developed nations carry it through and ensure that we create conditions which, like the coalition against terrorism that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: Is my right hon. Friend aware that a report in the Daily Record claimed that service men and women on stand-by for Afghanistan have no suitable clothing for the winter that they would endure there? Will he investigate that claim and, if it is true, do all he can to alleviate the problem?

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Further Education (22 Nov 2001)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what recent assessment she has made of the quality of teaching in further education.


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