Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make a statement on her Department's discussions with EU institutions in the last six months regarding the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in Scotland receive a pension from contributions to final salary occupational pension schemes.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the Government will consult on the exercise of slaughter powers and other provisions of the Animal Health Bill.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on his plans for recruitment to the armed services.
Mr Bill Tynan: Is my right hon. Friend aware of the recent Trades Union Congress research on the burden of regulation on business? Does she agree that at 5p a week, the cost of maternity provision is certainly a price worth paying for women of child-bearing age? Does she also agree that issues such as fire prevention, which costs less than 1p a week, are very important? If our businesses honoured their...
Mr Bill Tynan: I hope to bring some balance to the debate. I appear to be in a time warp to the 1970s, when the Labour party constantly tore itself apart over whether we should be involved in Europe. The situation is the same today, although there appears to be unity among hon. Members on both sides of the Chamber. It is important that we look at where we are and understand that several problems must be...
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations his Department has made to the Zimbabwe authorities regarding the treatment of members of the foreign and domestic press.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what her Department is doing to ensure a more equitable regional distribution of Lottery grants; (2) what her Department is doing to encourage applications for Lottery grants from economically deprived areas; (3) what action her Department will take to improve Lottery funding allocations in constituencies, in the bottom 25...
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many employees in the (a) public and (b) private sectors had access to a final salary occupational pension scheme in Scotland in (i) 2000 and (ii) 2001.
Mr Bill Tynan: The Government's first 16 recommendations regarding the criminal justice review are concerned with human rights. Is my right hon. Friend aware that concern has been expressed by certain parties about the fact that the Bill does not include human rights in full? Is he content that the Bill as it stands covers human rights in full?
Mr Bill Tynan: The hon. Gentleman obviously opposes pilot schemes. Did he oppose or comment on the pilot scheme in Scotland when the poll tax was introduced?
Mr Bill Tynan: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the people of Northern Ireland are no different from the people of Scotland, England and Wales with regard to their need for justice and a system that will create equal opportunity in Northern Ireland for all people? Does he agree that we do Northern Ireland and the Bill a disservice when we speak of concessions to Sinn Fein and the IRA?
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many heroin addicts are on the methadone programme in (a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland; what the financial cost is of the programme in each country; and how many deaths have occurred while addicts are on a methadone programme in each country in each of the last three years.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what recent discussions his Department has had with other EU Governments about the list of aggravating circumstances relating to drug trafficking; (2) what recent discussions his Department has had with EU Governments regarding the minimum and maximum sentence tariffs for drug trafficking offences.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent discussions his Department has had with Turkey regarding drug control measures.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what measures he will introduce to reduce child poverty in the next four years.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) for what reason identity cards given to blood donors are not recognised in areas other than where they are issued; (2) what measures his Department will implement to introduce a national blood donor register that enables blood donor identity cards to be recognised throughout the UK.
Mr Bill Tynan: Obviously I do not want to raise an individual case, because that sort of thing caused some controversy last week—but is my hon. Friend aware that there is concern, especially among elderly people, who are most vulnerable during a stay in hospital, and who may feel that they will lose all their benefits? Will she examine the situation and make sure that social workers give adequate...
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what measures he will put in place to ensure the application procedures for the pension credit are transparent and easily understandable.
Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what measures he is taking to reduce accidents due to speeding on roads.