Results 81–100 of 844 for speaker:Mr Bill Tynan

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Peace Process (27 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: May I encourage my right hon. Friend to continue the peace process, because as far as finding a solution to the problems that exist in Northern Ireland is concerned, re-establishing the Assembly is vital to the people of the Province? What recent discussion has he had with the new Irish Foreign Minister? If we are to continue co-operation and maintain momentum for the peace process, we must...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Energy Policy (26 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: What discussions he has had with colleagues in the Department of Trade and Industry on ensuring that there is an integrated energy policy in Scotland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Energy Policy (26 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: I thank my right hon. Friend for his response and congratulate the Government on their commitment to renewable energy and to the Kyoto protocol. However, renewable energy alone will not solve the problem of security of supply or reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The next time that my right hon. Friend has discussions with the DTI will he consider our dependence on imported gas, and will he...

Written Answers — Defence: Terrorism (25 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the role of the armed forces in combating international terrorism.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Credits (25 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many requests for remission of overpayments of tax credits have been submitted; (2) what the average time taken is from submission of remission of overpayments of tax credits requests to the final decision being made.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Fireworks (18 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: May I reinforce the point on the importation of fireworks? Some companies that bring fireworks into the country have no legal licensed storage areas. The fireworks go to farms and are then sold indiscriminately to white-van cowboys. Unless we deal with the individuals responsible for that, antisocial behaviour problems caused by fireworks will continue. Will my hon. Friend closely look into...

Pensions and Welfare Reform (13 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: One of the major issues that has been raised by the Opposition is the fact that 1.7 million pensioners do not claim pension credit. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the longer we continue to talk about means-tested benefits, the more difficult it will be to encourage people to take up their entitlements? Should we not develop a consensus that pension credit is an entitlement, not a...

Pensions and Welfare Reform (13 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: rose—

Pensions and Welfare Reform (13 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: rose—

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Electricity (4 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what impact the recent increase in the wholesale price of gas has had on predictions for the costs of various forms of electricity generation as laid out in the energy White Paper.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Power Plants (4 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will review her Department's policy on the economic position of nuclear power in the light of the recent increase in the wholesale price of gas.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Power Plants (4 Oct 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will review her Department's position that nuclear power is uneconomic in the light of the recent report by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: British Energy (16 Sep 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: The hon. Member for Hazel Grove (Mr. Stunell) is interested in doing away not only with the DTI but with nuclear energy. Is my hon. Friend aware that if we had substituted gas-fired power stations for British Energy production, we would have created an extra 27 million tonnes of carbon emissions from August 2003 to August 2004? Is he not concerned about our being dependent on gas in future,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Polygamous Spouses (1 Sep 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many polygamous spouses were granted entry clearance in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Trade Codings (1 Sep 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to his answer of 4 May 2004, Official Report, column 1484W, what proportion of trade recorded under these codings has been assessed to be (a) miscoding and (b) illegal importation; and how many prosecutions have resulted.

Written Answers — Home Department: Contingency Planning (1 Sep 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on emergency planning arrangements in the UK.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Automated Payments (22 Jul 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on how many occasions in the last year automated payments of benefits and pensions have been delayed; for how long payments were delayed; and what recompense was offered to recipients for the delay.

Written Answers — Scotland: Devolution (22 Jul 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what regular assessments of the balance between devolved and reserved powers are carried out.

Written Answers — Scotland: Devolution (22 Jul 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what (a) devolved issues and (b) other responsibilities have been transferred from the Scottish Executive to the UK Government since 1999; what return of funding each transfer involved; how many staff each transfer involved; and what legal basis was required for each transfer.

Written Answers — Scotland: Devolution (22 Jul 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what (a) reserved issues and (b) other responsibilities have been transferred from the UK Government to the Scottish Executive since its creation; what additional funding each transfer involved; how many staff each transfer involved; and what legal basis was required for each transfer.


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