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Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Pensioner Incomes (10 May 2001)

Eric Joyce: If he will make a statement on the impact of his budget on the incomes of pensioners.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Pensioner Incomes (10 May 2001)

Eric Joyce: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the interests of pensioners in my constituency could only be grossly damaged by the Tories abysmal plans for pensions--

Oral Answers to Questions — Devolution Issues ( 3 Apr 2001)

Eric Joyce: If she will make a statement on her role in devolution issue cases to be heard before the Privy Council. [155194]

Oral Answers to Questions — Devolution Issues ( 3 Apr 2001)

Eric Joyce: I am often asked by my constituents as I go round my constituency whether it is necessary for the Advocate-General to appear before the Privy Council, and, if so, whether that takes up much of her time. What should I tell them?

Scottish Economy (27 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: Thank you, Mr. Winterton--

Scottish Economy (27 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, and congratulations. The last full financial year showed Scotland's manufacturing sector output growing 2 per cent. faster than the rest of the United Kingdom. Scotland's share of United Kingdom-manufactured exports is considerably higher than its share of manufacturing employment. That can be explained partly by Scotland's success in attracting export-oriented...

Scottish Economy (27 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: The hon. Gentleman will be aware of the development of local enterprise companies; my constituency is covered by Forth Valley Enterprise. There is a tight relationship between LECs and the Government. There have been several recent policy statements which would make good reading and encourage the hon. Gentleman in his projection of how well the Labour Government will perform in the coming...

Scottish Economy (27 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: Indeed, or to last week's debate on a similar topic. They talk the talk but they do not walk the walk. There is no meaning or sense in having representatives who do not come down to Westminster. As my hon. Friends know, low pay and low skills go together and are the hallmark of the Tory approach to job creation. Scotland has suffered for too long from both unemployment and skills shortages...

School Bus Safety (14 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: Last month, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, a 15-year-old pupil at St. Mungo's school, Falkirk, in my constituency, died tragically in a road accident. Kathleen had travelled home from school by a contracted school bus, as she did each day, to be dropped close to her family home in the village of Bonnybridge. On this day, however, she stepped from the bus on to the pavement and walked around the front...

Points of Order ( 6 Mar 2001)

Eric Joyce: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. At the beginning of Scottish questions, the hon. Member for Tiverton and Honiton (Mrs. Browning)—not a famous Scottish location since it is in Devon—appeared to suggest that she was the shadow Secretary of State for Scotland. Were you made aware of that, Mr. Speaker, as no such courtesy was extended to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State?

Opposition Day: Manufacturing Industry (24 Jan 2001)

Eric Joyce: I am grateful for this opportunity to address the House so soon after being returned as the Member for Falkirk, West. Hon. Members might know that my predecessor, Mr. Dennis Canavan, continues to serve the Falkirk, West constituency in his new capacity as the Member of the Scottish Parliament for our area. That adds an extra element of interest to my job and to my new professional life. I...

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