Results 941–951 of 951 for speaker:Colin Challen

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Public-Private Performance Comparisons (9 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what methods his Department uses to make direct comparisons of improved performance in the public and private sectors; and what have been the findings of this analysis since it was introduced.

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Good Practice (5 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what steps he proposes to take to ensure that good practice in local government can be developed.

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Expenditure (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the per capita spending of all Government Departments in each of the regions and nations of the United Kingdom was in the last 12 months for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Yorkshire and Humberside (Economic Growth) (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will take steps to ensure that the economy of the Yorkshire and Humberside region grows to the United Kingdom per capita average.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which constituencies have received (a) less than 10 per cent. and (b) less than 15 per cent. of the national average for constituencies of grants to good causes from the national lottery.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what arrangements are made to monitor the distribution of national Lottery funds.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on the disparities between constituencies of grants to good causes from the national lottery.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what guidelines are set for the creation and distribution of the national lottery community first fund.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (4 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what measures have been put in place to promote applications to the national lottery community fund from the areas the fund is designed to assist.

Orders of the Day — European Communities (Finance) Bill (3 Jul 2001)

Colin Challen: It has been a revelation for me tonight to learn that just 12 lines of a Bill could provide such riveting and thought-provoking debate. Listening to the previous two speakers in particular put me in mind of the scenes that filled the Chamber 63 years ago, when a piece of paper was passed along the Front Bench, announcing that Mr. Chamberlain would be invited to Munich to consider another form...

The Economy, Trade and Industry (25 Jun 2001)

Colin Challen: I am grateful to the hon. Member for Teignbridge (Richard Younger-Ross) for that intimate portrait of his constituency. I have a previous connection with it, in that I was a member of a book club based in Newton Abbot. I do not know whether it still exists, but perhaps my reading of its books assisted me in my future career. I am sure that I shall follow the hon. Gentleman's parallel career...


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