Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will consider introducing a national road safety awareness campaign aimed at children and young people similar to the Green Man campaigns of the past.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the Food Standards Agency will prosecute supermarkets and other food retailers following the recent mislabelling and mis-selling of meat products.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans his Department has to bring prosecutions against supermarkets operating in the UK relating to selling wrongly labelled meat products to their customers.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether any central Government funding has been allocated to the improvement or redevelopment of Perry Barr railway station; and whether his Department has received any applications for such funding.
Khalid Mahmood: I rise to speak in favour of the Lords amendment on caste discrimination. The Minister said that we need more education and consultation. She said that she wants more evidence. We can educate and consult as much as we want, and if she wants evidence, she can come to my office or I can send her almost 1,000 letters that I have received from my constituents on this issue. This issue is close to...
Khalid Mahmood: Those people have asked me to take up this issue on their behalf, as their Member of Parliament, and that is what I am doing. It is not a matter of individual cases because—as I have said and as the hon. Gentleman needs to understand—one case is too many. In this day and age, and in this country, discrimination against anybody based on who their parents or grandparents were, where...
Khalid Mahmood: If a carer was to refuse to care for an individual because they were of a lower caste, how does the hon. Gentleman think that would be remedied?
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of the jobs associated with the development phase of High Speed 2 will be based in (a) Greater London and (b) Birmingham.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many small and medium-sized businesses will fail as a result of the mis-selling of complex structured loans by banks and the time taken for redress by those banks and regulators.
Khalid Mahmood: Will my hon. Friend join me in congratulating Willmott Dixon, a developer and construction company in my constituency, on having just invested £1 million in a new apprenticeships college? It has already had the privilege of being visited by the shadow Secretary of State, who has seen the good work it does. Will he support that?
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he is taking to limit the negative effects of the loss of Birmingham City University's City North campus to Birmingham Perry Barr constituency and businesses in that area.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to ensure that universities use capital investments for the benefit of the student body and the wider community rather than enhancement of their prestige or status.
Khalid Mahmood: Is the Minister aware that a number of Syrian, Kurdish and Muslim extremists are travelling to Syria to join the rebellion and fight along with al-Qaeda? What steps is he taking to prevent that insurgency from extending to the United Kingdom?
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will introduce legislation to ensure that gift vouchers are honoured in the event of a company entering administration.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) when he was first made aware of the issues with the tendering process for the West Coast Mainline franchise; (2) who made the decision to make public the details of the issues with the West Coast Mainline franchise at 12.01 am.
Khalid Mahmood: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what weapons (a) British companies and (b) the Government have sold to the National Transitional Council (NTC) of Libya; what (i) civil and (ii) military training the Government has provided to the NTC; and what the cost to the public purse was in each case.
Home Affairs: Policing Large Scale Disorder.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary; Rt Hon David Lammy MP, Mr Niche Mpala Mufwankolo, owner of the ‘Pride of Tottenham’ pub, and Mrs Lynn Radose(at 11.00 a.m.); Shabana Mahmood MP and a constituent, and Khalid Mahmood MP and Michael Brown (at 11.30 a.m.); Nick De Bois MP and Mr Andrew Nicholas (at 12 noon); Jane Ellison MP, and Reverend Paul Perkins (at 12.30 p.m.)
Khalid Mahmood: What effect does the right hon. Lady think her cuts will have on counter-terrorism, given that, as my right hon. Friend the shadow Secretary of State said, chief constables will not be able to provide 24-hour policing for such matters?
Khalid Mahmood: Will my hon. Friend give way?
Khalid Mahmood: The hon. Member for Birmingham, Yardley (John Hemming) is not dealing with the real issue. I have two CABs in my area-one in my constituency and one just outside-which serve some of the most deprived people in the area. Those people have real issues in respect of health, housing and mental health. An organisation called COPE: Black Mental Health Foundation, which provides advice on mental...