Results 121–140 of 149 for speaker:Mr Parmjit Gill

Tuition Fees (26 Jan 2005)

Mr Parmjit Gill: I would feel ashamed that my Government had introduced top-up fees, which they promised the people of Leicester and the country that they had legislated to prevent.

Tuition Fees (26 Jan 2005)

Mr Parmjit Gill: Today, prospective students embark on an educational journey starting with a deterrent of debt. If they go on to study, they experience the stress of debt and of work while they are studying. Finally, when they graduate, they face the reality of debt. On behalf of many thousands of students at De Montfort and Leicester universities, I ask the Minister to explain why his Government went back...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit (24 Jan 2005)

Mr Parmjit Gill: How many people in Leicester, South are eligible to claim pension credit.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit (24 Jan 2005)

Mr Parmjit Gill: I thank the Minister for his response. However, is he aware that one assessment found that more than 1,000 pensioner households in Leicester, South are eligible to claim pension credit but are not doing so although they are clearly in need of the money? What steps will the Minister take to help to bridge that gap?

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Class Sizes (20 Jan 2005)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the impact of smaller class sizes on primary school pupils.

Written Answers — Treasury: Gaming (Taxation) (16 Dec 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport regarding the level of taxation on gaming.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: UK Competition Law (9 Dec 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: What discussions she has had with retailers, publishers and wholesalers regarding changes to the Vertical Exemption (Exclusion) Order.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: UK Competition Law (9 Dec 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: I thank the Minister for his answer. He will be aware of the current deadlock in the industry and the impact that changes to the newspaper and magazine supply chain will have on the viability of small independent retailers. Given the vital role that small independent retailers and newsagents play in our communities, particularly the 254 small retailers and newsagents in Leicester that sell...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Dentists (7 Dec 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: What assessment he has made of progress with the new contract for NHS dentists.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Dentists (7 Dec 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: Given that many dentists have said that they might still go private in spite of the new contract, and that many people in constituencies such as mine are facing increasing difficulty in accessing an NHS dentist, what specific steps is the Minister taking to engage dentists in the new contract to encourage more of them to undertake NHS work?

Debate on the Address: [First Day] (23 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for calling me to make my maiden speech. I do so with great pride and honour. I owe a great debt of gratitude to the people of Leicester, who have given me the privilege of representing them. When they elected me they sent a powerful message to this country that they want to restore trust in politics and trust in our politicians. It is a challenge for me and for...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Lottery Funding (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Heritage Lottery funding has been awarded on average to each unitary authority in England in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what percentage of (a) domestic refuse, (b) commercial refuse and (c) industrial refuse was recycled in (i) Leicester and (ii) England in the last year for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Free School Meals (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many children in (a) Leicester South and (b) each unitary authority in England claim free school meals; and what estimate he has made of those eligible to claim free school meals in each case.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Further Education (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the level of funding per pupil in further education was in (a) Leicester South, (b) the Unitary Authority of Leicester City and (c) England in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Pupil Exclusions (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils have been expelled from (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Leicester in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Teachers (Early Retirement) (18 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many teaching staff have taken early retirement in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in each unitary authority in each year since 1997; and what the average figures for a local education authority in England were in each year.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Housing (Leicester) (17 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many people are on the housing list waiting to be rehoused in Leicester.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Post Office (17 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) how much of the Government's Post Office Modernisation Fund has been spent in Leicester since the fund was initiated; and how much has been spent (a) to keep post offices open and (b) to encourage closure; (2) how many post offices have closed in Leicester in each year since 1979.

Written Answers — Health: Dentistry (17 Nov 2004)

Mr Parmjit Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many dentists' surgeries there are in Leicester South constituency.


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