Results 3741–3760 of 4023 for speaker:Lyn Brown

Orders of the Day: Housing and Regeneration Bill (27 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: I accept that the hon. Gentleman has some difficulty with being called a nimby. In order for us not to call him that any longer, can he tell us how many homes his party intends to build?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Lebanon: Overseas Aid (26 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions his Department has had with the Lebanese Government on emergency aid and reconstruction relief to those displaced by fighting in the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp.

Housing (West Ham) (20 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: Before I outline some of the difficulties faced by my constituents because of pressure on the housing market in Newham, I want to welcome the commitment in the Queen's Speech to a housing and regeneration Bill, and in particular to increasing the amount of new social housing to be built. The key challenge will be to ensure that homes that have already been promised are provided. I want to...

Topical Debate: Immigration (15 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: Could the hon. Gentleman let me know whether he is going to debate immigration today? If he is, I am happy to stay and listen; if he is not, I have letters to sign.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Homelessness (15 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer of 18 April 2006, Official Report, column 105W, on homelessness, when she expects to publish the research commissioned from Herriot Watt University to evaluate the range of homelessness prevention initiatives in case study local authorities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: National Security (14 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: I thank the Prime Minister for his statement. I had a consultation with members of the Muslim community in my constituency a few weeks ago and their messages were clear. First, they revile terrorism and all those who promote hate within our communities. They welcomed the perceived change of tone by the Government towards the Muslim communities over past months. I believe that there is much in...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Overcrowding (14 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) if she will place in the Library copies of responses to the discussion paper on updating standards relating to overcrowded housing; (2) who has responded to the discussion paper on updating standards relating to overcrowded housing.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Children: Asylum (13 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what responsibilities his Department has in relation to children seeking asylum; (2) what responsibilities the Under-Secretary of State for Children, Young People and Families holds in relation to asylum-seeking children.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (13 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which Minister in his Department is responsible for implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [First Day] (6 Nov 2007)

Lyn Brown: Is the hon. Gentleman as surprised as I am that we have yet to hear any condemnation from the Leader of the Opposition of the comments about Enoch Powell from the Conservative candidate for Halesowen?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Chad: Politics and Government (30 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the (a) security and (b) human rights situation in Eastern Chad since the state of emergency declared on 16 October.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peacekeeping operations (30 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what response he has made to the recent report of the United Nations Secretary-General on the deployment of the African Union-United Nations hybrid operation in Darfur; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Democratic Republic of Congo: Overseas Aid (29 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what humanitarian assistance his Department is providing to civilians affected by renewed conflict in the eastern provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma: Economic Policy (25 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations his Department has made to the governments of (a) China, (b) Russia, (c) India and (d) France on their economic ties with the Burmese military government.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peace Negotiations (25 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the impact of the withdrawal of the Sudanese People's Liberation Movement from the Unity Government on the Sudanese Comprehensive Peace Deal; and if he will make a statement.

Dudley Library Closures (24 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: I thank my right hon. Friend for being so generous in taking interventions. May I ask her to address the issue that my hon. Friend the Member for Stourbridge (Lynda Waltho) raised earlier, which was about Dudley council choosing to close libraries in areas of low book and computer ownership? Whatever the excuse for that, it means taking resources from those who are possibly less able to...

Dudley Library Closures (24 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: Did I hear my hon. Friend correctly? Is Dudley council choosing to close libraries in areas of low book and computer use? If that is true, it is nothing short of disgraceful.

Worklessness (West Ham) (17 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: I shall take this opportunity to talk about the unfairness in the benefits system, which ensures that many of my constituents are unable to work or keep a roof over their heads. Until the system is changed, key Government aims and objectives—in particular, our determination to eradicate child poverty by 2020—cannot and will not be realised in London. I bring to this Chamber the problem as...

Written Answers — International Development: Overseas Aid: Water (10 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what assistance his Department is providing to aid the development of water operator partnerships; (2) what assessment he has made of the potential value of water operator partnerships.

Health Inequalities (9 Oct 2007)

Lyn Brown: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Wigan (Mr. Turner) not only for securing the debate, but for the careful way in which he put forward his arguments and also for mentioning Newham many times. I thank him too for characterising the debate not as one between north and south, but as one about health inequalities. I am really grateful to him for framing the debate in that way. This debate is...


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