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Written Answers — International Development: Sudan: Human Rights (10 Jun 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Abyei.

Written Answers — Home Department: Tackling Gangs Action Programme (9 Jun 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make a statement on the lessons learned from the Tackling Gangs Action programme.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Service: Safety (22 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what mechanisms are in place to protect prison staff from assault by prisoners.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Pre-School Education (19 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what plans he has to extend the free nursery entitlement for three and four-year-olds.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Service: Recruitment (16 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what plans the Government have to increase levels of recruitment of prison officers.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Service: Safety (16 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps the Government are taking to ensure the safety of prison staff.

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Service: Working Conditions (16 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps the Government are taking to improve conditions of work for prison staff.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisons: Overcrowding (16 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps the Government are taking to reduce overcrowding in prisons.

Written Answers — Olympics: 2012 Olympic Games: Housing (12 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Minister for the Olympics what steps are being taken to ensure the housing built for the 2012 Olympic Games will be made available to local people for affordable rent or purchase after the Games have taken place.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Dance (12 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what support his Department provides to dance as a cultural activity.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 May 2008)

Lyn Brown: Over 5,000 of my constituents in Newham are living in substandard temporary accommodation, paying over £1,000 per calendar month in rent. That is clearly unaffordable for those who are living on low incomes, and it traps families in benefit dependency. Will my right hon. Friend confirm his commitment to building 15,000 affordable new homes in London per year, and review the benefits system...

Written Answers — Olympics: Olympic Games 2012: Ceremonies (30 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Minister for the Olympics what role she plans for local community dance groups in the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma: Constitutions (29 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessments he has made of the likelihood that the planned referendum on the Burmese draft constitution will be free and fair; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Armed Conflict (29 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of reports of increased Sudanese government military presence in the Abyei region; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peace Negotiations (29 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the government of Sudan on its obligations under the Abyei Protocol.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Uganda: Armed Conflict (29 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of reports of divisions within the Lord's Resistance Army over the content of the draft peace agreement in Uganda; and if he will make a statement.

Orders of the Day: Clause 3 — Abolition of starting and savings rates and creation of starting rate for savings (28 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that the number of people who will lose through the cutting of the 10 per cent. band has been over-hyped? Does he accept that some of the poorest people in this country are those who are on low wages but fall outside the benefit banding? The cut from 22p to 20p helps that most vulnerable group.

Orders of the Day: Clause 3 — Abolition of starting and savings rates and creation of starting rate for savings (28 Apr 2008)

Lyn Brown: I am very grateful to the hon. Gentleman for giving way. About 40 per cent. of my constituents earn less than £19,000 a year. That means they will lose out from the 10p rate. However, the vast majority of them will gain substantially because of the way in which the moneys have been redistributed through working family tax credits, child care tax credits and housing benefit. [Interruption.]...


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