Results 681–700 of 732 for speaker:Jim McGovern

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum Seekers/Immigration (14 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many dawn raids have been undertaken in asylum cases in Scotland in each of the last four years.

Written Answers — Scotland: Asylum Seekers (11 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Scottish First Minister about the use of dawn raids in asylum cases.

Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage (10 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the merits of an extension of the minimum wage to 16 and 17-year-olds.

Written Answers — Transport: Regional Airports (8 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on Government support for regional airports.

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum/Immigration (8 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what procedures are undertaken before the decision is made to detain failed asylum seekers, with particular reference to (a) pre-notification and (b) the use of other detention methods.

Written Answers — Home Department: Visas (8 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the take-up of visas under the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland scheme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Flexible Working (3 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: What measures he is taking to promote flexible working for those with caring and family responsibilities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Flexible Working (3 Nov 2005)

Jim McGovern: I welcome that response from my hon. Friend. I also welcome the Government's efforts on the part of families with caring responsibilities and the recent announcement on paternity leave. However, does she share my concern that, for a father to qualify for additional paternity leave, the mother must give up some of her existing right to take 12 months' maternity leave? Would it not be fairer...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: Will my hon. Friend confirm the Government's intention to implement in full as soon as possible the manifesto commitments contained in what is known as the Warwick agreement?

Orders of the Day — Electoral Administration Bill (25 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Livingston (Mr. Devine) on his excellent maiden speech. He is a welcome addition to this place and I look forward to working with him. I rise to support the Bill, the necessity for which has recently become clear to me. As a first-time parliamentary candidate at the May election, I was concerned that I encountered so many people who were totally...

Written Answers — Scotland: Dangerous Knives (18 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Scottish First Minister regarding legislation to ban dangerous knives.

Written Answers — Defence: Anglo-Russian Relations (17 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what developments there have been in relations between Anglo-Russian defence establishments since the awarding of Russian medals to UK submariners.

Written Answers — Transport: Regional Airports (11 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps the Government are taking to support small regional airports.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Criminal Assets (10 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: What the total amount of criminal assets recovered in 2004–05 was.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Criminal Assets (10 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: I am grateful for that response. The United States in particular has made great play of the amount of money it has seized in terrorist assets. What assessment does the Minister make of the deterrent value of such actions and statements? Does he favour a more public approach to the seizure of criminal assets in general and terrorist assets in particular?

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Statutory Paid Holiday (10 Oct 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what assessment he has made of the effect on (a) UK business and (b) worker productivity of increasing the minimum amount of statutory paid holiday available to workers in the UK to 20 days per year, exclusive of bank holidays; (2) when he plans to introduce legislation to increase the minimum amount of statutory paid holiday...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympics 2012 (12 Sep 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what opportunities there are for cities other than London, with particular reference to Scottish cities, to be venues for the training camps of (a) British and (b) other Olympic teams in the run up to 2012.

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Universities (12 Sep 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many Scottish students have enrolled at English and Welsh universities in each of the past three years.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cash in Transit Attacks (12 Sep 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how cash in transit attacks are classified in the recorded crime statistics.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cash in Transit Attacks (12 Sep 2005)

Jim McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether there is a national strategy for dealing with cash in transit attacks; and if he will make a statement.


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