Results 5001–5006 of 5006 for speaker:Danny Alexander

Written Answers — Defence: Gurkhas (13 Jun 2005)

Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects a decision to be made on whether to allow full rights of accompanied service to the wives of Gurkha soldiers.

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (7 Jun 2005)

Danny Alexander: Does my hon. Friend share the view that a further worrying aspect of SIPPs is the likely increase in demand for a second home, particularly in rural areas, thereby fuelling the rapidly rising house prices in areas such as my constituency and pricing houses beyond the means of people on local average wages?

Tax Credits (7 Jun 2005)

Danny Alexander: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that in the most recent period for which figures are available, 7,800 families in the highlands of Scotland were overpaid an average of £1,000 each and that that has now been clawed back? In the case of one constituent in Aviemore, a payment of £225 a month was reduced to one of £60 a month to claw back the overpayment. As a consequence, the person,...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Gaelic/Welsh Language Broadcasting (7 Jun 2005)

Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding the Department plans to provide for (a) Gaelic language broadcasting in Scotland and (b) Welsh language broadcasting in Wales in financial years (i) 2005–06, (ii) 2006–07 and (iii) 2007–08.

Written Answers — Scotland: Fuel Costs (7 Jun 2005)

Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on financial measures to relieve the burden of fuel costs in remote and rural areas of Scotland.

Industry and the Environment (19 May 2005)

Danny Alexander: Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to make my maiden speech in this House today. I start by congratulating my right hon. Friend—sorry, my hon. Friend the Member for Falmouth and Camborne (Julia Goldsworthy). I was going to say that Cornwall had maybe discovered another star of the future, but perhaps I have promoted her somewhat too quickly. I congratulate her on her...

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