Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what his policy is on the cost of decommissioning and clean up of the site at Dounreay if Scotland votes for independence.
Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to combat the sale of fake drugs in the UK.
Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make an assessment of the effect of reductions in the budget of Trading Standards on its monitoring of food safety in the UK.
Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what his policy is on the cost of the decommissioning and safe dismantling of the remains of the nuclear powered submarines anchored at Rosyth if Scotland votes for independence.
Lindsay Roy: Will the Minister confirm what impact the imposition of the bedroom tax has had on child poverty in Scotland?
Lindsay Roy: May I assure the Minister that I am not scaremongering but posing a question put to me by people who work at Raytheon, a company that employs 600 people in my constituency? They are asking whether there is an issue about the confidential contracts that are engaged in between the parent company in the USA and Raytheon UK, and whether there is any risk to, or uncertainty about, their jobs in...
Lindsay Roy: I thank my hon. Friend for securing this important debate. As he will be aware, I was invited to Rosyth by Babcock Marine and witnessed the impressive building of the new aircraft carrier, the Queen Elizabeth. I also saw, in the basin, the shells of seven former nuclear submarines, which still have some contamination. Apparently they are to be dismantled from 2016 onwards, but has he had any...
Lindsay Roy: What plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to expand the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Lindsay Roy: What benefits have accrued to the Government and citizens from the implementation of the Act, and when does the Minister plan to extend its scope further?
Lindsay Roy: Given the Minister’s recognition of the valuable role of teachers and teaching assistants and what she said about the importance of this debate, can she explain why the seats opposite are empty?
Lindsay Roy: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth, and I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham) on securing this important debate. Teaching assistants are an invaluable asset to youngsters on the autistic spectrum. What would be the likely impact in classrooms of a diminution in the number of people who are involved in that role and of those...
Lindsay Roy: As a former head teacher and school inspector, I have direct evidence of the impact on positive discipline and effective learning. Is that not recognised anywhere in the report?
Lindsay Roy: Is there not a role for Government to be a catalyst to share good practice?
Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what amount in (a) grants, (b) loan guarantees and (c) other financial assistance the Government has given to small and medium-sized enterprises in each of the last five years.
Lindsay Roy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will commission research on the potential effects of adoption of a living wage on economic growth; and if he will make a statement.
Lindsay Roy: Would keeping the pound not make Scotland a neo-colonised state?
Lindsay Roy: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I commend the hon. Member for South Down (Ms Ritchie) on her powerful presentation. Many of the points I wish to make have already been raised, so I will concentrate on constructive reinforcement, rather than on unnecessary duplication. I hope hon. Members are able to distinguish between the two. Commendably, the Prime Minister...
Lindsay Roy: I thank my hon. Friend for giving way and for making a very positive case. Will he remind the House why the Barnett formula was introduced and why the additional funding per capita goes to Scots in what is a relatively small country?
Lindsay Roy: What assessment he has made of the Scottish Government’s White Paper entitled “Scotland’s Future”; and if he will make a statement.
Lindsay Roy: I thank the Secretary of State for his candid answer. Can he explain why there would be issues with the funding of pensions if Scotland were to become a separate state?