Results 21–40 of 2596 for speaker:Mr Greville Janner

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Jul 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: They are fiddled statistics.

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Legal Aid (1 Jul 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will arrange for legal aid to be extended to industrial tribunals. [33691]

Oral Answers to Questions — Lord Chancellor's Department: Legal Aid (1 Jul 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Does the Minister understand how important industrial tribunal cases are? Does he understand that it is wrong that there are no circumstances in which any litigant in any industrial tribunal case can get legal aid, even though the Government have rightly moved wrongful dismissal cases up to £25,000 to tribunals at the request of the litigant and even though there are no upper limits on...

Prayers: Right to Work (26 Jun 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I greatly welcome the opportunity to put before the House the recommendations of the Employment Select Committee concerning workfare. I do so with some trepidation because we have, as it were, risen from the grave. The Government having consigned us for ever to oblivion, we have emerged again to entertain the House a little. Still, this is a subject of great importance to the country, to the...

Prayers: Right to Work (26 Jun 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: The Government have no idea how many millions of people are unemployed, nor how much it costs—and they do not care, as they have said in their response to the Committee's report. The Government do not know how many people with part-time work want full-time work—they have never tried to find out and they do not want to know. They do not know how many full-time students would be at work if...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Leicester Prison (6 Jun 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will pay an official visit to the Welford Road prison, Leicester, to discuss conditions of prisoners and staff. [30266]

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Leicester Prison (6 Jun 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Is the Minister aware that, since the Conservative party came to power, crime in Leicestershire has trebled and the population of Leicester prison has risen from 207, which is permitted, to 324? When she makes her routine visit—which will be very welcome as she has a well-earned reputation for gentle, quiet and caring compassion—will she be kind enough to consider the terrible effect...

Opposition Day: School Security (13 May 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I appreciate what the Minister has said very much. Can she give an indication of when the Government will respond to the report's recommendations?

Opposition Day: School Security (13 May 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Wait until we are elected.

Opposition Day: School Security (13 May 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I am grateful for the opportunity to raise in the House the horrendous problem of security in our schools. I have campaigned for many years and begged the Government to make available adequate resources for schools to provide security measures. They need these to counter the attacks made upon them, often daily, and to provide not only replacements for the goods and buildings that are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Lebanon (8 May 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I share the grief at the awful tragedies of war. Will the Secretary of State join—I hope—the whole House in congratulating Warren Christopher on achieving and brokering a ceasefire, in the hope that that will lead to a real peace in which both sides will be able to look after their people and ensure that their civilians are not attacked?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Employment: Special Schools (24 Apr 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Will the Minister be kind enough to consider the effects on special schools of vandalism and arson, which are causing those schools to spend a great deal of money on security that should be spent on the children? I refer especially to the Emily Forte school in my constituency. which has suffered greatly from a recent arson attack and does not have the money to build the security fence that it...

Business of the House (18 Apr 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: May we please have an early debate on the alarming rise of arson attacks in the county of Leicestershire, which are up from 273 in 1988 to 1,385 in 1995? As five arson attacks have been made against schools in my constituency in the past three months—the latest of which caused grave damage to Beaumont Leys school—will the Leader of the House plead with the Secretary of State for Education...

Remaining Private Members' Bills: Middle East Peace Process (29 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: I thank the hon. Member for Hendon, South (Mr. Marshall) for securing the debate and associate myself with everything that he said. I also thank him for being a great personal friend and pair and a doughty friend of Israel and of the Jewish people. I salute the work that he has done and is doing. I also pay my respects to the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the right hon....

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Competitiveness (25 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Does the Minister agree that the current awful beef crisis has destroyed the competitiveness of our agriculture industry to a large extent? What will the Government do about that?

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Palestine National Authority (25 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures he proposes to take to ensure that funds provided by the United Kingdom for overseas aid to areas controlled by the Palestine National Authority are properly used for the purposes provided. [20707]

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Palestine National Authority (25 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: What check is made at the other end as to the actual disbursement, and what safeguards are in place to ensure that none of the money properly and rightly raised in this country or by other international donors for the Palestine National Authority is used in any way or at any time for the activities of Hamas or Islamic jihad, whether for so-called communal welfare projects or anything else?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Employment: Job Creation (20 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: Did the Minister discuss with colleagues in the European Union a problem that the Government have created—that even on the figures that they have built up over the years, with all the exclusions, there are vastly more people unemployed now than there were when they came into office?

Business of the House (7 Mar 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: May we please have an early debate on the steps that the Government should be taking following the horrendous terrorist attacks in Israel in the past two weeks, and in particular on the allegations that this country is used as a haven by terrorists from other lands? I raised that matter with the Home Secretary and was pleased that he said that he is determined that this country should not be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Employment: Departmental Co-ordination (21 Feb 1996)

Mr Greville Janner: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what consultations she has had with other Government Departments about co-ordination on employment issues since the abolition of the Employment Department. [14677]


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