Results 121–140 of 634 for speaker:Mr Roger Knapman

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Rolls-Royce (28 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what discussions he has had with the chairman of Rolls-Royce about his White Paper on science, engineering and technology.

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Rolls-Royce (28 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Is my right hon. Friend aware that Sir Ralph Robins letter was also signed by the chief executives of Glaxo, British Aerospace and many others? Does not that show that the vast majority of British industrialists fully support my right hon. Friend's White Paper on science, engineering and technology?

Prayers: Children (25 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Does the hon. Lady agree that good example and respect for the law are important? Will she therefore ask for another survey to be conducted? Five Opposition Members are in the Chamber, of whom two actively encouraged their constituents not to pay their local taxes. What sort of an example is that to young people in their constituencies?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Manufacturing Base (23 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that our manufacturing base will be helped by the initiative introduced by my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade to cut red tape and bureaucracy? Is my right hon. Friend the Minister aware that, according to the Library, 265 new rules, regulations and directives will come from Brussels in the near future? Can we help my right hon. Friend...

Statement on the Defence Estimates (17 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Bearing in mind the fact that this is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Royal Air Force, may I ask my right hon. and learned Friend to join me in congratulating Dowty Aerospace Propellers Ltd., for which many of my constituents work, on being selected to supply high technology and all composite propellers to the Lockheed Corporation? I understand that the Dowty propeller will...

Petition: Standish Hospital, Stroud (15 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: I am grateful for the opportunity to initiate the debate. I apologise to you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for keeping you up half an hour longer than might otherwise be the case and hope you will forgive me. In all probability, if I had not done so somebody else would have done so. I am also grateful to my hon. Friend the Minister for attending the debate. I am sure that, as Parliamentary...

Orders of the Day — Opposition Day: Council Tax (9 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Will my hon. friend confirm that, within a very short space of time, the liberal Democrat administration has, in addition to increasing the debts by about £100 million, run down substantial cash balances and often spent a considerable amount of money against the advice of council officers? Will he also confirm that the hon. Member for Cheltenham (Mr. Jones) was one of the county councillors...

Orders of the Day — Opposition Day: Council Tax (9 Jun 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that Avon council is so marvellous that every inhabitant is voting to do away with it and to revert partly to Somerset and partly to Gloucestershire?

Science, Engineering and Technology (26 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that there were 800 responses to the White Paper? Bearing in mind the strongly held views of Opposition Members, expressed at considerable length by the hon. Member for Kirkcaldy (Dr. Moonie), will my right hon. Friend state whether the official Opposition made any submission during the consultation period on the White Paper?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Council Tax (26 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average council tax for a band C house in Wandsworth and for a band C house in Lambeth.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Council Tax (26 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for that information. I wonder whether he could take matters one stage further by discerning any particular pattern between high-spending councils that make iniquitous demands and any particular political party in control of them.

Orders of the Day — European Communities (Amendment) Bill (20 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Is my right hon. Friend aware that since the date of the paving debate—I have just been to the Library to check—265 regulations and directives are to come before the House from the EC? Shall we be doing a favour in our quest for reduced bureaucracy and red tape to vote for or against those regulations and directives?

Swan Hunter (12 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Would the order have been available to either yard if we had initiated the cuts in the defence budget advocated by either of the Opposition parties?

Orders of the Day — Finance (No. 2) Bill: Abolition of PRT for Oil Fields with Development Consents on or After 16TH March 1993 (11 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: I am not concerned about the overall direction of the changes. If I had such doubts, I assure my hon. Friend the Financial Secretary that his excellent speech on Second Reading would have brought them to an end. I have no doubt that my hon. Friend's commitment to a low tax, low allowances regime, which is much simpler to administer and operate, is a perfectly worthy policy which I am happy to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Research Foresight Concepts (10 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what recent discussions he has had with industry about research foresight concepts; and whether these will be covered in his science and technology White Paper.

Oral Answers to Questions — Duchy of Lancaster: Research Foresight Concepts (10 May 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: I am grateful for that reply. We greatly look forward to the publication of the White Paper as a result. Is my right hon. Friend aware that a number of our competitors, including the United States and Japan, already participate in such foresight exercises?

Orders of the Day — Sexual Offences Bill: Restrictions on the Provision of Information (30 Apr 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Would that the hon. Member for Durham, North (Mr. Radice) had adopted that view. He quoted my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State saying that the Government did not object to the principle of the Bill. It might have been fairer if the hon. Gentleman had quoted also the following comment by my hon. Friend the Minister. He said: These are difficult times for all manufacturers, and I am...

Orders of the Day — Sexual Offences Bill: Restrictions on the Provision of Information (30 Apr 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: I am not surprised that the hon. Member for Durham, North (Mr. Radice) is about the only hon. Member who cannot wait for Dr. Bangemann to bring forward proposals in this respect.

Orders of the Day — Sexual Offences Bill: Restrictions on the Provision of Information (30 Apr 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. A headline in The Guardian today states, "Tories to talk out drug secrecy bill". Frankly, some of us would not mind that, bearing in mind that we do not agree wholly with the Bill. Do you agree, however, that if I am lucky enough to catch your eye at 2.29 pm, I should not be accused on the morrow by The Guardian of talking the Bill out?

Orders of the Day — Sexual Offences Bill: Restrictions on the Provision of Information (30 Apr 1993)

Mr Roger Knapman: Has not the ABPI said that it is in favour, in general terms, of providing better information on medicines to doctors and patients—a view which we all share? In February, it said that the Bill is not needed because of the amount of information that is already available. It also said that the Bill presents a threat to the continued viability of the United Kingdom pharmaceutical industry....


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