Results 61–80 of 702 for speaker:David Borrow

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Financial Stability ( 8 Oct 2008)

David Borrow: My right hon. Friend referred to the effect on the markets earlier this week of weekend speculation about this package. I understand that at the end of last week, the Governor of the Bank of England gave a briefing to the shadow Chancellor. I wonder whether the Chancellor of the Exchequer could confirm whether that briefing was confidential. Is he of the opinion that that confidence has been kept?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: HIV Infection (17 Jun 2008)

David Borrow: Does my right hon. Friend agree that there is a danger that as more and more people are living and working with HIV/AIDS, the perception of the disease as being life-threatening recedes, and that any prevention programme therefore needs to recognise that change in perception and to focus very much on the fact that being able to take drugs and in most cases live a long and productive life is...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Medical Policy (28 Apr 2008)

David Borrow: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what mechanisms his Department has in place to use lessons learned from operational theatres in the development of military medical policy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (21 Apr 2008)

David Borrow: Ministers promised some time ago that from 1 April this year every community would be served by neighbourhood policing teams. Police in Lancashire have pioneered that policy, along with several other police services. Has my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State been able to assess the success of the policy in Lancashire, in particular in rural and semi-rural areas which were not seen as...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Social Housing: Lancashire ( 1 Apr 2008)

David Borrow: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of the level of affordable social housing required in new housing developments in Lancashire to meet local needs.

Written Answers — Health: Chronically Sick: Lancashire (26 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made in implementing the targets for the National Service Framework for Long-Term Conditions in South Ribble.

Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: Post Office Closures (19 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: In Lancashire, the consultation process finished two and a half weeks ago. When I received a letter from Opposition Front Benchers, I was tempted to consider voting with them today. However, I have read the Opposition motion. Does the Secretary of State agree that if we approve it, we will simply delay the whole process? In the absence of any new money, the same number of post offices will...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Orphans (Malawi) (12 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: What steps his Department is taking to support orphans in Malawi.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Orphans (Malawi) (12 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: Will my hon. Friend join me in paying tribute to a small charity based in South Ribble, the Friends of Mulanje Orphans—FOMO—which supports 4,000 orphans in Malawi? Will he also ensure that his Department gives as much support as possible to the excellent work that organisations such as FOMO undertake?

Written Answers — Health: Palliative Care: Lancashire (12 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what data are used by commissioners to determine the need for specialist, palliative care and neurological care in South Ribble; and whether the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's guidance on supportive and palliative care has been fully implemented in South Ribble.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Voluntary Organisations: Contracts (11 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what progress has been made towards ensuring that third sector organisations which provide services in South Ribble are awarded three year contracts; and what proportion were awarded three- year contracts in 2006-07.

Post Office Network (Lancashire) ( 4 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: I will keep my remarks fairly short, Mr. Atkinson, and concentrate specifically on the issues in my constituency where four post offices are due to close. I will touch briefly on the issue of consultation. Unless local people are ready for or have anticipated the consultation period, six weeks is not an adequate time in which to consult. In my constituency, I wrote to everyone affected by the...

Post Office Network (Lancashire) ( 4 Mar 2008)

David Borrow: Has my hon. Friend had similar representations to those from my constituents who find it difficult to renew their television licences because many providers who took over when the post offices lost the franchise have stopped dealing with television licences? Some of my constituents travel miles and miles to find somewhere to renew their TV licence.

Orders of the Day: Clause 2 — Addition to list of treaties (26 Feb 2008)

David Borrow: At the beginning of my hon. Friend's contribution, he said that his amendments were ones that people who supported the treaty and the European Union could vote for, because they would repatriate powers relating to the common fisheries policy, if we thought that that was important. As a pro-European who is broadly in favour of the treaty, I am somewhat tempted by his argument. I am also aware...

Public Bill Committee: Pensions Bill: New Clause 17 (21 Feb 2008)

David Borrow: I am grateful for the comments of my hon. and learned Friend. I am sure that my hon. Friend the Member for Preston will raise the issue later in the proceedings, possibly on the floor of the House where he can participate fully in the discussions. I beg to ask leave to withdraw the motion.

Public Bill Committee: Pensions Bill: New Clause 17 (21 Feb 2008)

David Borrow: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time. The clause is a modest one, which aims to deal with an anomaly in the Pension Protection Fund legislation. The issue was first raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Preston (Mr. Hendrick), who is my own Member of Parliament, in a ten-minute Bill debate in the House on 17 October last year. He raised the issue of members whose pension...

Public Bill Committee: Pensions Bill: New Clause 3 (19 Feb 2008)

David Borrow: Will the hon. Gentleman pay tribute to Lord Rooker and my former MP, Audrey Wise, for having the foresight to move the amendment that introduced the link in the first place?

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