Results 61–80 of 741 for speaker:Christopher Fraser

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Death: Cancer (22 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) what the age-standardised mortality rate from prostate cancer was in (a) England, (b) each primary care trust area and (c) each constituency in each year since 1997-98; (2) how many deaths from prostate cancer there were in (a) England, (b) each primary care trust area and (c) each constituency in each year since 1997-98. [Official...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Prostate Cancer (22 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the (a) age-standardised incidence rate for prostate cancer and (b) number of diagnoses of prostate cancer was in (i) each strategic health authority area, (ii) each primary care trust area and (iii) each constituency in each year since 1997.

[Sir Nicholas Winterton in the Chair] — Fuel Duty (Rural Areas) (10 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: I should like to thank the hon. Gentleman. This is a first-class debate on a very important subject. My constituency in Norfolk covers 1,200 square miles, a very large proportion of which is at sea level or below, and there is no chance that anyone will ever drive out from Norwich to try to get petrol in the fens-an area that, as I am sure he will accept, has not only deprivation but many...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions ( 9 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Further to the question that my hon. Friend the Member for Kettering (Mr. Hollobone) put, the independent monitoring board report on HM prison Wayland in my constituency found that the UK Border Agency routinely detains foreign nationals beyond their release date. The report says: "This practice...is...poor use of a training prison to warehouse foreign national indefinitely." Why have the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Climate Change Levy ( 9 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effects of the proposed change to the Climate Change Levy discount arrangement on (a) private sector investment in environmental technology and (b) the number of manufacturing jobs.

Written Answers — Treasury: Climate Change Levy ( 9 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he had with the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on the decision to change the Climate Change Levy discount arrangement threshold from 80 to 65 per cent.

Written Answers — Justice: Drug Use: Prisons ( 9 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what progress has been made in implementing the recommendations of the Blakey review on disrupting the supply of illegal drugs in prisons.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Devolution (Northern Ireland) ( 8 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: As chairman of the all-party group on Northern Ireland, may I also commend my right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition for his support for the process of the devolution of policing and justice? I am sure that the Prime Minister agrees with me that continuity of effort and engagement in the process by all political parties will be essential in the highly charged timetable and atmosphere...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions ( 8 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Further to the question asked by my hon. Friend the Member for Scarborough and Whitby (Mr. Goodwill), some people are stockpiling high levels of "legal high" substances in anticipation of their being banned so that they can sell them on for a profit. What are the Government doing to stop this?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions ( 2 Feb 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Steps to address excessive risk-taking in the financial sector are necessary, but financial regulations must not be introduced at the expense of competitive business. What is the Chancellor doing to ensure that this principle is followed in the negotiations on the directive on alternative investment fund managers?

Written Answers — Justice: Coroners: Northern Ireland (26 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what recent steps have been taken to improve the service provided by the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland; (2) what steps he plans to take to reduce delays in inquests held by the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Product Placement (18 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: The British Medical Association has said of product placement: "Studies show that children are particularly susceptible to embedded brand messages and these operate at a subconscious level." We still await the Government's response to the review launched last November, but can the Minister clarify what safeguards have been considered in the event of the status quo being retained?

[Christopher Fraser in the Chair] — China (13 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Order. We now move on to the next debate.

[Christopher Fraser in the Chair] — China (13 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Order. May I remind the hon. Lady that the subject of the debate is UK relations with China, and we have limited time for the two further speakers?

[Christopher Fraser in the Chair] — China (13 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Order.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (12 Jan 2010)

Christopher Fraser: Does the Secretary of State agree that, to allow waiting times for cancer treatment to be monitored, specific data should be collected individually for each of the most common cancers, so that a better picture can be seen? I was not sure from his previous answer.

Bill Presented — Video recordings bill: Flood and Water Management Bill (15 Dec 2009)

Christopher Fraser: Does my hon. Friend agree that there are exceptions for constituencies such as mine, which suffer from coastal erosion, and for parts of the fens, which are below sea level and suffer from flood alleviation programmes upstream? Does he accept that constituencies such as mine do not yet want to be rotten boroughs?

Bill Presented — Video recordings bill: Flood and Water Management Bill (15 Dec 2009)

Christopher Fraser: Further to the point that the hon. Member for Montgomeryshire (Lembit Öpik) made, flood alleviation programmes work well upstream in places such as Milton Keynes and Bedford, but create major problems in constituencies such as mine. In effect, a different value is placed on the life of people who live in my constituency from that of people who live upstream. Does the Secretary of State...

Bill Presented — Video recordings bill: Flood and Water Management Bill (15 Dec 2009)

Christopher Fraser: The Environment Agency has justified its position on where it puts flood alleviation schemes in economic terms, confirming that it is complying with the Treasury's Green Book. It states: "Current Government policy for investment in flood defences favours densely populated areas over rural and agricultural areas and at the moment it does not take account of, for example, future food security"....

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Future Defence Programme (15 Dec 2009)

Christopher Fraser: Given that the Tornado force is being reduced, RAF Marham in my constituency will be affected. The Secretary of State will appreciate that it is an extremely busy base that could not function without its dedicated local staff. What impact assessment have the Government undertaken to assess the effect that the cuts will have on local unemployment and unemployment as a whole?


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