Dawn Butler: You refer to good employers. What about the employers who are not as good? How would you suggest that we try to disseminate good practices to them?
Dawn Butler: Do you think that the Bill will not encourage those employers, who are not doing as well as the good ones you talked about, to participate in Train to Gain and to look at it more favourably than they do now?
Dawn Butler: My last question is, which of you and Tom Wilson has most contact with employees?
Dawn Butler: May I ask Tom the same question?
Dawn Butler: On a point of order, Mr. Chope. I move that the question now be put.
Dawn Butler: Is the hon. Gentleman in favour of the education maintenance allowance?
Dawn Butler: I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on a great speech. He is building up to a conclusion that the Opposition must support the Bill. Am I correct?
Dawn Butler: Is your heart in the right place?
Dawn Butler: Does my hon. Friend agree that this Bill, along with the children's plan and the Every Child Matters programme, is helping us to undo the destruction of the Tory years in this country?
Dawn Butler: Could you explain whether your industry would benefit from auto-enrolment, and how can we build confidence in investment?
Dawn Butler: I would like to talk about the employers who before even offering an incentive will try to screen out individuals who they think might want to save for a pension. There is a consideration of putting in the legislation a pre-employment prohibition. What are the panel’s views on that?
Dawn Butler: My hon. Friend the Member for Crawley (Laura Moffatt) referred earlier to ex-service personnel and their relationship with local authorities. Will the Minister tell the House what steps he has taken to ensure that serving personnel are made aware of their key worker status when applying for housing?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what steps he is taking to ensure that serving personnel are made aware of their key worker status when buying homes.
Dawn Butler: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Dawn Butler: Will my right hon. Friend tell the House what involvement Wembley will have in the Olympic legacy?
Dawn Butler: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker.
Dawn Butler: Sorry, Mr. Speaker. It is just that Opposition Members do not listen to the rules of the House. I concur with my hon. Friend the Member for Wigan (Mr. Turner) about Opposition Members coming into my—
Dawn Butler: What support the Government plan to provide to help local people make use of high-quality public spaces for voluntary activities in the next three years.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps her Department is taking to mark Saint George's day on 23 April 2008.
Dawn Butler: OAPs can now travel with their freedom passes before 9 am. That has been warmly welcomed in my constituency in Brent and all around London, and has even been replicated around the UK. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Opposition's proposal to abolish the freedom pass is more dim-witted than Dick Whittington?