Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans the Department has to enable the police to fit mobile fingerprint technology to their vehicles.
Dawn Butler: Is the hon. Lady suggesting that local people will not be trained and able to do the construction work and that we should spread the net wider? Surely part of the Olympic legacy should be that we ensure that local people are trained in construction and able to take well-paid jobs.
Dawn Butler: Does my hon. Friend agree that co-ordination is also needed as regards the delivery of apprenticeships? We need to ensure that companies that are already established in delivering skills for jobs, such as Stonebridge House, are used in the bid process.
Dawn Butler: In the context of the trade unions, will my hon. Friend join me in congratulating the GMB on the deal that it has managed to secure whereby Wembley stadium in my constituency will be built on time next year?
Dawn Butler: If the hon. Gentleman were faced with a person with an airgun, a cricket bat or a slingshot, what would he rather they hit him with?
Dawn Butler: Does my right hon. Friend the Minister agree that the next clause in the Bill, which talks about enforcement in schools and the ability to search pupils in schools, will probably bring about an increase in the number of prosecutions and arrests of pupils carrying knives?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to make it easier to claim council tax benefit.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information he collates on terrorist suspects.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been (a) arrested and (b) detained under the Terrorism Acts, broken down by ethnic origin.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what definition he uses of religious hatred.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what provisions have been made for (a) lone parents, (b) low income families, (c) the unemployed, (d) children and (e) students in relation to the proposed cost of identity cards; (2) what assistance will be provided for people that cannot afford the proposed £30 identity card fee.
Dawn Butler: Is it not a well-known fact that the public would like Parliament to be more representative of society as a whole? Surely the Labour party is to be congratulated on trying to ensure, through all-women shortlists, that we have more equality on this side of the House.
Dawn Butler: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
Dawn Butler: Will my hon. Friend join me in congratulating North West London college, which has ensured that the skills gap for plumbers is filled by advertising those jobs to females?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what mechanisms are in place to monitor the impact of the effects of the implementation of the Terrorism Acts (a) on the different ethnic groups and (b) on race relations.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what mechanisms are in place to monitor the operation by the police of detentions and arrests under the Terrorism Acts.
Dawn Butler: Does my hon. Friend agree that if the CEHR is set up without any black or women commissioners, it will have no credibility at all when it comes to being able to represent race or sex issues effectively?
Dawn Butler: Equal pay, with men and women paid equally, would improve the economy. Do not the new compassionate Conservatives believe that equality and eliminating discrimination are worth it?
Dawn Butler: The Minister talked about a review headed by Trevor Phillips. Can she give the House an assurance that prominent black and Asian minority ethnic communities and groups that work on race equality issues such as the Greater London authority, the 1990 Trust and Operation Black Vote, to name but a few, will be consulted?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what steps the Government are taking to ensure that (a) queries and (b) representations on all four strands of equality are dealt with consistently; and, where different procedures apply, what the reasons are for such differences.