Dawn Butler: Does the hon. Gentleman think that being able to order the Oyster card online adds to the flexibility for users?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs whether her Department has made a recent assessment of (a) any alternative fee systems and (b) graduated fee systems for legal aid; and if she will make a statement.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the introduction of fixed fees for legal aid on (a) people from ethnic minorities, (b) people with disabilities and (c) young people.
Dawn Butler: Does the hon. Gentleman think that if a Mayor failed to deliver any affordable housing in London, they would be democratically re-elected at the next election?
Dawn Butler: On that point concerning ambition, does my hon. Friend agree that climate change is paramount to renewable energies and that the Mayor’s idea of renewable fuels fuelling London buses is a way of showing the thinking of the future?
Dawn Butler: My hon. Friend makes the point that I was going to make.
Dawn Butler: I, too, signed that early-day motion, but does my hon. Friend not agree that we should wait until Sir Michael Lyons, who is leading a high-level inquiry into local government reform, publishes his report before we approve hastily drafted legislation?
Dawn Butler: I thank my hon. Friend for being so generous in giving way. Is he aware that in my Brent constituency, the Lib Dem-Tory administration is known as the "Fib-Dem-Cons" on account of all the promises it has made but failed to deliver?
Dawn Butler: Does my hon. Friend agree that councils do not necessarily need action plans to begin to regenerate their communities? The previous Labour administration in Brent began a regeneration of Wembley that created thousands of jobs in the area, so action can extend beyond the action plans cited by the Bill.
Dawn Butler: The proposed oil law is indeed a bit suspicious. Does my hon. Friend also share my concern as to whether the big conglomerates such as BP and Shell will invest in the necessary infrastructure and in fair wages for normal Iraqi citizens?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will support the establishment of a one minute silence for those who died as a result of the slave trade.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will support the creation of an annual day of commemoration of the abolition of the slave trade.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how much from the European social fund was spent on projects based in London in (a) 2005 and (b) 2006; and how much is planned to be spent in 2007;
Dawn Butler: To ask the Solicitor-General what proposals he has for the prevention and prosecution of fraud.
Dawn Butler: Many historians feel that the reparations made to the French, amounting to the equivalent of about £10.5 million today, contributed significantly to Haiti's status as one of the poorest nations in the western hemisphere. Does my hon. Friend agree?
Dawn Butler: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what legacy he expects the Government to leave at the end of the commemorations of the bicentenary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will bring forward proposals for an annual remembrance day in relation to abolition of the slave trade.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he is taking to assist female entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to implement a slavery remembrance day.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what statutory powers the proposed London Waste and Recycling Forum will have to carry out its strategic waste management functions London-wide.