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Pulmonary Disease (Surface Workers) (20 Oct 2005)

Kevan Jones: I join others in congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Barnsley, West and Penistone (Mr. Clapham) on securing this debate. I initiated a debate on the same subject on 16 October 2003. Sadly, we are sitting here two years later having seen very little progress. As the hon. Member for Meirionnydd Nant Conwy (Mr. Llwyd) has said, many people are suffering through no fault of their own...

Thames Gateway (20 Oct 2005)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...difficult to understand, it will be much more difficult for our constituents, who do not have our experience in addressing such questions. My hon. Friend spoke of the scant attention that the Thames Gateway receives from the media, especially the BBC, and, along with the majority of hon. Members in the Chamber, I share his disappointment. Half of what was known as Fleet street is now...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit (19 Oct 2005)

Stephen Timms: ...the London Government office region as at 30 September in the years 2002 to 2004 September 2002 2003 2004 Barking 11,200 10,600 10,200 Battersea 9,100 8,600 8,800 Beckenham 17,400 16,800 16,900 Bethnal Green and Bow 11,500 11,100 10,800 Bexleyheath and Crayford 15,600 15,500 15,800 Brent East 10,100 9,700 9,900 Brent North 11,300 11,300...

Orders of the Day — Employment Tribunals (Representation and Assistance in Discrimination Proceedings) Bill (14 Oct 2005)

Bridget Prentice: ...of tribunals, and that they also perhaps feel that there has been an increase in discrimination. Reviews need to take that point into account. However, as my hon. Friend the Member for West Ham said, many employers—whether they are taken to tribunal or not—realise when mistakes have been made in the workplace and address them before the tribunal stage is reached. My hon. Friend the...

Public Bill Committee: London Olympics Bill: Clause 4 - General functions (13 Oct 2005)

Meg Hillier: ...London, with Sunday league football on Hackney marshes. I want to raise some land-use issues, one of which concerns the car park. Even as far off as Loughborough people know about the car park on East Marsh, and it is a genuine concern. I believe, as do many people locally, that it is a short-term loss for a long-term benefit, butwith full acknowledgement of all the biodiversity issuesI am...

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Fire Deaths (10 Oct 2005)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...2000 and 2004 is as follows: Fire deaths—London constituency Constituency 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Total Barking — — 3 2 — 5 Battersea — 1 — 1 2 4 Beckenham 4 — — — 1 5 Bethnal Green and Bow 2 3 1 — — 6 Bexleyheath and Crayford 1 — — 1 1 3 Brent East — 4 1 — — 5 Brent North — 2 — —...

Orders of the Day — London Olympics Bill (21 Jul 2005)

Hugh Robertson: ...and his experience of the Manchester games made it very relevant. It was an excellent debut and I welcome him to the House on everyone's behalf. He was joined by his colleague the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson), who gave us the Scottish angle. Her points on tourism and training camps were particularly well made. On the Government side, we heard from the hon. Member for...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Ministerial Meetings/Visits (20 Jul 2005)

Bill Rammell: ... Ministerial Photocall at Sure Start Unit, Thomas Coram Children's Centre 45 minutes 13 June 2005 Hackney Visit the Breakfast Club at Millfields Primary School 1 hour 20 June 2005 Lewisham Visit Lewisham Further Education College 1 hour 24 June 2005 Bury Visit Bury Adult Education Centre 30 minutes 25 June 2005 Vauxhall Visit Archbishop Tenison School for Africa...

London 2012 Olympic Bid (6 Jul 2005)

Lyn Brown: I can honestly say that I do not believe that representing West Ham will get better than it feels today. I am finding it difficult to express how overjoyed I am and what this means to the people of my constituency in terms of the jobs, opportunities and regeneration that will be brought to the area. We are absolutely delighted, and Stratford is still partying as we speak. I expect that the...

Problem Estates (30 Jun 2005)

Alistair Burt: is the first time that I have heard him and I enjoyed his contribution very much. I will also make reference to the contributions of the hon. Members for Hartlepool (Mr. Wright) and for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen). There are few issues in contemporary social politics that arouse the sorts of emotions and intense scrutiny as problem estates and, more particularly, those who live on...

Missing Children (7 Jun 2005)

Baroness Scotland of Asthal: My Lords, my noble friend is right. Noble Lords may be aware that Tim Benson, head teacher of Nelson Primary School in East Ham, London, and a National Association of Head Teachers representative, has been quoted by the BBC as saying that most children had probably simply moved to another school. It is the monitoring of that that we must get clear, so that we understand where those children...

Local Energy Generation (6 Jun 2005)

David Heath: discuss local energy generation—an important matter that was not given sufficient emphasis during the general election campaign. There is considerable consensus across the House on at least some of our objectives. I hope that we all agree that reducing demand, either through improvements to home insulation or through greater energy efficiency, should be our starting point for dealing...

Adjournment (Whitsun) (26 May 2005)

Sir David Amess: ...of the House, and I very much agreed with what he said about the supremacy of Parliament. I look forward to his contribution on that subject in the years to come. My hon. Friend the Member for Hammersmith and Fulham (Mr. Hands) is someone I know well: he happens to be a member of the same dining club as myself, the 1912 club, and he has earned his spurs in winning a place in this House....

Home Affairs and Communities (23 May 2005)

David Miliband: ...the marine heritage of Portsmouth; about the lifeboats of Bridgend; about the manufacturing industry of Dudley, North; about the biscuits of Reading; about the Olympics that are coming to West Ham; about tourism in Colwyn bay; about the universities of Dundee— the hon. Member for Dundee, East (Stewart Hosie) is in his place—and about the history of Albanians. The whole House will...

Members Sworn (16 May 2005)

...following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law: James Mark Dakin Purnell, for Stalybridge and Hyde Right honourable John Alan Redwood, Wokingham Yvette Cooper, Pontefract and Castleford Right honourable Michael Andrew Ancram, Devizes Right honourable John Matthew Patrick Hutton, Barrow and Furness Simon Hugh McGuigan Burns, West...

Members Sworn (12 May 2005)

Michael Martin: law: Right honourable Alan John Williams, for Swansea West Right honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, Sedgefield Right honourable John Leslie Prescott, Kingston upon Hull East Right honourable James Gordon Brown, Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Right honourable John Whitaker Straw, Blackburn Right honourable David Blunkett, Sheffield, Brightside Right honourable...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Broadband (7 Apr 2005)

Mike O'Brien: 2005, has focused on stimulating competition in the marketplace, in preference to subsidising individual companies to roll out broadband services. In November 2003 my hon. Friend the Member for East Ham, the then Minister for E-Commerce called on all stakeholders to bring broadband availability to all communities in Britain by the end of 2005. BT's 2004 announcement to upgrade their...

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Departmental Budget (5 Apr 2005)

Yvette Cooper: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Member for East Ham (Mr. Timms) on 4 April 2005, Official Report, column1170W.

Adjournment (Easter) (24 Mar 2005)

Phil Woolas: The hon. Member for New Forest, East (Dr. Lewis) should keep digging, Mr. Deputy Speaker. It is a pleasure to wind up the Easter recess Adjournment debate and to thank the hon. Member for New Forest, East for his kind remarks about Members who are retiring from this House; I echo those sentiments. On a second note of consensus, I strongly agree with his point that this debate, above all...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Business Rates (21 Feb 2005)

Mike O'Brien: I have discussed this matter with my right hon. Friend the Minister for Local and Regional Government (ODPM) (Mr. Raynsford). My predecessor, my hon. Friend the Member for East Ham (Mr. Timms) also wrote to the Minister for Local and Regional Government on the issue. There have also been a number of discussions at official level between our respective Departments and the renewables industry.

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