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Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of railway journeys were undertaken in first class in each of the last 10 years.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of railway carriages were built and furbished as (a) first class and (b) second class in each of the last 10 years.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the average change in the cost of (a) first class and (b) second class unregulated rail fares was in each of the last 10 years.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what mechanisms are in place to ensure that the counter-narcotics assistance provided by the Government to the Colombian security forces is not used for counter-insurgency purposes.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what plans his Department has to encourage higher education institutions to admit students from non-traditional backgrounds; and what consideration he has given to the merits of changing the funding system so that universities do not perceive a financial risk by recruiting such students.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what recent estimate he has made of the number of higher education institutions that will be required to repay funds to the Higher Education and Funding Council for England resulting from overpayments based on the mis-reporting of student completion rates.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the suitability of the funding process for universities which are involved in initiatives to widen participation in higher education.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many people from Islington North constituency are enrolled on a course at London Metropolitan University.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the financial situation at London Metropolitan University.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with Transport for London on the electrification of the Barking to Gospel Oak line.
Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Sherwood of 8 July 2002, Official Report, column 653W, on export licences, whether licences are still being granted for export to the United States of components for (a) F-16 aircraft and (b) Apache helicopters destined for Israel; and if he will make...
Jeremy Corbyn: Will the Secretary of State acknowledge that Iran is a signatory to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and that the best way to prevent any ratcheting up of tensions in the region is to declare our support for a nuclear-free middle east? That would include Israel's having to bring its nuclear weapons to a de-alert status and would help to promote the idea of disarmament throughout the...
Jeremy Corbyn: I am interested in what my right hon. Friend is saying. Before he leaves the subject of the Congo, does he also think that one of the contributory factors to the appalling violence and attacks, particularly on women, in the east has been the amount of money made illicitly from the mining industry, which leads to illicit exports from the Congo—and, indeed, funds a great deal of the unrest...
Jeremy Corbyn: What his most recent estimate is of the cost of the replacement of the Trident nuclear warhead system.
Jeremy Corbyn: The Secretary of State will be well aware that there is enormous opposition and concern in Russia about the USA's national missile defence system, and that last week the political classes in the Czech Republic rejected NMD in its entirety. Does he not think it is time that Britain also reviewed our participation in this provocative system that is being put forward by the USA?
Gordon Prentice: My friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) talked about pressure on the day, way back in March 2003. At that time, the Prime Minister was having one-to-one meetings with Labour Members he thought could be persuaded to support him. After the vote, a colleague who had voted for the war said to me in the Tearoom that he thought he had made the biggest mistake of his life. My...
Jeremy Corbyn: This is an admission of past mistakes.
Jeremy Corbyn: On the question of relations with other countries, what does the hon. Gentleman think would be the definition of a good relationship? Would it be a question of whether the country was a dictatorship or a democracy, or whether it fulfilled all international requirements? Or would it simply come down to issues such as arms sales and the murder of British people in those countries?
Jeremy Corbyn: The Minister will be aware that there are a number of people who have been in this country for a long time without papers, but who nevertheless make a huge contribution to our society, have children and families here and, under article 8 of the European convention on human rights, have a right to family life. Will he look sympathetically at these cases, so that those people, who are making a...
Jeremy Corbyn: Does my hon. Friend have any evidence on the comparative working conditions of those employed directly by the DWP to deliver services, and those employed by companies that successfully bid for such contracts?