Results 261–280 of 2000 for john bercow

Business of the House (4 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: Will the Leader of the House find time for an early statement on the Government's review of the roads programme? She will be aware that the statement was originally scheduled for spring 1998, as the Under-Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, the hon. Member for Hampstead and Highgate (Ms Jackson), told me in a written answer on 29 July last year. This is a...

Prayers: Sport (5 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: I am absolutely delighted to learn something what I probably should known already—that the Secretary of State appears to be an Arsenal supporter. In a friendly spirit, may I test the right hon. Gentleman's knowledge of Arsenal's successful past? Can he tell the House who scored the winning goal for Arsenal when it last won the Football Association cup—and, indeed, the double—which was...

Oral Answers to Questions — Pensioners' Incomes (8 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: I hope that the hon. Gentleman will agree that in seeking—rightly—to tackle inequality among pensioners, it is important to avoid giving assistance to those pensioners who do not need it, are not entitled to it and, in many cases, do not want it. In that context, can he tell the House today how many cheques for winter fuel payments were sent out in error, the cost of that error, and the...

New clause 5: New Arrangements for Giving Financial Support to Students (8 Jun 1998)

Division No. 293] [8.44 pm AYES Ainsworth, Peter (E Surrey) Breed, Colin Allan, Richard Brooke, Rt Hon Peter Ancram, Rt Hon Michael Browning, Mrs Angela Arbuthnot, James Burnett, John Ashdown, Rt Hon Paddy Burns, Simon Atkinson, Peter (Hexham) Burstow, Paul Baker, Norman Butterfill, John Baldry, Tony Cable, Dr Vincent Ballard, Jackie Campbell, Menzies (NE Fife) Beith, Rt Hon A J...

New clause 5: Contracting Out (8 Jun 1998)

...AYES Abbott, Ms Diane Davies, Geraint (Croydon C) Ainger, Nick Davis, Terry (B'ham Hodge H) Alexander, Douglas Dawson, Hilton Allen, Graham Dean, Mrs Janet Anderson, Donald (Swansea E) Denham, John Anderson, Janet (Rossendale) Dismore, Andrew Armstrong, Ms Hilary Dobson, Rt Hon Frank Atherton, Ms Candy Donohoe, Brian H Atkins, Charlotte Doran, Frank Austin, John Dowd, Jim...

New clause 5: Marine Pollutionm (8 Jun 1998)

...Allen, Graham Bottomley, Peter (Worthing W) Anderson, Janet (Rossendale) Bradley, Keith (Withington) Atherton, Ms Candy Bradshaw, Ben Atkins, Charlotte Brown, Rt Hon Nick (Newcastle E) Austin, John Brown, Russell (Dumfries) Baker, Norman Browne, Desmond Ballard, Jackie Buck, Ms Karen Barron, Kevin Burgon, Colin Bayley, Hugh Burnett, John Beard, Nigel Butler, Mrs Christine Begg,...

Orders of the Day — Title (9 Jun 1998)

...Miss Anne Corston, Ms Jean Bell, Martin (Tatton) Cox, Tom Bell, Stuart (Middlesbrough) Cranston, Ross Bennett, Andrew F Crausby, David Benton, Joe Cryer, Mrs Ann (Keighley) Berry, Roger Cryer, John (Hornchurch) Betts, Clive Cummings, John Blizzard, Bob Cunliffe, Lawrence Blunkett, Rt Hon David Cunningham, Jim (Cov'try S) Boateng, Paul Dalyell, Tam Borrow, David Darvill, Keith...

Miscellaneous (9 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

European Communities (Amendment) Bill: New clause (9 Jun 1998)

...Nick Anderson, Janet (Rossendale) Ainsworth, Robert (Cov'try NE) Ashdown, Rt Hon Paddy Ashton, Joe Alexander, Douglas Atherton, Ms Candy Allan, Richard Atkins, Charlotte Allen, Graham Austin, John Baker, Norman Dismore, Andrew Ballard, Jackie Dobson, Rt Hon Frank Banks, Tony Donohoe, Brian H Barron, Kevin Doran, Frank Battle, John Drew, David Bayley, Hugh Eagle, Angela...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Indecency Offences (Children) (15 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: What plans he has to increase the maximum sentence for indecency with children. [44249]

Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill: Applications (15 Jun 1998)

...Norman Ancram, Rt Hon Michael Fraser, Christopher Arbuthnot, James Gale, Roger Atkinson, David (Bour'mth E) Garnier, Edward Atkinson, Peter (Hexham) Gibb, Nick Baldry, Tony Gill, Christopher Bercow, John Gillan, Mrs Cheryl Blunt, Crispin Goodlad, Rt Hon Sir Alastair Boswell, Tim Gorman, Mrs Teresa Bottomley, peter (Worthing W) Green, Damian Brady, Graham Greenway, John Brazier,...

Orders of the Day — Delegated Legislation: Trade and Industry Committee (15 Jun 1998)

Ordered,That Mr. David Prior be discharged from the Trade and Industry Committee and Mr. John Bercow be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Mc William, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

Legal Aid (Reform) (16 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to place restrictions on the granting of legal aid to persons resident outside, or not paying tax in, the United Kingdom: and for connected purposes. The case for reform of the legal aid system is widely accepted across the House. The argument between the Government and the Opposition is about the means by which most effectively to do so....

Legal Aid (Reform): Legal Aid (Reform) (16 Jun 1998)

Mr. John Bercow accordingly presented a Bill to place restrictions on the granting of legal aid to persons resident outside, or not paying tax in, the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 3 July, and to be printed [Bill 204].

Opposition Day: Hospital Waiting Lists (16 Jun 1998)

...Eric Amess, David Fowler, Rt Hon Sir Norman Arbuthnot, James Fox, Dr Liam Atkinson, David (Bour'mth E) Fraser, Christopher Atkinson, Peter (Hexham) Gale, Roger Baldry, Tony Garnier, Edward Bercow, John Gibb, Nick Beresford, Sir Paul Gill, Christopher Blunt, Crispin Gillan, Mrs Cheryl Body, Sir Richard Gorman, Mrs Teresa Boswell, Tim Gray, James Bottomley, Peter (Worthing W)...

Opposition Day: Council Tax (Derbyshire) (16 Jun 1998)

...(Blyth V) Godsiff, Roger Canavan, Dennis Goggins, Paul Cann, Jamie Gordon, Mrs Eileen Casale, Roger Grant, Bernie Caton, Martin Griffiths, Jane (Reading E) Chapman, Ben (Wirral S) Grogan, John Chaytor, David Hall, Mike (Weaver Vale) Chisholm, Malcolm Hanson, David Clark, Paul (Gillingham) Heal, Mrs Sylvia Clarke, Charles (Norwich S) Healey, John Clelland, David Henderson, Ivan...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Small and Medium Businesses (18 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: ...with as few as 50 employees will offer no help to those companies, and could be a great hindrance to them? Does the hon. Lady agree that, when the President of the Board of Trade was challenged by John Humphrys on how she would cope with the Commission, her response of, "Well, er, we shall see how things go," was spectacularly feeble?

Business of the House (18 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: Given the Government's support for a statutory right of interest on the late payment of commercial debt and Ministers' professed belief in justice and equity, why can we not have an early further statement from the President of the Board of Trade, which would give her the opportunity to explain what she failed to explain today—why the Government opposed amendment No. 41 to the National...

Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill: Sentences Passed Outside Northern Ireland (18 Jun 1998)

...'try NE) Corbyn, Jeremy Alexander, Douglas Cotter, Brian Allan, Richard Cox, Tom Allen, Graham Cranston, Ross Anderson, Janet (Rossendale) Cryer, Mrs Ann (Keighley) Armstrong, Ms Hilary Cryer, John (Hornchurch) Atherton, Ms Candy Cummings, John Banks, Tony Dalyell, Tam Barron, Kevin Darvill, Keith Bayley, Hugh Davey, Edward (Kingston) Beard, Nigel Denham, John Beith, Rt Hon A J...

Small Businesses (19 Jun 1998)

John Bercow: It is fascinating to listen to the hon. Gentleman's excoriation of the Government's position on business rates. Will he take a moment to enlighten the House as to whether the Liberal Democrat party believes that local authorities should have the right to jack up business rates to the detriment of local enterprises?

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