Mark Pawsey: How many 16 to 18 year-olds started an apprenticeship in the last year for which figures are available.
Mark Pawsey: If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps his Department is taking to ensure that energy-saving devices offered to consumers are effective and safe.
Mark Pawsey: Why does the right hon. Gentleman think so many local authorities have been unwilling to renegotiate section 106 agreements up to now? Will the Bill not encourage them to do so?
Mark Pawsey: What recent steps he has taken to encourage business start-ups; and if he will make a statement.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate her Department has made of the potential savings police forces could make through collaboration with other forces.
Mark Pawsey: My constituents are horrified by the prospect of prisoners being given an entitlement to vote. Further to the issue of those given short sentences, will the Secretary of State comment on the position of offenders who are given community sentences?
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what consideration he gave to representations from the plastics manufacturing industry when formulating the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he is taking to help jobseekers travel to find work.
Mark Pawsey: What steps he is taking to address harm and injury caused by dangerous drivers.
Mark Pawsey: The need for growth is accepted throughout the House. Is not the best way to encourage local growth, to enable local authorities to retain and spend locally more of the additional business rate from new developments, exactly as the Secretary of State has set out today?
Mark Pawsey: What steps he is taking to increase the number of small and medium-sized enterprises which export to international markets.
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Mark Pawsey: Does the Minister agree that more authorities should take the approach of authorities such as Rugby borough council, which has allocated land in its local plan, with two sites coming forward, to enable the development of 7,500 new homes?
Mark Pawsey: Does the right hon. Lady not agree that she is confusing marriage with weddings? They are different things.
Mark Pawsey: Does my right hon. Friend agree that there is absolutely no contradiction between having a robust immigration system with an efficient visa system and an economy that is open for business?
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent steps she has taken to reduce alcohol-related crime.
Mark Pawsey: Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is refreshing that local people and local businesses, having determined what is best to grow the local economy, ask not for infrastructure, roads, buildings or grandiose schemes, but for investment in people and in skills that will enable the economy to grow and prosper?
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the process will be for deciding which vehicles, equipment and other material will be recovered from Afghanistan in the run-up to the end of combat operations.
Mark Pawsey: I am sure that the hon. Gentleman will agree that for some time local authorities have had the power to renegotiate their section 106 agreements in order to move away from an arbitrary set figure for social housing. Perhaps the Government should be encouraging local authorities to do that, rather than dictating to them.