Mark Pawsey: What recent representations he has received on arrangements for members of the public to pay final respects to fallen servicemen.
Mark Pawsey: I shall come on to the pressures that the industry has faced, and some of the actions that we may ask our Business Minister to take on behalf of that business and others.
Mark Pawsey: Does the Minister have any particular advice for the packaging industry to ensure that it is considered as energy intensive and subject to the benefits that he has just outlined?
Mark Pawsey: What guidance his Department issues on the use by GP surgeries of premium rate telephone numbers.
Mark Pawsey: Businesses in Rugby will welcome the news that their payments to the local authority will be used directly to develop local services and attract new businesses. However, will the Minister confirm that provisions will be in place to ensure that other councils do not raise rates too high and drive firms away or out of business?
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the financial loss attributable to theft of medical equipment and other supplies from each health authority was in the last five years for which figures are available.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of micro-businesses in the insolvency profession.
Mark Pawsey: There is real concern about carbon taxation policy among industries that are large users of energy, such as CEMEX, which manufactures cement and is also a large employer in my constituency. May we have a debate on the matter, and on the need to ensure that UK industry remains competitive?
Mark Pawsey: What representations he has received on the need for effective and clear distinction in uniforms worn by fully trained nurses and other workers in the care sector.
Mark Pawsey: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?
Mark Pawsey: The issue of sustainable development comes into play only in the absence of a local plan. Does the right hon. Gentleman therefore agree that Government and Opposition should come together to encourage local authorities to get their local plan in place early?
Mark Pawsey: Will the hon. Lady give way?
Mark Pawsey: rose—
Mark Pawsey: My constituency was recently pleased to welcome Mary Portas as part of her review of Britain’s high streets. Does the Prime Minister agree that Rugby’s positive approach to new housing, which will create new customers for the high street, is an effective way of supporting town centres?
Mark Pawsey: In the other rugby code, rugby union has just seen a successful world cup in New Zealand. The next tournament will be in England in 2015, and the town of Rugby in my constituency is already preparing to receive visitors to the home of the game. Will the Minister lend his support to that work?
Mark Pawsey: What steps she is taking to strengthen the accreditation regime for colleges that admit foreign students.
Mark Pawsey: I would like to make the point that a lot of freight companies are filling up on the continent. If we reduced the amount of duty, particularly on diesel, they would be encouraged to fill up in the UK, which would bring additional revenue to the Exchequer.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether she plans to issue her consultation on sustainable urban drainage systems and surface water systems at the same time as her foul sewer consultation.
Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she expects to issue the consultation on the mandatory adoption arrangements and the mandatory build standards for new gravity foul sewers and lateral drains.
Mark Pawsey: What steps his Department is taking to ensure the new system of universal credit accommodates changes in personal circumstances.