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Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Transportation Strategy (4 Feb 2002)

Peter Robinson: .... The experience and achievement in Great Britain were taken into account, and we can achieve that figure. In roads and transport Northern Ireland is capital intensive in the provision of our bus fleet and trains and in relation to roads. Our infrastructure is high in capital expenditure. The room for private sector initiatives, such as private finance initiatives, is all the greater, and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Kilkeel Fishing Tragedy and North/South Ministerial Council: Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights (18 Feb 2002)

Ms Brid Rodgers: being mobilised and will leave its base in County Cork this afternoon. It is expected to arrive on the County Down coast in the early hours of Tuesday morning. I pay tribute to the local fishing fleet and to the other boats, including our fisheries protection vessel, the Ken Vickers. They have worked tirelessly in the past couple of days on this very sad search. We can only hope that...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Merchant Fleet (30 Apr 2002)

Mr Peter Duncan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what the size of the UK registered merchant fleet was in each of the last five years.

Biomedical Research Industries (8 May 2002)

Mr Ernie Ross: ...into building the ship ensured that it came back. That ship is now back in Dundee and is in the Discovery's visitor centre as the centrepiece of our maritime history. One of the largest whaling fleets in Britain was based in Dundee. James Chalmers invented the adhesive postage stamp and James Bowman Lindsay the electric light. When Mary Shelley was staying on the Broughty Ferry road she...

Drug Rape (10 May 2002)

Vera Baird: ...I should say at once that the numbers to whom this happens are small, though apparently increasing. The only comprehensive research into drug rape is the Sturman report of 2000 by Chief Inspector Peter Sturman of the Metropolitan police. That year, 1,002 people contacted the Drug Rape Trust, the support trust set up by Mr. Sturman. I should declare an interest as a patron of that trust. It...

European Affairs (18 Jun 2002)

Mr Peter Duncan: ...CFP highlights the great divergence that is often experienced between good intentions and the reality of EU political interference. Scotland accounts for more than 70 per cent. of the UK fishing fleet, and has experienced a similar proportion of the devastation following falling fish stocks. The CFP's ambition is "ensuring rational and sustainable exploitation of fish stocks through...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development: Public Transport (7 Oct 2002)

Peter Robinson: ...has 23 new trains on order, has completed work on the Bangor line relay, and will commence work on the Belfast to Whitehead relay this year. Translink is also continuing to upgrade its ageing bus fleet. With the assistance of 50% grant aid from the Department for Regional Development, Translink is expected to spend £5·4 million this year and £11·4 million next year buying about 130 new...

Scottish Parliament: Fishing (31 Oct 2002)

Dr Winnie Ewing: ...of the effects of the tremendous conservation efforts that the fishermen have already made. During 2001-02, biomass increased and fish catches decreased. In The Scotsman yesterday, skipper Peter Bruce appeared in a photograph with a lot of cod boxes and said: "I'll admit that the stocks aren't as good as we would want, but they certainly aren't at the stage where the cod is going to become...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: BAE Systems (4 Nov 2002)

Peter Kilfoyle: Can the Secretary of State tell us whether BAE Systems provided any parts or equipment for the grounded fleet of Apache helicopters? If so, will he tell the House what were the principal contributions made by British Aerospace?

Written Answers — Defence: Chiefs of Defence Staff (21 Nov 2002)

Adam Ingram: ...Last five chiefs of Defence Staff Period of office Admiral Sir Michael Boyce GCB OBE ADC 16.02.01- General Sir Charles Guthrie GCB LVO OBE ADC Gen 02.04.97–15.02.01 Field Marshal Sir Peter Inge GCB 15.03.94–01.04.97 Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Peter Harding GCB DSc FRAeS CBIM 01.01.93–13.03.94 Field Marshal Sir Richard Vincent CBE KCB DSO...

Common Fisheries Policy (21 Nov 2002)

Mr Peter Duncan: ...scheme was more than 100 per cent. oversubscribed in Scotland. A #25 million fund was available, but #50 million could have been paid out. There were 215 applications—a third of the fleet wanted to leave the industry. Those people have played their part. When I spoke to fishermen this week, they expressed frustration that no cognisance was being taken in the current review of what they...

Convention on the Future of Europe (2 Dec 2002)

Peter Hain: A difficulty faced by both Joschka Fischer from Germany and Dominique Galouzeau de Villepin from France is the fact that the convention is a busy responsibility. Their appearances so far have been fleeting, and I do not think that there is any prospect of the Foreign Secretary being able to put the work in, as he has global responsibilities.

Scottish Fishing Industry (4 Dec 2002)

Mr Peter Duncan: ...the industry is being threatened with the imposition of control measures when fishermen are responsible for only a small proportion of the impact on fish stocks. On factory fishing, the Danish fleet is hoovering up much of the fish in the North sea in a very inefficient process, which, as the Minister knows, requires 8 lb of raw soup from the ocean floor to provide 1 lb of farmed salmon....

Public Bill Committee: Hunting Bill: Clause 27 - Automatic conditions of individual registration (30 Jan 2003)

Peter Luff: ...equally poses a direct threat to human life. These rifles are capable of killing humans a mile or more away and there is no way of knowing where a bullet will land, not least when it is fired at a fleeting target at night. This is precisely why Lamping is forbidden on all of the MoD estate.''

Scottish Parliament: Introduction: Subordinate Legislation — Fishing Vessels (Decommissioning) (Scotland) Scheme 2003 — Sea Fishing (Transitional Support) (Scotland) (No 2) Scheme 2003 (5 Mar 2003)

Stewart Stevenson: ...that today with a glad heart. Oh, no, we will not. We should agree with our European Committee's position as described in its convener's report of a meeting with the Secretary of State for Wales, Peter Hain. On the proposed constitutional treaty, the report states: "It was noted that Article 11(1) of the Treaty proposed that the management of marine biological resources under the CFP...

Disabled People (30 Apr 2003)

Lord Morris of Manchester: ...that I appointed a committee of inquiry—the Committee on Restrictions against Disabled People—to examine the case for making discrimination against disabled people unlawful. It was chaired by Peter—now Sir Peter—Large and, had his report been acted upon when it was published in 1981, we would have been almost a decade ahead of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Instead, the...

Gibraltar (13 May 2003)

Denis MacShane: ...of Gibraltar, which was the gateway to a Mediterranean that was not under fascist control in the 1940s. It is important for the whole of Europe to remember that. Some 300 years ago, a combined fleet of the Netherlands and Great Britain took possession of Gibraltar. It became British in that it was ceded to the Crown in July 1713 under the treaty of Utrecht. It is worth reading—in English...

Written Answers — Transport: Highway Winter Maintenance (10 Jun 2003)

Mr David Jamieson: I have asked the Chief Executive of the Highways Agency, Tim Matthews, to write to the hon. Member. Letter from Tim Matthews to Mr. Peter Robinson, dated 10 June 2003 I have been asked by the Transport Minister, David Jamieson to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the life expectancy and maintenance repair costs of vehicles and equipment involved in road gritting operations...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Buses (14 Jul 2003)

Peter Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) Ulster buses and (b) City buses of the Translink fleet are (i) under two years, (ii) between two and five years, (iii) between five and 10 years and (iv) over 10 years old.

Accident Group (16 Jul 2003)

Peter Kilfoyle: watch Manchester United play—on the company, of course—and in April the firm spent £70,000 on a new public address system to pipe soft music around the buildings. The executive car fleet contained one £225,000 Bentley, two Ferraris, one Aston Martin V8 Vantage, one £54,000 Range Rover, a Mercedes SLK and, for the poor relations, a Beetle for their exclusive use. Former accounts...

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