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Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Timber (27 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether her Department's procurement policy covers timber used on and in the construction of departmental building projects; and if she will make a statement.

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 14 - Functions (27 Oct 2005)

Division number 8 - 5 yes, 8 no Voting yes: Adam Afriyie, Don Foster, Andrew Selous, Jo Swinson, Hugo Swire Voting no: Adrian Bailey, Richard Caborn, Jim Devine, Natascha Engel, Andrew Gwynne, Tom Harris, John Mann, Emily Thornberry

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 8 - Reallocation of funds (27 Oct 2005)

Division number 11 - 5 yes, 9 no Voting yes: Adam Afriyie, Don Foster, Jo Swinson, Hugo Swire, Andrew Turner Voting no: Adrian Bailey, Richard Caborn, Jim Devine, Natascha Engel, Andrew Gwynne, Tom Harris, John Mann, Jamie Reed, Emily Thornberry

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Schedule 2 - New Schedule 4A to the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (25 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: I am conscious of the time, whether bath time or otherwise. I support many of the sentiments expressed by the hon. Member for East Devon about the general desirability of removing the Secretary of State’s sweeping powers and ensuring that there is more accountability in decision making; for example to Parliament. However, I question whether the amendment would achieve that in the best...

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 7 - National Lottery Distribution Fund: apportionment (25 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: First, Mr. Gale, I echo the comments of the hon. Member for East Devon (Mr. Swire) in welcoming you to the Chair. My hon. Friend the Member for Bath (Mr. Foster) and I support the amendment, as it would increase consultation. We had a somewhat heated debate this morning about prescription per se. The Government believe that it is important for the provision to remain in the Bill, but many...

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 7 - National Lottery Distribution Fund: apportionment (25 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: ...am sure that we have all seen lottery distributors' lists of the voluntary and community sector bodies in our own constituencies that have benefited from national lottery funding, and that we all rejoice when that happens and when we see the impact of such funding in our area. It is only sensible, as those bodies are to be the beneficiaries of such funding, that they have a say in how it...

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 19 - Meaning of “charitable expenditure” (25 Oct 2005)

Division number 5 - 8 yes, 5 no Voting yes: Adrian Bailey, Richard Caborn, Natascha Engel, Andrew Gwynne, Tom Harris, John Mann, Jamie Reed, Emily Thornberry Voting no: Adam Afriyie, Don Foster, Andrew Selous, Jo Swinson, Hugo Swire

Public Bill Committee: National Lottery Bill: Clause 13 - Establishment (25 Oct 2005)

Division number unknown - 8 yes, 6 no Voting yes: Adrian Bailey, Richard Caborn, Natascha Engel, Andrew Gwynne, Tom Harris, John Mann, Jamie Reed, Emily Thornberry Voting no: Adam Afriyie, Don Foster, Andrew Selous, Jo Swinson, Hugo Swire, Andrew Turner

Licensing Laws (24 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: Will the Minister accept that longer hours will not make people drink less, so they will not address the problem of binge drinking? If he wants evidence, he should look at Scotland where alcohol consumption rose after relaxation of the drinking laws and where binge drinking is still a problem in my constituency and in the rest of the country.

Public Bill Committee: London Olympics Bill: Clause 32 - Greater London Authority: powers (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: I beg to move amendment No. 11, in clause 32, page 22, line 34, at end insert— ‘(aa)the Olympic Delivery Authority, (ab)the London boroughs,’. The amendment is straightforward. I am afraid that we are back to the subject of lists and which bodies or individuals should be consulted, in this case by the GLA. Under the clause, the Secretary of State, the British Olympic Association and...

Public Bill Committee: London Olympics Bill: Clause 34 - Regional development agencies (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: ...the regional development agencies, we can all agree that one of the most inspiring things about the Olympic bid, and the process by which London won the games, has been the support that the bid enjoyed across the country. The coverage in the press gives a taster of how welcome has been the news that the Olympics is coming to the UK. In an article headed “Olympics Joy: A Real Boost For...

Public Bill Committee: London Olympics Bill: Schedule 3 - London Olympics Association Right (18 Oct 2005)

Don Foster: I thank the hon. Lady for her comments about the amendments tabled by my hon. Friend the Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson) and me. Today has been a successful one. First, we have made progress on the Bill, and I am grateful to the Minister for his assurances about newspapers and so on. Secondly, it is good news that, as we heard today, the Olympic bid team has been able to refund...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Meteorological Office (Aberdeen) (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues about the proposed closure of the Aberdeen meteorological office.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Estate (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the total floor space area is of buildings (a) owned and (b) leased by (i) her Department and (ii) its agencies.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Video-conferencing (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many video-conferencing units are installed in (a) the Department, and (b) each agency of the Department; what percentage of offices have these facilities in each case; and what plans there are to increase this proportion.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Watermark Project (18 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether her Department has joined the Watermark project.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Stationery (17 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of (a) copying paper and (b) paper for printed publications used by the Department in (i) 2003–04 and (ii) 2004–05 was from recycled sources; and how much post-consumer waste this paper contained.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Stationery (17 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what measures she has put in place to ensure that her Department meets the targets set by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ensure that all copying paper bought by the Department is 100 per cent. recycled with a minimum of 75 per cent. post-consumer waste content; and by what date this target will be achieved.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Stationery (17 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what measures she has put in place to ensure that her Department meets the targets set by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ensure that all paper for printed publications bought by the Department is 60 per cent. recycled, of which a minimum is 75 per cent. post-consumer waste; and by what date this target will...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Stationery (17 Oct 2005)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the Department's main suppliers of (a) copier paper, (b) stationery, (c) envelopes and (d) paper for reports; in each case stating (i) the name of each paper used and (ii) the recycled and post-consumer recycled content of each paper.


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