Results 381–388 of 388 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Adam Holloway

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Child Support Agency (12 Jun 2006)

Adam Holloway: Staff at the agency say that the current reorganisation will lead only to more backlog. When Sir David Henshaw concludes his report, that may lead to further disarray. This situation has been an absolute nightmare for many of my constituents and, I guess, those of Members on both sides of the House. When do the Government think that they are finally going to sort out this farce?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Military Deployment (Afghanistan) (22 May 2006)

Adam Holloway: If he will list the security tasks being undertaken by the UK armed forces in support of the Afghan Government.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Military Deployment (Afghanistan) (22 May 2006)

Adam Holloway: Why are our armed forces still planning to conduct joint police patrols when the police in Helmand province are wildly corrupt and, as yet, unreformed? To what extent is the Secretary of State encouraging President Karzai to use the detailed coalition intelligence material that we possess to support the prosecution of major drug traffickers with close political connections?

Dna Database (30 Mar 2006)

Adam Holloway: I am delighted to see that hon. Members on both sides of the House are busily engaged in other important matters this afternoon. The national deoxyribonucleic acid database—the national DNA database—has the potential to transform our country into a low-crime society, but it also has the potential to make us feel that we are living in the "Big Brother" house. There are currently about 3...

Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Supplementary Estimates, 2005–06 — Ministry of Defence (20 Mar 2006)

Adam Holloway: The report by the Select Committee on Defence states: "Telling Parliament that the costs of the deployment to Afghanistan is 'around a billion' is just not good enough. This is a very large amount of . . . money, and the public deserve better information on how it is going to be spent." Costs are imprecise, because we do not know precisely what they will be. We are told that the aims are,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit Green Paper (28 Nov 2005)

Adam Holloway: Why the incapacity benefit Green Paper was not published before the summer recess.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit Green Paper (28 Nov 2005)

Adam Holloway: Does the Secretary of State acknowledge that, in 1998, one of his many predecessors said that "1 million disabled people say that they want to work but are not being given the chance."—[ Official Report, 28 October 1998; Vol. 318, c. 340.]? Why are 1 million people still waiting?

Orders of the Day — Identity Cards Bill (28 Jun 2005)

Adam Holloway: I know that it is conventional to say nice things about one's predecessor, but even if it were not, I would want to say them about Chris Pond. He was the Member for Gravesham from 1997 until 2005, and from 2003 onwards he was a Minister at the Department for Work and Pensions. I first came across him when I was making a series of programmes about homelessness in London. I know that he spent...


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