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ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (21 Jun 2018)

Steve Pound: ..., calculating machine politics, to the humanity. I want to talk about one particular group—children and young people. I am sure that it has already been mentioned that 21 years ago Dowsett and Colby produced detailed research showing that the biggest cause of long-term school absence was, as Members may guess, encephalomyelitis. Let us imagine the situation. A child at primary school has...

Written Answers — Innovation, Universities and Skills: Overseas Students (27 Feb 2008)

Bill Rammell: ...Rd, London E1 1DU Carmel College of Excellence 80 Scrubs Lane, London NW10 6RF Central College HA1 2JN City Community College Ploughman's Cottage, Wendlesbury, Oxon OX25 2PR Colby College 1-5 Alfred Street E3 2BE College of Employment Training (Global) Ltd. 39 Brandenburg Road NN18 9BU College of Professional Studies 153-159 Bow Road E3 2SE Commonwealth...

Territorial Army (12 Jun 2007)

Derek Twigg: ...light of those experiences and the wider changes taking place within the Army under the FAS. For example, the regimental headquarters for the new TA intelligence battalion has been established in Colby Newham, with the establishment of the battalion itself scheduled for the beginning of the next financial year. The introduction of a new TA intelligence capability will offer new...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Ordnance Survey: Belfast Office (19 Dec 2006)

Lord Rooker: The public office of the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland® (OSNI®), Colby House, Belfast was closed on the afternoon of Friday 8 December 2006 due to the authorised absence of the three members of Ordnance Survey staff trained to work in that area. A notice informing customers of the closure was placed in a prominent position at the entrance to Colby House on Tuesday 28 November 2006...

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (22 Jan 2004)

Lord Colwyn: ...into types A and B. In total, there are at least 72 enteroviruses. Maybe there are more viruses now, if the research has moved on. Some of the points that I am making are based on research by Jane Colby, who wrote a book called ME—The New Plague. True ME, as opposed to fatigue symptoms, is clinically polio-like, and has often been diagnosed as non-paralytic polio. Patients have weakness,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Report of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure:  Cultural Tourism and the Arts (11 Jun 2002)

Kieran McCarthy: ...the early 1970s, townland names have largely been omitted, so an entire generation may be ignorant of them. I should like to applaud the staff of the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, based at Colby House, Stranmillis Road, on their progress with the common address file. I understand that it is now called the compass address file. I hope that that will give us a complete list of all the...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive: ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Schoolchildren) (16 May 2002)

Helen Eadie: Will the minister investigate the research by Dr Betty Dowsett and Jane Colby, which suggests that more than 50 per cent of long-term schoolchildren's sickness absence is caused by ME, and that many pupils miss years of education?

Territorial Army (6 Feb 2002)

Ashok Kumar: ...a vital role in backing up the regular forces and ensuring that there is an adequate reserve of trained men and women ready to meet every eventuality. On my patch, the Territorial Army is based at Colby Newham on the southern outskirts of Middlesbrough. At Colby Newham there is a detachment of B company, the Green Howards, otherwise known as the Tyne Tees Regiment. Also at Colby Newham is...

Citizenship (9 Jul 2001)

Lord Rooker: ...a misprint.) As part of the initiative Investing in Children, at Crook police station the police services are encouraging a children's perspective in the day-to-day planning of service activity. In Colby primary school in Norwich consultation with pupils and representation at a school governors' meeting led to changes in the catering arrangements of the school. We needed that when I was at...

Rural Communities and Transport (26 Jun 2001)

Norman Lamb: ...their own homes, and of the many teachers working with a real passion for the benefit of the children in their schools. I want to pay particular tribute to the achievement of Hickling first school, Colby primary school and Fakenham high school, all of which achieved the honour of beacon status last week, and Cromer high school--also in my constituency--which achieved language college...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Rail Freight Grants (15 Feb 2001)

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston: ...negotiations remain commercially confidential. Since January 2000, the following companies have accepted offers of freight facilities grant or track access grant. European Metal Recycling Ltd Peter Colby Commercial Maurice Hill Transport Ltd Cleveland Potash Ltd NACCO Day Aggregates Hepworths Properties Ltd Carlisle Warehousing Ltd Jaguar Cars Ltd ICI Lafarge Redland Aggregates James...

World Trade Organisation: EUC Report (14 Jul 2000)

Lord Northbrook: ...and of the non-governmental organisations concerned with WTO issues should be heard. The report believes that they have been. Social partners and NGOs included trade union members and Mrs Hilary Colby, chair of the UK NGO network. The views of Friends of the Earth were canvassed. The report states tellingly: "It seems [to the committee] that the UK Government, the EU and the WTO itself...

World Trade Organisation (9 Dec 1999)

Stephen Byers: ...thank the non-ministerial members of the delegation—Donald Anderson, representing the Confederation of British Industry; Rodney Bickerstaffe, representing the Trades Union Congress; and Hilary Colby, representing the voluntary and charitable organisations. Our inclusive approach to the people who formed the delegation broke new ground. I also want to thank the officials of the various...

Prayers: A63 (Melton Junction) (12 May 1999)

David Davis: ...five years. There were fatal vehicle accidents in 1994 and 1996, and a double fatality in March this year. A pedestrian was killed near the lights, and a further double fatality occurred at the Colby Park crossing, just a short distance from the junction. It is only by the grace of God that there was not yet another fatality when a small girl on a bicycle was narrowly missed by three cars...

Orders of the Day — Asylum Seekers (23 Jan 1996)

...James Heseltine, Rt Hon Michael Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth Hicks, Robert Porter, Barry (Wirral S) Higgins, Rt Hon Sir Terence Porter, David (Waveney) Hogg, Rt Hon Douglas (G'tharn) Powell, William (Colby) Horam, John Redwood, Rt Hon John Hordem, Rt Hon Sir Peter Renton, Rt Hon Tim Howard, Rt Hon Michael Richards, Rod Hughes, Robert G (Harrow W) Riddick, Graham Hunt, Rt Hon David...

The Army (26 Jan 1988)

Mr Tam Dalyell: ...American intelligence on the security risks allegedly posed by the Whitlam Government? What communication was there in 1974 and 1975 between the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, William Colby, and the head of MI6, Sir Maurice Oldfield, on the question of a security risk supposedly posed by the Whitlam Government? What is the role of the MI6 liaison officer at the Pine Gap base...

Reserve Forces and Adventure Training Scheme (3 Mar 1982)

Mr John Nott: ...we have made it stick. Apart from equipment, the TA has buildings in which it can operate. This year we shall start new centres in 12 locations—Bangor, Bedford, Sutton Coldfield, Telford, York, Colby Newham, Walsall, Colchester, Bath, Widnes, Aintree and Alnwick.

Foreign Affairs (7 Jun 1978)

Mr John Watkinson: ...the historic circumstances, particularly in Angola, one can see disturbing interventions by the CIA there. These revelations have come out in a book by Mr. Stockwell and have been confirmed by Mr. Colby, a former director of the CIA, before a Congressional committee when he said that, were it not for the intervention of the CIA in Angola, it would not have been necessary for the Cubans to...

Foreign Affairs (1 Mar 1977)

Mr Arthur Newens: .... Much alarm has been expressed in this House, particularly by right hon. and hon. Gentlemen on the Opposition side, about the proclivities of the MPLA. It is interesting to learn what Mr. William Colby, the former Director of the CIA, said to the Pike Committee about the different groups contending for supremacy in Angola—the MPLA, UNITA and FNLA. They are all independents. They are all...

Royal Navy (9 Jul 1975)

Robin Cook: ...on the island. I am deeply disturbed by what appears to be known about Diego Garcia expansion. I am particularly saddened when I remember that at the Senate hearings last year, 1974, William Colby, the Director of the CIA—again, not a card-carrying member of the Tribune Group—said that if there were an expansion of the American naval presence in the Indian Ocean it would be matched by...

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