Dawn Butler: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker.
Division number 2 - 3 yes, 8 no Voting yes: Stewart Jackson, Andrew Selous, Nigel Waterson Voting no: Nick Ainger, Gordon Banks, David Borrow, Dawn Butler, Wayne David, Robert Flello, Alan Keen, Mike O'Brien
Division number 3 - 6 yes, 8 no Voting yes: John Greenway, Stewart Jackson, Julie Kirkbride, Paul Rowen, Andrew Selous, Nigel Waterson Voting no: Nick Ainger, Gordon Banks, Dawn Butler, Jim Cunningham, Wayne David, Robert Flello, Alan Keen, James Plaskitt
Dawn Butler: What support the Government plan to provide to help local people make use of high-quality public spaces for voluntary activities in the next three years.
Keith Vaz: I have waited a long time for this, Mr. Speaker. Bill ordered to be brought in by Keith Vaz, Ms Diane Abbott, Mr. Marsha Singh, Ms Dawn Butler, Jeremy Corbyn, Harry Cohen and Mr. Virendra Sharma.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps her Department is taking to mark Saint George's day on 23 April 2008.
Dawn Butler: OAPs can now travel with their freedom passes before 9 am. That has been warmly welcomed in my constituency in Brent and all around London, and has even been replicated around the UK. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the Opposition's proposal to abolish the freedom pass is more dim-witted than Dick Whittington?
Dawn Butler: What plans he has to improve children's health; and if he will make a statement.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what steps he is taking to promote social enterprise amongst young people.
Dawn Butler: The definition of employment agency uses the phrase “finding workers employment with employers”. That clarifies the position, in that head-hunters find the individual, not the employment.
Dawn Butler: What steps the Government are taking to increase awareness among carers of their right to request flexible working.
Dawn Butler: What assessment has the Foreign Secretary made of Kosovo's independence, and what is the UK doing to support Kosovo?
Dawn Butler: My constituency, Brent, South, has been described as many things, but one of the most offensive is being described as broken. My community and families in Brent are not broken. In 2003 the Government introduced double maternity pay and pioneering paternity leave. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is now time to review these measures?
Division number 2 - 3 yes, 6 no Voting yes: Lorely Burt, Jonathan Djanogly, Peter Lilley Voting no: Dawn Butler, Frank Doran, Jim Dowd, Tony Lloyd, Andrew Miller, Adam Price
Dawn Butler: Will my right hon. Friend give way?
Dawn Butler: The Bill has three clauses and three schedules. I think that the most important is schedule 1, which covers the mode of trial and maximum penalties. Does my hon. Friend agree?
Dawn Butler: rose—
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what progress has been made on her proposals for the transfer of assets to community groups; and what effect the Empowerment White Paper consultation will have on this process.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department who will have access to data stored in connection with identity cards.
Dawn Butler: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the cost of the proposed identity card will be for (a) pensioners, (b) the unemployed, (c) low earners, (d) lone parents and (e) students.