Results 1561–1580 of 4379 for alan brown

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Terrorism (Northern Ireland) (6 Jul 2010)

William McCrea: ...the Provisional IRA was to arrive at the church outside Darkley with the intent to murder. Three elders of the congregation were murdered and several others wounded. Those murdered were William Harold Brown, John Victor Cunningham and Richard Samuel David Wilson. The killers calmly stepped over the bloodstained bodies and began firing at the defenceless congregation, mainly composed of...

Bills Presented: Energy Efficiency (30 Jun 2010)

Mary Glindon: ...but an excellent constituency MP, he is held in high regard by the many constituents he helped. Two wards from the constituency of my right hon. Friend the Member for Newcastle upon Tyne East (Mr Brown) have come back into North Tyneside. I know that my right hon. Friend and Steve Byers worked together on a number of issues, including the Swan Hunter campaign "Life for Swans" and most...

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Free School Meals (30 Jun 2010)

Sharon Hodgson: ...our campaign came at the Labour party conference in 2008 when my right hon. Friends the Members for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford (Yvette Cooper) and for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Alan Johnson) announced the introduction of three pilots for free school meals, all to be local authority match funded. Two pilots were for universal free school meals; Durham and Newham bid for...

Building a High-Skilled Economy (17 Jun 2010)

Iain Stewart: ...I can to ensure that the restoration project is completed. I also wish to use this opportunity to pay tribute to the former Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Mr Brown), for what he did to right the wrong against the brilliant code breaker and mathematician, Alan Turing, a national hero who was so persecuted for being gay that he ultimately took his own...

Speaker's Statement: Economic Affairs and Work and Pensions (8 Jun 2010)

David Blunkett: ...Chancellor in Germany is cutting £65 billion; and that is why, across the world, we are seeing this retrenchment: it is all down to my right hon. Friend the Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Mr Brown) and my right hon. Friend the shadow Chancellor. Everybody in this country who has a brain knows that that is nonsense. Thirdly, if we are not careful, we will exacerbate an existing...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Budget Deficit (8 Jun 2010)

George Osborne: ...on a non-statutory basis because we need to pass legislation to make it statutory. The model that we have followed is the approach taken by the right hon. Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Mr Brown) when he set up the Monetary Policy Committee. Sir Alan Budd will be available to answer questions from the Treasury Committee on exactly the kind of points that the right hon. Gentleman...

Queen's Speech — Debate (4th Day) (2 Jun 2010)

Lord Ryder of Wensum: .... I expressed my disagreement in your Lordships' House with the policy of the then Opposition of sharing the proceeds of growth when it was clear that, long before the collapse in the markets, Mr Brown's public spending, underpinned by the so-called golden rule, was out of control. I urged the then Opposition to alter their line, alas without success. Later, in a debate last November, I...

Members Sworn (24 May 2010)

John Bercow: ..., Mitcham and Morden Mark John Reckless, Rochester and Strood Nadine Vanessa Dorries, Mid Bedfordshire Steven John Baker, Wycombe Sheila Gilmore, Edinburgh East Fiona O'Donnell, East Lothian David Alan Heyes, Ashton-under-Lyne Paul Singh Uppal, Wolverhampton South West Edward Henry Butler Vaizey, Wantage Stephen Twigg, Liverpool, West Derby Thomas David Simpson, Upper Bann Ivan Lewis, Bury...

Message to Attend the Lords Commissioners: Members Sworn (19 May 2010)

John Bercow: ...honourable David Wright Miliband, South Shields Right honourable Alistair Maclean Darling, Edinburgh South West Right honourable and learned Harriet Harman, Camberwell and Peckham Right honourable Alan Arthur Johnson, Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle Right honourable Hilary James Benn, Leeds Central Right honourable Yvette Cooper, Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford Right honourable...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Ministerial Code (8 Apr 2010)

Lord Myners: The information sought is set out below. Date Dept Minister Direction Category 2005 DTI (now BIS) Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP Launch Investment VFM 2006 MoD Rt Hon John Reid MP The Armed Forces Memorial Propriety 2008 BERR (now Bas) Rt Hon John Hutton M P Launch Investment VFM 2008 MoD Rt Hon Des Browne MP Remploy Procurement VFM 2008 HMT Rt Hon Alastair...

Amendment of the Law (29 Mar 2010)

Greg Hands: ...and cherish the fact that it will be the last day of the current Prime Minister being in office. He was absolutely right when he said that the right hon. Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Mr. Brown) would be an awful Prime Minister. My right hon. Friend the Member for Skipton and Ripon (Mr. Curry), who is also retiring, made an elegant speech, which covered many broad...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Ministerial Meetings: Ministerial Meetings (24 Mar 2010)

Fiona Hyslop: ...November 2009 British Irish Council Peter Hain, Secretary of State for Wales Paul Goggins, Minister of State for Northern Ireland 16 September 2009 Joint Ministerial Committee (Plenary) Gordon Brown, Prime Minister Jack Straw, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Liam Byrne, Chief Secretary to the TreasuryIan Pearson, Economic Secretary to Treasury Peter Hain, Secretary of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisers (24 Mar 2010)

Alan Campbell: ... 5 June 2009 Attendance at South London Press 6 June 2009 Attendance at 4 Women 2 Women Conference 8 June 2009 School visit to La Retraite School 9 June 2009 School visit to Robert Browning School 10 June 2009 Meeting with News of the World 18-19 June 2009 Attendance at Violence and Gang Culture Conference in Leeds 30 June-2 July 2009 LGA Annual Group Conference...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Presbyterian Mutual Society:  Treasury Committee Report (16 Mar 2010)

Roy Beggs: ...solution if we have contributed to the problem. Perhaps the Church will have to contribute. I welcome the Minister’s comments that we may be moving towards a firm proposal. As Members are aware, Gordon Brown indicated that not one British saver had suffered as a result of the financial difficulties. I am thinking of the buy-over of Northern Rock, the Dunfermline Building Society, and...

Scottish Parliament: Serious and Organised Crime (11 Mar 2010)

Christopher Harvie: ..., wanting to boost trade volumes and their own bonuses, undertook speculations in the expectation that, if they failed, their banks would be bailed out. Some of that behaviour could be put down to what, back in 1996, Alan Greenspan notoriously called "irrational exuberance", but much was due to a lack of transparency because the boards of prestigious banks, including the Royal Bank of...

Barnett Formula — Motion to Take Note (11 Mar 2010)

Lord Richard: ...committee, whose membership is worth looking at. Not only was the membership good but it produced a unanimous report. We were helped in coming to our conclusion by our special advisers, Mr Alan Trench and Mr Peter Kenway, who gave us invaluable advice. We were extremely well served also by one of your Lordships' Clerks, Ms Audrey Nelson. It is almost de rigueur now to mention Clerks, but...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (10 Mar 2010)

Gordon Brown: I share the condolences that my hon. Friend has expressed for those who died in his constituency on Sunday. It is not just Sir Alan Budd, the senior adviser to the Conservative party on fiscal policy, who has said that we cannot remove the fiscal stimulus now; it is every sensible piece of opinion and every sensible expert opinion in this country and other countries. How the Conservatives can...

Powers of Entry etc. Bill [HL]: Committee (5 Mar 2010)

Lord Selsdon: ...unless I had a permission to speak. This is something produced in green and white, signed and with references to the United Nations. The Minister then suggested that I should meet with him and Mr Alan Brown at the Home Office, and gave me permission to speak. Thereafter, I found that there was a complete change in my own attitude because I had assumed that the Government were trying to...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Prison Service: Prison Service (27 Jan 2010)

Kenny MacAskill: ...Brookes Andrew Wood B Logan Robyn Murray Gerry Dorian Philip Hughes MBE Alun Evans Ian Robertson Heather Roach Robert Agnew Rachel Peacock Paul Owens Anne Freebairn Donald Beattie G.L Allen Bill Brown Frank Alexander Moira Bell F Garwodd Isabel Foster Peter Walker Jane Ingall M Morton Coreen McNeil Sandy Mac Pherson Robert Simpson Daphne Sleigh William Clark Peter McKenzie...

Public Bill Committee: Energy Bill: Clause 8 (14 Jan 2010)

Alan Whitehead: ...put into a property through the low voltage system. Energy saving is achieved by regulating the voltage coming into a property, while keeping it within the range for equipment to work and not brown out or fail. Stand-by down-powering technologies save energy by simply switching off stand-by power or reducing the total voltage involved. Dynamic demand technologies are where the fridge can...


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