Westminster Hall debates

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

  • [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] — Access and Facilities (House of Commons)

    13 speeches

    [Relevant document : First Report from the Administration Committee, Session 2012-13, on Visitor Access and Facilities, HC 13 . ] Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now...

  • Atos Healthcare

    34 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Riordan. I am pleased that the Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Chris Grayling) is here. I am not sure whether this will...

  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair]

    29 speeches

    In addition, the process even ignores previous Atos assessments. A constituent of mine was employed by Royal Mail, which used Atos to assess capability for work, and was assessed as not being...

  • Census (Local Government Funding)

    6 speeches

    I assumed there would be a large crowd interested in every word on this subject, but, unfortunately, I often have this effect when speaking in the House: the Chamber empties. The census...

  • Science and Public Service Broadcasting

    18 speeches

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone, and a pleasure to have the opportunity to discuss the important but oft-neglected subject of science and public service...

  • Rickets

    8 speeches

    I am very pleased to have been given the opportunity of and time for this debate and to introduce it with you in the Chair, Mr Hollobone. I start by acknowledging two Manchester GPs, Dr...

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