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Order Paper Thursday 20 February 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 68) for Thursday 20 February 1997.


No. 68 THURSDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 1997 2059
ORDER PAPER

* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer
Questions marked thus
[R] indicate that a relevant registered interest has been declared

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Questions to the Prime Minister will start at 3.15 p.m.

*1 Mr Hartley Booth (Finchley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what is the Government's policy in respect of a European Union-wide police force.
15277
*2 Mr Ken Purchase (Wolverhampton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received concerning West Midlands Fire and Civil Defence Authority.
15278
*3 Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many samples there are on the National DNA Database; and how many matches have been made between suspects and samples.
15280
*4 Mr Nirj Joseph Deva (Brentford and Isleworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people claimed asylum in (a) 1995 and (b) 1996; and if he will make a statement.
15281
*5 Mr Andrew Rowe (Mid Kent):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the cost of (a) establishing and (b) running for 12 months the proposed agency for recording and divulging information on the records of people wishing to work with young people.
15282
*6 Mr Barry Jones (Alyn and Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement concerning the European Court of Human Rights and Ms Alison Halford, former Assistant Chief Constable of Merseyside.
15283
*7 Mr David Tredinnick (Bosworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what research his Department (a) has commissioned and (b) plans to commission into the effects of diet on prisoners' behaviour; and if he will made a statement.
15284
*8 Mr Win Griffiths (Bridgend):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what is the establishment of police forces in Wales; and which forces are employing police officers up to their establishment.
15285
*9 Mr Stephen Timms (Newham North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to increase the number of police officers serving in the Metropolitan Police.
15289
*10 Mr Harry Cohen (Leyton):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will review his policy on the detention of asylum applicants.
15290
*11 Mr Patrick Nicholls (Teignbridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what strategies the Prison Service has in place for combating drug abuse in prisons.
15291
*12 Mr John Whittingdale (South Colchester and Maldon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he expects the first offenders to arrive at the new young offenders' institution in Colchester; and if he will make a statement.
15292
*13 Mr Nick Hawkins (Blackpool South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what action his Department has taken to increase the number of closed circuit television schemes.
15294
*14 Sir Fergus Montgomery (Altrincham and Sale):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police forces experienced a fall in their recorded crime figures in (a) 1995 and (b) the 12 months to June 1996.
15295
*15 Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the guidelines issued to the Prison Service concerning the handcuffing of prisoners receiving hospital or hospice treatment.
15296
*16 Mr Bill Olner (Nuneaton):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent representations he has received concerning Warwickshire Fire and Civil Defence Authority.
15297
*17 Mr Bob Dunn (Dartford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many CCTV cameras have been installed under the Government's CCTV challenge competitions in 1995 and 1996.
15298
*18 Mr Greg Pope (Hyndburn):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to ensure that every prison has a suitable emergency procedure to follow in the event of a breach of security by prisoners.
15299
*19 Mr Tim Rathbone (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he last discussed with the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service further initiatives to counter illegal drug trafficking and dealing.
15300
*20 Mr Neil Gerrard (Walthamstow):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers are currently detained in prisons and in detention centres.
15301
*21 Mr Matthew Banks (Southport):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department has taken to increase the number of closed circuit television schemes.
15302
*22 Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the use of mobile phones in police investigations.
15303
*23 Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assistance his Department provides to the families of members of religious cults.
15305
*24 Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the proportion of recorded crime which resulted in prosecutions in (a) 1979 and (b) the latest period for which figures are available.
15306

Questions to the Prime Minister will start at 3.15 p.m.

*Q1 Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15307
*Q2 Mr John Marshall (Hendon South):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15308
*Q3 Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes (Wimbledon):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15309
*Q4 Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will discuss with President Clinton the consequences for (a) the imposition of sanctions on Libya and (b) the case against Libyan nationals of the dismissal of James Thurman from the service of the United States Government.
15310
*Q5 Mr William McKelvey (Kilmarnock and Loudoun):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15311
*Q6 Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will introduce proposals to encourage registration on supplementary lists of those missing from electoral registers before the announcement of the date of the General Election.
15312
*Q7 Mr Hugh Dykes (Harrow East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15313
*Q8 Mr Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15314
*Q9 Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15315
*Q10 Mr Donald Anderson (Swansea East):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 20th February.
15316


AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notice of Presentation of Bill


Mr Tony Benn
        European Communities (Amendment):    Bill to amend sections 2 and 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 to return full and unfettered powers to the United Kingdom Parliament over all legislation enacted by the European Communities which has had, has or would otherwise have legal effect in the United Kingdom.

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

1 ADJOURNMENT
The Prime Minister
        That this House do now adjourn.
        Proposed subject for debate:    The Constitution.
2 CONSOLIDATION BILLS [MONEY]
Mr Tony Newton
        That, in respect of the Town and County Planning (Scotland) Bill [Lords] and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Bill [Lords], if the Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House, further proceedings on the Bill shall stand postponed; and that as soon as the proceedings on any Money Resolution relating to the Bill have been concluded, this House will immediately resolve itself into a Committee on the Bill.
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr Jim Marshall proposes to raise the subject of local government services provision in Leicester.

COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEES
1 Standing Committee B 10.30 a.m.
4.30 p.m.
Room 10 (public)
(public)
        Further to consider the Finance Bill (except Clauses Nos. 40, 62, 68, 82 and 92 and Schedules Nos. 7 and 13).
2 Standing Committee D 10.30 a.m.
4.30 p.m.
Room 11 (public)
(public)
        Further to consider the National Health Service (Primary Care) Bill [Lords.]
SELECT COMMITTEES
3 Health 10.00 a.m.
10.30 a.m.
Room 8 (private)
(public)
        Subject: Children Looked After by Local Authorities.
        Witnesses: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering and the National Foster Care Association; British Association of Social Workers, the Social Care Association and UNISON (at 11.45 a.m.)
4 National Heritage 10.30 a.m. Room 15 (public)
        Subject: The BBC and the Future of Broadcasting.
        Witnesses: Digital Television Network Ltd; Mr Matthew Horsman, Media Analyst, Henderson Crosthwaite (at 11.30 a.m.); Microsoft (at 12.15 p.m.)
[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 

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