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Thursday 26 Feb 1998

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Column: 477

Oral Answers to Questions [26 Feb 1998]

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT [26 Feb 1998]

Individual Learning Accounts [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Wyatt -- Individual Learning Accounts [26 Feb 1998]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education and Employment (Dr. Kim Howells)

Mr. Wyatt

Dr. Howells

Mr. Willis

Column: 478

Dr. Howells

Mr. Derek Foster

Dr. Howells

New Deal (Long-term Unemployed) [26 Feb 1998]

Miss McIntosh -- New Deal (Long-term Unemployed) [26 Feb 1998]

The Minister for Employment, Welfare to Work and Disability Rights (Mr. Andrew Smith)

Miss McIntosh

Mr. Smith

Column: 479

Mr. Reed

Mr. Smith

Mr. Willetts

Mr. Smith

Mr. Sheerman

Column: 480

Mr. Smith

New Deal [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Paterson -- New Deal [26 Feb 1998]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education and Employment (Mr. Alan Howarth)

Mr. Paterson

Mr. Howarth

Miss Melanie Johnson

Madam Speaker

Column: 481

Mr. Howarth

Mrs. Ann Winterton

Mr. Howarth

Basic Literacy [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Gerald Howarth -- Basic Literacy [26 Feb 1998]

The Minister for School Standards (Mr. Stephen Byers)

Mr. Howarth

Column: 482

Mr. Byers

Mr. Clapham

Mr. Byers

Agenda 2000 [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Sanders -- Agenda 2000 [26 Feb 1998]

The Secretary of State for Education and Employment (Mr. David Blunkett)

Mr. Sanders

Mr. Blunkett

Column: 483

Mr. O'Hara

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. Wilkinson

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. Pearson

Madam Speaker

Mr. Blunkett

Column: 484

Madam Speaker

Unemployment (Regional Disparities) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Wigley -- Unemployment (Regional Disparities) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Mr. Wigley

Mr. Smith

Ms Moran

Mr. Smith

Mr. Nicholas Winterton

Column: 485

Mr. Smith

New Deal (Retail Sector) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Love -- New Deal (Retail Sector) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Mr. Love

Mr. Smith

Unemployment [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Gapes -- Unemployment [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Mr. Gapes

Column: 486

Mr. Smith

Mrs. Browning

Mr. Smith

Mr. Barry Jones

Mr. Smith

Column: 487

Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Spring -- Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Byers

Mr. Spring

Mr. Byers

Ms Hodge

Mr. Byers

Mr. Dorrell

Column: 488

Mr. Byers

Citizenship Education [26 Feb 1998]

Dr. Tony Wright -- Citizenship Education [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Blunkett

Dr. Wright

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. Brady

Mr. Blunkett

Column: 489

Fiona Mactaggart

Mr. Blunkett

Training and Enterprise Councils [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Llwyd -- Training and Enterprise Councils [26 Feb 1998]

Dr. Howells

Mr. Llwyd

Dr. Howells

Mr. Bill O'Brien

Dr. Howells

Mr. Dorrell

Column: 490

Dr. Howells

Mr. Sutcliffe

Dr. Howells

Higher Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley -- Higher Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Dr. Howells

Mrs. Bottomley

Column: 491

Dr. Howells

Mrs. Anne Campbell

Dr. Howells

Further Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Allan -- Further Education Funding [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. Allan

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. Chaytor

Column: 492

Mr. Blunkett

Mr. St. Aubyn

Mr. Blunkett

School Non-attendance [26 Feb 1998]

Mrs. Humble -- School Non-attendance [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Byers

Column: 493

Mrs. Humble

Mr. Byers

Mr. Bercow

Mr. Byers

Column: 494

New Deal (Men Over 40) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. MacShane -- New Deal (Men Over 40) [26 Feb 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Mr. MacShane

Mr. Smith

Column: 495

Business of the House [26 Feb 1998]

3.30 pm
Mrs. Gillian Shephard (South-West Norfolk)

The President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Mrs. Ann Taylor)

Mrs. Shephard

Column: 496

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 497

Mr. Harry Barnes (North-East Derbyshire)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Paul Tyler (North Cornwall)

Column: 498

Mrs. Taylor

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 499

Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. James Wray (Glasgow, Baillieston)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. David Amess (Southend, West)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Frank Cook (Stockton, North)

Column: 500

Mrs. Taylor

Rev. Martin Smyth (Belfast, South)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. David Winnick (Walsall, North)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 501

Mr. Nicholas Soames (Mid-Sussex)

Mrs. Taylor

Gillian Merron (Lincoln)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 502

Mr. Dennis Skinner (Bolsover)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Eric Forth (Bromley and Chislehurst)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Eddie O'Hara (Knowsley, South)

Column: 503

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Denis MacShane (Rotherham)

Column: 504

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. John Bercow (Buckingham)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. David Tredinnick (Bosworth)

Column: 505

Mrs. Taylor

Dr. Tony Wright (Cannock Chase)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Graham Brady (Altrincham and Sale, West)

Mrs. Taylor

Ms Helen Southworth (Warrington, South)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)

Column: 506

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Bill Rammell (Harlow)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 507

Mr. David Chaytor (Bury, North)

Mrs. Taylor

Dr. Stephen Ladyman (South Thanet)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 508

Sir Patrick Cormack (South Staffordshire)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 509

Orders of the Day [26 Feb 1998]

European Parliamentary Elections Bill [26 Feb 1998]

The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst)

Column: 510

Column: 511

Column: 512

Column: 511

4.20 pm
Mr. David Trimble (Upper Bann)

Column: 512

Column: 513

Mr. William Cash (Stone)

Mr. Trimble

Column: 514

Rev. Martin Smyth (Belfast, South)

Mr. Trimble

4.30 pm

Column: 515

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich)

Mr. Trimble

Column: 516

Mr. Cash

Mr. Trimble

Mr. A. J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed)

Column: 517

Mr. Trimble

Mr. James Clappison (Hertsmere)

Column: 518

4.45 pm
Mr. Robert Syms (Poole)

Mr. Clappison

Column: 519

Mr. Beith

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Cash

Mr. Clappison

Column: 520

Mr. Richard Allan (Sheffield, Hallam)

Mr. Clappison

Column: 521

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mr. Jack Straw)

Mr. Clappison

Column: 522

Mr. Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby)

5 pm
Mr. Clappison

Mr. Brian Jenkins (Tamworth)

Mr. Clappison

Column: 523

Mr. Straw

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

Mr. Clappison

Column: 524

Mr. Beith

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

The Chairman

Mr. Clappison

Column: 525

Mr. Straw

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield)

Column: 526

5.15 pm
Mr. Clappison

Column: 527

Mr. David Drew (Stroud)

Mr. Syms

Mr. Drew

Mr. Damian Green (Ashford)

Mr. Drew

Column: 528

Mr. John Bercow (Buckingham)

Mr. Drew

Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York)

Mr. Drew

Miss McIntosh

Mr. Drew

Column: 529

Mr. Burden

Mr. Drew

Mr. Richard Shepherd (Aldridge-Brownhills)

Mr. Drew

Mrs. Theresa May (Maidenhead)

Mr. Drew

Column: 530

Dr. Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak)

5.30 pm
Mr. Drew

Column: 531

Mr. Beith

Column: 532

Mr. Allan

Mr. Beith

Column: 533

Mr. Nick St. Aubyn (Guildford)

Mr. Beith

Mr. Burden

Mr. Syms

Mr. Burden

5.45 pm
Mr. Beith

Column: 534

Mr. Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale)

Mr. Beith

Column: 535

Mr. Martin Linton (Battersea)

Mr. Beith

Mr. Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham)

Mr. Beith

Column: 536

Mr. Ken Livingstone (Brent, East)

Column: 537

Miss McIntosh

6 pm
Mr. Beith

Miss McIntosh

Column: 538

Mr. Burden

Miss McIntosh

Column: 539

Mr. Allan

Miss McIntosh

Mr. Beith

Miss McIntosh

Column: 540

Mr. Straw

Mr. Clappison

Column: 541

Mr. Straw

6.15 pm
Mr. St. Aubyn

Mr. Straw

Miss McIntosh

Column: 542

Mr. Straw

Mr. William Cash (Stone)

Mr. Straw

Column: 543

Mr. Stephen Twigg (Enfield, Southgate)

Mr. Straw

Column: 544

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

Mr. Mitchell

6.30 pm
Mr. Straw

Column: 545

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

Miss McIntosh

Mr. Straw

Mr. Lansley

Column: 546

Mr. Straw

Sir Brian Mawhinney (North-West Cambridgeshire)

Mr. Straw

Mr. Trimble

Column: 547

Mr. Straw

Mr. Beith

Mr. Straw

Column: 548

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Straw

Mr. Allan

Mr. Straw

Mr. Linton

6.45 pm
Mr. Straw

Column: 549

Mr. Syms

Mr. Straw

Column: 550

Mr. Cash

Column: 551

Column: 552

7 pm
Mr. Mitchell

Column: 553

Column: 554

Mr. Allan

Column: 555

Mr. St. Aubyn

Mr. Allan

7.15 pm
Mrs. May

Mrs. Helen Brinton (Peterborough)

Mrs. May

Column: 556

Mr. Syms

Column: 557

Mr. Clappison

Column: 558

Mr. Trimble

Mr. Beith

Mr. Trimble

Column: 559

Division No. 180 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 561

Column: 562

Division No. 181 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 563

Column: 564

Division No. 182 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 566

8 pm
The Minister of State, Home Office (Ms Joyce Quin)

The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael J. Martin)

Ms Quin

Column: 567

Ms Quin

The First Deputy Chairman

Ms Quin

Sir Brian Mawhinney

The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 568

Mr. John M. Taylor (Solihull)

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 569

8.15 pm
Ms Jenny Jones (Wolverhampton, South-West)

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Loughton

Column: 570

Sir Brian Mawhinney

The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mrs. Margaret Ewing (Moray)

Mr. Allan

Column: 571

Dr. Rudi Vis (Finchley and Golders Green)

Mr. Allan

Mr. Douglas Hogg (Sleaford and North Hykeham)

Miss McIntosh

Mrs. May

Column: 572

Mr. Loughton

8.30 pm
Mr. Lansley

Column: 573

Ms Quin

Column: 574

Mr. Hogg

Ms Quin

Column: 575

Mr. Syms

Ms Quin

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 576

8.45 pm
Mrs. Ewing

Ms Quin

Column: 577

Division No. 183 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 579

9 pm
Mr. Clappison

Column: 580

Mr. Hogg

Mr. Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam)

Mr. John Hayes (South Holland and The Deepings)

Mr. Burstow

Column: 581

Miss McIntosh

Ms Quin

Column: 582

Mr. Clappison

Column: 583

9.15 pm
Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Hogg

Column: 584

Mr. Beith

Mr. Hogg

Mr. Lansley

Mr. Ian Cawsey (Brigg and Goole)

Mr. Lansley

Column: 585

Ms Quin

Division No. 184 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 588

Mr. John Greenway (Ryedale)

Mr. Hogg

Mr. Beith

Ms Quin

Column: 589

Ms Quin

The Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (Mr. Michael Lord)

Ms Quin

Mr. Hogg

Ms Quin

Mr. Hogg

Ms Quin

Column: 590

Mr. Hogg

Ms Quin

Mr. Hogg

Mr. Beith

9.45 pm
Ms Quin

Sir Brian Mawhinney

The Second Deputy Chairman

Column: 591

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Beith

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 592

Mr. Hogg

Ms Quin

Column: 593

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 594

Division No. 185 (European Parliamentary Elections Bill) [26 Feb 1998]

Column: 596

Column: 597

Local Government Finance (Devon and Cornwall) [26 Feb 1998]

10.9 pm
Mr. Nick Harvey (North Devon)

Mr. John Burnett (Torridge and West Devon)

Column: 598

Mr. Harvey

Mr. Adrian Sanders (Torbay)

Column: 599

Mr. Harvey

Mr. David Drew (Stroud)

Mr. Harvey

Column: 600

Column: 601

10.26 pm
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Mr. Nick Raynsford)

Column: 602

Mr. Sanders

Mr. Raynsford

Mr. Paul Tyler (North Cornwall)

Column: 603

Mr. Raynsford

Mr. Ben Bradshaw (Exeter)

Mr. Raynsford

Column: 604


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