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Column: 1177

Oral Answers to Questions [5 Mar 1998]

TRADE AND INDUSTRY [5 Mar 1998]

Commercial Debt [5 Mar 1998]

Barbara Follett -- Commercial Debt [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Lock -- Commercial Debt [5 Mar 1998]

The Minister for Small Firms, Trade and Industry (Mrs. Barbara Roche)

Barbara Follett -- Commercial Debt [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Lock

Column: 1178

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Lansley

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Cotter

Mrs. Roche

Export Credits Guarantee System [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Cohen -- Export Credits Guarantee System [5 Mar 1998]

Column: 1179

The President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (Mrs. Margaret Beckett)

Mr. Cohen

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Alan Clark

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Barry Jones

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 1180

Mrs. Gillan

Mrs. Beckett

Financial Services Industry [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Cousins -- Financial Services Industry [5 Mar 1998]

The Minister for Competition and Consumer Affairs (Mr. Nigel Griffiths)

Mr. Cousins

Mr. Griffiths

Column: 1181

Mr. Gibb

Mr. Griffiths

Space Exploration [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. McWilliam -- Space Exploration [5 Mar 1998]

The Minister for Science, Energy and Industry (Mr. John Battle)

Mr. McWilliam

Mr. Battle

Mr. Wilkinson

Mr. Battle

Column: 1182

Utility Regulators [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Rooney -- Utility Regulators [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Rooney

Mrs. Beckett

Sir Sydney Chapman

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Alan Johnson

Column: 1183

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Boswell

Mrs. Beckett

Corporate Governance [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Beard -- Corporate Governance [5 Mar 1998]

The Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Mr. Ian McCartney)

Mr. Beard

Mr. McCartney

Column: 1184

Mr. Chidgey

Mr. McCartney

Mr. Sheldon

Mr. McCartney

Mr. Redwood

Mr. McCartney

Column: 1185

Mr. Redwood

Mr. McCartney

Mr. Redwood

Mr. McCartney

Mr. Goggins

Mr. McCartney

Objective 1 Areas [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Andrew George -- Objective 1 Areas [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Column: 1186

Mr. George

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Brazier

Madam Speaker

Miss McIntosh

Mrs. Roche

Column: 1187

Competitiveness [5 Mar 1998]

Jacqui Smith -- Competitiveness [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Jacqui Smith

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Nicholas Winterton

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 1188

Mr. Winnick

Mrs. Beckett

Mr. Redwood

Mrs. Beckett

Export Contracts [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Export Contracts [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Prentice

Column: 1189

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Sayeed

Mrs. Roche

Scientific Careers [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Butler -- Scientific Careers [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Battle

Mrs. Butler

Mr. Battle

Mrs. Ann Winterton

Column: 1190

Mr. Battle

High-technology Companies [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Gunnell -- High-technology Companies [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Battle

Mr. Gunnell

Mr. Battle

Mr. Ian Bruce

Column: 1191

Mr. Battle

Small Businesses [5 Mar 1998]

Dr. Starkey -- Small Businesses [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Singh -- Small Businesses [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Dr. Starkey

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Singh

Column: 1192

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Evans

Mrs. Roche

Mr. Clifton-Brown

Mrs. Roche

Dr. Ladyman

Column: 1193

Mrs. Roche

Investment (Developing Countries) [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. David Heath -- Investment (Developing Countries) [5 Mar 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Mr. Heath

Mr. McCartney

Mr. MacShane

Mr. McCartney

Column: 1194

Mr. Bercow

Mr. McCartney

Economic and Monetary Union [5 Mar 1998]

Yvette Cooper -- Economic and Monetary Union [5 Mar 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Yvette Cooper

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 1195

Business of the House [5 Mar 1998]

3.31 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: 1196

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1197

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Paul Tyler (North Cornwall)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1198

Mr. Dennis Skinner (Bolsover)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Andrew Tyrie (Chichester)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Peter L. Pike (Burnley)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1199

Mr. John Wilkinson (Ruislip-Northwood)

Mrs. Taylor

Mrs. Alice Mahon (Halifax)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)

Column: 1200

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. James Wray (Glasgow, Baillieston)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Paul Flynn (Newport, West)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Eric Forth (Bromley and Chislehurst)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1201

Mr. Don Touhig (Islwyn)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove)

Mrs. Taylor

Ms Margaret Moran (Luton, South)

Column: 1202

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Christopher Leslie (Shipley)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley)

Column: 1203

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Derek Twigg (Halton)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Jonathan Sayeed (Mid-Bedfordshire)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Gordon Prentice (Pendle)

Column: 1204

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Nicholas Soames (Mid-Sussex)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam)

Column: 1205

Mrs. Taylor

Dr. George Turner (North-West Norfolk)

Mrs. Taylor

Mr. David Drew (Stroud)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1206

Mr. David Watts (St. Helens, North)

Mrs. Taylor

Sir Patrick Cormack (South Staffordshire)

Mrs. Taylor

Column: 1207

Points of Order [5 Mar 1998]

4.12 pm
Mr. Gerald Howarth (Aldershot)

Madam Speaker

Mr. Howarth

Madam Speaker

Mr. Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham)

Column: 1208

Madam Speaker

Mr. Nicholas Soames (Mid-Sussex)

Mr. Nick Hawkins (Surrey Heath)

Madam Speaker

Mr. Gerald Bermingham (St. Helens, South)

Column: 1209

Madam Speaker

Mr. Hawkins

Madam Speaker

Column: 1210

Orders of the Day [5 Mar 1998]

European Parliamentary Elections Bill [5 Mar 1998]

4.22 pm
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mr. George Howarth)

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 1211

Mr. James Clappison (Hertsmere)

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

Mr. Clappison

Column: 1212

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 1213

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1214

Mr. Richard Allan (Sheffield, Hallam)

Mr. Martin Linton (Battersea)

Mr. Allan

Column: 1215

Mr. Robert Syms (Poole)

Mr. Mike Hancock (Portsmouth, South)

4.45 pm

Column: 1216

Mr. David Drew (Stroud)

Mr. Hancock

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 1217

Mr. Syms

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Clappison

Column: 1218

Mr. John Greenway (Ryedale)

The First Deputy Chairman

Mr. Greenway

Column: 1219

Column: 1220

5 pm
Mr. John Hutton (Barrow and Furness)

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Hutton

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Hutton

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Hutton

Mr. Greenway

Mr. David Heath (Somerton and Frome)

Column: 1221

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield)

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Hutton

Column: 1222

Mr. Christopher Gill (Ludlow)

Column: 1223

Mr. Damian Green (Ashford)

Mr. Eric Martlew (Carlisle)

5.15 pm
Mr. Green

Column: 1224

Mr. Syms

Mr. Green

Mr. Allan

Column: 1225

Mr. Gill

The First Deputy Chairman

Mr. George Howarth

Mr. Green

Column: 1226

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Gill

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Gill

Mrs. Theresa May (Maidenhead)

Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York)

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Gill

The First Deputy Chairman

Mr. Howarth

Miss McIntosh

Column: 1227

Mr. Howarth

Mrs. May

Mr. Howarth

The First Deputy Chairman

5.30 pm
Mrs. May

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1228

Mr. Martlew

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1229

Mr. Gill

Mr. Howarth

Mrs. May

Mr. Howarth

Mrs. May

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1230

Mr. Greenway

Mr. Hutton

Mr. Greenway

5.45 pm
The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney (North-West Cambridgeshire)

The First Deputy Chairman

Column: 1231

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. George Howarth

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1232

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. George Howarth

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Martin Linton (Battersea)

Column: 1233

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mrs. May

The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 1234

6 pm
Mr. Gerald Bermingham (St. Helens, South)

Column: 1235

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Syms

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Bermingham

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 1236

The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney

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

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 1237

Mr. George Howarth

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Howarth

Column: 1238

6.15 pm
Mr. Bermingham

Mr. Howarth

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Allan

Column: 1239

Mr. Bermingham

Mr. Allan

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 1240

The First Deputy Chairman

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Linton

Column: 1241

6.30 pm
Mr. Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale)

Mr. Linton

Mr. Syms

Column: 1242

Mr. Allan

Mr. Syms

Mr. Bermingham

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 1243

Mr. Clappison

The Chairman of Ways and Means (Sir Alan Haselhurst)

Mr. Clappison

Column: 1244

Mr. Beith

Column: 1245

6.45 pm
Miss McIntosh

Mr. David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds)

Column: 1246

Mr. Gill

Mr. Collins

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 1247

Mr. Clappison

Mr. Howarth

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich)

Mr. Howarth

Mr. Clappison

Column: 1248

Column: 1249

Column: 1250

Prevention of Terrorism [5 Mar 1998]

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

Mr. David Winnick (Walsall, North)

Mr. Straw

Column: 1251

Column: 1252

Column: 1253

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

Mr. Straw

Mr. Kevin McNamara (Hull, North)

Mr. Straw

Column: 1254

Mr. Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale)

Mr. Straw

Column: 1255

7.22 pm
Sir Brian Mawhinney (North-West Cambridgeshire)

Column: 1256

Column: 1257

Column: 1258

Mr. Straw

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Column: 1259

Column: 1260

7.46 pm
Mr. Kevin McNamara (Hull, North)

Column: 1261

Column: 1262

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

Column: 1263

Column: 1264

8.5 pm
Helen Jones (Warrington, North)

Column: 1265

Column: 1266

8.12 pm
Mr. David Trimble (Upper Bann)

Column: 1267

Column: 1268

Column: 1269

8.27 pm
Mr. Paul Stinchcombe (Wellingborough)

Column: 1270

8.31 pm
Mr. Andrew Hunter (Basingstoke)

Column: 1271

Column: 1272

8.41 pm
Mr. Straw

Column: 1273

Column: 1274

Sir Brian Mawhinney

Mr. Straw

Column: 1275

Owen Oyston [5 Mar 1998]

8.52 pm
Mr. Dale Campbell-Savours (Workington)

Column: 1276

Column: 1277

Column: 1278

Column: 1279

9.14 pm
The Attorney-General (Mr. John Morris)

Column: 1280

Mr. Campbell-Savours

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Michael Lord)

The Attorney-General

Column: 1281

Column: 1282

Mr. Campbell-Savours

The Attorney-General

Column: 1283

Column: 1284

Mr. Campbell-Savours


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