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Order Paper Tuesday 22 July 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 47) for Tuesday 22 July 1997.


No. 47 TUESDAY 22ND JULY 1997 1027
ORDER PAPER


PRIVATE BUSINESS AFTER PRAYERS

Third Reading


King's College London Bill [Lords]. (By Order).


Second Reading


*    Lever Park Bill.    (By Order).
    Mr Andrew F. Bennett
          On Second Reading of the Lever Park Bill, to move, That the Bill be read the second time upon this day six months.
[* Bill to be reffered to the Examiners.]


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

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER


*1 Mrs Ann Winterton (Congleton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the effectiveness of the general practitioner service.
7942
*2 Mr Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of National Health Service staff are directly involved in patient care.
7943
*3 Mr Christopher Gill (Ludlow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what measures he proposes to take to ensure that National Health Service dentistry is available in South Shropshire.
7944
*4 Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the financial impact of the abolition of compulsory competitive tendering in the National Health Service.
7945
*5 Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action the Government is taking to reduce tobacco consumption.
7946
*6 Mr Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he proposes to take to speed up the National Health Service Private Finance Initiative.
7947
*7 Dr Brian Iddon (Bolton South East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action the Government is taking to reduce tobacco advertising.
7948
*8 Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what numbers of patients he expects the National Health Service to treat in each of the next three years.
7949
*9 Mr David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much extra money was allocated to health for 1998--99 as a result of the 1997 Budget.
7951
*10 Mrs Jackie Ballard (Taunton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proposals he is assessing in order to improve access to NHS dentistry.
7952
*11 Mr Crispin Blunt (Reigate):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS in-patients were waiting over one year for treatment (a) in March 1979 and (b) in the latest month for which figures are available.
7953
*12 Mr Tom Levitt (High Peak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what measures he proposes to promote good health in schools.
7954
*13 Helen Southworth (Warrington South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he is taking to promote local health strategies to improve public health.
7955
*14 Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what changes he proposes to make to the Health of the Nation strategy.
7957
*15 Mrs Helen Brinton (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the rates of (a) stillbirth and (b) mortality amongst (i) manual and (ii) non-manual groups in the last year for which figures are available.
7958
*16 Fiona Mactaggart (Slough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he plans to take to increase the protection from abuse of people with learning disabilities in residential care.
7959
*17 Jean Corston (Bristol East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to improve the arrangements for the care of pre-school age children.
7960
*18 Mr Jim Cousins (Newcastle-upon-Tyne Central):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what inequalities in health and life expectancy exist between different regions in England.
7961
*19 Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on his attendance at the Devolution, Scotland, Wales and Regions Cabinet Committee, with particular reference to discussions relating to abortion.
7962
*20 Mr Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what criteria he will be using to decide whom to appoint to the boards of NHS trusts.
7963
*21 Ms Hazel Blears (Salford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he is taking to address the problems of want, idleness, squalor, ignorance and disease.
7964
*22 Mr David Willetts (Havant):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many retired people he expects to relinquish private health cover as a consequence of the loss of tax relief.
7965
*23 Mr David Prior (North Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimates he has made of the cost of the abolition of the ACT credit to health authorities.
7966
*24 Mr Michael Fabricant (Lichfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to visit the Premier Health NHS Trust headquarters in Lichfield to discuss efficiency savings in the National Health Service.
7967
*25 Mr Ian Bruce (South Dorset):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many health authorities have achieved the previous Government's targets for reduction in management costs; and what assessment he has made of how soon health authorities will implement the 120 million of further cuts required in management and office costs.
7968
*26 Mr John M. Taylor (Solihull):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what is his policy towards the undertakings provided by the Minister of State for Health, the then honourable Member for Winchester, on 20th March 1996, regarding services at Solihull Hospital, with particular reference to 24 hour accident and emergency facilities; and if he will make a statement.
7969
*27 Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he intends to publish a White Paper on the future of the NHS.
7970
*28 Mr Gwyn Prosser (Dover):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he is taking to ensure that the government's public health strategy for England will address the issues of social exclusion.
7971
*29 Mr Dennis Skinner (Bolsover):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he now expects the review of the NHS to be completed; and if he will make a statement.
7972
*30 Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the impact of the abolition of tax relief on private medical insurance for the over 60s on the NHS; and if he will make a statement.
7973
*31 Mr Nicholas Winterton (Macclesfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the role and responsibilties of NHS trusts and their non-executive directors.
7974
*32 Dr Tony Wright (Cannock Chase):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of whether operations are being performed by appropriately qualified and supervised doctors.
7975
*33 Ms Beverley Hughes (Stretford and Urmston):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement about hospital waiting lists in (a) Stretford and Urmston and (b) Greater Manchester.
7976
*34 Mr Martyn Jones (Clwyd South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has to promote a greater awareness of nutrition in relation to the causes of ill-health; and if he will make a statement.
7977
*35 Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when primary-care commissioning pilots will commence.
7978
*36 Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the relative (a) health and (b) life expectancy of different ethnic groups in England.
7979
*37 Mr Colin Pickthall (West Lancashire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if it is his Department's intention to put insulin pen needles on prescription.
7980
*38 Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what arrangements he has made to ensure that services are not affected in the present financial year by the deficits in health authority and health trust budgets.
7981

AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

Notice of Motion

    Mr Colin Breed
          Water Charges (Amendment):    That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Water Industry Act 1991 to prohibit the use by water undertakers of rateable values as a basis for charging from 31st March 1998; to provide for charging by water undertakers in accordance with council tax bands; and for connected purposes.

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

*1 SOCIAL SECURITY BILL:    Second Reading.
Mr Paddy Ashdown
Mr A. J. Beith
Steve Webb
Mr David Rendel
Mr Mark Oaten
Mr Paul Tyler
        That this House declines to give a Second Reading to a Bill which, while including measures which will reduce delays in, and increase the fairness of, the appeals process in social security and related areas, or which will reduce unnecessary public expenditure, will result in a slower appeals process, with more appeals being the subject of judicial review, will make the appeals process less fair, and will discourage lone parents from working and thereby increase public expenditure on benefits.
2 SOCIAL SECURITY BILL [MONEY]:    Queen's Recommendation signified.
Dawn Primarolo
        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Social Security Bill, it is expedient to authorise--
        (1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of--
          (a) any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State or the Lord Chancellor under the Act; and
          (b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums which under any other Act are payable out of money so provided; and
        (2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums which under any other Act are payable out of that Fund.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a).
3 SOCIAL SECURITY BILL [WAYS AND MEANS]
Dawn Primarolo
        That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Social Security Bill, it is expedient to authorise any increase attributable to the Act in the sums which--
          (a) under any other Act are payable into the Consolidated Fund; or
          (b) under the Social Security Administration Act 1992 are to be taken as paid towards the cost of the National Health Service in Great Britain.
          To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a).
4 EUROPEAN LEGISLATION
Mr George Mudie
        That Mr Andrew Tyrie be discharged from the European Legislation Committee and Mr Quentin Davies be added to the Committee.
          On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr John Burnett proposes to raise the subject of rural hospitals in Devon.


COMMITTEES

STANDING COMMITTEES

1 Standing Committee A 10.30 a.m. Room 10 (public)
4.30 p.m. (public)
        Further to consider the Finance Bill (except Clauses 1, 15, 17 and 19).
2 First Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 4.30 p.m. Room 14 (public)
        To consider the draft Jobseeker's Allowance (Workskill Courses) Pilot (No. 2) Regulations 1997.
3 Second Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 4.30 p.m. Room 9 (public)
        To consider the draft Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Defined Activities) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1997.
SELECT COMMITTEES

4 Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs 9.00 a.m. Room 15 (private)
9.15 a.m. (public)
        Environment Sub-Committee.
        Subject: Water Management.
        Witnesses: Anglian Water and Thames Water; OFWAT and the Environment Agency; Rt. Hon. Michael Meacher, MP, Minister of State for the Environment.
5 Agriculture 10.15 a.m. Room 20 (private)
6 Treasury 10.15 a.m. Room 8 (private)
10.30 a.m. (public)
        Subject: Budgetary and Monetary Issues.
        Witnesses: Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Rt. Hon. Alastair Darling, MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury (at 12.15 p.m.).
7 European Legislation 10.30 a.m. Room 19 (private)
8 Standards and Privileges 10.30 a.m. Room 16 (private)
9 Welsh Affairs 10.30 a.m. Room 18 (private)
        To choose chairman and consider course of proceeding
10 Public Administration 12.00 noon Room 6 (private)
        To choose chairman and consider course of proceeding
11 Home Affairs 4.00 p.m. Room 6 (private)
12 Treasury 4.30 p.m. Room 8 (private)
13 Statutory Instruments Immediately after the
meeting of the
Joint Committee
Room 7 (private)

JOINT COMMITTEE

14 Statutory Instruments 4.15 p.m. Room 7 (private)

[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice.]

 
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