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Order Paper Monday 28 July 1997

Here you can browse the House of Commons Order Paper (No. 51) for Monday 28 July 1997.


No. 51 MONDAY 28TH JULY 1997 1119
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

*1 Mr Bill Rammell (Harlow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on support for single parents.
9028
*2 Mr Jim Fitzpatrick (Poplar and Canning Town):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment she has made of the level of benefit dependency in Britain.
9029
*3 Mr Andy King (Rugby and Kenilworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the Government's plans to improve services to claimants by sharing information within her Department relating to claimants.
9030
*4 Mr David Rendel (Newbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has to increase the number of people with fully funded second tier pensions.
9031
*5 Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if her Department will write to those people with personal pensions informing them of recent or prospective changes to their pensions.
9032
*6 Mr Bill Michie (Sheffield, Heeley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the Government's New Deal proposals to help lone parents into work.
9033
*7 Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when she expects the review of the reduced earnings allowance to be completed; and if she will make a statement.
9034
*8 Mrs Helen Brinton (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment she has made of the impact of the welfare to work proposals as they affect single parents.
9035
*9 Kali Mountford (Colne Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment she has made of the reasons pensioners do not claim income support.
9036
*10 Mr Hugh Bayley (City of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement about the priorities of the Minister for Women.
9037
*11 Mr Jonathan Sayeed (Mid Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment she has made of the impact on SERPS of the abolition of the ACT credit.
9038
*12 Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has to improve services to those claiming incapacity benefit.
9039
*13 Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what representations she has received concerning the Social Security Fraud hotline.
9040
*14 Mr Paul Truswell (Pudsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has for getting the long-term unemployed off social security benefits and into work.
9041
*15 Mr David Watts (St. Helens North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the Government's policy on welfare reform relating to social security tribunals.
9042
*16 Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what representations she has received from organisations representing lone parents on the impact of the welfare to work proposals announced in the Budget.
9043
*17 Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what is her current estimate of (a) the numbers of persons eligible for benefit who do not take up their entitlement and (b) the total value of unclaimed benefits.
9044
*18 Mr Robert Walter (North Dorset):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what assessment she has made of the issue of gender discrimination in respect of entitlement to bereavement benefits.
9045
*19 Mr Shaun Woodward (Witney):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many people contracted out of SERPS in 1996-97.
9046
*20 Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many cases handled by the Child Support Agency were the subject of inquiries from honourable Members in (a) the past 12 months and (b) each year since the Child Support Agency was established.
9047
*21 Mr Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans he has to change benefit entitlement for those aged 16-25 years.
9049
*22 Mr Lawrie Quinn (Scarborough and Whitby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the availability of value for money pensions for those on low income.
9050
*23 Mr Peter L. Pike (Burnley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if he will change the system of benefit payments in respect of mortgage interest payments to monthly payments.
9051
*24 Mr Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis and Littlehampton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the changes she has announced relating to the Child Support Agency.
9052
*25 Mr Dennis Skinner (Bolsover):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many people were on income support at the latest available date.
9053
*26 Mr David Heath (Somerton and Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what will be the net saving to her Department from the removal of lone parent entitlements to additional income support and child benefit.
9054
*27 Mr Bob Blizzard (Waveney):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the Government's plans for improving services to claimants.
9055
*28 Mr Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the Government's proposals on fraud in the benefit system.
9056
*29 Mr Tony Baldry (Banbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when she next expects to meet the Chief Executive of the Child Support Agency to discuss the work of the Child Support Agency.
9057
*30 Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on the level of fraud in housing benefit.
9058
*31 Mr Donald Anderson (Swansea East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has for the reorganisation of the Benefits Agency office network in Wales.
9059
*32 Mr Bill O'Brien (Normanton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what representations she has received regarding the amendment of the regulations on the qualifications for payment of sickness benefits; and if she will make a statement.
9060
*33 Mr David Winnick (Walsall North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what recent representations she has received about the state pension.
9061
*34 Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how she intends to assist the return of lone mothers from welfare to work.
9062
*35 Mr Eric Forth (Bromley and Chislehurst):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on her plans to return lone mothers from welfare to work.
9063
*36 Mr Norman A. Godman (Greenock and Inverclyde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what has been the average sum of money clawed back by the Compensation Recovery Unit in each of the last four years under the Social Security (Recovery of Payments) Act 1997.
9064
*37 Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede and Weybridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans her Department has to guarantee that nobody will have to wait more than three days before receiving their first payment of the job seeker's allowance.
9065
*38 Mr Terry Rooney (Bradford North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has for improving services to those making social security appeals.
9066
*39 Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will make a statement on her Department's proposals to reduce dependency upon benefits among lone mothers.
9067

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

Those marked thus * are Government Orders of the Day

1 FINANCE BILL (ALLOCATION OF TIME)
Mrs Ann Taylor
Mr Alistair Darling
        That the Report [24th July] from the Business Committee be now considered.
        To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 82.
Mrs Ann Taylor
Mr Alistair Darling
        (Upon consideration of the Report) To move,That this House doth agree with the Committee in its Resolution.
        To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 82.
*2 FINANCE BILL [1st allotted day]:    Not amended (in the Committee), and as amended (in the Standing Committee), to be considered.
    For Amendments, see separate Paper.
    Remaining Stages may also be taken.
          The Minutes of Evidence taken before the Treasury Committee on Monday 21st July, Tuesday 22nd July and Wednesday 23rd July (HC169-i to iii) are relevant.
3 INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX
Dawn Primarolo
        That the Insurance Premium Tax (Taxable Insurance Contracts) Order 1997 (S.I., 1997, No. 1627), a copy of which was laid before this House on 2nd July, be approved.
    To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
    
4 ADJOURNMENT (SUMMER)
Mrs Ann Taylor
        That this House, at its rising on Thursday 31st July, do adjourn till Monday 27th October.
    To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25.
    
5 ACCOMMODATION AND WORKS
Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
        That Janet Anderson, Sir Sydney Chapman, Sir Patrick Cormack, Mr Andrew Dismore, Mr George Mudie, Ms Linda Perham, Sir Raymond Powell, Mr Syd Rapson and Mr David Rendel be members of the Accommodation and Works Committee.
6 ADMINISTRATION
Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
        That Mr James Cran, Mr David Crausby, Mr Hilton Dawson, Mr Fabian Hamilton, Mr Stephen Hepburn, Jane Kennedy, Mr Gordon McMaster, Mrs Marion Roe and Mr William Ross be members of the Administration Committee.
7 CATERING
Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
        That Mrs Jackie Ballard, Mr Stephen Day, Mrs Janet Dean, Mr Thomas Graham, Mr Lindsay Hoyle, Helen Jones, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, Dr John Marek and Mr Dennis Turner be members of the Catering Committee.
8 INFORMATION
Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
        That Mr Richard Allan, Mr Ian Bruce, Mr Michael Connarty, Mr Neil Gerrard, Mr Jon Owen Jones, Mr Andrew Miller, Mrs Sandra Osborne, Mr Phil Sawford and Mr John Whittingdale be members of the Information Committee.
9 NORTHERN IRELAND AFFAIRS
Mr John McWilliam, on behalf of the Committee of Selection
        That Mr Harry Barnes, Mr Roy Beggs, Mr Peter Brooke, Mr Desmond Browne, Mr Jeffrey Donaldson, Mr John Grogan, Mr Andrew Hunter, Mr Ken Livingstone, Mr Eddie McGrady, Mr Tony McWalter, Ms Margaret Moran, Mr Peter Robinson and Mr Martin Salter be members of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.
10 TRANSPORT AND WORKS
Dr Gavin Strang
        That the draft Transport and Works (Guided Transport Modes) (Amendment) Order 1997, which was laid before this House on 7th July, be approved.
        To be decided forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6).
11 BROADCASTING
Mr George Mudie
        That Mr Ivor Caplin, Mr Eric Clarke, Mr Roger Gale, Mr George Galloway, Mrs Eileen Gordon, Mr David Lepper, Mr Stephen Pound, Mr Jonathan Sayeed, Mr Andrew Stunell, Mr Mike Wood and Mr Shaun Woodward be members of Select Committee on Broadcasting.
        On the Motion for the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 9 Mr Matthew Taylor proposes to raise the subject of genetic patenting.

COMMITTEES
SELECT COMMITTEES
1 Modernisation of the House of Commons 6.00 p.m. Room 21 (Private)
2 Selection 7.00 p.m. Room 13 (Private)

 
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