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Commons Hansard for 1 April 2008 (Volume 474)

From the bound volume. Last updated 13 May 2018 at 8.29pm.

Commons Chamber

Record of debates that happened in the House of Commons main chamber.

House of Commons (item number 1) (id 08040156000005)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 08040156000008)
Speaker’s Statement (item number 4) (id 08040156000003)
Iraq (item number 5) (id 08040156000004)
Offshore Oil and Gas Industries (Health and Safety) (item number 6) (id 08040156000002)
Orders of the Day (item number 7) (id 08040156000007)
Counter-Terrorism Bill (item number 8) (id 08040156000001)
COUNTER-TERRORISM BILL (PROGRAMME) (item number 9) (id 08040187000003)
COUNTER-TERRORISM BILL [MONEY] (item number 10) (id 08040187000004)
COUNTER-TERRORISM BILL [WAYS AND MEANS] (item number 11) (id 08040187000005)
Post Office Closures (West London) (item number 12) (id 08040187000001)
Post Office Closures (Knaresborough) (item number 13) (id 08040187000002)
Post Office Closures (Teesside) (item number 14) (id 0804024000001)
Territorial Army (item number 15) (id 0804024000002)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers to Questions

Home Department

Airguns: Injuries (item number 1) (id 08040158000022)
Asylum (item number 1) (id 08040158000023)
Asylum: Repatriation (item number 1) (id 08040158000024)
British Crime Survey (item number 1) (id 08040158000025)
Bureaucracy (item number 1) (id 08040158000026)
Departmental Accountancy (item number 1) (id 08040158000027)
Departmental Advertising (item number 1) (id 08040158000028)
Departmental Consultants (item number 1) (id 08040158000029)
Departmental Information Officers (item number 1) (id 08040158000030)
Departmental Official Cars (item number 1) (id 08040158000031)
Departmental Parliamentary Questions (item number 1) (id 08040158000032)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 08040158000033)
Deportation: Zimbabwe (item number 1) (id 08040158000034)
Domestic Violence: Ethnic Groups (item number 1) (id 08040158000035)
Drinking Water (item number 1) (id 08040158000036)
Genetics: Databases (item number 1) (id 08040158000037)
Identity Cards (item number 1) (id 08040158000038)
Illegal Immigrants: Compensation (item number 1) (id 08040158000039)
Immigration (item number 1) (id 08040158000040)
Immigration Controls: Working Holidays (item number 1) (id 08040158000041)
Immigration: Biometrics (item number 1) (id 08040158000042)
Immigration: Children (item number 1) (id 08040158000043)
Immigration: Gurkhas (item number 1) (id 08040158000044)
Immigration: Housing (item number 1) (id 08040158000045)
Ipsos MORI (item number 1) (id 08040158000046)
Last Resort Fund (item number 1) (id 08040158000047)
Local Government Services: South West (item number 1) (id 08040158000048)
Migrant Workers: EC Enlargement (item number 1) (id 08040158000049)
Drinking Water (item number 1) (id 08040158000050)
Offensive Weapons (item number 1) (id 08040158000051)
Police (item number 1) (id 08040158000052)
Police: Complaints (item number 1) (id 08040158000053)
Police: Crime Prevention (item number 1) (id 08040158000054)
Police: Discipline (item number 1) (id 08040158000055)
Police: Pensions (item number 1) (id 08040158000056)
Police: Vacancies (item number 1) (id 08040158000057)
Racial Hatred: Internet (item number 1) (id 08040158000058)
Rape: Prosecutions (item number 1) (id 08040158000059)
Serious Crime Prevention Orders (item number 1) (id 08040158000060)
Sexual Offences (item number 1) (id 08040158000061)
Statistics (item number 1) (id 08040158000062)
Written Questions: Government Responses (item number 1) (id 08040158000063)

Treasury

Alcoholic Drinks: Prices (item number 1) (id 08040158000064)
Bank of England: Banking Supervision (item number 1) (id 08040158000065)
Bowel Cancer: Death (item number 1) (id 08040158000066)
Civil Servants: Location (item number 1) (id 08040158000067)
Construction: Recruitment (item number 1) (id 08040158000068)
Debts (item number 1) (id 08040158000069)
Departmental Alcoholic Drinks (item number 1) (id 08040158000070)
Departmental Conflict of Interests (item number 1) (id 08040158000071)
Departmental Official Hospitality (item number 1) (id 08040158000072)
Departmental Official Visits (item number 1) (id 08040158000073)
Departmental Pay (item number 1) (id 08040158000074)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 08040158000075)
Emigration (item number 1) (id 08040158000076)
Employment Agencies (item number 1) (id 08040158000077)
Employment: Wales (item number 1) (id 08040158000078)
Employment: York (item number 1) (id 08040158000079)
Excise Duties: Motor Vehicles (item number 1) (id 08040158000080)
Food: Expenditure (item number 1) (id 08040158000081)
Foreign Workers: Enfield (item number 1) (id 08040158000082)
HM Revenue and Customs: Bonuses (item number 1) (id 08040158000083)
HM Revenue and Customs: Fraud (item number 1) (id 08040158000084)
Immigration (item number 1) (id 08040158000085)
Income (item number 1) (id 08040158000086)
Income Tax (item number 1) (id 08040158000087)
Income: Greater London (item number 1) (id 08040158000088)
Infant Mortality (item number 1) (id 08040158000089)
Ipsos MORI (item number 1) (id 08040158000090)
Life Expectancy: Essex (item number 1) (id 08040158000091)
Life Expectancy: Lancashire (item number 1) (id 08040158000092)
Members: Correspondence (item number 1) (id 08040158000093)
Mortgages (item number 1) (id 08040158000094)
Northern Rock: Consultants (item number 1) (id 08040158000095)
Northern Rock: Charitable Donations (item number 1) (id 08040158000096)
Northern Rock: Guernsey (item number 1) (id 08040158000097)
Northern Rock: Nationalisation (item number 1) (id 08040158000098)
Operation Airbridge (item number 1) (id 08040158000099)
Personal Care Services (item number 1) (id 08040158000100)
Poverty: Children (item number 1) (id 08040158000101)
Press (item number 1) (id 08040158000102)
Private Finance Initiative (item number 1) (id 08040158000103)
Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 08040158000104)
Research and Development Tax Credit: Video Games (item number 1) (id 08040158000105)
Revenue and Customs: Appeals (item number 1) (id 08040158000106)
Revenue and Customs: Boats (item number 1) (id 08040158000107)
Revenue and Customs: Data Protection (item number 1) (id 08040158000108)
Schools: Uniforms (item number 1) (id 08040158000109)
Smuggling: Fuels (item number 1) (id 08040158000110)
Unemployment: Greater London (item number 1) (id 08040158000111)
VAT: Fraud (item number 1) (id 08040158000112)
Voluntary Work (item number 1) (id 08040158000113)
Welfare Tax Credits (item number 1) (id 08040158000114)
Welfare Tax Credits: Compensation (item number 1) (id 08040158000115)
Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments (item number 1) (id 08040158000116)

Children, Schools and Families

Academies: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040158000117)
Apprentices: Enfield (item number 1) (id 08040158000118)
Building Schools for the Future Programme (item number 1) (id 08040158000119)
Capita (item number 1) (id 08040158000120)
Children in Care: General Certificate of Secondary Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000121)
Children: Armed Forces (item number 1) (id 08040158000122)
Children: Day Care (item number 1) (id 08040158000123)
Children: Protection (item number 1) (id 08040158000124)
Children: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (item number 1) (id 08040158000125)
Citizenship: Curriculum (item number 1) (id 08040158000126)
Citizenship: Qualifications (item number 1) (id 08040158000127)
Citizenship: Teachers (item number 1) (id 08040158000128)
Civil Service Appeal Board (item number 1) (id 08040158000129)
Departmental Anti-Semitism (item number 1) (id 08040158000130)
Departmental Domestic Visits (item number 1) (id 08040158000131)
Departmental Internet (item number 1) (id 08040158000132)
Departmental Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 08040158000133)
Departmental Publications (item number 1) (id 08040158000134)
Family Fund: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040158000135)
Foster Care (item number 1) (id 08040158000136)
Further Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000137)
General Certificate of Secondary Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000138)
General Certificate of Secondary Education: Home Schooling (item number 1) (id 08040158000139)
Head Teachers (item number 1) (id 08040158000140)
Inclusive Technology (item number 1) (id 08040158000141)
Ipsos MORI (item number 1) (id 08040158000142)
Ministers: Correspondence (item number 1) (id 08040158000143)
Music: Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000144)
Pupil Referral Units (item number 1) (id 08040158000145)
Pupils: Per Capita Costs (item number 1) (id 08040158000146)
Pupils: Personal Records (item number 1) (id 08040158000147)
Reading: Teaching Methods (item number 1) (id 08040158000148)
School Improvement Partners (item number 1) (id 08040158000149)
Schools: Admissions (item number 1) (id 08040158000150)
Schools: Closures (item number 1) (id 08040158000151)
Schools: Construction (item number 1) (id 08040158000152)
Schools: Cycling (item number 1) (id 08040158000153)
Schools: Fire Extinguishers (item number 1) (id 08040158000154)
Schools: Governing Bodies (item number 1) (id 08040158000155)
Schools: Standards (item number 1) (id 08040158000156)
Secondary Education: Admissions (item number 1) (id 08040158000157)
Secondary Education: Teaching Methods (item number 1) (id 08040158000158)
Special Educational Needs (item number 1) (id 08040158000159)
Specialised Diplomas (item number 1) (id 08040158000160)
Specialised Diplomas: Disadvantaged (item number 1) (id 08040158000161)
Teachers: Documents (item number 1) (id 08040158000162)
Teachers: Labour Turnover (item number 1) (id 08040158000163)
Teachers: Primary Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000164)
Teaching Methods (item number 1) (id 08040158000165)
Truancy: Penalties (item number 1) (id 08040158000166)
Unemployment (item number 1) (id 08040158000167)
Vocational Education (item number 1) (id 08040158000168)

Communities and Local Government

Arms Length Management Organisations: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040175000002)
Caravan Sites: Travelling People (item number 1) (id 08040175000003)
Councillors: Allowances (item number 1) (id 08040175000004)
Departmental Sustainable Development (item number 1) (id 08040175000005)
Fire Services: Accidents (item number 1) (id 08040175000006)
First Time Buyers: Coastal Areas (item number 1) (id 08040175000007)
Homebuy Scheme (item number 1) (id 08040175000008)
Homelessness: Newcastle Upon Tyne (item number 1) (id 08040175000009)
Housing: Disabled (item number 1) (id 08040175000010)
Housing: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040175000011)
Housing: Low Incomes (item number 1) (id 08040175000012)
Infrastructure Planning Commission (item number 1) (id 08040175000013)
Infrastructure Planning Commission: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040175000014)
Local Authorities: Foreign Workers (item number 1) (id 08040175000015)
Local Government Ombudsman (item number 1) (id 08040175000016)
Local Government: Reorganisation (item number 1) (id 08040175000017)
Manton Community Alliance Neighbourhood Management Pathfinder: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040175000018)
Members: Correspondence (item number 1) (id 08040175000019)
Minister for the East of England: Essex (item number 1) (id 08040175000020)
Planning Permission: Flood Control (item number 1) (id 08040175000021)
Planning: Children in Care (item number 1) (id 08040175000022)
Press (item number 1) (id 08040175000023)
Southwest One (item number 1) (id 08040175000024)

Written Answers to Questions

Transport

Aircraft: Air Conditioning (item number 1) (id 08040186000057)
Airports: Security (item number 1) (id 08040186000058)
Bus Services (item number 1) (id 08040186000059)
Car Sharing (item number 1) (id 08040186000060)
Dartford Tunnel: Tolls (item number 1) (id 08040186000061)
Departmental Manpower (item number 1) (id 08040186000062)
Departmental Publications (item number 1) (id 08040186000063)
Departmental Sustainable Development (item number 1) (id 08040186000064)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 08040186000065)
Departmental Travel (item number 1) (id 08040186000066)
Driver Information Systems (item number 1) (id 08040186000067)
Drivers: Training (item number 1) (id 08040186000068)
Driving: Safety (item number 1) (id 08040186000069)
Environment Agency: Heathrow Airport (item number 1) (id 08040186000070)
Heathrow Airport: Carbon Emissions (item number 1) (id 08040186000071)
Heathrow Airport: Complaints (item number 1) (id 08040186000072)
Lorries (item number 1) (id 08040186000073)
Lorries: Accidents (item number 1) (id 08040186000074)
Motor Vehicles: Fines (item number 1) (id 08040186000075)
Motorcycles: Licensing (item number 1) (id 08040186000076)
Parking Offences: Lorries (item number 1) (id 08040186000077)
Rackspace (item number 1) (id 08040186000078)
Railways: Overcrowding (item number 1) (id 08040186000079)
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (item number 1) (id 08040186000080)
Road Safety Act 2006 (item number 1) (id 08040186000081)
Roads (item number 1) (id 08040186000082)
Shipping: Firearms (item number 1) (id 08040186000083)

Home Department

101 Calls (item number 1) (id 0804021000021)
Armed Forces: Peterborough (item number 1) (id 0804021000022)
Arrests (item number 1) (id 0804021000023)
Asylum (item number 1) (id 0804021000024)
Community Support Officers (item number 1) (id 0804021000025)
Community Support Officers: Complaints (item number 1) (id 0804021000026)
Demonstrations: Parliament Square (item number 1) (id 0804021000027)
Departmental Pay (item number 1) (id 0804021000028)
Departmental Questions (item number 1) (id 0804021000029)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 0804021000030)
Dorset Police Authority: Olympic Games 2012 (item number 1) (id 0804021000031)
Emergency Calls: Hoaxes and False Alarms (item number 1) (id 0804021000032)
EU Immigration (item number 1) (id 0804021000033)
Human Trafficking: Arrests (item number 1) (id 0804021000034)
Immigration: EC Law (item number 1) (id 0804021000035)
Metropolitan Police: Recruitment (item number 1) (id 0804021000036)
Personation: Crime Prevention (item number 1) (id 0804021000037)
Police: Accidents (item number 1) (id 0804021000038)
Police: Bureaucracy (item number 1) (id 0804021000039)
Police: Career Structure (item number 1) (id 0804021000040)
Police: Death (item number 1) (id 0804021000041)
Police: Finance (item number 1) (id 0804021000042)
Police: Firearms (item number 1) (id 0804021000043)
Police: ICT (item number 1) (id 0804021000044)
Police: Pensions (item number 1) (id 0804021000045)
Police: Political Impartiality (item number 1) (id 0804021000046)
Police: Retirement (item number 1) (id 0804021000047)
Police: Sick Leave (item number 1) (id 0804021000048)
Safer Neighbourhood Teams (item number 1) (id 0804021000049)
Terrorism: Convictions (item number 1) (id 0804021000050)
Terrorism: Detainees (item number 1) (id 0804021000051)

Communities and Local Government

Local Government: East Anglia (item number 1) (id 0804027000003)
Social Housing: Lancashire (item number 1) (id 0804027000004)
Council Tax (item number 1) (id 0804027000005)
Post Offices (item number 1) (id 0804027000006)
Home Information Packs (item number 1) (id 0804027000007)
Regeneration (item number 1) (id 0804027000008)
Social Housing (item number 1) (id 0804027000009)
Planning: Developer Contributions (item number 1) (id 0804027000010)
Eco-towns (item number 1) (id 0804027000011)
Affordable Housing: Wirral, South (item number 1) (id 0804027000012)
Flood Damage (item number 1) (id 0804027000013)
Rough Sleepers (item number 1) (id 0804027000014)
Greater London Authority (item number 1) (id 0804027000015)
Council Tax: Armed Forces (item number 1) (id 0804027000016)
Departmental Pay (item number 1) (id 0804027000017)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 0804027000018)
Fire Alarms (item number 1) (id 0804027000019)
Fire Services (item number 1) (id 0804027000020)
Fire Services: Standards (item number 1) (id 0804027000021)
Fires: Motor Vehicles (item number 1) (id 0804027000022)
Fires: Schools (item number 1) (id 0804027000023)
Government Offices for the Regions: Manpower (item number 1) (id 0804027000024)
Land Use: Thames Gateway (item number 1) (id 0804027000025)
Local Government: Complaints (item number 1) (id 0804027000026)
Minister for the West Midlands (item number 1) (id 0804027000027)
Navigation: Thames Estuary (item number 1) (id 0804027000028)
Planning: Retail Trade (item number 1) (id 0804027000029)
Regeneration: North East (item number 1) (id 0804027000030)
Regional Planning and Development: Empty Property (item number 1) (id 0804027000031)
Roads: Accidents (item number 1) (id 0804027000032)

Health

Breast Cancer: Screening (item number 1) (id 08040213000027)
Burton Independent Sector Treatment Centre (item number 1) (id 08040213000028)
Care Homes (item number 1) (id 08040213000029)
Care Homes: MRSA (item number 1) (id 08040213000030)
Care Homes: Standards (item number 1) (id 08040213000031)
Children: Protection (item number 1) (id 08040213000032)
Chiropody: Greater London (item number 1) (id 08040213000033)
Chronically Sick: Cheshire (item number 1) (id 08040213000034)
Dental Services: Ashford (item number 1) (id 08040213000035)
Dental Services: South East (item number 1) (id 08040213000036)
Dental Services: Wirral (item number 1) (id 08040213000037)
Departmental Plants (item number 1) (id 08040213000038)
Departmental Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 08040213000039)
Eastern and Coastal Kent Primary Care Trust: Staff Assaults (item number 1) (id 08040213000040)
Eyesight: Testing (item number 1) (id 08040213000041)
Family Practitioner Services (item number 1) (id 08040213000042)
General Practitioners (item number 1) (id 08040213000043)
General Practitioners: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040213000044)
Health Services: Prisons (item number 1) (id 08040213000045)
Health Services: York (item number 1) (id 08040213000046)
Health Services: Yorkshire and Humberside (item number 1) (id 08040213000047)
Hereditary Diseases (item number 1) (id 08040213000048)
HIV Infection: Prisons (item number 1) (id 08040213000049)
Hospitals: Staff Assaults (item number 1) (id 08040213000050)
Hypertension: Health Services (item number 1) (id 08040213000051)
Ipsos MORI (item number 1) (id 08040213000052)
Maternity Services (item number 1) (id 08040213000053)
Members: Correspondence (item number 1) (id 08040213000054)
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: Finance (item number 1) (id 08040213000055)
NHS: Consultants (item number 1) (id 08040213000056)
NHS: Staff Assaults (item number 1) (id 08040213000057)
NHS: Drugs (item number 1) (id 08040213000058)
NHS: Registration (item number 1) (id 08040213000059)
Occupational Health: Cardiovascular System (item number 1) (id 08040213000060)
Organs: Donors (item number 1) (id 08040213000061)
Prescriptions: Fees and Charges (item number 1) (id 08040213000062)
Prostate Cancer: Screening (item number 1) (id 08040213000063)
Psychiatry: Regulation (item number 1) (id 08040213000064)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Prisons (item number 1) (id 08040213000065)
Skin: Diseases (item number 1) (id 08040213000066)
Waiting Lists: York (item number 1) (id 08040213000067)
Westminster Primary Care Trust: General Practitioners (item number 1) (id 08040213000068)

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