Part 2: Oral Questions for Answer on Thursday 7 November 2002


Notes:
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THURSDAY 7th NOVEMBER

Questions for Oral Answer
Oral Questions to
Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
*1Mr John Burnett (Torridge & West Devon):     What representations have been made in respect of recent changes to the stability and growth pact.
78221
*3Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):     What recent discussions he has had with manufacturers about the effect of the climate change levy on UK competitiveness.
78223
*4Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):     What assessment he has made of the economic implications of non-compliance by Member states in the Euro-zone with the stability and growth pact.
78224
*5Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test):     What appraisal he has made of the case for the introduction of an incineration levy to encourage future reuse and recycling of waste.
78225
*6Mr Charles Hendry (Wealden):     What his latest figure is for the GDP of East Sussex; and what this is as a percentage of (a) the mean GDP across the country and (b) the highest GDP for a county.
78226
*7Dr Jenny Tonge (Richmond Park):     If he will make a statement on the outcomes of the World Bank and IMF meeting in September in relation to debt relief and the HIPC Initiative.
78227
*8Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):     What assessment he has made of the 12 month change in the claimant measure of unemployment in London.
78229
*10Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh & Berwickshire):     What assessment he has made of the change in output of manufacturing industry since January 2001; and if he will make a statement.
78330
*11Patsy Calton (Cheadle):     What estimate he has made of the amount of foreign investment in the UK that results from the non-domicile tax rules.
78231
*12Mr Andrew Robathan (Blaby):     What assessment he has made of the impact of recent changes in pensions taxation.
78232
*13Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries):     What steps he is taking to publicise the new tax credits.
78233
*15Helen Jackson (Sheffield, Hillsborough):     What proposals he has to reduce the tax liabilities of pensioners.
78235
*16Gregory Barker (Bexhill & Battle):     What recent representations he has received on how his policies are affecting small busineses; and if he will make a statement.
78236
*17Paddy Tipping (Sherwood):     If he will make a statement on his policy on the rates of duty on biodiesel and bioethanol.
78237
*18Mr Bill Tynan (Hamilton South):     If he will make a statement on tax incentives for occupational pension schemes.
78238
*19Mr John Baron (Billericay):     What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry regarding the impact of taxes and his deregulation policy on small businesses.
78239
*20Phil Sawford (Kettering):     What the long-term implications are of the abolition of dividend tax credits for pension funds; and if he will make a statement.
78240
*21Mr George Osborne (Tatton):     What recent discussions he has had with other EU finance ministers about the stability and growth pact.
78241
*22Mr Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove):     What assessment he has made of the change in the manufacturing employment in the North West in 2001.
78242
*23Keith Vaz (Leicester East):     What recent representations he has received concerning the settlement arrangements for the creditors and ex-employees of BCCI.
78243
*24Mr Martin Caton (Gower):     When he expects the UK Overseas Aid Development budget to reach the UN target level of 0.7 per cent. of gross national income.
78244
*25Norman Lamb (North Norfolk):     If he will make a statement on debt relief in respect of those countries affected by famine in Africa.
78245
*26Dr Stephen Ladyman (South Thanet):     If he will make a statement on the differences between his rules governing the level of public spending and those operated within the stability and growth pact adopted within the Eurozone.
78246
*27Mr David Drew (Stroud):     What plans he has to expand the role of credit unions.
78247
*28Mrs Cheryl Gillan (Chesham & Amersham):     What recent discussions he has had with the Confederation of British Industry regarding the impact of company taxation on small UK businesses.
78248
*29Mr Simon Thomas (Ceredigion):     What assessment he has made of the effect on his five economic tests for euro entry to the operation of the stability and growth pact .
78249
*30Mr David Stewart (Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber):     If he will make a statement on the future prospects for employment in Scotland.
78250
*32Mr Gareth Thomas (Harrow West):     What assessment he has made of the need for further changes to the taxation system to help deliver reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
78252
*33Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):     What progress he has made implementing his tax concessions scheme for community and amateur sports clubs.
78253
*34Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):     What discussions he has with other Ministers on the effects of his policies on pension funds.
78254
*35Tom Brake (Carshalton & Wallington):     If he will make a statement on his plans for landfill tax.
78255
*36Steve Webb (Northavon):     What discussions he has had with the Minister for Women and the Department of Work and Pensions regarding the position of women who paid national insurance contributions at the reduced rate for married women.
78256
*37Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):     What plans he has to change tax incentives for pensions provision.
78257
*38Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):     What steps he is taking to sponsor investment and enterprise in deprived communities.
78258
*39Mr James Plaskitt (Warwick & Leamington):     How many people in Warwick and Leamington will benefit from the introduction of the working tax credit.
78259
*40John Robertson (Glasgow, Anniesland):     If he will make a statement on measures to raise the standard of living of Britain's poorest pensioners.
78260

Continued
 
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