Posts tagged ‘Adjournment debate’

Scottish MPs condemn proposed closure of Johnnie Walker bottling plant

Labour, SNP, Lib Dem and Conservative MPs have condemned the decision by multi-national drinks manufacturer Diageo to close a plant in Kirmarnoch.

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Continue Reading July 20, 2009 at 4:13 pm Leave a comment

Israel accused after humanitarian ship is boarded and Britons detained

Labour MP Emily Thornberry has said Israel is conducting a virtual blockade of Gaza that endangers the lives of Palestinian people.

Continue Reading July 14, 2009 at 2:07 pm Leave a comment

MPs discuss lump sums, pension funds and RPSM03105070

The Commons was awash with acromyms, schedules and figures on Wednesday night when Barry Gardiner undertook a “technical and complicated” discussion of the Finance Act 2004.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

MP attacks high-street banks’ “penchant” for imposing unfair charges

Labour MP Tom Clarke (Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill) has called for an end to “financial injustice perpetrated by the power of banks against individual consumers.”

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

“Great ignorance about asbestos” remains despite 4,000 deaths a year

Barnsley West and Penistone MP Michael Clapham initiated a short adjournment debate on asbestos in social housing yesterday.

Continue Reading June 30, 2009 at 2:17 pm 3 comments

In-car CCTV could help reduce assaults on taxi drivers

The implementation of additional safety measures in taxi and private hire vehicles such as in-car CCTV cameras and taxi marshals was discussed by MPs yesterday.

Continue Reading June 26, 2009 at 3:36 pm 1 comment

MP praises scheme to provide more disabled access to rail network

An MP has proposed a series of measures that would give people with disabilities greater access to the country’s train network.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 1:05 pm Leave a comment

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