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17 January 2007

Deputy Prime Minister
seen at 19:31, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister had anything to say about the Deputy Prime Minister's words on his department being broken up, the PMOS said that these decisions about departments and their responsibilities were always...
Big Brother
seen at 19:31, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Put that the Big Brother situation appeared to be getting more serious, and was it turning into a diplomatic incident, and therefore, was there any more that could be done at this end to address the issue, the PMOS...
EU Referendum
seen at 19:31, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked to comment further on what Chancellor Merkel had said regarding the European Constitution referendum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) said that he had nothing further to add to what he had said...
Afternoon press briefing from 17 January 2006
seen at 19:31, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Press briefing from the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman on: EU Referendum, Big Brother and Deputy Prime Minister
'...Make it an endorseable offence to sit in the middle lane of a motorway for no reason.' -- Frank Austin
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The Government has recently announced that it wants to introduce greater...
'...Stop releasing convicted criminals early for "good behaviour"' -- Andrea Ashford
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I think that we should stop cutting sentences for good behaviour. The only...
'...BAN manufacturers from Marketing UNHEALTHY food at our Children (eg using bright packaging, use of well known characters etc)' -- Sonya Santer
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
BAN manufacturers from Marketing UNHEALTHY food at our Children (eg using...
'...Bestow upon Peter Bolton-King CE of the NAEA an honour for the contribution he has made to the UK and International Housing Industry.' -- Chris Bolton King
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
As Chief Executive of the National Association of Estate Agents, Peter...
'...Make Autism training COMPULSARY for all teachers' -- Helen Green
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
As it currently stands teachers are OFFERED the chance to take up Autism...
'...review the local authority housing policy.' -- Emma Lucey
seen at 18:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
After the 'right to buy' scheme created by the last government, local...
'...go ahead with the road pricing policy, and invest the money raised in public transport and cycle networks.' -- Dr D Baden
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Many people will take a short sighted view and vote with their pockets...
'...publish a green paper reviewing all British foreign policy commitments and ensure time for public debate and a free vote in parliament before making any decision on Trident or allocating any additional Def%
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Troops have been committed to Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Iraq and...
'...Prosecute all cyclists who ride after dark without lights' -- Alastair Macdougall
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Cyclists who ride after dark without lights are a danger to themselves and...
'...Raise the minimum holiday entitlement for employees to 25 days after 1 years continuous service' -- Cresta Howard
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
It is already public knowledge that stress in the workplace is on the...
'...create in law the rights of grandparents to have access to their grandparents' -- g mcevoy
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
legal right for grandparents to have contact and access to their...
'...ensure that local communities are aware when dangerous criminals and paedophiles live in their area so that children and vulnerable groups are informed and protected and to also ensure that criminals that %
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I belive that this will be beneficial to all communities in the UK. There...
'...Endorse The West London Tram' -- Rory Cable
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
This is a petition for all those who are FOR the West London Tram, that will...
'...Scrap The West London Tram Proposal' -- Rory Cable
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
This is a petition for all those AGAINST the West london Tram proposal that...
'...acknowledge Christopher Biggins in the next Honours List' -- Robert Smith
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Aside from being a marvelous actor on stage TV screen and film for 35 years...
'...Defend the right of Christian Unions to control who may come into leadership of them' -- Anthony Fuller
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Just as one would not expect a left wing political party to welcome people...
'...the right person for the right job not specified quotas of race religion or disability' -- r ellis
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Employ the right people for jobs regardless of colour or creed, do not...
'...Ensure community hospitals are supported and sustained' -- Sue Hood
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Local people depend on Community Hospitals for care and respite. Most...
'...Screen every british soldier and ex british soldier for P.T.S.D.' -- sarah chubb
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
there are so many soldiers with p.t.s.d. that have not been diagnoised ....
'...Ensure that all couples in stable relationships ( a year and over ) to have EXACTLY the same legal rights as married couples ( entitlement to partners pensions etc..) as in most other European countries' %
seen at 18:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
To allow the creation of legal parnership contracts such as exist in most...
'...lower speed limits for a trial period of one year to establish whether lower road speeds will result in fewer road casualties' -- John Ramsay
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The road lobby has consistently argued that speed is not the major factor in...
'...Abolish all taxes in favour of 1 overall tax.' -- Scot Lester
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Get rid off all taxes, fuel, car tax, vat, and all others and have 1 tax...
'...Reward recyling by paying industries and householders to sort and transport their own recycled waste to a designated depot' -- Simon Garrett
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Councils routinley sell recyclable plastic,metal and paper to the highest...
'...abolish cosmetic surgery, IVF,sex changes etc on the NHS' -- Mik Boon
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I believe the NHS is there for all citizens to have genuine illnesses...
'...Ensure his Government stops the use of spin when releasing information of public relevance' -- Andrew Pearce
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We're intelligent, politically aware and able to decide for ourselves. By...
'...take action to prevent North Wiltshire District Council closing three leisure centres.' -- James McCune
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Leisure centres improve the health of the nation, nurture the athletes of...
'...Ban Private Fireworks Displays' -- Sukhi
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Private firework displays should be banned as they are dangerous. The noise...
'...Declare the Queens Official Birthday as a Public Holiday in the UK' -- Kevin Thomas
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
'...Declare the Queens Official Birthday as a Public Holiday in the UK' -- Kevin Thomas
'...EnforceTheLaw' -- Robert Little
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Following 30 x years plus within the licensing sector of the hospitality...
'...INVEST IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT NOT JUST ROADS AND CARS!! BUILD MORE RAIL LINES' -- Susanne Frost
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
'...INVEST IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT NOT JUST ROADS AND CARS!! BUILD MORE RAIL LINES' -- Susanne Frost
'...Create legislation for the compulsory deportation of foreign national criminals.' -- Paul Mullins
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Whilst we all appreciate the benefits of a diverse community we should not...
'...Institute a scheme to make restitution to the victims of crime by their perpetrators.' -- Alasdair Tompson
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
For the government to institute a system whereby restitution is made to the...
'...Get more activities for young people' -- Chris Edwards
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Do you want more to do in an evening? if so sign the petition and you could...
'...Make sure that all new hospitals are fit for purpose' -- neil connelly
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Having seen the new Queens hospital in romford and the almighty mess that...
'...Consider the introduction of a dog ownership suitability test' -- Ryan O'Meara
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
A spate of serious and fatal dog attacks occurring In 2006 and the death of...
'...take Britain out of front line fighting against 'Terrorism' and play the peacekeeper.' -- Mr N Crookston
seen at 18:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
On the 12th January 2007 Tony Blair defended his military actions and...
'...Create a system for comparing earnings where the the total value is always shown. This would be similar to the APR system used to compare interest rates and would put a value on holiday entitlement, pensio%
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Salary rates when quoted and compared in the press, when advertised or...
'...Proclaim St George's Day a national holiday in England' -- Philip Ball
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We need another bank holiday, why not give the people of England their...
'...stop housing benefit being used to fund private rented accomodation' -- Greig Gailey
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I am well aware that in this country there is a blackhole with regards to...
'...Stop the closure of the Royal Surrey County Hospital which serves the City of Guildford and fifteen square miles of Surrey' -- Lorraine Clark
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The nearest hospitals, St. Peters in Chertsey and Horsham District are...
'...Tackle the desperate air quality issues in our towns and citys caused by diesel pollution from buses and trucks. Ideally by banning the use of diesel buses in favour of LPG/CNG or electric vehicles' -- ma%
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
This issue has bothered me for some time. While public transport is being...
'...put control of puplic transport in the hands of the pupic by nationalising it' -- vikas dhingra
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The economic benefits to the country are clear and over looked. Bus, train...
'...Make all Lottery charity money go to the needy!' -- Tony Passarelli
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Stop giving lottery cash to Museums etc Which everday ppl don't bother with...
'...Stop concreting over the countryside' -- Carol Andrews
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The Government wants to see 1000's of new homes built over the coming years...
'...Make a compulsery measure that all cyclist take a proficency test.' -- Elizabeth Howarth
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
All cycle users should be required to take a course in correct procedures on...
'...Provide more tenable support to citizens with genuine Credit/Debt Problems' -- Firmin Frederick
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Other than the Declaration of Bankruptcy or a crippling Credit History......
'...Significantly lower the existing rate of Vat on businesses, whatever the levels at present imposed,' -- Margaret Allen
seen at 18:53, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
and charge VAT on all products so that all businesses trade on an equal...
What happened when you questioned Des Browne
seen at 17:31, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Thanks for all your questions to Des Browne. We had nearly 550 questions and the Secretary of State answered as many as he could in the time available.
PM meets French counterpart for talks
seen at 17:31, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Tony Blair is meeting with France's Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin in Number 10 on Wednesday.
South wales home for defence training hub
seen at 17:26, 17 January in Ministry of Defence News - national (Our copy).
St Athan, in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, will be home to a new tri-service Defence Training campus, Defence Secretary Des Browne announced today. Improvements and investments are also planned on a number...
Consultation On The Draft Police (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007
seen at 17:25, 17 January in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Consultation on amendments to the Police (Scotland) Regulations 2004. The amendments are largely as a result of a report of the Scottish Parliament Legislative Committee on the 2004 Regulations...
Book closed on advertising scam
seen at 17:24, 17 January in Insolvency Service News - national (Our copy).
A Manchester-based company which made misleading claims when selling advertising space in children's activity booklets, business wall-planners and diaries has been wound up in the High Court following an investigation...
Investigation stops debt recovery cheats
seen at 17:24, 17 January in Insolvency Service News - national (Our copy).
The business community now has one less call to worry about as two debt recovery services have been wound up in the High Court following an investigation by Companies Investigation Branch (CIB) of the Insolvency...
'...Execute repeat rape/murder and paedophile offenders' -- savvakis savva
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Repeat murder,rape or paedophile offenders should be executed upon their 1st...
'...CHINA OUT OF TIBET' -- David Paul Heathcote
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
NO GAS NO OIL NO INTREST
'...take an oath to tell nothing but the truth at the start of every Prime Minister's Question Time' -- Marek Warno
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We should put an end to any more speculation that our leaders are nothing...
'...Ban Ageism in every place not just the work place!' -- Steve Fowler
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Ageism is just as bad as racism or sexism or any other ism, I would like to...
'...Properly fund a UK National Space Programme to inspire our young people' -- W A Levett
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
There is great public interest in space travel and exploration. Young people...
'...implement Punitive Taxation of Lies and Incompetence in Central Government, Local Government and all other Public Sector Organisations.' -- Ian Swinglehurst
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Petition to the prime minister to implement punitive fines for lying to and/...
'...carry out an urgent review into the way in which Part P of the Building Regulations operates in practice, and to make changes designed to re-establish high levels of electrical safety without imposing unne%
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Part P isn't working! The number of relevant fatalities has more than...
'...Use the selling price rather than the P11D value to determine car tax' -- Mark Curtlin
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
No purchaser of a vehicle in the UK pays the P11D value for a vehicle. Why...
'...put a stop to shark fishing' -- Stephanie Lavelle
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Sharks are the more unheard of endangered species, fished for their valuable...
'...Re - Introduce School Bus / Coach Service to relieve parking congestion outside schools & reduce road traffic congestion in school term while also be much better for the enviroment' -- George Ostroumoff
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
'...Re - Introduce School Bus / Coach Service to relieve parking congestion outside schools & reduce road traffic congestion in school term while also be much better for the enviroment' -- George Ostroumoff
'...Restore the NHS dental practices to thier former services.' -- Ian Clift
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Fed up of being treated like a second class citizen, to a second class...
'...Scrap the Tolls on the Forth and Tay Road Bridges' -- Alan McLean
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Tolls are being scrapped on the Erskine Bridge but will remain on the Tay...
'...organise government support and finance for the children's hospices' -- Peter Brighouse
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Helen House and Francis House have been in the media recently. They and all...
'...Recognize that cannabis has no negative effect on driving' -- Craig Morley
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Scientific evidence has established that cannabis has no negative effect of...
'...give students 16-18 years £30 per week when they are in school' -- sarah chubb
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
If the school leaving age is raised to 18 years of age every student who is...
'...give every british citizen with dyslexia the right to improve there english' -- sarah chubb
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
There are a lot of dyslexic adults and children in the u.k. who recieve no...
'...urge ministers and MPs to strive to improve state education' -- Sinead Engel
seen at 16:56, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
No matter what special educational needs a child has they have the right to...
'...Ensure that all right hand drive vehicles using British roads are required to be fitted with converters to adjust their headlamps to dip correctly for British roads in the same way that UK drivers are forc%
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Traditionally when travelling abroad we are conditioned to sticking bits of...
'...£50 On the spot fines for car drivers driving with Front fogs/driving lights on when its not Foggy.' -- Karl Freeman
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I am so fed up of being dazzled by drivers not turning off their front...
'...legislate a minimum wage for skilled trades of £12 an hour, index linked from 01/01/07.' -- Paul Woolley
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Skilled British workers are being forced out of work by immigrant workers...
'...Limit the cost of land for self build (not property development) to £10/m2.' -- Paul Woolley
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The housing shortage is creating a licence to print money for property...
'...Stop imposing 'carbon' limits on motorists' -- Martin Williams
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
As there is only so much Oil in the ground and it will all be burnt sooner...
'...Widen the A14 into a 3 or 4 lane Motorway' -- Martin Williams
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The A14 is often at standstill. It is also a frequent site for accidents...
'...Unsolicited Text Messages' -- David Chan
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The Telephone Preference Service maintain a list of numbers that have opted...
'...Build more prisons in more remote places such as the uninhabited/depopulated Scottish Islands, to be paid for from the estates/families/benefits/criminal proceeds of those incarcerated therein.' -- Richar%
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
If our prisons are filling-up, why should criminals -as a consequence- be...
'...Abolish motoring taxes if pay per mile is introduced' -- Mark Hodges
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
This includes company car fuel tax, the astronomic taxation on fuel, road...
'...confer an honour on Steve Winwood in recognition of his contribution to British and world music.' -- Richard Heller
seen at 16:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Best single act of Prime Minister's second term was CBE to Ray Davies....
BBC Licence Fee
seen at 15:38, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if he could confirm that an announcement would be made on the BBC licence fee tomorrow, the PMOS replied that he could not confirm this....
Hayden-Phillips
seen at 15:38, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister would be meeting with Hayden-Phillips today, the PMOS replied that we would not be getting involved in the subject of when the Prime Minister met people who were making reports to him...
Racism
seen at 15:38, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Put to him that the Prime Minister's fight against racism was well documented so was he not quite appalled to see it on our TV screens, the PMOS replied that the Prime Minister had not seen the particular programme...
Defence Training Review
seen at 15:38, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked to comment on Welsh MPs who were claiming victory this morning in the long running battle on this issue, the PMOS replied that he refused to speculate on the outcome of what Des Browne was going to say later...
Helmand Rescue
seen at 15:38, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked about the possibility of the 4 men involved in a rescue mission in Helmand on Monday receiving honours, the PMOS replied that Prime Minister would obviously pay tribute to the bravery displayed, but in terms...
EU Constitution
seen at 15:37, 17 January in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if it was still the case that we were committed to a referendum on the EU Constitution, given that Angela Merkel had said that one of her priorities was to revive the Constitution in some form or another, ...
Question the Defence Secretary today
seen at 15:37, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Take part in a webchat with Defence Secretary Des Browne from 1600 GMT today.
Morning press briefing from 17 January 2007
seen at 15:37, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Press briefing from the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman on: EU Constitution, Helmand Rescue, Defence Training Review, Racism, Hayden-Phillips and BBC Licence Fee
Clear vision set out for the future of ophthalmic services
seen at 15:35, 17 January in Department of Health News - national (Our copy).
Government launches toolkit for commissioning eye care services
New powers to tackle serious crime home office publishes serious crime bill
seen at 15:33, 17 January in Home Office News - national (Our copy).
Proposals for strong new measures to crack down on serious crime were set out today as the Home Office published the Serious Crime Bill.
South wales home for dfence training hub
seen at 15:33, 17 January in Ministry of Defence News - national (Our copy).
St Athan, in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, will be home to a new tri-service Defence Training campus, Defence Secretary Des Browne announced today. Improvements and investments are also planned on a number...
Oft warns iva providers over misleading adverts
seen at 15:32, 17 January in Office of Fair Trading News - national (Our copy).
The OFT has warned 17 financial management businesses promoting Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) that it considers their adverts and websites potentially mislead consumers. This follows a compliance sweep...
Lottery promises a brighter future for vulnerable youngsters
seen at 15:22, 17 January in Big Lottery Fund News - national (Our copy).
The Big Lottery Fund is helping young people develop life skill learning opportunities - from personal health education to journalism and TV broadcast skills - with the announcement of multi-million pound grants...
Lottery paves road to recovery for young people with disabilities
seen at 15:22, 17 January in Big Lottery Fund News - national (Our copy).
The Big Lottery Fund is putting over £2.1 million in new funding behind initiatives to help young people with mental and physical disabilities. The money will be shared by three innovative youth charities...
Lottery protects human rights of vulnerable children
seen at 15:22, 17 January in Big Lottery Fund News - national (Our copy).
The Big Lottery Fund is today making a huge investment in the rights of young people across England with the announcement of over £3.6 million in funding to support some of the most vulnerable children...
Further consultation on hmrc criminal investigation powers
seen at 15:19, 17 January in HM Revenue & Customs News - national (Our copy).
A consultation document setting out how the Government proposes to update HM Revenue & Customs' (HMRC) criminal investigation powers and accompanying safeguards is published today.
Hm revenue & customs interest rates - quarterly instalment payments, and early payments of corporation tax not due by instalments
seen at 15:19, 17 January in HM Revenue & Customs News - national (Our copy).
New rates of interest are announced today. They cover quarterly instalment payments and early payments of corporation tax not due by instalments, in respect of accounting periods ending on or after 1 July 1999. ...
'...release all goverment documents automatically after 25 years to the public domain.' -- robert cude
seen at 15:01, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
As of the 31/12/2006 the people of the u.s.a. automatically had any...
'...recover from the employer the amount of income support paid to anyone in full-time employment.' -- Ken Stevens
seen at 15:01, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
If someone is in full-time employment , yet nevertheless qualifies for...
'...Scrap V.A.T. On Veterinary Perscriptions And Services.' -- Clifford Simpson
seen at 15:01, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
It is unfair immoral and in many cases causes animals to suffer,also many...
'...limit the amount of second homes bought in sought after areas and support first time buyers in these areas.' -- Camilla Gibbs
seen at 15:01, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Having been bought up in the beautiful Purbecks in Dorset, I have seen the...
'...Replace the unfair Council tax with a more fair Community charge' -- Geoffrey N Chase
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Several wage earners living in one property pay the same council tax as two...
'...Save Walthamstow Dog Stadium' -- Katherine Green
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Walthamstow Dog Stadium is one of the last remaining in London. Today...
'...take action to ensure that Northampton Borough Council listens to the voice of local people.' -- Sally Keeble MP
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The Petition of the residents of Northampton and people who work in the town...
'...provide a reliable train service with adequate capacity at times that travellers wish to make journeys from Swindon to Westbury, Bristol to Severn Beach, Portsmouth and Weymouth to Cardiff, Taunton to Chel%
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
On 10th December, train service were slashed over the "Bristol Commuter Area...
'...provide more local authority housing for single people' -- Peter Wrench
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We need more low cost housing for single people
'...Ban the rule in schools of boys having short hair' -- Joel McMordie
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I find this rule sexist and offensive. This is an age old rule stating that...
'...Create more decent skateparks in the United Kingdom' -- Steve Leake
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I have noticed the lack of decent skateparks in the uk.I have visited many...
'...use certain prisoners(those that have taken another life) as organ donors' -- Gary
seen at 15:00, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
With DNA testing&forensics being 99.9% accurate.Build special prison/...
'...Stop the Bank of England putting up interest rates.' -- Tony Francis
seen at 14:59, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Every time the Bank of England put up interest rates a rise in inflation is...
'...Make Magistrates accountable to local residents through election rather than by application.' -- Stuart Stockley
seen at 14:59, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Magistrates rarely appear to support ordinary families, preferring to lean...
'...make employers recognise apprenticeships as jobs and pay accordingly' -- Robert Boxer
seen at 14:59, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I believe that the government should force employers and colleges to...
'...help set up places where young rape victims can go and talk about what happned to them.' -- carly stickels
seen at 14:59, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Being a Rape victim myself,i wanted to set up a place where young girls or...
'...enforce a courts decision regarding a fathers access to his children' -- James Aston
seen at 14:58, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The CSA has recently been in the news due to its various inadequacies....
'...Increase the power limit for UK radio amateurs from 400 watts' -- David Paul Heathcote
seen at 14:58, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
UK amateurs are limited to 400 watts output.other EU countries are allowed...
'...return sutton coldfield to the status of an independent town within warwickshire' -- roger dilnutt
seen at 14:58, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
i believe birmingham city council wants to take money out of sutton to spend...
'...scrap minimum wage,' -- ROWLAND
seen at 14:57, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Minimum wage has resulted in companies no longer willing to employ trainees...
'...Increase new road building and bypassing of cogested areas simular to how the french raod system is managed' -- Simon Othen
seen at 14:57, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The french road system is one of the best in the world where money is spent...
Prime Minister's Question Time
seen at 12:35, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
City Academies, defence spending and NHS waiting lists were on the agenda at this week's PMQs. You can read the transcript of today's session, or watch the broadcast again, on our website.
Watch PMQs live here NOW
seen at 11:33, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Tony Blair is answering questions from MPs in Parliament. You can watch the broadcast live NOW on our website, or return later this afternoon to watch it again or read the transcript. We'll have a summary of the...
John Wythe appointed as Church Commissioner
seen at 11:33, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The Queen has approved that John Michael Wythe BSc FRICS be appointed a Church Commissioner from 1 January 2007 until 31 December 2010 in succession to Stuart Corbyn FRICS.
Oft lodges appeal against dutch court ruling
seen at 11:28, 17 January in Office of Fair Trading News - national (Our copy).
The OFT has lodged an appeal against a ruling by a Dutch Court that the mail order company 'Best Sales B.V.' had not breached Dutch law. Best Sales B.V. trading as 'Best Of' and 'Oliveal', have been sending unsolicited...
Criminal justice audit - CCJS report
seen at 11:23, 17 January in The Policy Hub (Our copy).
15 January - Criminal justice audit - CCJS report
Pioneering agency to drive forward housing and regeneration
seen at 11:22, 17 January in Department for Communities and Local Government News - national (Our copy).
The Government has today announced proposals for a new agency to deliver regeneration and housing in a major shake-up of the way it supports the delivery of new homes and develops mixed, sustainable communities ...
New school garden plants the seeds of success
seen at 11:20, 17 January in Department for Education And Skills News - national (Our copy).
A unique garden to show teachers the benefits of taking learning outside the classroom and bring the environment to life for young people, is to be exhibited at this July's world-famous Hampton Court Palace Flower...
'...Let taxpayers decide to which government departments their taxes are allocated' -- Clive Harris
seen at 10:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Allow people to specify on their tax returns where their tax - initially...
'...create a maximum wage' -- allan c mcgauley
seen at 10:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
MAXIMUM WAGE LIMIT instead of your average working person having his wage...
'...Allow people to choose where 10% of their taxes go from a list to improve satisfaction' -- Anna Rachel Jones
seen at 10:55, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Give every taxpayer in Britain the opportunity to choose from a list of over...
'...Investigate the internal spending and awards of Arts Council England' -- Arts Fiasco
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
For an organisation, which has £1billion+, p.a. to dispose of, isn't it...
'...Treat the abuse of ginger haired people the same as any other hate crime' -- ian
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Treat the abuse of ginger haired people the same as any other hate crime, As...
'...Sack John Reid and replace him with a competent Minister' -- Michael H. Murrin
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
John Reid has proved himself to be incompetent in the running of The Home...
'...Introduce a Law that all future motorists must NOT BE FORCED take and pass a CBT and ride a moped/scooter or motorbike on the public highways for at least a year before being allowed to take a vehicle test%
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
to counter balance the other petition because I believe how ever well...
'...To make discrimination of potential employees because of poor Credit History illegal in any working environment.' -- Keleigh-Marie Snelgrove
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I attended a job interview over a year ago and was unsuccessful. When I...
'...To change the law so that people with Aspergers Syndrome don't get punished for breaking the laws that include social things, making them excempt from any criminal proceedings.' -- Emma Thomson
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
These laws include, harrasment, anti social behaviour etc.
'...prohibit discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities on the grounds of sexual orientation for the remainder of the UK at the earliest point possible' -- Phelim Mac Cafferty
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Exemptions for religious organisations from the Goods, Services and...
'...Ensure that victims' rights no longer remain subordinate to those of their perpetrators. Victims demand equal rights, support and welfare.' -- Clive Elliott
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
There are over 100 fully funded organisations supporting prisoners, ex-...
'...Make the Chief Constables accountable to the local electorate' -- James Alderson
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The chief constable post should be filled by election, and the successful...
'...bring in legislation to make it mandatory to carry a driving licence at all times when driving a vehicle' -- Carole Galpin
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Proof of competence to drive should be carried when in charge of a motor...
'...abolish Chip & PIN and introduce Chip & Print (fingerprint)' -- Jason Edwards
seen at 10:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The Chip and PIN system is just as flawed, if not more so, than the old...
Janet's dream of "her UK" comes true
seen at 10:35, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The winning film in the Downing Street-Blue Peter My UK competition - made by 11-year-old Janet Peet - is now available to watch on our website.
Watch PMQs live here from 1200 GMT
seen at 10:35, 17 January in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Tony Blair will answer questions from MPs in Parliament today. You can watch the broadcast live on our website from 1200 GMT. We'll have a summary of the topics covered shortly after the session finishes.
Labour Market: Average Earnings
seen at 10:34, 17 January in Latest UK National Statistics releases (Our copy).
Pay growth steady in year to Nov 06
Labour Market: Employment
seen at 10:33, 17 January in Latest UK National Statistics releases (Our copy).
Rate at 74.6% in 3 months to Nov 2006
Statistical press notice: diagnostic test waiting times
seen at 10:31, 17 January in Department of Health News - national (Our copy).
The following statistics were released today by the Department of Health:
Murphy: employment up, unemployment down, number on benefits down
seen at 10:31, 17 January in Department for Work and Pensions News - national (Our copy).
Jim Murphy, Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, welcomed today's Labour Market figures - which show more people in work, a fall in the claimant count, and a fall in ILO unemployment:
Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics 2005-06
seen at 10:27, 17 January in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
A comprehensive review of Scottish Local Government financial activity
Pesticides: Code of Practice for Using Plant Protection Products in Scotland
seen at 10:27, 17 January in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
The Code of Practice is aimed at all professional users of plant protection products (pesticides) in Scotland. It is an important source of practical advice on how to use pesticides safely and, by doing so, to meet...
Expenditure on School Education in Scotland, 2005-06
seen at 10:27, 17 January in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Local authority spending on school education, financial year 2005-06.
Gibraltar - Infrastructure Support (Adam Ingram, Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

I am today informing the House of our intention to introduce new contractual arrangements for facilities management at Ministry of Defence sites in Gibraltar with effect from 20 April 2007. The decision has been...

Public Protection: Criminal Records Bureau (John Reid, Secretary of State, Home Office)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

Further to my statement to Parliament on Wednesday 10 January 2007 I would like to provide an update to the House on work that is being undertaken to deal with the issue of overseas convictions of UK nationals...

Independent Race Monitor (Liam Byrne, Minister of State, Home Office)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary has today laid before Parliament the fourth annual report produced under section 19E of the Race Relations Act 1976 by the Immigration and Nationality Race Monitor, and...

Prevention of Terrorism Act (Tony McNulty, Minister of State, Home Office)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

Further to the report laid on 11 December 2006 as required by section 14 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, I would like to provide a further update to Parliament in the light of recent developments.

Council of Europe and Western European Union (Tony Blair, Prime Minister, HM Treasury)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The hon. Member for Daventry (Mr. Boswell) and the hon. Member for North Wiltshire (Mr. Gray) have been appointed as substitute members of the United Kingdom delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council...

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (Tony Blair, Prime Minister, HM Treasury)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The Lord Bowness CBE DL has been appointed as a full member of the United Kingdom delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe in place of the Earl of Northesk...

External Review of Pensions Institutions (James Purnell, Minister of State (Pensions Reform), Department for Work and Pensions)
seen at 10:27, 17 January in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The May 2006 Pensions White Paper announced the Government's intention to undertake a review of the functions of pensions institutions, with further detail in the summary of responses to the consultation, published...

38m improvement for m62 junction 6
seen at 10:18, 17 January in Department for Transport News - national (Our copy).
A £38m improvement scheme at junction 6 of the M62, that will ease congestion and further the economic regeneration of Merseyside has been given the go-ahead, Roads Minister Stephen Ladyman announced today...
'...Stop Government agencies such as the DVLA selling personal data to commercial organisations such as Tesco supermarkets.' -- JWT.Sellick
seen at 09:54, 17 January in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
In some Tesco supermarket car-parks, all cars are photographed as they enter...
Armani Da Silva, R (on the application of) v Director of Public Prosecutions & Anor Rev 1 [2006] EWHC 3204 (Admin) (14 December 2006)
seen at 02:54, 17 January in BAILII - Recent Decisions (All cases) (Our copy).
This is the judgment of the court, to which all members have contributed.