TGS


04 March 2008

Better managed motorways and more funding to tackle urban congestion
seen at 19:53, 4 March in Department for Transport News - national (Our copy).
Ruth Kelly, Transport Secretary, today published new plans to tackle congestion on our busiest motorways and give drivers greater choice over their journeys.
'...Save the Post Office at Terrington, N. Yorkshire' -- Stephen Cragg
seen at 19:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The village of Terrington in North Yorkshire is to lose its Post Office in...
'...call on Post Office Ltd not to close Post Offices in Waltham Forest.' -- Councillors Clyde Loakes, Keith Rayner and Matt Davis
seen at 19:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Waltham Forest Council believes that local post offices are vital to strong...
'...Change the legal age of smoking to 18 years of age' -- Luke Bishop
seen at 19:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I hope to with others to change the legal age of smoking to 18 years of age...
'...Introduce New Legislation Concerning Fencing' -- Tim Haycock
seen at 19:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The fencing between our property and a neighbour's is in need of replacing....
There's some very interesting info. re:...
seen at 19:02, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).

There's some very interesting info. re: affordable housing and conservation, on this non-profit making website:

http://www.the-alternative.org.uk. All the relevant info. can be downloaded...

Russia
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister had drawn attention to the Litvinenko case in his letter to the new President if Russia and what the current position was, the PMS replied that the current position was that we had set...
Chair of Business Council
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked for the Prime Minister's thoughts regarding the Chair of the Business Council's comments on tax, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister very much welcomed the role of the Business Council and it was the role...
ID Cards
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked where the Government was in regards to ID Cards, the PMS replied that it was best to wait for Jacqui Smith's speech on Thursday which would set out the latest state of play.Asked for more information on the...
Zimbabwe
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked for the Prime Minister's position regarding the Zimbabwean cricket team and other Zimbabwean sporting teams, the PMS replied that, in regards to cricket, we continued to discuss the matter of Zimbabwe with...
Proms
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with Margaret Hodge that the Proms were narrow and lacked common British values, the PMS replied that, as DCMS had been saying this morning, this was not meant to be an attack ...
Cabinet
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Downing Street Says (Our copy).
The Prime Minister's Spokesman (PMS) began by telling assembled journalists that Cabinet met for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes this morning. The main items of discussion were; where we were on ID cards ahead...
PM signs child education pledge
seen at 18:22, 4 March in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Gordon Brown has kick-started the Global Campaign for Education's "Send My Friend" initiative with a promise to get every child into school by 2015.
Permitted Development Rights for Domestic Microgeneration Equipment Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report
seen at 18:07, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
In accordance with the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005, a SEA has been undertaken to assess the environmental effects of the Consultation Paper and Draft Order for Permitted Development Rights for Domestic...
JD Circular No: JD/1/2008: The Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007 (Commencement No. 3 and Savings) Order 2008
seen at 18:06, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Circular announcing the commencement of various provisions of the Criminal Proceedings etc Reform (Scotland) Act 2007 with effect from 10 March 2008
Land registry appoints new independent complaints reviewer
seen at 17:28, 4 March in HM Land Registry News - national (Our copy).
Land Registry has recently appointed a new Independent Complaints Reviewer (ICR). Elizabeth Derrington took up the post on 3 March 2008. She replaces Jodi Berg who has been Land Registry's ICR since 1998.
'...Properly regulate Bus services across the United Kingdom' -- Chris Florance
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Outside London, bus services are not regulated. Bus companies seem to do...
'...outlaw alcohol consumption in public places' -- S.Maskell
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
to help cut down on drink fuelled violence and disorder only allow the...
'...To award a posthumous decoration of the highest order to Cpl Stewart Mclaughlin of 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment.' -- GEOFF CLAY
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Corporal Stewart Mclaughlin was killed in the battle for Mount Longdon...
'...please change the law for 16 year olds who were able to purchase tobacco before the age went up' -- Adam Vaughan
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
i myself am a sixteen year old and I am outraged that the fact that when I...
'...Change the law that allows animals to be slaughtered without prior stunning for religious purposes.' -- Robert Toseland
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Many people and organisations feel strongly about this matter. It is infact...
'...Bring in free Telephone line rental, for Pensioners.' -- DH HEROLD
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I believe that the Goverment should introduce an exemption where by...
'...Not make shop owners scape goats for this countries binge drinking problems and to change the currrent Licencing Laws to curb the current binge drinking culture.' -- Malcolm Saggers
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
It has been reported that the government is planning to crack down on binge...
'...accept polling in elections only from voters who individually, in a polling station, mark a physical ballot paper which is then publicly and verifiably counted' -- P E G COPE
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We want no "pregnant chads" or rigged postal ballots in the UK; neither do...
'...Ask for more facilities for children for north london.' -- Peter Harb
seen at 17:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I'm asking for maybe a close theme park in north london, or more parks,...
Sea-level rise threatens bittern's conservation success
seen at 17:01, 4 March in Natural England (Our copy).
The bittern – one of the UK’s greatest bird conservation priorities – will have an uncertain future in Britain if more is not done to protect this wetland bird from the ravages of climate change and sea level...
Rural Advocate reports on realities of rural England
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).

During 2007 Stuart Burgess, our chair and the government's Rural Advocate, visited rural communities across the country to listen to rural people about what matters most ─ the many...

Given your interest in the issue I thought you...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).

Given your interest in the issue I thought you might be interested to hear some comments on community empowermnet from Dr. Graham Gardner made at an 'Inspire East' conference on the issue last week. ...

There's some very interesting info. re:...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).

There's some very interesting info. re: affordable housing and conservation, on this non-profit making website:

http://www.the-alternative.org.uk. All the relevant info. can be downloaded...

A good report - as far as it goes. I think...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).
A good report - as far as it goes. I think Stuart should place more emphasis on Sustainable Communities and not just Sustainable Development. More on the problems of rural transport and the increasing fuel...
From Wesley...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).
From Wesley Paxton wesley@paxton5a.freeserve.co.uk I have designed a very small timber frame starter home that could be built cheaply in blocks of 4 as quarter -detached.   They would be built...
Thanks for your comment - an interesting video.
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).
Thanks for your comment - an interesting video.
Thanks for your comment and the link
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).
Thanks for your comment and the link
Thanks for your comments Phil. We'll make sure...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).
Thanks for your comments Phil. We'll make sure they're passed on to Stuart.
Thanks for your comment Wesley. Have you looked...
seen at 16:56, 4 March in Commission for Rural Communities (Our copy).

Thanks for your comment Wesley.

Have you looked into options such as Community Land Trusts as a possible way forward?

PM meets journalists and campaigners of the future
seen at 16:16, 4 March in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Gordon Brown has welcomed the winners of an annual writing competition to Number 10, calling them the "journalists, writers and campaigners of the future".
Morning press briefing from 4 March 2008
seen at 16:16, 4 March in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
Briefing from the Prime Minister's Spokesman on: Cabinet, Proms, Zimbabwe, ID cards, Chair of Business Council and Russia
Government to crack down on alcohol crime
seen at 16:16, 4 March in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The Government will launch a crackdown on alcohol-fuelled disorder in light of the Review of the Licensing Act published today.
Evaluation of the impact of the licensing act 2003
seen at 16:15, 4 March in Bank of England News - national (Our copy).
MINISTERIAL WRITTEN STATEMENT
Jobcentre plus staff get an 80% approval rating
seen at 16:10, 4 March in Department for Work and Pensions News - national (Our copy).
A survey of Jobcentre Plus customers has revealed that 80% of those using the service are happy with their experience. This rises to 89% for those dealing face to face with Jobcentre Plus advisers.
Unacceptable performance by refurbishment sector of the construction industry
seen at 16:05, 4 March in Health and Safety Executive News - national (Our copy).
"Over one in three construction sites visited put the lives of workers at risk and operated so far below the acceptable standard that our inspectors served 395 enforcement notices and stopped work on 30% of the...
Aircraft carriers progress with 70 million contracts
seen at 16:04, 4 March in Ministry of Defence News - national (Our copy).
MoD contracts worth over £70million for the supply of steel and other important equipment for the two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers were announced today by Defence Minister Baroness Taylor.
New laws will unite services around local vision
seen at 15:50, 4 March in Department for Communities and Local Government News - national (Our copy).
Hazel Blears will mark a milestone in the empowerment of local services this week, as regulations come into effect which will sweep aside the bureaucracy and barriers that hinder services in their efforts to deliver...
Better managed motorways and more funding to tackle urban congestion
seen at 15:50, 4 March in Department for Transport News - national (Our copy).
Ruth Kelly, Transport Secretary, today published new plans to tackle congestion on our busiest motorways and give drivers greater choice over their journeys.
'...ensure, ultimately, all domestic gas is used first to generate electricity 100% efficiently by facilitating micro CHP by all possible means' -- P E G COPE
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
In the current global warming context NO gas should be burnt without using...
'...put greater emphasis on establishing fish restocking reserves, like Lundy, perhaps combined with tidal power lagoons' -- P E G COPE
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
One can imagine a Dutch 'Delta Plan' style dyke enclosing part of the Dogger...
'...Install microphones on new speed cameras to detect excessive noise, especially at night' -- P E G COPE
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The equipment is there to log number plates. To detect excessive noise would...
'...Amend Building Regulations to ensure all habitable rooms have floor level above 0.1% annual flood probability level. Lower rooms may be used for garage, utility &c. at owner's risk.' -- P E G COPE
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
There is so much building on flood planes that it is impracticable to stop...
'...rethink its points quota for chefs from the Indian subcontinent hoping to work in the UK' -- Shaan Khan
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
New immigration laws introduced could have a devastating effect on Indian...
'...Convert all bus lanes to tramways in London' -- Mike Gill
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
So many roads are not fully utilised with bus lanes empty. Convert to Trams...
'...Request that The London Borough of Lambeth review thier proposals for traffic calming in Kings Avenue London SW12' -- Graham leigh
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Kings Avenue SW12 is a section of straight, wide road which runs from the...
'...abolish housing benefit and community charge benefit for pensioners and make the old age pension half average pay in order for people to pay their own way. Rich people can be taxed any amount over the basic pension given.' -- Malcolm Holland
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
'...abolish housing benefit and community charge benefit for pensioners and make the old age pension half average pay in order for people to pay their own way. Rich people can be taxed any amount over the basic ...
'...Allow British Farmers to make use of Mobile Slaughterman' -- Chantel Ormerod
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
At present, if you use a mobile slaughterman for a home slaughter, you are...
'...supply accurate information and advice about rear facing stage 1 car seats to all parents.' -- Helena Atkinson
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Independent research has shown, and child safety experts agree, that rear...
'...make it illegal to mount satellite navigation systems on the windscreen/ obscuring the windscreen of a vehicle' -- James O'Keefe
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
First and foremost I'd like to say that "Sat Nav" is a great advancement in...
'...refuse visas to the Zimbabwe team.' -- Luke Richards
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The government recently stated they will will 'not leave the [England &...
'...remove Melatonin from the 'red drug list' and allow GP's to again prescribe this.' -- Karen Bird
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Melatonin is 'the light dark hormone'. It is prescribed for people who have...
'...Ensure that all Englands borders are clearly signposted and written in large letters "WELCOME TO ENGLAND" and at least one Flag of St George is flown.' -- Colin McKenzie
seen at 15:03, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Whilst returning from Scotland via the A1 i was welcomed at the England/...
Languages ladder awards span the generation gap
seen at 14:58, 4 March in Department for Children, Schools and Families News - national (Our copy).
Awards for some of the country's best language learners were handed out by Schools Minister Jim Knight at the Imperial War Museum today.
National Delivery Plan for Children and Young People's Specialist Services in Scotland: Draft for Consultation: Summary
seen at 13:14, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
The National Delivery Plan makes recommendations for service delivery to provide sustainable specialist children's services in Scotland
National Delivery Plan for Children and Young People's Specialist Services in Scotland: Draft for Consultation
seen at 13:14, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
The National Delivery Plan makes recommendations for service delivery to provide sustainable specialist children's services in Scotland
80 million to keep older people together in a home of their own
seen at 12:29, 4 March in Department of Health News - national (Our copy).
Health and Care Minister Ivan Lewis today invited local authorities to bid for £80 million of funding to build extra care housing that would allow older people and those with long-term conditions to live...
Uk, german and swedish finance ministries publish 'social bridges ii - the importance of human capital for growth and social inclusion'
seen at 12:20, 4 March in Treasury News - national (Our copy).
Today the Finance Ministries of Sweden, the UK and Germany published a joint vision for shaping an inclusive globalisation through human capital.
Hm treasury appoints new director, public services
seen at 12:20, 4 March in Treasury News - national (Our copy).
HM Treasury has appointed Helen Bailey, currently Chief Executive of Islington Council, as Director, Public Services, following a full external competition.
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland Thematic Inspection: A review of how the Scottish Crime Recording Standard has developed within the police service in Scotland since 2005
seen at 12:19, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
This report is the result of an inspection of the Scottish Crime Recording Standard used by the police service in Scotland.
New solicitor and director general for berr
seen at 12:05, 4 March in Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform News - national (Our copy).
Rachel Sandby-Thomas is to join the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR) as Solicitor and Director General on 31 March 2008.
Publication of research into charging structures for personal accounts
seen at 11:59, 4 March in Personal Account Delivery Authority News - national (Our copy).
The personal accounts delivery authority has published a research report, Building personal accounts: Attitudes and reactions to possible charging structures, today. The research report provides further detail ...
Trustee of the National Heritage Memorial Fund
seen at 11:20, 4 March in Number 10 » News Stories (Our copy).
The Prime Minister has reappointed Dr Tristram Hunt as a Trustee of the National Heritage Memorial Fund. His second term of appointment will run from 3 March 2008 to 2 March 2011.
Defra launches national standing committee for farm animal genetic resources
seen at 11:15, 4 March in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - national (Our copy).
Today Defra launched the National Standing Committee designed to encourage the sustainable use and protection of the nation's rich diversity of livestock breeds.
No room for let up in the battle against litter says minister
seen at 11:15, 4 March in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - national (Our copy).
Environment Minister Jonathan Shaw today urged the public and local authorities to continue the fight for cleaner streets as he published a new environmental survey.
'...Directly intervene to prevent the UKs three largest Internet Providers, namely BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk from selling it's customers private data to a known purveyor of spyware.' -- Ashley Apps
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
BT, Virgin Media, and Carphone Warehouse have signed a deal to sell data on...
'...Adopt the U.S. system of political election for our parliament.' -- Dennis Price
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
I believe that our system of democracy favours a lack of accountability for...
'...bring back the evening peak for trains leaving london between 16:30 & 18:30' -- Paul Collins
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Rail companies currently allow cheap day return and singles to travel at...
'...Allow higher tax allowance thresholds for working pensioners' -- Pam Morton
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Pensioners sometimes have no choice but to work to combat low state pensions...
'...make it illegal to advertise any publication telling people how to get away with breaking the law (and, of course, ban all such publications in the first place)' -- Margaret King
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
This petition refers to a book telling motorists how to get away with...
'...Extend the lower rate of 5% VAT to include Condensing Gas Boiler Installations & Replacements' -- GRAHAM LEIGH
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
The lower rate of 5% is currently applied only to thermostats, valves,...
'...Allow more developments on farmland' -- Melanie Dymond
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
It is a fact that we need to increase the amount of housing across the...
'...Grant sovereignty of power to local Conservation Officers in matters regarding Conservation Area Planning policies.' -- Antonia Butler
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
It is heartbreaking to see lumps of local heritage being consigned to...
'...Stop ISP's from breaching customers privacy via advertising technologies.' -- Mark Antony Thompson
seen at 11:10, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
We petition the Prime Minister to investigate the Phorm technology and if...
Single border force to protect south coast
seen at 11:07, 4 March in Home Office News - national (Our copy).
Organised criminals trying to cheat their way through security at south coast ports are about to come up against a single border force.
Sure start shows positive impact on lives of children and families - but ministers say more to do
seen at 11:01, 4 March in Department for Children, Schools and Families News - national (Our copy).
Children behave better and are more independent if they live in areas with Sure Start Children's Centres, according to an independent evaluation report published today.
Adult Vulnerable Witnesses in Sheriff Court Summary Cases
seen at 10:58, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
information booklet for adult vulnerable witnesses in sheriff court summary cases
Permitted Development Rights for Domestic Microgeneration Equipment: Consultation Paper
seen at 10:58, 4 March in The Scottish Government Publications - Latest (Our copy).
Seeks views on the extent to which planning control can be reduced for domestic buildings by making microgeneration equipment 'permitted development' and thus removing the need to apply for planning permission.
Disability: Independent Living Strategy (Lord McKenzie of Luton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (James Purnell) has made the following Statement.

Today I am publishing the independent living strategy. This is a cross-government...

EU: Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Lord Davies of Oldham, Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

My right honourable friend theChancellor of the Exchequer (Alistair Darling) has made the following Written Statement.

The Economic and Financial Affairs Council was held in Brussels on 12 February 2008...

EU: Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Lord Davies of Oldham, Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

My right honourable friend theChancellor of the Exchequer (Alistair Darling) has made the following Written Statement.

The Economic and Financial Affairs Council will be held in Brussels on 4 March 2008...

ECOFIN (12 February 2008) (Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The Economic and Financial Affairs Council was held in Brussels on 12 February 2008. The Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury attended for the UK. The items on the agenda were as follows:

Implementation ...

ECOFIN (4 March 2008) (Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The Economic and Financial Affairs Council will be held in Brussels on 4 March 2008. The items on the agenda are as follows:

Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact. Stability and Convergence Programmes...

Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (Des Browne, Secretary of State, Scotland Office)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

I am pleased to announce that I have extended the appointment of Dr Anne Wright CBE as a member of the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body for a period of one year, commencing on 1 March 2008. The extension has been...

Agriculture and Fisheries Council (18 February) (Hilary Benn, Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

My noble Friend the Minister for Sustainable Food and Farming and Animal Health represented the United Kingdom at this month's Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels.

The Council held a policy debate...

Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust (Foundation Trust Authorisation) (Ben Bradshaw, Minister of State, Department of Health)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

The chairman of Monitor—the statutory name of which is the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts—announced last week that, in accordance with section 35 of the National Health Service Act 2006, Monitor...

Light Dues (Jim Fitzpatrick, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

I am pleased to announce that light dues rates and the tonnage threshold will remain the same for 2008-09. As a result of continuing efficiency gains made by the general lighthouse authorities we were able to...

Road and Rail Capacity (East of England) (Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State, Department for Transport)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

I am today announcing plans for my Department to take forward work to consider the long-term capacity of the M11 motorway and the West Anglia main line. This is in recognition of the proposed growth in the draft...

Independent Living Strategy (James Purnell, Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions)
seen at 10:58, 4 March in Written Ministerial Statements (Our copy).

Today I am publishing the independent living strategy. This is a cross-Government strategy that will give disabled people more choice and control over the services they need.

The independent living review...

'...create legislation to enforce corporate responsibility' -- Zulekha Grace
seen at 10:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Consumers should not have to choose between 1) buying from companies that...
'...Reclassify cannabis to at least a class B drug as it is clearly criminal to grow, use or sell' -- Rachel Louise Upton
seen at 10:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Upgrade the classification of cannabis to a well defined crime as it is a...
'...Completely remove any intention of introducing Rod licensing in the forthcoming Marine Bill which is open for comments until the end of March.' -- Peter Race
seen at 10:02, 4 March in Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions (Our copy).
Licencing of Sea Anglers involved in leisure pursuits must not take place as...