Parliamentary proceedings

Displaying 1 - 10 of 308
23 Dec 2010 - The Scottish Parliament
The Presiding Officer (Alex Fergusson): The next item of business is a statement by Angela Constance on Skills Development Scotland. The minister will take questions at the end of her 10-minute statement and there should therefore be no...
23 Dec 2010 - The Scottish Parliament
The Presiding Officer (Alex Fergusson): The next item of business is a debate on violence against women. We have a little leeway on timing, so members should feel free to take interventions, despite the fact that a speaking time of four minutes is...
21 Dec 2010 - House of Commons
Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South) (Lab): May I take this opportunity to wish you a very merry Christmas, Mr Speaker? I understand that the pre-Christmas recess Adjournment debate was often a cheerful occasion. Unfortunately, the scrapping of the...
17 Dec 2010 - Seanad Éireann
Senator David Norris: I welcome the Minister. I am relieved to have made it to the House by the skin of my teeth. I was at an educational establishment, St. Patrick's Cathedral Choir and Grammar School, which dates back in some ways to 1432. I thank...
16 Dec 2010 - Seanad Éireann
Senator Cecilia Keaveney: I thank the Minister of State for attending. I raise the issue of the current status and the perceived goals and aims of youth councils, specifically the youth council in Donegal which was one of the pilot zones. I declare...
16 Dec 2010 - Dáil Éireann
Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Mary Coughlan): This amendment was discussed on Committee Stage. I indicated at that time that I did not propose to accept it. A Government amendment that was agreed on Committee Stage provides...
16 Dec 2010 - The Scottish Parliament
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Trish Godman): The next item of business is a statement by Mike Russell on the future of Scottish higher education. As the cabinet secretary will take questions at the end of the statement, there should be no...
16 Dec 2010 - The Scottish Parliament
The Deputy Presiding Officer (Trish Godman): The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S3M-7259, in the name of Johann Lamont, on support for children in family and friends care. Motion debated, That the Parliament...
15 Dec 2010 - House of Commons
Simon Hart (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire) (Con): May I say what an honour it is to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Benton, and not for the first time? I start by declaring an interest. My enthusiasm for this subject started in previous...
15 Dec 2010 - House of Commons
Teresa Pearce (Erith and Thamesmead) (Lab): It is a privilege to have this debate under your chairmanship, Ms Clark. I am pleased to see so many hon. Members here to talk about an important issue. I will try to keep my speech brief, so that...