Session 00/01

PQs: 132

EDMS signed: 187

EDMS tabled: 4

Petitions: 1 (Fertility treatment petition)

Contributions to debates: 4

Bills presented: 1 - Recycling (Doorstep Collection).

%age of divisions participated in: 77%

Contributions to Standing Committees

Draft Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 10/7/00

Draft Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2000 16/3/00

Delegated Legislation

Agriculture Select Committee (8/5/01)

Ninth Special Report

Eighth Special Report (30/4/01)

Seventh Special Report (23/4/01)

Sixth Special Report

Fifth Special Report

Fourth Special Report





Question after statement on the foot and mouth disease outbreak. 26/04/01

Adjournment debate on a ministry for Rural Development 06.04.2001

Recycling (Doorstep Collection). Motion for leave to introduce a bill. Presentation and first reading. 13/03/01

Westminster Hall adjournment debate on the condition of buildings at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. 16/01/01



EDM 605   



 That this House congratulates the organisers of the Flora London Marathon 2001 for the way they professionally organised the race of 37,000 competitors of whom 32,000 finished; expresses deep sympathy for the family of Graham Barrow from Lancashire who died after the race; congratulates Abdelkader el Mouaziz from Morocco who won the men's race and Derartu Tulu from Ethiopia who won the women's race; expresses concern that Tulu was nearly assaulted on the finish line and urges the Home Secretary to investigate how security can be improved for next year's event; and thanks all volunteers and staff who made the race such a success and greatly appreciates the London crowds who made it a fun day out.


EDM 439   



That this House condemns Severn Trent Water for their change of mind in refusing to fund a replacement sewage treatment works for residents in the village of Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, congratulates the local parish council, Councillor Claire Wild, and Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council for their determination to find a solution to a delapidated treatment works that is costing local residents a small fortune to maintain; notes the Environment Agency has not objected to a £46,000 scheme that Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough, as owners has proposed, but expresses amazement that Severn Trent Water have insisted they would only adopt future responsibility for the sewage treatment of waste if a £190,000 scheme is built; believes Severn Trent Water are not interested in accepting a public duty to serve rural communities with basic services; remembers that Severn Trent Water made £98 million in profits last year; and urges Severn Trent Water to agree to fund a new sewage treatment scheme for Wroxeter village.


EDM 351   



 That this House recognises the anguish caused by infertility; calls on Her Majesty's Government to ensure that a full range of modern infertility services is made available to couples on the NHS on the basis of need and not based on where they live; additionally takes note of the clinical guidelines commissioned by Government and prepared by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; and urges Her Majesty's Government to ensure that infertility treatment is provided in line with these guidelines in all parts of the country.


EDM 127   



 That this House pays tribute to the late Norman Cadman of Castlefields and Ditherington in Shrewsbury who died recently aged 83 years after a sudden illness; recognises that he served 22 years as a Labour Councillor who was intensely proud of this ward and the town of Shrewsbury and helped campaign for new playgrounds and other facilities for local children; remembers he served his country as a dispatch driver during the Second World War including seeing action at Arnhem Bridge; and recognises the sacrifice he made representing local people.



Mr. Paul Marsden (Shrewsbury and Atcham): I present this petition with my wholehearted support as it is vital for the local economy and Shrewsbury Town football club that they have a new purpose-built, modern stadium with community sports facilities. In four years as an hon. Member, this is largest petition that I have presented to the House; it is signed by 2,281 people.

28 Mar 2001 : Column 1077

The petition states:

"To the House of Commons

The petition of

The people of Shrewsbury and beyond

Declares that

They totally support the proposed New Meadow scheme for Shrewsbury Town Football Club, which is urgently required to ensure the financial survival of the Club and to improve community sports facilities.

The petitioners therefore request

That the House of Commons urges the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and Shrewsbury & Atcham Borough Council to back the planning application offering Shrewsbury Town FC a fresh vision for the millennium.

To lie upon the Table.

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