The second reason why I feel it vital to have an urgent debate on this matter is that we are clearly on the verge of an acute Crisis in the Provision of accommodation for the single homeless.
My hon. Friend the Member for Eton and Slough (Miss Lestor) drew attention to the Crisis in the Provision of residential staff.
it does nothing to tackle the desperate shortage of money and Crisis of Provision in our schools.
The truth - it is fully recognised by parents - is that the Secretary of State is doing little or nothing to tackle the growing Crisis of Provision in our classrooms.
The Bill is not only ill-timed; it does nothing to tackle the desperate shortage of money and Crisis of Provision in our schools.
The Bill does nothing to tackle the desperate shortage of money and Crisis of Provision in our schools.
Sometimes there is a tendency to suggest that my local authority is faced with a problem that is entirely of our own making, and that the current Crisis in the Provision of services - a crisis that all too often hits those who are least able to defend and take care of themselves, those who are unemployed, those who are disabled, those who are elderly, those who, for one reason or another, are particularly dependent on local authority provision, just as much as it hits those who simply require the ordinary services such as refuse collection and the like that a local authority should provide for its residents - is entirely of the making of the Labour administration.
There is a Crisis in the Provision of legal aid.
There is what has been described as a deepening Crisis in the Provision of health services at the Ulster hospital.
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Crisis in the Provision of housing is such that adequate resources should come from his Department?
It is because of the state of Crisis in the Provision of legal services in Britain.
I draw the Minister's attention to the existing Crisis in the Provision of intensive care facilities, not just in Greater London but, as the hon. Member for Chislehurst said, in the area within the boundaries of the M25.
It is clear to me - as it is to every observer, whether politically neutral or not - that there is a Crisis in Provision in the capital, and, indeed, in other urban areas.
Will the Deputy Prime Minister comment on today's damning report from the British Medical Association which says that patients' lives are being put at risk because of the Crisis in the Provision of acute hospital beds in our country?
In primary and secondary schools, there is a Crisis in the Provision of books and equipment.
The end result of that process, which was outlined ably by my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, South and Finsbury, has been the Crisis of Provision of hospital beds that we have seen this winter.
I am not alone in the county in sensing a looming Crisis in the Provision of secondary education in the area.
Does the Minister accept that, with only four practices out of 88 in Cornwall accepting new adult NHS patients, there is a Crisis in Provision there?
While there is always a danger of making too free a use of emotive terms, I believe that throughout the country, but particularly in certain parts of it, we are facing what can properly be described as a Crisis in the Provision of social care for elderly people.
The noble Baroness, Lady Barker, re-emphasised that point in relation to the training of staff and the noble Earl, Lord Howe, talked about a Crisis in the Provision of social care for older people.
My noble friend Lord Howe spoke of the Crisis in the Provision of care.
I was lucky to secure an Adjournment debate on16 October 2001 when I drew attention to what is reasonably described as a Crisis in the Provision of long-term care in the county.
) Act 2003 will merely place an unfair financial burden on Social Services departments, and could lead to patients being discharged prematurely from hospital into inappropriate care, resulting in an increase in emergency readmissions; and calls on the Government to recognise the Crisis in the Provision of long term care for elderly people, to take action to reduce the current rate of care home closures and to combat the decline in the availability of domiciliary care, rather than simply disregard the crisis.
My Lords, is it not clear that the change in ACT to which my noble friend referred was only the first in a series of actions by the Chancellor that have added to the present Crisis in Provision?
He will recall that in a debate some months ago he agreed that there was a Crisis in the Provision of affordable homes in Wales.
It is important that we consider both sides of the equation and concentrate on the broader picture if we are to address what is nothing less than a Crisis in the Provision of social housing to meet the needs of our population.
Worrying though those findings are, it is not possible to argue that we have a general Crisis in Provision for children with autism, although we do need to deal with the problems.
Many of my constituents live in far better quality housing as a result of the commitment and money that we invested in social housing, but we lost sight of a growing Crisis in the Provision of affordable rented accommodation for our constituents right across the capital and the country.
What, then, will Ministers do beyond the excellent cross-party work that probably will go forward to do something about the resources that are leaking away and the current Crisis in Provision?
This Crisis in the Provision of speech and communication therapy means that for a significant proportion of children with these conditions-I remind the House that it is the most common disability of childhood, which substantially limits the chances of reaching their potential at work and even in relationships-this problem will be neglected without the kind of emphasis that these amendments provide.
The House has debated on numerous occasions-so I do not want to get into the detail of it-the forthcoming Crisis in the Provision of social care, simply illustrated I think by the so-called Barnet graph of doom.
The private profitability of the water industry has increased in the ensuing years and has reached astonishing levels, but now there is an impending Crisis in the Provision of the services.