House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 22 March 2011

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
    • Financial Regulation (6 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the effects on the economy of the trade in mortgage-backed securities and collateralised debt obligations.
    • Looked-after Children (Saving Schemes) (10 speeches, 1 annotation)
      If he will bring forward proposals for a scheme to provide looked-after children with a savings account or trust fund funded by contributions from the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement.
    • VAT (Road Fuel) (16 speeches)
      If he will estimate the revenue to the Exchequer attributable to receipts from the increase in the standard rate of value added tax on road fuel.
    • Employment (VAT Rise) (12 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the effect on levels of employment of the increase in the standard rate of value added tax.
    • Manufacturing (19 speeches)
      What fiscal measures he has taken to support economic growth in the manufacturing sector.
    • Public Expenditure Reductions (8 speeches)
      If he will review the pace of proposed reductions in public expenditure to take into account GDP figures for the fourth quarter of 2010.
    • Budget Deficit (9 speeches)
      By what date he expects revenue to the Exchequer to match levels of public expenditure.
    • Budget (Impact Assessments) (12 speeches)
      If he will (a) prepare and (b) publish an assessment of the relative effect of his forthcoming budget on women, families and ethnic minorities.
    • VAT (Road Fuel) (9 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the effect on road fuel prices of the increase in the standard rate of value added tax.
    • Budget Deficit (8 speeches)
      What recent representations he has received on measures to reduce the budget deficit.
    • Economic Growth (11 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the effect on economic growth of the spending reductions set out in the June 2010 Budget.
    • Topical Questions (54 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
    • Student Visas (83 speeches)
      The UK has a worldwide reputation for providing quality education to overseas students, and Britain is rightly the destination of choice for many people wishing to study abroad, but under the...
  • Points of Order (6 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Have you received any communication from Vodafone to explain its poor network coverage in the Westminster area since last Friday? Fortunately, I am on another...
  • Dangerous and Reckless Cycling (Offences) (1 speech, 4 annotations)
    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )
    • Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [Lords] (0 speeches)
      [Relevant documents: The Fourth Report from the Treasury Committee, Office for Budget Responsibility, HC 385, and the Government’s response, Cm 7962.] Consideration of Bill, as amended in...
    • Clause 1 — charter for budget responsibility (131 speeches, 1 annotation)
      I beg to move amendment 1, page 1, line 13, at end insert— ‘(d) the Treasury’s objectives in relation to economic policy and policy for the advancement of...
    • Clause 2 — Annual Budget documents (14 speeches)
      I beg to move amendment 2, page 2, line 14, at end add— ‘(5) The Treasury must place in the House of Commons Library the costing methods and assumptions...
  • Petition — Sentencing Guidelines (Manslaughter) (1 speech)
    The petition is of residents of Alyn and Deeside and neighbouring areas, totalling some 3,000 persons. The petition states: The Petition of residents of Alyn and Deeside, Declares that Peter...
  • Royal Assent (1 speech)
    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: National Insurance Contributions Act 2011 Budget...