Thursday, 2 February 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the prospects for growth in 2012.
What his policy is on the Daylight Saving Bill; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to support micro-businesses.
What steps he plans to take to address executive pay and reduce rewards for failure.
What plans he has to facilitate the provision of higher education in further education institutions.
What recent progress he has made on determining the location of the green investment bank.
What recent assessment he has made of prospects for economic growth and their effect on business confidence.
What recent discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on promoting job creation in Scotland.
What steps his Department is taking to promote business growth.
What recent assessment he has made of the strength of the construction industry.
What assessment he has made of the effect of higher tuition fees on the level of university admissions in the next academic year.
What his policy is on responding to public interest declarations made to him or his Department.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Chief Secretary to the Treasury if he will set out the Government’s policy on the operation of tax avoidance schemes in the civil service.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. We look forward to debating the Water Industry (Financial Assistance) Bill, which is being presented by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 5 7 ) Mrs Secretary Spelman, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Vince Cable...
[Relevant documents: Seventh Report from the Justice Committee, Session 20 10 -12, Draft Sentencing Guidelines: Drugs a nd Burglary, HC 1211; First Report from the Justice Committee, Session...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Vara.)
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