Thursday, 1 March 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment she has made of the Austrian constitutional court’s decision to dismiss the legal challenge against a ban on wild animals in circuses; and if she will bring forward...
How many apprentices are employed in her Department.
What recent discussions she has had on reform of the common agricultural policy; and if she will make a statement.
When she plans to publish her proposals on dangerous dogs.
What recent discussions she has had with representatives of the insurance industry on the Government’s policy on maintaining coastal and inland flood defences.
What assessment she has made of the implications for her policy on waste of the Government’s strategy on metal theft.
What steps her Department is taking to protect production and jobs in the UK sugar industry.
What discussions she has had with the Welsh Government on the spread of the Schmallenberg virus.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The hon. Member for Banbury, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—
What annual wage is paid to chauffeurs working for Church of England bishops.
What steps the Church Commissioners are taking to ensure that cathedrals are able to access insurance.
What steps the Church Commissioners are taking to promote bell ringing.
What discussions the Church Commissioners have had with (a) the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport and (b) the Secretary of State for the Home Department on metal theft...
What plans the Church Commissioners have to provide support for Christian communities in Syria.
What recent representations the Church Commissioners have received on bats in churches; and if he will make a statement.
What recent representations he has received on the implications for the Church Commissioners of the Government’s plans to introduce same-sex marriage.
How many churches use forensic marking systems to prevent metal theft from church property; and what the cost is of such systems.
Will the Leader of the House please tell us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The very able and normally well informed shadow Leader of the House, the hon. Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle), quite inadvertently I am sure, misled the...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Gareth Thomas presented a Bill to require firms offering regulated private pensions services to exercise a fiduciary duty of care to...
I beg to move, That this House notes that the e-petition entitled Public and Private Pension Increases—change from RPI to CPI attracted over 100,000 signatures very quickly, revealing a...
[Relevant document: The Eighth Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, Inward Investment in Wales , HC 854.]
In my hand, I have a petition signed by 938 constituents, calling for free home-to-school transport from Perton to Codsall high school. You might be interested to know, Mr Deputy Speaker, that on...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Angela Watkinson.)
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