House of Commons debates
Monday, 19 November 2012

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Front-line Police Officers (12 speeches)
      What change in the number of front-line police officers there has been since May 2010.
    • Immigration Rules (10 speeches)
      What plans she has to review the timing, frequency and communication of changes to the immigration rules and associated guidance.
    • Drugs Strategy (8 speeches, 2 annotations)
      What recent assessment she has made of the Government’s drugs strategy; and if she will make a statement.
    • Student Visa System (10 speeches)
      What steps her Department is taking to reform the student visa system; and if she will make a statement.
    • Policing Levels (East Midlands) (6 speeches)
      What recent assessment she has made of policing levels in the east midlands; and if she will make a statement.
    • UK Border Force (6 speeches)
      What assessment she has made of the morale of staff in the UK Border Force.
    • Asylum Seekers (6 speeches)
      What plans she has to speed up the removal of people refused asylum in the UK.
    • Policing (Bureaucracy) (11 speeches)
      What steps she is taking to reduce bureaucracy in policing.
    • Student Visas (8 speeches)
      How many student visas she expects to be issued in 2013.
    • Visa System (6 speeches)
      What steps her Department is taking through the visa system to enable business and tourist visitors to contribute to economic growth.
    • Police Procurement (7 speeches)
      What assessment she has made of the potential for achieving savings through economies of scale in police procurement.
    • Antisocial Behaviour (6 speeches)
      What progress her Department has made in reducing levels of alcohol-related antisocial behaviour.
    • Police and Crime Commissioners (6 speeches)
      When she plans to meet the police and crime commissioner for Greater Manchester.
    • Gangmasters Licensing Authority (6 speeches)
      What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the effectiveness of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in tackling trafficked labour.
    • Topical Questions (39 speeches)
      If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
    • UK Aid (Uganda and Rwanda) (39 speeches)
      (Urgent Question ): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on UK aid to Uganda and Rwanda in light of renewed conflict by M23 rebels in Goma,...
  • Points of Order (14 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Last week’s elections for police and crime commissioners had two remarkable characteristics that should concern the House. On the one hand, they had the...
  • New Members (0 speeches)
    The following Member made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law: Andrew Sawford, for Corby. The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law: Stephen John Doughty, for...
  • Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] (165 speeches)
    Second Reading
  • Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords](Programme) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7) ) , That the following provisions shall apply to the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill shall be...
  • Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] (Money) (0 speeches)
    Queen’s recommendation signified . Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)( a )), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Groceries Code Adjudicator...
  • Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] (Ways and Means) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)( a )), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords], it is expedient to...
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
    • Contracting Out (0 speeches)
      That the draft Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.— (Greg Hands .)...
  • Draft Care and Support Bill (Joint Committee) (0 speeches)
    Resolved , That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 8 November 2012, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider the draft Care and Support...
  • Petitions (0 speeches)
    • Arpley Landfill Site (1 speech)
      I rise to present a petition on behalf of the people of Warrington in respect of our objection to the proposal to potentially continue the licence at Arpley tip beyond 2013. Working with...
    • Treatment for Gastroparesis (1 speech)
      I have a petition signed by more than 4,000 residents of North East Somerset to the honourable House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament...
  • Telford Rail Services (4 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands .)