House of Commons debates
Wednesday, 19 December 2012

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office
    The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
    • Civil Servants (York) (8 speeches)
      How many full-time equivalent civil servants were employed in York in May (a) 2010 and (b) 2012.
    • Procurement (6 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the implementation of the Government’s procurement reforms.
    • Volunteering (6 speeches)
      What plans he has to promote volunteering opportunities for recently retired people to work with young people.
    • National Citizen Service (9 speeches)
      What progress he has made on his plans for the National Citizen Service.
    • Government Contracts (8 speeches)
      What his policy is on streamlining the procurement process to enable more small and medium-sized enterprises to secure Government contracts.
    • Charities (12 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to support smaller charities.
    • Cyber-security (6 speeches, 1 annotation)
      What recent progress he has made on the Government’s cyber-security strategy and establishing a centre for global cyber-security capacity building.
    • Charities (4 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the merits of establishing an independent body to investigate complaints against charities.
    • Topical Questions (19 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister
    The Prime Minister was asked—
    • Engagements (67 speeches, 2 annotations)
      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 19 December.
    • Afghanistan (79 speeches)
      With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement on Afghanistan. Let me once again pay tribute to the brave men and women of our armed forces serving in Afghanistan. Theirs is a...
    • Local Government Finance (85 speeches)
      With permission, I should like to make a statement on finance for English local authorities for 2013-14 and 2014-15. The autumn statement sets out how the coalition Government are putting our...
  • Point of Order (2 speeches)
    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. You have very helpfully held more than an hour’s discussion and questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the...
  • Royal Assent (1 speech)
    Before we proceed, I need to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts and Measure: Civil Aviation Act...
  • Charities Act 2011 (Amendment) (3 speeches, 1 annotation)
    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
  • Energy Bill (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 Energy Bill, it is expedient...
  • Energy Bill (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 Energy Bill, it is expedient to authorise— (1) provisions by...
  • Energy Bill (Carry-over) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 80A(1)(a)). That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Energy Bill have not been completed, they...
  • Portland Search and Rescue Helicopter (14 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Goodwill.)