House of Commons debates
Monday, 14 January 2013

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Falkland Islands (8 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the readiness of British forces based in the Falkland Islands; and if he will make a statement.
    • Mali (10 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with European Defence Ministers on the security situation in Mali.
    • Armed Forces Covenant (15 speeches)
      What discussions his Department has had with other Government Departments on supporting the armed forces covenant.
    • British Defence Exports (6 speeches)
      What support he has given to the promotion of British defence exports.
    • UK/French Expeditionary Forces (Interoperability) (6 speeches)
      What recent progress he has made on improving the interoperability of UK and French expeditionary forces.
    • Reserves Green Paper (15 speeches)
      What support he has received from major employers for the proposals set out in his Reserves Green Paper.
    • Afghanistan (11 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with his international security assistance force partners on the draw-down of combat troops from Afghanistan.
    • Middle East (8 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in the middle east; and if he will make a statement.
    • Cadet Forces (6 speeches)
      What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of cadet forces in the UK.
    • US Defence Policy (4 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on the shift in US defence policy from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
    • Defence Industrial Base (Scotland) (13 speeches)
      What estimate he has made of the number of people employed in Scotland as part of the defence industrial base.
    • Topical Questions (48 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
    • Attacks on Civilians (Burma) (15 speeches)
      (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Burmese army attacks on civilians in the Kachin state.
    • State Pension Reform (72 speeches)
      With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on state pension reform. I am pleased to announce that, as part of the coalition Government’s mid-term review, we shall be...
    • Mali (41 speeches)
      With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Mali and on the United Kingdom’s limited support to the French military deployment to assist the Government of Mali. On 10...
    • Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (136 speeches, 2 annotations)
      Second Reading
    • Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (Programme) (0 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
    • Crime and Courts 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 Crime and Courts Bill [Lords],...
    • Crime and Courts 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 Crime and Courts Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise— (1)...
    • Business without Debate — Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
    • Charging Orders (0 speeches)
      That the draft Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 26 November 2012, be approved.—(Nicky Morgan.) Question put....
    • Finance and Services (0 speeches)
      Ordered, That Mr Shailesh Vara be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mr Greg Knight be added.—(Anne Milton, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
  • Vascular Services (Wycombe Hospital) (11 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Nicky Morgan.)