House of Commons debates
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
- Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
- Civil Society Organisations (Financial Support) (8 speeches)
How much financial support the Government gave to civil society organisations in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2012-13 to date.
- Voluntary and Community Sector (8 speeches)
What recent progress he has made in increasing capacity in the voluntary and community sector.
- Tax Avoidance (Government Contracts) (6 speeches)
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring that companies in receipt of Government contracts do not engage in tax avoidance schemes.
- Information Technology Management (6 speeches)
What plans he has to achieve greater value for money from the Government’s management of information technology.
- Cyber-security Partnership (11 speeches)
What his policy is on the cyber-security partnership.
- Contracts Finder Website (6 speeches)
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Contracts Finder website.
- Civil Service Pensions (6 speeches)
What estimate he has made of the potential savings to the Exchequer from the Government’s proposed reforms to civil service pensions. [R]
- National Citizen Service (8 speeches)
What progress he has made on his plans for the National Citizen Service.
- Topical Questions (20 speeches, 1 annotation)
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister
The Prime Minister was asked—
- Engagements (66 speeches)
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 6 February.
- Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (Inquiry) (106 speeches)
Today, Robert Francis has published the report of the public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire NHS foundation Trust. Mr Speaker, I have a deep affection for our national health service. I will...
- Financial Services (29 speeches)
I would like, Mr Speaker, to update the House on the investigations of the Financial Services Authority, the US Department of Justice and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission into the...
- Point of Order (2 speeches)
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. There is a lack of recent Government statements on the deployment of British forces in Mali and other parts of north Africa. Last weekend, the Prime...
- United Kingdom Membership of the European Union (Referendum) (5 speeches)
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
- Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day: First Part] — Suicide Prevention (94 speeches)
I beg to move, That this House recognises that the number of suicides in the UK, particularly amongst young people, represents a major challenge for government and society; acknowledges the work...
- Canterbury City Council Bill (1 speech)
Further consideration of Lords amendments
- Clause 2 — Interpretation (17 speeches)
Amendment proposed ( 31 January): C6, page 2, leave out lines 17 to 27.—(Stuart Andrew.) Question again proposed, That this House agrees with Lords amendment C6.
- Clause 4 — Provision of services (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put, That this House agrees with Lords amendment C8.—(Stuart Andrew.) The House divided: Ayes 255, Noes 4.
- Clause 5 — Pedlars (0 speeches)
Amendment (g) proposed to Lords amendment C9.—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided. Mr Deputy Speaker stated that he thought that the Noes had it; and, on...
- Clause 11 — Touting (88 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House agrees with Lords amendment C15.—(Mr Brazier.)
- Provision of Information by the Council (0 speeches)
Amendment (e) proposed to Lords amendment C27.—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 6, Noes 156.
- Leeds City Council Bill (0 speeches)
Lords amendments L1 to L19 agreed to.
- Nottingham City Council Bill (0 speeches)
Lords amendments N1 to N20 agreed to.
- Reading Borough Council Bill (0 speeches)
Lords amendments R1 to R23 agreed to.
- Business without Debate (0 speeches)
- Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
- National Health Service (0 speeches)
That the draft National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 5 December 2012, be...
- Social Security (0 speeches)
That the draft Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 13 December 2012, be approved.—(Mr Syms.) The Deputy Speaker’s...
- Business of the House (0 speeches)
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 13 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put...
- Sittings of the House (1 speech)
Motion made, That this House shall sit on Friday 22 March.—(Mr Syms.)
- National Assembly for Wales (32 speeches)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)