Monday, 29 June 1998
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What role his Department is playing in promoting good design in (a) the media and (b) elsewhere. 
What support he is giving to encourage tourism as a means of economic regeneration for seaside towns. 
How his Department is working with the social exclusion unit to ensure sport plays a role in combating social exclusion. 
What discussions he has had on the 2006 world cup bid; and if he will make a statement. 
What plans he has to ensure that the Heritage Lottery Fund's access fund benefits projects targeted at disadvantaged people. 
If he will make a statement on the (a) provisions in the charter and agreement and (b) legislation which require the British Broadcasting Corporation and independent television and radio to treat...
What steps the football task force is taking to combat racism in football. 
What proportion of the funding available to the Millennium Commission will be spent in the north-west region. 
What assessment he has made of the job creation potential of Britain's creative industries. 
The Minister was asked—
The hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—
If he will make a statement on the Church Commissioners' 30 per cent. threshold for ethical investments. 
If he will make a statement on the work of the Church Commissioners during the past year in respect of funding clergy. 
[15TH ALLOTTED DAY]
With permission, I shall put together the motions relating to delegated legislation.
That the draft Welfare of Livestock (Amendment) Regulations 1998, which were laid before this House on 21st May, be approved.
That the draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Northern Ireland) Order 1998, which was laid before this House on 1st June, be approved.
That the Value Added Tax (Reduced Rate) Order 1998 (S.I., 1998, No. 1375), dated 3rd June 1998, which was laid before this House on 3rd June, be approved.
That the draft Child Benefit and Social Security (Fixing and Adjustment of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 1998, which were laid before this House on 8th June, be approved.
That the draft Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 Statutory Sum Order 1998, which was laid before this House on 8th June, be approved.
That the draft Air Carrier Liability Order 1998, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved.—[Janet Anderson.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Janet Anderson.]
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