Thursday, 1 December 2005
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to protect the most vulnerable and poorest members of society from unscrupulous lenders.
What steps he is taking to increase UK trade with India.
What steps he is taking to enforce the regulation of employment agencies.
If he will make a statement on the future funding of the rural post office network.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the businesslink.gov.uk website.
If he will make a statement on the impact of the outcome of the non-agricultural market access negotiations at the World Trade Organisation on British trade and industry.
The Minister for Women and Equality was asked—
I welcome the Deputy Leader of the House to the Dispatch Box and ask him to give us the business for next week.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. At Culture, Media and Sport Question Time on 21 November, I asked whether the Secretary of State thought it proper "to have held ministerial meetings with...
Not amended in the Standing Committee, considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 3, in page 1, line 8, at end insert— '(1B) An order under subsection (1A) may be made in relation to an individual billing authority, a group of adjoining...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Legal Aid (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 15th November, be approved.—[Mr. Roy.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee), That this House agrees with the Report [30th November] of the Liaison Committee.—[Mr. Roy.]...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Roy.]
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