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Thursday, 16 February 2006
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to encourage manufacturing and research and development in Coventry, South and the west midlands region; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his Department's policy on increasing the UK's share of international trade and inward investment.
If he will make a statement on recent increases in energy prices.
What measures are in place to increase capacity for gas supply and storage in the UK.
What steps the Government are taking to combat intellectual property crime.
If he will bring forward earlier comprehensive decommissioning of nuclear power stations.
When he next expects to meet the European Commissioner with responsibility for competition to discuss opening up the European energy market.
What recent assessment the Office of Fair Trading has made of the regulation of charges imposed by banks on their customers.
What discussions he has had with the US Administration concerning the cancellation of the contract for the GE Rolls-Royce F136 engine.
The Minister for Women was asked—
What discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on the steps that he is taking to provide victims of trafficking with specialist care and protection to enable them to make choices about...
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for the week following the recess?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am grateful to you for allowing me to make a point of order, of which I have given you prior notice. In recent years, the Government have been...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 European Union...
Mr. Secretary Hain, supported by The Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Straw, Mr. Secretary Clarke, Secretary Alan Johnson and Mr. David Hanson, presented a Bill to...
I beg to move, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 25th January, be approved.
Resolved, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 25th January, be approved.—[Mr. Timms.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Caroline Flint.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft International Development Association (Fourteenth Replenishment) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 18th January, be approved.—[Gillian Merron.] Question agreed to.
I wish to present a petition on behalf of my constituent Amanda Palmer of 36, Ocean Road, Thurnby Lodge, Leicester, and 900 other constituents. It concerns the decision of St. Mary's parochial...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Coaker]
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