Thursday, 30 November 2006
The Secretary of State was asked—
What account is taken of local opinion in the planning regime in relation to applications for wind farm development.
What assessment he has made of the impact of interest rates for consumer credit on low income families.
When he expects to complete his investigation into the collapse of Farepak.
What steps his Department is taking to raise the level of skills in the manufacturing sector.
What steps he has taken to incentivise small and medium-sized businesses to design and manufacture environmental technologies.
What recent assessment he has made of the UK's remaining reserves of offshore oil and gas.
The Minister for Women was asked—
What estimate she has made of the number of women who will be eligible for a full basic state pension under the Government's proposals.
What discussions she has had with ministerial colleagues in the Home Office on combating the trafficking of women into the United Kingdom for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the business for the coming weeks?
I have a ruling to make. The inquest into Mr. Litvinenko was formally opened at 11 o'clock this morning and immediately adjourned. In view of the Home Secretary's statement and the general public...
With permission, I should like to make a statement on the NATO summit in Riga, which I attended in support of my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister. Before going further, I should stress that...
[Relevant documents: The forty-first report of the European Scrutiny Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 34-xli.]
I beg to move, That, pursuant to section 4(4) of the House of Commons Members' Fund Act 1948 and section 1(4) of the House of Commons Members' Fund Act 1957, in the year commencing 1st October...
[Relevant documents: The Fourteenth Report of the Transport Committee, Session 2005-06, on Passenger Rail Franchising (HC1354).]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 145 (Liaison Committee), That this House agrees with the report [28th November] of the Liaison Committee.— [Mr....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Roy.]
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