Monday, 16 July 2007
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Accounts of the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many citizens of the Republic of South Africa are serving in the armed forces.
What progress he has made in withdrawing troops from Iraq.
If he will make a statement on levels of recruitment and retention in the armed forces.
How many first Gulf war veterans receive war pensions; and if he will make a statement.
How many British personnel have been killed and seriously injured in Helmand province since February 2006.
What recent assessment he has made of the military capability of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
How many destroyers and frigates are required by the fleet.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on developments in the Litvinenko case. This is a situation that the Government have not sought and do not welcome. However, we have...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your guidance on the privilege of Members in this place. During business questions last Thursday, I discussed Greenbelt, a factoring company, and in...
I propose to put together motions 2, 3, 4 and 5. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Limited Liability Partnerships (Amendment) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 6th June, be approved.
That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Amendment of Schedule 7 to the Government of Wales Act 2006) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 7th June, be approved.
That the draft Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 12th June, be approved.
That the draft Community Order (Review by Specified Courts) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 14th June, be approved. —[Mark Tami.] Question agreed to.
With permission, I propose to put motions 7, 8 and 9 together. Ordered,
That Mr Brooks Newmark and Mr David Gauke be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Mr Graham Brady and Mr Philip Dunne be added .—[ Tony Cunningham , on behalf of the Committee of...
I wish to present a petition on behalf of more than 1,800 residents of Ruislip-Northwood. The petition declares: Britain's gardens are under increasing threat of destruction arising from...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mark Tami.]
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