Monday, 19 November 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
When the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission will commence its work; and if he will make a statement.
What preparations he has made for the proposed changes to the system of child support.
What his most recent estimate is of the proportion of pensioners living in poverty.
What estimate he has made of the change in the proportion of foreign workers in the UK labour force since 1997.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage third sector organisations to help tackle financial exclusion.
If he will make a statement on progress of the Child Support Agency's operational improvement plan.
What recent steps his Department has taken to support the work of credit unions; and what plans he has for further assistance.
What estimate he has made of the average time taken for a medical re-examination in connection with a disability living allowance application to be carried out in the most recent period for which...
What plans he has to extend support for people on maternity leave to students and those paid a stipend or grant rather than a wage.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement to update the House on the current position with regard to Northern Rock. The House will recall that last week I said during...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek guidance on an important matter of parliamentary protocol. The right hon. Member for Redditch (Jacqui Smith), who is now Home Secretary, has been made...
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A(7) (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the European Communities (Finance) Bill:...
Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...
That Richard Younger-Ross be discharged from the Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Committee and Mr. Mike Weir be added.— [Tony Cunningham , on behalf of the Committee of Selection. ]
That Martin Horwood be discharged from the Communities and Local Government Committee and Andrew George be added.
That Mr. Quentin Davies be discharged from the International Development Committee and Jim Sheridan be added.
That John Healey be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Angela Eagle be added. ——[ Tony Cunningham, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
I present this petition on behalf of my constituents and those of the hon. Member for Northampton, South (Mr. Binley). It is about the train timetable changes in Northampton, which result in our...
I present to the House a petition with 16,000 signatures of my constituents who are concerned about the proposed closure of the ambulance control centre in Shrewsbury. One of my constituents, Mr....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Watson.]
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