Wednesday, 21 November 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his latest estimate is of the percentage of the working-age population in Wales which is in work.
What discussions he has had with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury on the comprehensive spending review settlements for the Welsh Assembly Government and Wales Office.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on levels of child poverty in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
What discussions he has had with the First Minister of the Welsh Assembly Government on recent developments in the Welsh economy.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on reducing the number of people claiming benefits in Wales.
What steps he is taking to increase the National Assembly for Wales' legislative competence.
What discussions he has had with the First Minister of the Welsh Assembly Government on the implications for Wales of the forthcoming planning Bill.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 21 November.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. A week ago, the Prime Minister guaranteed in the House that copies of the successful bids for £6 million to prevent extremism would be placed in the...
We now come to the first debate on the Opposition motions. I inform the House that in each debate I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Under the powers that have been...
We now come to the second debate on the Opposition motions. I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Armed Forces (Service Complaints Commissioner) Regulations 2007, which were laid before this House on 8th October, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved. That the draft...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 6145/07 and Addenda 1 and 2, draft Directive amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil and...
Our service men and women are the bravest and the best in the world, and we are rightly proud of them, particularly those who serve in the most difficult places in Iraq and Afghanistan. We must...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Tony Cunningham.]
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