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Thursday, 6 December 2007
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues and the competition authorities on the role of food producers in the grocery supply chain.
What steps he plans to take to strengthen the sea defences at Holland-on-Sea and Clacton-on-Sea.
What steps the Government have taken to encourage the farming industry to adopt sustainable farming practices.
What assessment he has made of the potential contribution of China to tackling climate change.
What assessment he has made of the risk of flooding in the Thames estuary following the recent alert; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I have granted an urgent question, but I inform the House that I expect debate on it to run for no longer than half an hour; the Front Benchers should keep that in mind.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I wish to make a statement about local government finance in England. For the first time ever, this is a three-year settlement. I am today able to confirm...
I beg to move, That this House expresses its appreciation to Peter Grant Peterkin CB OBE for his distinguished public service career, including three years as Serjeant at Arms, and extends to him...
Order for Second Reading read. Question, That the Bill be now read a Second time, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 56 (Consolidated Fund Bills), and agreed to. Bill accordingly...
The Minister for Public Health, my right hon. Friend the Member for Bristol, South (Dawn Primarolo), would very much have liked to open this debate, but she is in Brussels representing the UK at...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of fisheries. I am pleased to open my first fisheries debate. [Interruption.] We will be talking about pollocks later on. As in previous...
Motion made and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2007, which was laid before this House on 6th November, be approved.— [Mr. Michael Foster.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr . Michael Foster.]
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