Thursday, 17 January 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment has been made of the impact on business efficiency of energy supply contracts which require 90 days' notice of termination.
What steps his Department is taking to publicise the minimum wage legislation.
How many sub-post offices provisionally identified for closure will not now be closed following the post office consultation procedure.
What percentage of the UK's present energy needs would be met by the construction of one medium-sized nuclear power station; and at what estimated cost.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on liberalising trade with developing countries.
If he will make a statement on his Department's responsibilities.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, I should like to make a statement on the Russian Government's actions against the British Council in Russia. The House will recall that in October 2007 the Russian Government...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of Kenya. I welcome the opportunity to address the House on the topic of Kenya, following the Foreign Secretary's statement last week. At...
Not amended in the Public Bill Committee, considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 7, page 1, line 4, at end insert 'and the railway assets at Waterloo Station released by London and Continental Railways.'.
I beg to move amendment No. 9, page 2, line 8, leave out from 'as' to 'in' in line 9 and insert 'is reasonably incurred by the Office of Rail Regulation'.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No.118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
That the draft Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions Reduction) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 5th December, be approved. —[Mr. Khan.] Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 7th February, do adjourn till Monday 18th February...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Khan.]
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