Tuesday, 11 March 2008
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 Report 'Foot and Mouth...
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many additional prison places have been created for young offenders and adult offenders since 1997.
What steps he is taking to tackle the availability of illegal drugs in prisons.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of non-custodial community sentences in preventing reoffending.
How many convicted criminals served reduced sentences as a result of prison overcrowding in each of the last four years.
What representations he has received on the cost of providing details of forthcoming court cases to local media outlets.
What his most recent assessment is of progress on the prison building programme. [Official Report, 18 March 2008, Vol. 473, c. 6MC.]
What measures he has put in place to increase co-operation with other Government Departments to improve the rehabilitation of offenders.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in relation to the duties, powers and functions of waste regulation authorities...
Mr. Bernard Jenkin accordingly presented a Bill to amend Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in relation to the duties, powers and functions of waste regulation authorities...
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...
Order for Third Reading read.— [Queen's Consent, on behalf of the Crown, signified.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith , pursuant to Standing Order No. 41A(3) (Deferred divisions), That at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Northern Rock plc Compensation Scheme Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 22nd February, be approved. —[Alison Seabeck.] Question agreed to.
Ordered, That the following amendments be made to the Standing Orders: (1) In Standing Order No. 146 (Select Committee on Public Administration), in line 2, leave out from the word...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Alison Seabeck.]
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