Thursday, 27 March 2008
Broads Authority Bill ( By Order ) Order for Third Reading read. To be read the Third time on Thursday 3 April. Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [Lords] (By Order) Canterbury City Council...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent estimate he has made of the number of people taking level 3 advanced apprenticeships.
What steps he is taking to increase collaboration between universities and businesses to improve research and development.
What steps he is taking to encourage innovative enterprises.
What steps he is taking to encourage young people to participate in innovation in science and technology; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the role of higher education institutions in encouraging members of the community who would not traditionally apply to university to do so.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the supply of skilled workers from new apprenticeships.
What steps he is taking to improve training opportunities for 16 to 24-year-olds.
If he will make an estimate of the number of university and further education courses in which the study of sustainable development is a required element; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I should like to make a statement on council tax and the action that the Government propose to take with authorities that have set excessive budgets for...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of policing in London. I am pleased to move the motion, not least because, despite what some suggest, there is a good news story in the...
I beg to move, That Mr. Terry Rooney and Mr. David S. Borrow be discharged as Managing Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund and Jim Dowd and Mr. Don Touhig be appointed as...
[Relevant document: The Sixth Report from the Committee on Standards and Privileges on Employment of family members through the Staffing Allowance: Proposals for consultation, HC 383.] Motion...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Alan Campbell.]
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