House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Orders of the Day

    • Pensions Bill

      As amended in the Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

    • New Clause 17 — Crown employment

      29 speeches

      '(1) This Part has effect in relation to employment by or under the Crown as it has effect in relation to other employment. (2) For the purposes of the application of the provisions of this Part...

      New Clause 18 — Armed Forces

      '(1) A person serving as a member of the naval, military or air forces of the Crown is not, by virtue of that service, a worker for the purposes of this Part. (2) A member of any of the forces...

      New Clause 19 — Police

      '(1) This Part has effect in relation to a person who— (a) holds the office of constable or an appointment as a police cadet, and (b) does not hold that office or appointment under a...

      New Clause 1 — Start date of personal accounts

      36 speeches

      'The pension scheme established by the Secretary of State under section 58 of this Act shall commence operation with effect from 1st April 2012.'.— [Mr. Waterson.] Brought up, and read the...

      New Clause 2 — Means testing

      30 speeches

      '(1) On or before 1st April 2009, the Secretary of State shall publish his projections of the numbers of people likely to be subject to means-tested benefits (including housing benefit) and in...

      New Clause 6 — Existing pension provision

      14 speeches

      'In accordance with its functions under section 69 of this Act, the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority must, to the best of its ability, minimise any adverse effects from its activities on...

      New Clause 7 — Earnings link

      58 speeches

      'Before the coming into force of this Act, the Secretary of State shall announce to Parliament his intention as to the timing of the implementation of section 5 of the Pensions Act 2007.'.—...

      New Clause 12 — Investment principles

      14 speeches

      'The Authority must have regard to the United Nations principles for responsible investment ("UN PRI") and adherence to those principles will be part of the contractual arrangements with fund...

      New Clause 16 — Earnings link

      'The Secretary of State shall announce to Parliament his intention, as to the timing of the implementation of section 5 of the Pensions Act 2007, no later than the publication of the Pre-Budget...

      Clause 60 — Consultation of members and employers

      13 speeches

      Amendment made: No. 34, page 31, line 9, leave out ', but only in respect of reasonable expenses'.— [Mr. Mike O'Brien.] After Clause 78 Amendment made: No. 35, page 39, line 40, leave out...

  • Delegated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),

    • Immigration

      2 speeches

      That the draft Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Pilot) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 11th March, be approved. —[Alison Seabeck.]

  • Adjournment (May)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 1st May 2008, do adjourn till Tuesday 6th May 2008....

  • Adjournment (Whitsun)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 22nd May 2008, do adjourn till Monday 2nd June...

  • Petitions

    • Policing

      1 speech

      I was told by House officials that I am making history tonight by being the first UK Independence party politician to present a petition. It is an honour to present this petition, which...

    • Post Office Closures (East Londonderry)

      1 speech

      I rise to present a petition of some 51 sheets of signatures from constituents who are concerned about the possible closure and significant downscaling of services for sub-post offices in my...

  • Children's Homes

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Liz Blackman.]

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