Monday, 23 June 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many international standard BMX tracks there are in the UK; and how many of these are indoors.
When he last met Arts Council England's chief executive to discuss delivery agreement monitoring; and what the outcomes of that meeting were.
What progress he is making on future plans for the Tote.
If he will take steps to encourage the incorporation of voice-over narration and talking menus for elderly and sight-impaired people in the digital switchover process.
What the timetable and procedure will be for local authorities to apply for funding from the swimming challenge fund.
If he will introduce legislative proposals to tackle ticket touts.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for the Olympics was asked—
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the European Council held in Brussels that I attended with the Foreign Secretary on 19 and 20 June. The main business of the...
With your permission, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I will make a statement on the situation in Zimbabwe. I am sure that the whole House will unite in its condemnation of the depravity of the Mugabe...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 83A (Programme motions), That the following provisions shall apply to the Sale of Student Loans Bill for the purpose of...
Lords amendment: No. 2.
[Relevant documents: The Nineteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, on Counter-Terrorism Policy and Human Rights: 28 days, intercept and post-charge questioning, HC 394, the...
I beg to move, That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 21st May, be approved. The People's Mujaheddin Organisation...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 14th May, be approved. —[Steve McCabe.] Question agreed to.
Ordered, That Stephen Hammond be discharged from the Regulatory Reform Committee and Mr. Mark Prisk be added.— [Tony Cunningham, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
I acknowledge the need for more housing to meet the uncontrolled immigration that flows from our membership of the costly European federal project, but we are under attack from inappropriate...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Steve McCabe.]
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