Wednesday, 16 July 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
How much aid to refugees from Western Sahara living in camps in Algeria his Department plans to provide in 2008-09.
What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement.
What the outcome for development policy of the G8 summit was.
What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe; and if he will make a statement.
What developmental projects and programmes his Department supports in the Gambia; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 16 July.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to impose a duty on public bodies to co-operate with the police and specified local authorities on the use of closed circuit television; to...
Ann McKechin accordingly presented a Bill to impose a duty on public bodies to co-operate with the police and specified local authorities on the use of closed circuit television; to require...
We now come to the main business, an Opposition day debate on Members' allowances. I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I advise Members that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister and imposed a 10-minute limit on all Back-Bench speeches.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Criminal Evidence (Witness...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 1.
With the leave of the House, we shall take together motions 4 and 5. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Immigration (Supply of Information to the Secretary of State for Immigration Purposes) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 19th June, be approved.
That the draft Maternity and Parental Leave etc. and the Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2008, which were laid before this House on 30th June, be approved. —[Alison...
With the leave of the House, we shall take together motions 6 and 7. Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 17th July, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings...
I wish to present a petition signed by approximately 1,500 people on behalf of the staff and customers of the Revenue and Customs office in Boston, Lincolnshire. The petitioners declare that they...
I wish to present a petition on behalf of the supporters of the campaign to save Cherry Lane cemetery. The background to the petition is that the British Airports Authority has submitted its...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Alison Seabeck.]
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