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Monday, 13 October 2008
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant for the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the County Constituency of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to make the teaching of life skills to pupils between the ages of 11 and 16 years more relevant to the needs of areas with high levels of teenage pregnancy and drug and...
What steps he is taking to maintain the provision of primary schools in rural areas.
If he will make a statement on the future of the academy programme.
What progress has been made on the establishment of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the quality of sex and relationship education in schools.
If he will make a statement on the uptake of school meals in secondary schools.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on this morning's announcement about the implementation of the proposals that I announced to the House last week. Again, I hope that...
Several hon. Members: rose —
[Relevant document: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Departmental Report 2007-08, Cm 7398.]
I come to the House this evening to set out the Government's position on the Counter-Terrorism Bill. The provisions in this Bill have always been about protecting the British...
Debate resumed. Question again proposed, That this House has considered the matter of promoting democracy and human rights.
With the leave of the House, I will take motions 2 and 3 together.
Ordered, That Adam Afriyie be discharged from the Children, Schools and Families Committee and Mr Edward Timpson be added.
That Mr Douglas Carswell be discharged from the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Mr Edward Timpson be added.— [Tony Cunningham , on behalf of the Committee of Selection .]
Overdevelopment is the most demanding specific local issue in my constituency. It is destroying our green belt and open spaces and causing harm to the quality of life of all residents. It is...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Chris Mole.]
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