Tuesday, 11 November 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
What the priorities of the Government will be in their dealings with the next President of the US and his Administration.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage the Somali community in the UK to engage with helping Somaliland to develop its place in the world.
What recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in Pakistan on UK-Pakistan relations.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence and the Secretary of State for International Development on co-ordination of policies relating to Afghanistan.
When he or his officials last met representatives of the Russian Government to discuss Iran.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Mr. Frank Field, presented a Bill to designate 11th November as an annual public holiday in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the replacement of police authorities with elected justice commissioners; to make provisions regarding the duties and powers...
Mr. Douglas Carswell accordingly presented a Bill to provide for the replacement of police authorities with elected justice commissioners; to make provisions regarding the duties and powers of...
We now come to the main business. I inform the House that because of the large number of Back Benchers wishing to contribute, the time limit for Back Benchers is 12 minutes.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)(Delegated Legislation Committees),
That the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 22nd October, be approved.—[ Mr. Ian Austin.] Question agreed to.
This petition states: The Petition of residents of Chorley and others, Declares that the Post Office Card Account should be renewed. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons...
I have been asked to present a petition from London Global Table that advocates a new non-inflationary financial mechanism, free from interest, and the use of national bank-issued interest-free...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Watts.]
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