Thursday, 13 November 2008
Orders for Second Reading read. To be read a Second time on Thursday 20 November.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect of the current economic climate on investment in new electricity generation plants.
What recent assessment he has made of the progress towards achieving the Government's target for carbon dioxide emissions reduction by 2050.
What recent discussions his Department has had with energy companies on the energy market; and if he will make a statement.
What his most recent estimate is of the proportion of UK greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the road transport sector.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
If she will take steps to ensure that Ministers' answers to hon. Members include pertinent information otherwise available to the public; and if she will make a statement.
What factors she takes into account when making decisions about the timetable for the business of the House.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the procedures of the House for handling secondary legislation.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on the future of the Post Office card account. The Government created the Post Office card account in 2003. We announced that there would be...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. While the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and his team are in the Chamber, may I ask whether you are aware that there was to be an oral statement...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of combating obesity. It was almost a year ago today that the Foresight programme report served notice of the grave threat posed to health...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her royal assent to the following Acts: Planning and Energy Act 2008 Human Fertilisation...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of promoting International Aid Transparency. Some argue that in this time of financial turbulence we should put on hold our ambition to...
On behalf of the best part of 1,400 local residents in my Eddisbury constituency, may I present a petition on behalf of the residents of Cuddington, Sandiway and nearby areas? The petition...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Ms Butler.]
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And sometimes to shout at each other.