Thursday, 20 November 2008
Orders for Second Reading read. To be read a Second time on Wednesday 26 November.
The Secretary of State was asked—
When he next expects to meet representatives of the construction industry to discuss the industry's skills base.
What steps he is taking to increase the number of apprenticeships available for young people; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the likely effect on creators of the proposed changes to the UK intellectual property framework.
What steps he is taking to ensure that further education college courses meet the needs of employers.
What estimate he has made of the number of new students with a reduced entitlement to maintenance grants in 2009-10.
What steps he is taking to raise the aspirations of young people from all backgrounds to go to university.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the actions that I have taken over the past week, since I received last Wednesday morning the serious case review of the...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of fisheries. I am pleased to open my first annual fisheries debate and to be opposite the hon. Member for Leominster (Bill Wiggin)...
Ordered, That— (1) at the sittings on Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th November, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Message from the Lords has been received and...
Ordered, That, notwithstanding sub-paragraph (a) of the proviso to paragraph (5) of Standing Order No. 22 (Notices of questions, motions and amendments), notices of questions for oral answer on...
Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for giving me an opportunity to present this petition on behalf of more than 200 young families in my constituency, who, through no fault of their own, have been...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Helen Jones.]
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And sometimes to shout at each other.