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Tuesday, 20 January 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
Whether her policy on community engagement and empowerment takes account of public transport provision in rural areas.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health on mechanisms to ensure that local authorities with social care responsibilities use funding allocated for local involvement...
Question No. 2—[Hon. Members: "Three."]What recent representations she has received on the rate at which small businesses receive relief from business rates.
If she will use her powers under the Housing Act 2004 to suspend the requirement for sellers to provide home information packs.
When she expects to make her response to the draft south-west regional spatial strategy.
When she plans to make her response to the recent consultation on community land trusts.
What recent discussions she has had with housing associations on fulfilment of their current plans for social housing in Greater London.
If she will suspend or reduce the formula guideline rent increases for council tenants for 2009-10.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am told that I must raise this question with you, because the Modernisation Committee has no powers to deal with it. There is no rule of the House that I can...
I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 14938/08, Commission Communication: From financial crisis to recovery: A European framework for action and No. 16097/08,...
At the start of my contribution, I congratulate the hon. Member for Rayleigh (Mr. Francois) on his promotion. I have heard of carbon offsetting, but Clarke offsetting is new to me. We are here...
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 4, 5 and 6 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taxes on Income and Capital) (Isle of Man) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 13 November, in the previous...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 5938/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, draft Directive on the safety of toys; and welcomes the Government's actions in support of European measures...
I have a petition from the Northern Rock shareholders of my constituency— [ Interruption. ]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Watts.)
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