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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Midland Main Line

      14 speeches

      What date he has set for the full electrification of the midland main line.

    • Regulated Rail Fares

      16 speeches

      What the average percentage change in the price of regulated rail fares has been since 1997.

      Ports (Rating System)

      8 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government since December 2008 on the effects on the operation of ports of recent changes to the rating system...

      West Coast Main Line

      21 speeches

      What recent estimate he has made of the cost to the economy of disruption on the west coast main line over the new year period; and if he will make a statement.

      Rail Fares

      10 speeches

      What recent representations he has received in relation to fare increases for rail passengers on rail services operated by First Capital Connect and East Midlands Trains.

      Driving Test

      6 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of the new multi-purpose test centres on the accessibility of driving test facilities to members of the public; and if he will make a...

      Topical Questions

      21 speeches

      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

  • Women and Equality

    The Minister for Women and Equality was asked—

  • Welfare Reform Bill (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7) ) , That the following provisions shall apply to the Welfare Reform Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...

  • Welfare Reform Bill (Money)

    Queen's recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) ) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Welfare Reform Bill, it is...

    • Business without Debate — Delegated LEgislation

      1 speech

      With the leave of the House, I will put motions 4, 5, 6 and 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Representation of the People

      That the draft European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 24 November, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved. That the draft...

      National Election Expenditure

      That the draft European Parliamentary Elections (Loans and Related Transactions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 20...

      European Communities

      That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreements concluded under Article XXI GATS) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 4 December, be approved. —(Mr....

      European Union Documents

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),

      Total Allowable Catches and Quotas and Recovery of Cod Stocks

      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 15578/08 and Addenda 1 to 3, draft Council Regulation fixing for 2009 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain...

      Delegated legislation — Local Government

      Ordered, That the Overview and Scrutiny (Reference by Councillors) (Excluded Matters) (England) Order 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3261), dated 18 December 2008, be referred to a Delegated Legislation...

  • Low-Value Consignment Vat Relief

    6 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Frank Roy.)

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