Monday, 2 February 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent progress he has made in reducing the incidence of poverty among pensioners.
What recent steps his Department has taken to protect employees' occupational pensions.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Jobcentre Plus services in dealing with an increase in the number of people registering as unemployed.
How much funding his Department plans to provide in 2008-09 to people with mortgages who have lost their jobs.
When he next plans to review the mechanisms for triggering cold weather payments.
What proportion of the population in (a) the UK and (b) Banbury constituency is claiming jobseeker's allowance.
How many jobseeker's allowance claimants there are in (a) England and (b) North Yorkshire.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to repeat a statement being made by my noble Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in the other place about the...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am sure that hon. Members will have noticed today's inclement weather and the transport difficulties it has caused. We should be particularly mindful of the...
Ordered, That the Employment and Support Allowance (Up-rating Modification) (Transitional) Regulations 2008 (S.I., 2008, No. 3270), dated 18 December 2008, be referred to a Delegated Legislation...
I will be brief so that the House can rise and staff can get home in the snow. The borough and county councillors have known of, but ignored, the poor junction design at Climmen road, resulting...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— (Chris Mole.)
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