Monday, 9 February 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What procedures are in place to deport illegal immigrants convicted of a criminal offence.
What steps she is taking to ensure that policing policies take into account local community priorities.
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of measures to combat drug-related crime.
Whether Manchester is planned to be one of the pilot areas to take part in the next phase of the national identity card scheme.
What steps she is taking to maximise the amount of time that police officers spend on front-line policing.
How many incidents of knife crime there were in Lancashire in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement.
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of measures to reduce levels of alcohol-related crime and disorder.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. During Home Office questions this afternoon, the Home Secretary criticised Professor David Nutt, a distinguished scientist and an independent adviser to the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, (1) That, subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below, this House approves the Fourth Report of the Committee on Standards and Privileges (House of Commons Paper...
Motion made and Question proposed, That the Order of 20 October 2008 (Political Parties and Elections Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows— 1. Paragraphs 4 and 5 shall be omitted. 2....
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee
'(1) The 2000 Act is amended as follows. (2) In section 47(1), for "is guilty of an offence" there is substituted "shall be liable to a fixed monetary penalty under Schedule 19B". (3) In section...
I beg to move amendment 46, page 16, line 24, leave out 'or has been'.
Amendment proposed: 74, page 25, line 22, leave out 'a county court' and insert 'the High Court.'— (Mr. Djanogly.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 148,...
'(1) In Schedule 7 to the 2000 Act (control of donations to individuals etc), at the end there is inserted—
Functions and liabilities of compliance officers 17 (1) A regulated donee who is the holder of a relevant elective office (the "office-holder") may, by giving a notice to the Commission which...
I beg to move amendment 86, page 4, line 2, leave out from '3A' to end and insert 'Nominated Commissioners'.
'(1) In the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2) ("the 1983 Act"), after section 76 there is inserted— "76ZA Limitation of pre-candidacy election expenses for certain general...
Amendment made: 38, page 9, line 15, leave out Clause 11.— (Mr. Wills.) Bill to be further considered tomorrow.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 3 December, be approved.— (Mr. Blizzard.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That Mr. Thomas McAvoy be discharged from the Administration Committee and Claire Ward be added.— (Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Mr Crispin Blunt and Mr Thomas McAvoy be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mr Brooks Newmark and Mr John Spellar be added.
That Mr Philip Dunne be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Mr Douglas Carswell be added.
That Mr Stephen Crabb be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Mr Andrew Tyrie be added.— (Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Liz Blackman, Mr Alistair Carmichael, Mr Nigel Dodds, Mr Michael Jack, Mr Thomas McAvoy, Dan Norris, Mr John Randall and Mr Don Touhig be members of the Committee on Members'...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Blizzard.)
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