Thursday, 12 February 2009
Motion made, and Question ( 15 January) again proposed, That the promoters of the Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords], which were originally...
Motion made, and Question ( 15 January) again proposed, That the promoters of the Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council...
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What expenditure his Department incurred in acquiring its holdings in Royal Bank of Scotland plc, HBOS plc and Lloyds TSB plc; and what the monetary value of those holdings was on the most recent...
What discussions he has had with the Financial Services Authority on its decision to lift the ban on short selling in the financial markets; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of steps taken by his Department to recapitalise the banking industry in the last six months.
What assessment he has made of the effect on the economy of EU regional development aid drawn down in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.
If he will take steps to ensure that his Department's fiscal policy prevents women from being disproportionately affected by the recession.
What discussions on the global economic situation he had with Chinese Ministers during the recent visit of Premier Wen Jiabao to the UK.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of internal risk rating as a basis on which to operate international banking supervision.
May I invite the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Banking Act 2009
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about new investment for our railways. The House will understand that, because of the significant and sensitive commercial nature of...
I beg to move, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.
Resolved, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.— (Ms Rosie Winterton.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—( Helen Jones.)
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