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Thursday, 12 March 2009
Resumption of adjourned debate on Question ( 15 January), That the promoters of the Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords], which were originally...
Resumption of adjourned debate on Question ( 15 January), That the promoters of the Canterbury City Council Bill, Leeds City Council Bill, Nottingham City Council Bill and Reading Borough Council...
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Progress Report, dated...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to assist those who lose their jobs in acquiring new skills.
What steps the Government are taking to encourage participation by young women in science and engineering apprenticeships.
How many people started apprenticeships in each of the last five years.
What progress has been made in selling the student loan book.
What steps he is taking to increase the number of apprenticeship places in Sedgefield constituency.
How many former students resident outside the UK are in arrears with their student loan repayments.
What steps he plans to take to increase the number of people from poorer backgrounds attending university.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
May I invite the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
In November last year, I commissioned an urgent inspection of children's services in Haringey following the failure of agencies in that borough to intervene decisively to protect a little boy....
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Would it be in order for me to use this opportunity to apologise to the House, as I believe I may have breached the new rules on the use of Commons dining...
I beg to move, That this House takes note of the 30th, the 36th, the 39th to the 41st, the 43rd to the 49th, the 51st and the 57th Reports of the Committee of Public Accounts of Session 2007-08,...
I must inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the hon. Member for Christchurch (Mr. Chope).
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 Acts: Appropriation Act 2009 Northern Ireland Act 2009
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to present a petition on behalf of my constituents—based mainly in Tarporley—following the collection of signatures by a sincere and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Watts.)
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And sometimes to shout at each other.