Monday, 30 March 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
What recent progress has been made on the warship construction programme; and if he will make a statement.
What work is being carried out on Vanguard class nuclear submarine reactors at Devonport dockyard; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with his French counterpart on France rejoining the military structure of NATO.
What his Department's policy is on the provision of assistance to Normandy veterans to enable attendance at events to mark the 65th anniversary of the Normandy landings.
What his most recent estimate is of the cost of the replacement of the Trident nuclear warhead system.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the military covenant's provisions relating to the mental health of serving and former service personnel.
What recent assessment he has made of the capacity of the Royal Navy presence in the Persian gulf to counter seaborne threats.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the Dunfermline building society. I hope that the House will understand that an announcement had to be made as soon as...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Might you consider asking Mr. Speaker for a report on the proceedings and conduct of the Committee that considered the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children...
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Resolved, That this House approves the First Report of the Procedure Committee (House of Commons Paper No. 377). —(Mark Tami.)
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Ordered, That Mr Simon Burns be discharged from the Administration Committee and Alistair Burt be added. —(Mr. Frank Roy, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—( Mark Tami.)
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