Thursday, 2 April 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many of the recommendations made by Sir Michael Pitt in his final report, "Learning Lessons from the 2007 Floods", have been implemented.
What progress he has made in his consideration of options for mitigating the effects on water customers of increases in surface water charges.
What recent representations he has received on measures to prevent water shortages; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Solicitor-General was asked—
What steps she plans to take to provide greater support during rape cases brought by the Crown Prosecution Service for those who have been raped, in the light of the findings of the Equality and...
What use the Serious Fraud Office has made of money retained under proceeds of crime legislation in meeting its objectives in the last five years.
Whether any cases of alleged UK involvement in torture overseas other than that of Binyam Mohamed are being investigated by the Attorney-General.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Crown Prosecution Service's charging policy in cases of repeated fraud; and if she will make a statement.
How many prosecutions there have been of children at or above the age of criminal responsibility in each of the last three years?
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the helicopter crash that occurred 14 miles off the coast of Crimond, Aberdeenshire, north-east of Peterhead just before 14.00...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Blizzard.)
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 Measures: Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service)...
Motion made, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 21 April, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business) the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and Means...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Helen Jones.)
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