Monday, 20 April 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he plans to take to assist the retention of the Minton archive.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department's expenditure on climbing in raising participation levels of young people in the sport.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the economic downturn on horse racing.
What recent assessment he has made of the likely effect of the recession on lottery funding for sport.
If he will bring forward proposals to provide support to news media organisations for the provision of local news.
What progress has been made in developing his proposal for a UK city of culture.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for the Olympics was asked—
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the 12 arrests which took place in the north-west of England on 8 April under the Terrorism Act 2000. Those arrests are part of...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Now that we know that no proceedings are to be taken against the hon. Member for Ashford (Damian Green), have you had a request from the Leader of the House to...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of defence procurement. Providing good equipment is a fundamental component of the military covenant. We ask our armed forces to risk all...
Ordered, That Daniel Kawczynski be discharged from the Justice Committee and Mr. Douglas Hogg be added .—(Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
This petition, with 1,628 signatures from customers of pubs such as the Clipper, the Maritime, the Fresher, the Varsity and the Swallow, and others including Wyndham square in my constituency,...
The measure of our society is how we care for our vulnerable people. Wardens for residents in elderly people's residential homes are not a disposable luxury. They are essential to residents'...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Ian Austin.)
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