Tuesday, 21 April 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made on the introduction of the homeowner mortgage support scheme.
What her most recent assessment is of the effect on the Planning Inspectorate of the establishment of the Infrastructure Planning Commission.
What recent representations she has received on the Government's programme to prevent violent extremism.
What planning guidance applies in respect of access to public sector building developments by means of transport other than car.
What representations she has received on the effect on retained firefighters of the abolition of the working time directive opt-out.
What recent discussions she has had with representatives of the construction industry on the prospects for house building during the credit crunch.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Ordered , That the Order of 16 March 2009 (Industry and Exports (Financial Support) Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: 1. Paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order shall be omitted. 2. Proceedings in...
Considered in Committee
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment 1, in page 1, line 23, at end add— '(3) Arrangements falling within subsection (2) may be made only if the Secretary of State is properly satisfied that an adequate...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments and Practitioner Psychologists) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 5 March, be approved . —(Mr....
That the draft Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 10 March, be approved. —(Mr. Blizzard.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 16686/08, French Presidency Report on European Security and Defence Policy, and No. 17104/08, Report on the Implementation of the...
Debate resumed. Question ( 15 January) again proposed, That the promoters of the Manchester City Council Bill [ Lords] and Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [ Lords], which were originally...
Debate resumed. 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...
I wish to present a petition to the House of Commons on behalf of more than 30,000 people across Northern Ireland. It relates to the Presbyterian mutual society. The petition is as follows: To...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Helen Goodman.)
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