Thursday, 14 May 2009
Motion made, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will assess the merits of providing funding to bring unadopted roads in former coalfield areas up to adoptable standards.
What recent assessment he has made of the effects on road safety of variable speed limits.
What responses he has received to his recent consultation on speed limits; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equality was asked—
What recent discussions she has had with Ministerial colleagues on awareness among parents and carers of disabled children and adults of their right to request flexible working arrangements.
Whether the protected characteristic of gender reassignment proposed in the Equality Bill will protect transgendered people who choose not to seek medical advice or to change their physiological...
If she will make an assessment of the merits of the provisions in the Cohabitation Bill [ Lords].
What plans she has to increase the number of women employed in senior positions in the public sector.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming parliamentary business?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Disappointingly, the Leader of the House said that only one day would be available for the Policing and Crime Bill on Report. She admitted that that would result...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of swine flu. I have written to Mr. Speaker and to Opposition Front Benchers to give my apologies because I will not be able to be here...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Claire Ward.)
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