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Monday, 18 May 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
For what reasons she decided to prevent Michael Savage from entering the UK; and if she will make a statement.
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of measures to remove illegal immigrants from the UK.
What assessment she has made of the likely uptake of voluntary identity cards in the pilot scheme in Manchester.
What steps she is taking to reduce levels of crime at bus and railway stations.
What her most recent estimate is of the level of trafficking of children into the UK.
What recent assessment she has made of the role of police community support officers in supporting community beat managers.
What factors her Department took into account in deciding on the options of retaining DNA samples for six and 12 years in its consultation on the national DNA database.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
I would like to make a statement on Members' allowances. We all know that it is the tradition of this House that the Speaker speaks to the whole House, but in doing so please allow me to say to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Agriculture and Rural Development) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 1 April, be approved. —(Mr....
Ordered , That, at the sitting on Wednesday 20 May, (1) the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Hazel Blears relating to...
Motion made, That Mr Nigel Dodds be discharged from the Committee on Members' Allowances and Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson be added.— (Rosemary McKenna, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
I present a petition on behalf of Rebecca Rust, Andy Au and 31 members of the City Gate church in Brighton. The petition states: The Petition of members of City Gate Church, Brighton, Declares...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Blizzard.)
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