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Tuesday, 2 June 2009
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment she has made of the effects of the transitional arrangements for the national non-domestic rate on small businesses in (a) London and (b) Northamptonshire in 2009-10.
What the timetable is for further reviews of regional spatial strategies.
What recent representations she has received on the future of the housing revenue account subsidy system.
What progress her Department has made towards implementing those proposals it accepted from the ECOTEC report on houses in multiple occupation.
When she plans to bring forward legislation to give effect to the planned partial deferral of business rate liabilities in 2009-10.
What assistance her Department will provide in identifying publicly owned land for use as a transit site by Traveller families facing eviction from the unauthorised site at Dale Farm.
How many households have received assistance under the mortgage rescue scheme and homeowner mortgage support scheme.
What her latest assessment is of the effect of home information packs on the housing market; and if she will make a statement.
What plans the Homes and Communities Agency has to increase the supply of social housing; and if she will make a statement.
How much expenditure her Department has incurred on its decent homes programme since 1997.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. We are due to meet the Secretary of State for Health next week to discuss the national burn care review in the north-west, which has examined a number of centres...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant Document: The Ninth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill, HC375 . ] Second Reading
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7) ) , That the following provisions shall apply to the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [ Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill...
Queen's Recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Borders, Citizenship and...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)) , That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [ Lords], it is expedient...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Ian Austin.)
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