Tuesday, 9 June 2009
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What his most recent estimate is of the percentage of household disposable income that is saved.
What representations United Kingdom Financial Investments has received on the cessation of interest payments on Bradford & Bingley's 11.625 per cent. perpetual subordinated bonds.
What his most recent assessment is of the effect of inflation on the economy.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues to ensure that methods of budgeting for health, education and skills enable quick and effective access to services required to reduce...
What recent discussions officials in his Department have had with the International Monetary Fund on the Government's plans for debt reduction.
If he will take steps to ensure that policy to encourage early intervention is taken into account in decisions on expenditure in the next comprehensive spending review; and if he will make a...
By what date he next expects public sector debt to fall below 40 per cent. of gross domestic product.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Is any procedure available to the House—to Ministers or Back Benchers—to extend the time available on Thursday for topical questions to the new...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Probate Services (Approved Bodies) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 6 May, be approved.— (Ms Butler.) Question agreed to.
The petition states: The Petition of Moreton-in-Marsh Resilience Group, and others, Declares that Moreton-in-Marsh is at risk from further serious flooding; further declares that following severe...
Horse riders in Castle Point and on Canvey Island are deeply disappointed by the failure of councillors to help them maintain existing bridleways and get new ones for safe riding. Horse riding is...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Mr. Frank Roy.)
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