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Thursday, 11 June 2009
Ordered, That Claire Ward be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Helen Jones be added to the Committee.— (Mr. McAvoy.)
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Report, dated 11 June...
The Minister of State was asked—
If he will direct the Office for Life Sciences to review the arrangements for pharmaceutical and medical biotech businesses to access samples of human tissue.
What recent assessment he has made of the levels of extremist activity on university campuses; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to reduce the level of regulation on small businesses.
How much funding his Department is providing for scientific research in 2009-10.
What estimate he has made of the costs incurred by further education colleges in seeking (a) application in principle and (b) application in detail status for the capital expenditure programmes.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of adult numeracy and literacy courses.
What recent discussions he has had with the Higher Education Funding Council for England on new locations for higher education facilities in England.
What steps he is taking to tackle illegal distribution of intellectual property.
How much has been allocated to fund apprenticeship courses in (a) South-West Bedfordshire and (b) England in 2009-10.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming parliamentary business?
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. A number of hon. Members convened this morning at 8.55 am to attend the Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the draft Environmental...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr. Stephen Timms, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Ed Balls, Secretary Yvette Cooper, Mr. Liam...
[Relevant documents: The Fourth Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, Session 2007-08, HC 485-I, o n Valuing and Supporting Carers , and the Government's response, First Special Report of...
[Relevant document: The uncorrected transcript of oral evidence taken before the Children, Schools and Families Committee on 8 June 2009, on Social Mobility, HC 624-i.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —(Ms Butler.)
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