Monday, 19 October 2009
The Secretary of State was asked-
How many young people between the ages of 18 and 24 were unemployed on (a) the latest date for which figures are available and (b) the equivalent date in 1997.
How many people were receiving jobseeker's allowance in Vale of York constituency on the latest date for which figures are available.
Whether she plans to provide any additional financial assistance for pensioners this winter.
What priorities she has set for reducing youth unemployment.
What steps she is taking to reduce levels of long-term unemployment.
What recent progress has been made in the implementation of personal accounts; and if she will make a statement.
How many cases are being dealt with under the (a) old and (b) current child support system.
What recent progress has been made towards meeting the 2010 target on child poverty reduction.
What steps she is taking to reduce unemployment among young people; and if she will make a statement.
What recent progress has been made on the introduction of personal accounts; and if she will make a statement.
What the percentage change was in the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance between the end of September 1997 and the end of September 2009 in (a) England and (b) Wellingborough...
How many recipients of incapacity benefit who have been reassessed for employment and support allowance (a) have been placed in the work-related activity group, (b) have been placed in the...
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will make a statement on the appointment of the next Children's Commissioner.
In December 2008, my predecessor asked Bernard Gray to undertake a review to identify improvements that we could make in the acquisition of defence equipment. On Thursday, I published Mr. Gray's...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I have given Mr. Speaker notice of this point of order, which relates to Wednesday's debate on Equitable Life. Many right hon. and hon. Members, myself...
Motion made, That the Resolutions of the House of 30 January 1989 relating to House of Commons Services and 6 December 1991 relating to Access (Former members and United Kingdom Members of the...
Motion made, That Dr Richard Taylor be a member of the West Midlands Regional Select Committee.- ( Mr. Blizzard.)
Motion made, That Mary Creagh be discharged from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee and Mr Austin Mitchell be added.- (Mr. Blizzard.) Hon. Members: Object.
Motion made, That Linda Gilroy be discharged from the South West Regional Select Committee and Roger Berry be added.-( Mr. Blizzard.) Hon. Members: Object.
Resolved, That this House do now adjourn .-( Mr. Blizzard.) House adjourned.
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