Wednesday, 28 October 2009
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 28 October...
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked-
What assessment she has made of the findings of Sir Ian Johnston's review of the investigation of leaks from the Home Department under Operation Miser which relate to the actions of her Department.
What her most recent assessment is of the effect of the recession on the third sector; and if she will make a statement.
What steps the Government are taking to reduce the regulatory burden on charities.
What steps she plans to take to tackle the practice of bogus charitable clothes collections.
What the cost to her Department was of the (a) production and (b) distribution of the most recent list of ministerial responsibilities.
What assessment she has made of the contribution of social enterprise to the economy.
What recent assessment she has made of the effect of the recession on charities.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the work of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat natural hazards team in relation to...
The Prime Minister was asked-
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make clear my displeasure at the fact that a written ministerial statement pertaining to today's debate has in fact not been released. The...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Order. Will Members who are not staying for the debate please leave the Chamber as quickly and quietly as possible? I inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of...
I beg to move, That Sir Stuart Bell, Liz Blackman, Nick Harvey, Mr Don Touhig and Sir George Young be appointed under Schedule 3 to the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009 as members of the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Offshore Funds (Tax) Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 13 October, be approved .-( Mr. Watts. .) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That the Order of the House of 13 July 2009 relating to the Committee on issue of privilege relating to police searches on the Parliamentary Estate and internal processes of the House...
Motion made, That Mrs Janet Dean be a member of the West Midlands Regional Select Committee.-( Mr. Watts.)
Motion made, That Mary Creagh be discharged from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee and Mr Austin Mitchell be added .-( Mr. Watts .)
Motion made, That Linda Gilroy be discharged from the South West Regional Select Committee and Roger Berry be added .-( Mr. Watts .)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr. Watts.)
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