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Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Re sumption of adjourned debate on Question ( 3 November ), That so much of the Lords Message [ 29 October] as relates to the Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) Bill [ Lords] be...
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent steps his Department has taken to prevent drug misuse in prisons.
What information his Department holds on the length of time between a charge being brought and the start of a trial in cases involving violent behaviour.
What his most recent assessment is of the effectiveness of sentencing policy in reducing the level of antisocial behaviour.
How many judges have stood down as a result of a breach of standards of conduct in court in the last five years.
What progress has been made in his Department's consultation on debt management schemes; and if he will make a statement.
What his policy is on whether defendants who are acquitted in criminal trials should receive costs.
How many prisoners have been released early since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce reoffending rates of young offenders.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of multi-agency public protection arrangements in the management of serious offenders.
Whether he plans to bring forward proposals to ensure that defendants who are acquitted in criminal trials receive costs in all cases.
If he will make it his policy to negotiate prisoner transfer agreements with the three countries with the largest foreign prisoner populations in England and Wales.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I wish to make a statement about the two minutes' silence. As the House will know, tomorrow is Remembrance day and, exceptionally, the House will sit at 2.30 pm. At 11 am, right hon. and hon....
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I noted that in answer to the hon. Member for Islington, South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry), the Justice Secretary seemed to make a statement about...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Greg Mulholland, supported by Mr. Eric Illsley and Peter Bottomley, presented a Bill to make provision for local planning authorities to...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Welfare Reform Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 27...
Consideration of Lords amendments
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 2.
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 1.
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 28.
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 30.
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 50.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Health Bill [Lords] for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 8 June...
Consideration of Lords message
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 11A.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118 (6)),
That the draft Ministry of Defence Police Appeals Tribunals Regulations 2009, which were laid before this House on 12 October, be approved. -(Mary Creagh.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and...
That the draft Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Networks) Exemption Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 12 October, be approved. -(Mary Creagh.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 13732/09, Commission/ Presidency Paper on an operational framework for the EU to promote aid effectiveness; and calls on the Commission...
Resumption of adjourned debate on Question ( 2 November), That Mr David Kidney be discharged from the West Midlands Regional Select Committee and Mrs Janet Dean be added. Question put and agreed to.
Resumption of adjourned debate on Question ( 29 October), That Linda Gilroy be discharged from the South West Regional Select Committee and Roger Berry be added . Question put and agreed to.
The petition relates to the Government's response to the parliamentary ombudsman's report on Equitable Life. I must declare an interest as a policyholder in the Equitable Life Assurance Society....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Lyn Brown.)
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