Wednesday, 20 January 2010
Motion made, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent steps he has taken to link his Department's allocation of funding to multilateral aid agencies to evidence of their effectiveness in reducing poverty.
How much funding his Department has provided to the Trades Union Congress for international development purposes since 2003; and if he will make a statement.
What his most recent assessment is of the humanitarian situation in Pakistan; and if he will make a statement.
What recent representations he has received on the policy of results-based aid; and if he will make a statement.
What recent steps he has taken to increase transparency in respect of his Department's overseas development assistance.
What matters were discussed at his recent meeting with his Swedish counterpart.
What plans he has to provide financial assistance to lesser developed countries for the purposes of their adaptation to the effects of climate change.
The Prime Minister was asked-
The 200-year-old dam in my constituency, which is an earthworks dam containing the Chasewater reservoir, has started to leak. A recent engineers report stated that if it collapses, scores of...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to update the House on the measures that we are taking to enhance our security and our protection against terrorism. Yesterday, at a regular meeting of...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Considered in Committee
I beg to move amendment 1, page 1, line 3, after '2016', insert 'the structural element of'.
'(1) This Act comes into force on such day as the Treasury may by order made by statutory instrument appoint. (2) No such order may be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing...
With the leave of the House, I shall put motions 3, 4, 5 and 6 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Charities Act 2006 (Changes in Exempt Charities) Order 2009, which was laid before this House on 18 November, be approved. That the draft Charities Act 2006 (Principal Regulators...
That the draft Consumer Credit Act 1974 (Fees) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 1 December, be approved.
That the draft National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Environment) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 2 December, be approved. -(Mr. Watts.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, That, at the sitting on Thursday 21 January, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business) the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and...
Motion made, That, for the purposes of its approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government's assessment as set out in the Pre-Budget Report 2009 shall be...
I wish to present a petition on behalf of 20 of my constituents in support of home educators and against the proposals of the Badman report. The petition follows in a long line of similar...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr. Watts.)
That this House, at its rising on Wednesday 10 February 2010, do adjourn till Monday 22 February 2010. The House divided: Ayes 248, Noes 194.
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