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Wednesday, 3 March 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What steps he plans to take to tackle violence against women in developing countries.
What contribution his Department has made to Fairtrade fortnight.
What steps the Government are taking to increase the number of girls in sub-Saharan Africa attending school; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of progress towards the Government's target of spending 0.7 per cent. of gross national income on overseas aid.
What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe.
What steps his Department is taking to control malaria in developing countries.
The Prime Minister was asked-
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Corporation Tax Act 2010.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Bribery Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a Public...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6))
That the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (HC 207), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which...
That the Crown Benefices (Parish Representatives) Measure (HC 209), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in the form in which the...
That the Vacancies in Suffragan Sees and Other Ecclesiastical Offices Measure (HC 208), passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be presented to Her Majesty for Her Royal Assent in...
That the Local Government Finance (England) Special Grant Report (No. 130) on the grant to be paid towards the cost of implementing the new statutory minimum bus travel concession in England...
That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Bosnia and Herzegovina)) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 3 February, be approved.
That the draft Competition Act 1998 (Land Agreements Exclusion Revocation) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 21 January, be approved.
That the draft Service Voters' Registration Period Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 26 January, be approved.
That the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Disclosure of Information for Research Purposes) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 26 January, be approved. That the draft...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)).
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15049/09 and Addenda 1 to 3, Commission Communication on an EU framework for cross-border crisis management in the banking sector; and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (Mary Creagh.)
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