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Thursday, 17 June 2010
Motion made, That so much of the Lords Message [ 10 June] as relates to the Canterbury City Council Bill be now considered. -- (The Chairman of Ways and Means.)
Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [ 10 June] as relates to the Leeds City Council Bill be now considered. That the promoters of the Leeds City Council Bill, which was originally...
Motion made, That so much of the Lords Message [ 10 June] as relates to the Nottingham City Council Bill be now considered. -- (The Chairman of Ways and Means.)
Ordered, That so much of the Lords Message [ 10 June] as relates to the Reading Borough Council Bill be now considered. That the promoters of the Reading Borough Council Bill, which was...
The Secretary of State was asked-
What information his Department holds on the effect of industrial action involving airlines on the number of passengers on flights operated by those airlines.
What plans he has for the future of the national concessionary bus fare scheme.
What assessment has been made of the effects on front-line transport services of the announced expenditure reductions for his Department in 2010-11.
What plans he has for the electrification of the mainline railway between Wales and London.
What priorities he has set for departmental expenditure on the road network.
Whether his Department's value for money evaluation of the proposed Surrey Canal Road station on the East London line extension has been completed.
What guidance his Department issues to local authorities on the provision of subsidised bus services.
What assessment he has made of the merits of the 3a and 3b extensions to the Manchester Metrolink; and if he will make a statement.
What his plans are for the future funding of new fixed speed cameras; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked-
What discussions she has had with the Deputy Prime Minister on constitutional reforms to increase the representation of women and ethnic minorities in Parliament.
What recent discussions she has had on plans to reform arrangements for parental leave; and if she will make a statement.
What steps the Government are taking to tackle violence against women.
If she will take steps to increase the proportion of people entering careers in science and technology who are women.
What recent assessment she has made of the effects of flexible working arrangements on gender equality in the workplace.
Simon Hughes (Bermondsey and Old Southwark) (LD) ( Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will make a statement on the consequences of the timing of legal aid payments...
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With permission, I wish to make a statement on the Treasury's review of the public spending commitments made by the last Government between 1 January 2010 and the general election. In the...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement about the Government's plans to reform the institutional framework for financial regulation. The tripartite system of financial regulation...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. In the Financial Secretary's address to the House today, he made the accusation that Labour Ministers, possibly including myself, made spending commitments...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of building a high- skilled economy. It is a delight, having spent so many years in the shadows, to come into the light and be able to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Miss Chloe Smith.)
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