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Wednesday, 7 July 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What funding his Department plans to allocate to the media high council in Rwanda in 2011-12.
If he will conduct a review of the effectiveness of his Department's programmes in Caribbean countries.
What aid his Department is planning to provide to Colombia in 2010-11; and if he will make a statement.
Whether he plans to bring forward legislative proposals in this Session of Parliament to ensure that 0.7% of gross national income is spent on aid.
What objectives he has set for the forthcoming UN millennium development goals summit in New York.
Whether his Department plans to provide funding for tackling climate change other than by means of official development assistance from 2013.
What mechanism is used by his Department to decide what funding to provide to projects.
When he plans to assess the effectiveness of the operation of the Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Act 2010; and if he will make a statement.
What his most recent assessment is of the effectiveness of his Department's contribution to the achievement of the millennium development goal on the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger.
What steps he is taking to seek to ensure that the millennium development goals relating to education are met.
The Prime Minister was asked-
My nine-year-old constituent, Paisley Ward, says that she and her brother learned to swim because it was free. Paisley is worried that her little sister will not be able to learn because this...
Mr Speaker, I am pleased to have this opportunity to update the House on our operations in Afghanistan. As the Prime Minister has said, we intend to make regular updates to the House. As this is...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Are you aware that the BBC is reporting that the Education Secretary is to apologise for the inaccuracies in the information given to this House on Monday about...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to apologise to you and to the whole House for the way information accompanying my oral statement on Monday was provided to all Members. During my...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 23 March 2010, in the previous Parliament, be approved....
Motion made, That, notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of Bills brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions, more than one stage of the Finance Bill may be...
I have a petition on behalf of Mrs Elizabeth Morley and other constituents from Ceredigion on the subject of the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The petition states: The Petition of the people of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Goodwill.)
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