Tuesday, 13 July 2010
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked-
What recent representations he has received on the level of the UK national debt relative to that of other countries; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the effects of the change in the rate of capital gains tax on the number of business start-ups.
What recent representations he has received on the proposals in the June 2010 Budget intended to increase economic growth; and if he will make a statement.
What representations he has received from employers in the north-west on relief from national insurance contributions for new businesses; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for future changes to income tax arrangements.
What assessment he has made of the level of tax avoidance during the period when the rate of capital gains tax was at 18%.
What assessment he has made of the effect on low-income families of the implementation of the proposals in the June 2010 Budget.
What steps his Department is taking to support economic growth in the north-east.
What steps he plans to take to support economic growth in the south-west.
What assessment he has made of the effect on levels of employment of the implementation of the measures proposed in the June 2010 Budget.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on funding for mental health services.
In what sectors of the economy he expects the export growth forecast contained in the June 2010 Budget to be achieved.
What recent progress he has made on reducing the cost to the public purse of his Department's non-departmental public bodies.
What steps he plans to take to support economic growth in the south-east.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement on the review of counter-terrorism and security powers. As I have said to the House before, the first duty of Government is to protect the...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I always thought I was the employer of my members of staff, and I would be glad if you could confirm that. On Friday, one of my valued members of staff came to me...
Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57 ) Mr Brian Binley, supported by Dr Thérèse Coffey, Mr Douglas Carswell, Mr Philip Hollobone, Mr Christopher Chope, Mr Peter Bone,...
I beg to move amendment 13, page 2, line 7, leave out subsection (1).
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Parliamentary Standards Act (Staff Transfer) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 26 May, be approved.- (Mr Newmark.) Question agreed to.
Motion made , That the Motion in the name of Sir George Young relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order...
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...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Newmark .)
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