Wednesday, 21 July 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent discussions he has had with CBI Scotland on the condition of the Scottish economy.
What recent discussions he has had with the Deputy Prime Minister on the implementation in Scotland of proposals to equalise the size of constituencies; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effects on levels of employment in Scotland of ending the future jobs fund.
What recent assessment he has made of the recommendations of the final report of the Commission on Scottish Devolution.
Whether he has had discussions with the Deputy Prime Minister on the West Lothian question.
What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister on the relationship between the Government and the Scottish Executive under the devolution settlement.
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on tax relief for the computer games industry in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effects on Scotland of ending the future jobs fund.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effect on households in Scotland of the proposed increase in the rate of value added tax.
What recent discussions he has had with CBI Scotland on the state of the Scottish economy.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues and the Scottish Executive on upgrading the A1 in Scotland.
If he will take steps to ensure that account is taken in the strategic defence and security review of the implications for the Scottish economy of that review.
What recent devolution issues the Advocate-General has considered.
The Prime Minister was asked-
My county of Herefordshire has below-average household income, but our schools are the third worst funded in the country. Does the Deputy Prime Minister share my view that it is time to rebalance...
With permission, I will make a statement on the outcome of the Kabul conference and on progress in Afghanistan. Half an hour ago, my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime Minister paid his respects...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Given the comments of the Prime Minister in Washington yesterday, are the Government seeking to make a statement in the House about their plans to release all...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118( 6 )),
That the draft National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 21 June, be approved.- (James Duddridge.) Question agreed to . Motion...
That the draft Qualifying Oil Fields Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 23 June, be approved.- (James Duddridge.) Question agreed to . Motion made, and Question put forthwith (...
That the draft Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 29 June, be approved. -(James Duddridge.) The House divided: Ayes 315, Noes 220.
[1st Allocated Day] Considered in Committee
I beg to move amendment 28, page 1, line 18, leave out from '(6)' to end of line 20. Just so that I start off on the right foot, is it Mr Hoyle or Mr Deputy Speaker?
Amendment proposed: 14, page 4, line 21, leave out subsections (3) and (4).- (Vernon Coaker.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The Committee divided: Ayes 213, Noes 322.
Amendment proposed: 33, page 7, line 13, leave out subsection (1) and insert- '(1) Before entering into Academy arrangements with the Secretary of State in relation to an additional school, a...
Ordered , That, on Tuesday 27 July, the House shall meet at 11.30 am and references to specific times in the Standing Orders of this House shall apply as if that day were a Wednesday.- (Sir...
Motion made , That, on Tuesday 27 July, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any message from the Lords has been received, any Committee to draw up Reasons which has been appointed at...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Stephen Crabb.)
That this House welcomes the work of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament in providing young people with an opportunity to engage with the political process; notes that the House agreed on 16...
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