Wednesday, 20 October 2010
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked-
What recent progress has been made on his Department's review of non-departmental public bodies.
What recent progress has been made on establishing the national citizen service.
What assessment he has made of the likely effect on social enterprises of reductions in Government expenditure.
What recent progress has been made in delivering his Department's policies on Government commissioning and procurement.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the use of third sector organisations by local authorities in delivering public services.
What steps his Department is taking to share best practice in procurement among Departments.
The Prime Minister was asked-
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 20 October.
Today is the day when Britain steps back from the brink and when we confront the bills from a decade of debt; a day of rebuilding, when we set out a four-year plan to put our public services and...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You have been very generous in the amount of time that you have given today, but many Members on both sides of the House did not have copies of the Chancellor's...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant documents: The Third Report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, P arliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, HC 437, and the oral evidence taken before...
Further considered in Committee
Amendment proposed ( 19 October): 127, page 6, leave out line 35 and insert- '(a) within twelve months of Part 2 of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2010 coming into force...
I beg to move amendment 364, page 7, leave out lines 27 and 28 and insert- 'UK Electoral quota1 The UK Electoral Quota shall be defined as the total electorate of the United Kingdom on the...
Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill. The Committee proceeded to a Division.
Amendments made: 163, page 11, line 30, leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Minister'. Amendment 164, page 11, line 34, leave out 'Secretary of State' and insert 'Minister'. Amendment...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Political Parties, Elections and Referendums (Civil Sanctions) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 8 April, in the previous Parliament, be approved.- (Miss Chloe...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (Miss Chloe Smith.)
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