Monday, 25 October 2010
The Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport was asked-
What discussions he has had with representatives of the tourism and hospitality sector on the effect on that sector of reductions in his Department's budget.
If he will discuss with the Chancellor of the Exchequer the merits of extending the listed places of worship grant scheme beyond 2011.
What recent progress has been made on the roll out of broadband to rural areas.
What plans he has for the future funding of S4C; and if he will make a statement.
When he last met the Football Association to discuss proposed reforms of football governance.
What steps he is taking to ensure the successful staging of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games.
What assessment he has made of the legacy for Halifax of the London 2012 Olympics.
What discussions he has had with the Minister for the Cabinet Office on proposals to merge UK Sport and Sport England.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked-
What proposals he plans to put to the House in respect of the structure of the parliamentary calendar for the remainder of the current Session.
What steps he plans to take to provide further opportunities for pre-legislative scrutiny of Government legislation; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on the establishment of a House business Committee.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The House will recall that on 5 July the Secretary of State for Education announced the closure of the Building Schools for the Future scheme and the...
I have a statement to make to the House. I have to inform the House that, as required by section 144 of the Representation of the People Act 1983, I have received the certificate from the judges...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House considers that the draft Directive to amend the Investor Compensation Schemes Directive (European Union Document 12346/10) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for...
[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...
'Expenses incurred in respect of the publication of any matter relating to the referendum, other than an advertisement, in- (a) a newspaper or periodical, (b) a broadcast made by the British...
'(1) Where the date of the poll for one or more of the following is the same as the date of the poll for the referendum, the polls are to be taken together- (a) a local authority election in...
'(1) The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 is amended as follows. (2) For section 2(1) substitute- "(1) The number of holders of offices specified in Schedule 2 to this Act (in this...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Newmark.)
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