Thursday, 28 October 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What assessment he has made of the likely effects on local transport schemes of the implementation of the proposed reduction in funding for local government resource grants.
What his policy is on the future of the bus service operators grant; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for the future of the Swindon to Kemble rail line; and if he will make a statement.
If his Department will fund (a) tunnelling and culverting work and (b) other mitigation work arising from the construction of any future rail line as part of the High Speed 2 project.
What recent representations he has received on road safety at Elkesley, Nottinghamshire.
What recent representations he has received on his Department's proposed funding for highway infrastructure; and if he will make a statement.
What proposals for improvements to the M1-M6 junction he is considering; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the likely effects of the outcome of the spending review on projects to improve the accessibility of the transport network to disabled people.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked-
What recent representations she has received on the likely effect on women victims of domestic violence of reductions in funding to Supporting People programmes.
What discussions she has had with her EU counterparts on the co-ordination of member states' action against human trafficking of women.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Justice on the number of women given custodial sentences.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the effectiveness of the women and work sector skills pathway initiative.
What recent estimate the Government Equalities Office has made of the gender pay gap.
When she plans to begin her proposed consultation on a new system for flexible parental leave.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Angela Watkinson.)
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