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Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, That she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House a Return of the Report, dated 16...
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked-
How many child trust funds have been set up in respect of looked-after children since such funds were introduced.
What the evidential basis is for his Department's estimate of the additional tax revenue to accrue by 2014-15 from expenditure on measures to address tax evasion and avoidance, and fraud and debt.
What steps he is taking to review the regulation of credit rating agencies.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the outcome of the comprehensive spending review in reducing the budget deficit.
What recent steps he has taken to increase levels of bank lending to small and medium-sized businesses.
What steps he has taken to encourage saving since the June 2010 Budget; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the effect on the economy of recent trends in growth in the private sector.
What assessment has been made of the likely effects on Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs' tax inquiry services for the public of the outcome of the comprehensive spending review.
What assessment he has made of the effects on his Department's ability to reduce the deficit of the reduction in the UK's EU budgetary rebate; and if he will make a statement.
What mechanism he plans to use to ensure that households which include one or more higher rate taxpayer cease to receive child benefit payments.
What estimate he has made of the cost to the Exchequer of redundancy and retraining requirements arising from implementation of proposals contained in the comprehensive spending review.
What recent discussions he has had with his international counterparts on the co-ordination of efforts to reduce Government deficits.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Today I am publishing the report of the Redfern inquiry, which was established in 2007 to investigate the processes and practices surrounding the analysis of human tissue that was carried out in...
With permission Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement. On 6 July, the Prime Minister told the House that the legacy issues the Government had inherited around the treatment of detainees...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I raised with you yesterday in a point of order the amount of time that the House would have to debate the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill when there was a...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move amendment 11, page 1, line 5, leave out ' 7 May 2015' and insert ' 1 May 2014'.
Ordered, That Sir John Butterfill, Nick Harvey, Dr Howard Stoate and Lord Touhig be discharged as Managing Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund and Mr Brian H. Donohoe, Richard...
Ordered, That Nick Harvey, Eric Martlew, Dr Nick Palmer and Dr Howard Stoate be discharged as Managing Trustees of the House of Commons Members' Fund and Mr Brian H. Donohoe, Richard Harrington,...
Motion made, (1) That this House approves the Sixth Report of the Standards and Privileges Committee, Session 2010-11, HC 577; and (2) That accordingly- a. The Commissioner may publish papers...
Motion made, (1) That this House approves the Seventh Report of the Standards and Privileges Committee, Session 2010-11, HC 578; and (2) That accordingly Standing Order No. 150 be amended, by...
The petition, which is from Dr Michael Lynch and in the name of 1,750 other petitioners, states: The Petition of Dr Michael Lynch, Derwent Practice, Norton Road, Malton, Declares that the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Jeremy Wright.)
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