Wednesday, 17 November 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What steps he is taking to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV in developing countries by 2015.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of people in developing countries without access to basic sanitation.
What recent assessment he has made of the outcomes of projects under the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that funds allocated for development programmes by his Department are not used to purchase imported asbestos products.
What assessment he has made of the likely effects on the incidence of tuberculosis in developing countries of the revised global plan to stop TB.
What the development outcomes were of the G20 summit in Seoul; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the value for money of his Department's aid delivered through the UN Relief and Works Agency.
The Prime Minister was asked-
The Prime Minister will no doubt be aware that my constituency has suffered from severe flooding overnight. Many hundreds of people are affected and there has been significant damage and...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on the Government's position about the proposed financial rescue package for Ireland.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I am sure that you are aware that on 19 March 1997, the House passed a resolution that included various provisions, one of which is that it is of paramount...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House believes that the Government is pursuing a reform agenda in health that represents an ideological gamble with successful services and has failed to honour the...
The time limit on speeches by Back Benchers will be seven minutes in this debate.
With the leave of the House, we shall take the two motions on Northern Ireland together.
Motion made, and Question put, That the draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved. -(Mr Swire .) The...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118( 6 )).
That the draft Disabled People's Right to Control (Pilot Scheme) (England) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 12 October, be approved.- (James Duddridge.) Question agreed...
That the draft Justification Decision (Generation of Electricity by the EPR Nuclear Reactor) Regulations 2010, which were laid before this House on 18 October, be approved.- (James Duddridge .)...
That the draft Legislative and Regulatory Reform (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 21 October, be approved.- (James Duddridge .) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of the unnumbered Explanatory Memoranda, dated 2 June 2010 and 29 September 2010, from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on two Council Decisions amending and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(James Duddridge.)
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