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Wednesday, 1 December 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What (a) recent meetings he has had and (b) meetings he plans to have with representatives of Scottish Power to discuss the energy industry in Scotland.
What discussions he has had with the UK Border Agency on the cancellation of its contract with Glasgow city council to provide services to asylum seekers.
What recent discussions he has had with the (a) Secretary of State for Health and (b) Scottish Executive on strategies to reduce the incidence of HIV in the UK.
What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister on the relationship between the UK Government and Scottish Executive with regard to economic policy under the devolution settlement.
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Scotch whisky industry; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the lessons learned from the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth games which could inform his Department's contribution to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games.
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on measures to promote economic growth in Scotland.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effect on average household outgoings in Scotland of raising the rate of value added tax to 20%.
What recent estimate he has made of levels of economic growth and inward investment in Scotland.
The Prime Minister was asked-
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 1 December.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I should like to secure advice on an answer that was provided to me yesterday during questions to the Attorney-General. In response to my question- [ Interruption. ]
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )
Amendment proposed ( 24 November): 5, page 2, line 11, leave out from 'Government' to end of line 14. - (Mr Cash.) Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
Amendments made: Government amendment 14, page 4, line 9, at end insert- 'Parliament Act 1911 (c. 13)3A In the Parliament Act 1911 omit section 7.'. Government amendment 15, page 4, line 16, at...
[Relevant documents: The Third Report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Session 2009-10, on The proposals for national policy statements on energy, HC 231, and the Government's...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Official Statistics Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 13 October, be approved. -(Mr Goodwill.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.- (Mr Goodwill.)
That the draft Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 25 October, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 317, Noes 212.
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