Thursday, 27 January 2011
The Secretary of State was asked-
If he will consider the merits of authorising traffic signals to display only flashing amber aspects in the early hours of the morning to reduce journey times.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the outcome of the comprehensive spending review on road improvement schemes in east Yorkshire.
What assessment he has made of the effects of the ending of the west London extension of the congestion charge zone.
What plans he has for the reform of rail franchising; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to reduce the incidence of people driving while uninsured.
When his Department plans to publish its consultation on changing the law to allow UK nationals with diabetes to drive heavy goods vehicles in the UK.
When he plans to publish his proposals for the modernisation of Her Majesty's coastguard.
What plans he has for the future of bus services.
How many commercial vehicles underwent Vehicle and Operator Services Agency roadside inspections in December 2010.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked-
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on the effects on gender equality in the workplace of her proposals for flexible working.
What steps she plans to take to address the trafficking of women and girls.
What steps she plans to take to increase the number of women on corporate boards.
What her policy is on the hosting of civil partnership ceremonies in religious establishments.
What assessment she has made of the effect on the well-being of women and girls of body image representations in the media.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect on women of changes to the state pension age.
What steps she is taking to eliminate discrimination in employment law on the grounds of gender.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Justice on custodial sentences for women with children.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
In an answer by the Leader of the House about employment tribunals, he said that all would be revealed next week. I have asked questions of the Ministry of Justice to elicit information about the...
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Qu een's r ecommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purpose of any Act resulting from the Scotland Bill, it is expedient to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Scotland Bill, it is expedient to authorise- (1) the imposition by...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Vara.)
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