Tuesday, 8 February 2011
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked-
What assessment he has made of the prospects for growth of the manufacturing sector.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the size of the structural deficit.
If he will take steps to allow charities providing services transferred to them by the NHS to recover value added tax.
What objectives he has set for the outcome of his discussions to limit the bonuses paid to bankers.
What recent estimate he has made of the level of Government debt.
What assessment he has made of prospects for growth in the high-technology manufacturing sector.
What his policy is on transparency in private finance initiative contracts.
What recent assessment he has made of the progress of the work of the Independent Commission on Banking.
What assessment he has made of the effects on consumer confidence of the recent increase in the basic rate of value added tax.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of support and advice on financial planning and financial literacy for young people and vulnerable groups.
What recent steps he has taken to implement the Basel III framework; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister to make a statement on the expulsion from Russia this weekend of the journalist for The Guardian, the Moscow correspondent Mr Luke Harding.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )
Motion m ade, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Education Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill...
Queen's Recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Education Bill, it is expedient to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Republic of Indonesia) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 15 November, be approved. -...
That the draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2010, which was laid before this House on 17 November, be approved. -(Angela...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 16096/10, relating to a Commission Communication on Energy 2020: A strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy: and agrees...
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15282/10 and Addendum, relating to financial sector taxation; recognises that decisions regarding direct taxes are primarily a matter for...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Angela Watkinson.)
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