Monday, 28 March 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on gender equality of the implementation of his proposals for universal credit.
What estimate he has made of the number of people in Halifax who will be affected by planned changes to disability living allowance.
When he plans to respond to the review of employment support services for disabled people conducted by Liz Sayce.
Whether he plans to review the timetable for the raising of the state pension age for women born between December 1953 and October 1954.
What recent progress has been made on implementing the recommendations of the Harrington review of work capability assessment.
What steps he is taking to reduce the level of benefit fraud.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on incentives to work of implementation of the provisions of the Welfare Reform Bill.
What support his Department provides for mothers who wish to stay at home to care for their children.
What recent progress his Department has made in reducing pensioner poverty.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on pensioners of the uprating of pensions using the consumer prices index.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on women of his proposals on pensions.
What progress his Department has made on delivering new enterprise allowance support in Merseyside.
What estimate he has made of the likely effects on welfare expenditure of implementation of the provisions of the Welfare Reform Bill.
What plans he has for the future of disability living allowance; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to improve the ICT systems operated by the Child Support Agency and its successor.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary to report on the violent disturbances over the weekend.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Libya and report back from last week’s European Council. On Libya, I want to update the House on military action, on the...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to a make a statement on education after the age of 16. Today’s statement builds on the work of my colleagues such as the right hon. Member for...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The Secretary of State cited an opinion poll in support of an assertion that he made in the course of his statement. I know that he always says he wants...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Debate resumed (Order, 24 March). Question again proposed, (1) That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in...
Motion made, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 14(4), Private Members’ Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 9 September 2011, 21 October 2011,...
Ordered, That Mrs Eleanor Laing be discharged from the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Rehman Chishti be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents who are concerned about the loss of bus services, particularly evening bus services and those on socially vital routes. The petition...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Alistair Carmichael.)
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