Wednesday, 4 May 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the awarding of contracts for the Work programme in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the implementation in Scotland of the Government’s proposals for universal credit.
What assessment he has made of the likely effect on the Scottish economy of the implementation of “The Plan for Growth”.
By what date he expects the level of unemployment in Scotland to begin to reduce.
Whether his Department and the Treasury have assessed the potential effect of banking failure on the economy of an independent Scotland.
What progress he has made on measures to prevent the coincidence of elections to the House of Commons and to the Scottish Parliament in May 2015.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the potential for renewable energy generation in Scotland.
The Prime Minister was asked—
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As Many Members were inexplicably absent at 4.30 this morning, they will have missed an important debate that drew attention to a great weakness in our role: we...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Question ( 3 May) again proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
I beg to move amendment 6, page 6, line 22, at end add— ‘(14) The Chancellor shall publish, by 31 October 2012, an assessment of the impact of the changes to capital allowances on...
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Patents County Court (Financial Limits) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 16 February, be approved. —(Jeremy Wright.) Question put and agreed to.
That the draft Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme) (Rights of Appeal) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 22 March, be...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Monday 9 May, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Edward Miliband as if the day were an...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 24 May 2011, do adjourn till Tuesday 7 June 2011; at its rising on Tuesday 19 July...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jeremy Wright.)
That this House takes note with approval of the Government’s assessment as set out in the Budget Report, combined with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal...
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