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Thursday, 5 May 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
When he plans to announce his consultation on the level of tolls on the Dartford-Thurrock crossing; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for the reform of rail franchising; and if he will make a statement.
What improvements his Department is seeking to achieve in respect of the passenger experience at UK airports.
What steps he is taking to tackle uninsured driving.
What recent progress has been made on his Department’s consultation on High Speed 2.
What steps he is taking to assist local authorities to repair potholes.
What consideration he has given to electrification of the Barking to Gospel Oak line.
What discussions he has had with the Mayor of London on the operation of the transport network in London during the London 2012 Olympics.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What recent progress she has made on the consultation on the future of civil partnerships.
What plans she has for future support for women wishing to start new businesses.
What steps she is taking to provide support for women wishing to enter employment.
What recent assessment she has made of the potential effect on women of the proposal to introduce a flat-rate state pension.
What discussions she has had with ministerial colleagues on the payment of pensions to gender-reassigned women.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of social housing in London. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for making it possible for this debate to be held. Social housing in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Angela Watkinson.)
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