Monday, 9 May 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What estimate she has made of the likely effect of her policy on student visas on the number of visas issued in the 12 months following its implementation.
What steps she plans to take to increase links between police forces and local communities.
What plans she has to assist local communities in tackling antisocial behaviour.
What her policy is on the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.
What legislative proposals she plans to make for further restrictions on the sale of alcohol to children.
What progress the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre has made in its investigation into the grooming of vulnerable teenage girls for sex.
What her policy is on measures to ensure that children born overseas to unmarried male British citizens before 2006 are treated in a manner equivalent to those born after 2006.
How many police officers she expects to retire under rule A19 in 2011.
What progress her Department has made in reducing the number of bogus asylum seekers.
What assessment she has made of the potential effects on the number of crimes solved of proposed changes in the national DNA database.
What discussions she has had with Northumbria police on the appropriate level of policing over the period of the comprehensive spending review.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law: Jonathan Ashworth, for Leicester South.
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[Relevant document: T he Twenty-fourth Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, HC 428-xxii.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 3 March, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question...
That the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Nitrous Oxide) Regulations 2011, which were laid before this House on 22 March, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question agreed to....
That the draft Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Trading Fund Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 24 March, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That Mr Charles Walker be discharged from the Select Committee on Public Administration and Alun Cairns be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Angela Watkinson.)
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