Thursday, 23 June 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to improve the flow of traffic in urban areas.
When he expects the Swindon to Kemble railway redoubling project to commence.
What progress has been made on the review of toll charges on the Humber bridge.
What progress his Department has made on its consultation on High Speed 2.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Crossrail programme provides adequate toilet facilities at stations and on its rolling stock.
What proportion of its stake in NATS Ltd the Government plan to sell; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with FirstGroup on the future of the First Great Western rail franchise; and if he will make a statement.
If he will bring forward proposals to ensure the provision of accessible public travel information for blind and partially sighted people.
What recent assessment he has made of the effects on household budgets of changes in rail fares.
What assessment his Department has made of the potential benefit to the economy of upgrading the railway line between Cambridge and King’s Lynn.
What steps he is taking to encourage take-up of low-carbon vehicles.
What recent discussions he has had with the Mayor of London on public transport provision during the London 2012 Olympics.
What plans he has for future improvements on the A63.
Whether he plans to bring forward proposals to prevent unplanned industrial action on London Underground.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to improve the recording of disability hate crimes.
What recent discussions she has had with ministerial colleagues on steps to increase the rate of prosecution for rape.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I notice that the hon. Member for The Wrekin (Mark Pritchard) is the lead Member on one of the motions we are debating later, but yesterday a pager message was...
I beg to move, That this House notes the publication of the Sixth Report from the Transport Select Committee on The Coastguard, Emergency Towing Vessels and the Maritime Incident Response Group,...
I beg to move, That this House notes the review led by the Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts into the reconfiguration of children’s heart surgery; welcomes its aim of establishing a...
I have to announce that Mr Speaker has not selected the amendment.
Ordered, That, notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of Bills brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions, more than one stage of the Finance (No. 3) Bill...
Motion made, and Question put, That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 7 June, that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider the draft House...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Crabb.)
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