Thursday, 15 September 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the potential road safety implications of increasing the maximum length of heavy goods vehicles.
What assessment he has made of the importance of the voice of the passenger to decisions about rail investment; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had on reform of rail franchising.
What impact assessment his Department undertook in relation to the decision to end concessionary coach travel for elderly and disabled people.
What recent steps he has taken to encourage cycling.
What steps he is taking to ensure the economic sustainability of the rail network.
What plans he has to review the business case for (a) High Speed 2 and (b) Crossrail.
What recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of its procurement policy for rail rolling stock.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to tackle violence against women and girls.
What her policy is on permitting civil partnership ceremonies in religious premises.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs—[ Interruption. ]
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. On 30 June, I wrote to the Prime Minister about serious concerns I had about an answer he gave in Prime Minister’s questions about the protection...
I Before we move to the main business, I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Police Reform...
Before I call Amber Rudd to move the motion, I inform the House that after the opening speeches from each side there will be a six-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions in this debate, as...
Before I call Mr Steve Baker to move the motion, I remind Back Benchers that a large number of people wish to take part in this debate and that therefore Mr Speaker has put a five-minute limit on...
Motion made, That the motions in the name of Sir George Young relating to the Electoral Commission and the Local Government Boundary Commission for England shall be treated as if they related to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Vara.)
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