Thursday, 27 October 2011
Bill read the Third time and passed.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the level of science funding over the comprehensive spending review period.
What steps he is taking to promote British exports.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the regional growth fund.
What steps his Department is taking to promote manufacturing skills.
What steps his Department is taking in response to recent job losses announced by BAE Systems.
What steps his Department is taking to support the construction industry.
What steps he plans to take to protect stem cell research in the UK following the decision of the European Court of Justice to prohibit the patenting of inventions based on human stem cells; and...
What steps he is taking to encourage entrepreneurship.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on support for seaside town economies.
How much capital expenditure for scientific research his Department has allocated in 2011-12 to date.
If he will consider changing the MPharm qualification from level 6 to level 7.
What assessment he has made of the difficulties faced by apprentices aged 19 and over in obtaining adequate funding for level 3 qualifications.
What steps he plans to take to reduce costs for small businesses.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I wanted to update the House as early as possible on developments in the eurozone overnight, and in the absence of the Prime Minister as he travels to the Commonwealth Heads of Government...
The business for the week beginning 31 October will be as follows: Monday 31 October—Instruction relating to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, followed by...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I bow to no one in my admiration for the BBC “Today” programme, but it is not the forum in which Ministers should make important announcements. Today...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of the UK’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe. Mr Speaker, you will already have seen that debates on European matters are a bit...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Angela Watkinson.)
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