Thursday, 3 November 2011
The Secretary of State for Culture , Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What steps he is taking to assist schools and colleges to register for the opportunity to obtain free tickets for the London 2012 Olympics.
What steps his Department is taking to assist young people into employment in the creative industries; and if he will make a statement.
What progress his Department has made in rolling out superfast broadband to rural communities.
What steps he is taking to encourage inbound tourism from other EU member states.
If he will take steps to promote the holding of festivals and cultural events in 2012.
What discussions he has had with the Football Association on ensuring that all Football League stadiums have adequate access and facilities for disabled spectators.
What plans he has for the future sale of the 4G spectrum.
What assessment he has made of the effects on the arts of reductions in public expenditure.
If he will ask Ofcom to review its code on electronic programme guides.
What support his Department has provided to the rugby league Four Nations tournament.
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effects on levels of participation in sports of the VAT status of sports clubs.
If he will assess the economic and cultural value of dance to the UK; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
What steps he has taken in support of the Parliament week initiative; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for future pre-legislative scrutiny of Government legislation; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to improve access for hon. Members to Government Ministers and officials.
If he will establish a regular day of the week in sitting time for Back-Bench business.
What plans he has to bring forward proposals for a Select Committee on Civil Society; and what representations he has received on the remit of any such committee.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make a statement on the euro crisis and its implication for the United Kingdom.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
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: Coinage (Measurement) Act 2011 Armed Forces Act 2011...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Barry Sheerman, supported by Jason McCartney, Meg Munn, Julian Sturdy, Steve Baker, Andrew Percy, Laura Sandys, Dr Hywel Francis, Karl...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of the Commission on Devolution in Wales. Before I commence the debate, may I—with the permission of the Speaker, which I sought...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Crabb.)
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