Monday, 19 December 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to mitigate the effects of redundancy on those leaving the armed forces.
What expenditure on the Trident replacement he expects to have incurred by 2016.
What arrangements were included in the recent memorandum of understanding with Turkey.
What recent discussions he has had on armed forces pay; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the likely effects on the defence sector of the aircraft carrier programme.
When he expects UK troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan.
What steps he is taking to support research and development of military capability in the aerospace sector.
What assessment he has made of the advice from the Armed Forces Pay Review Body; and if he will make a statement.
What support is available at higher and further education level for young people who want to join the armed forces; and if he will make a statement.
What support his Department provides to armed forces veterans with mental health disorders.
What support his Department is providing to the families of service personnel during the Christmas period.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State if he will make a statement on the Home Office report on the number of foreign national offenders who have committed crimes on release before...
The Government are proposing the most far-reaching reforms of British banking in our modern history. Our objective is to make sure that what happened in Britain never happens again, that...
I wish to inform the House of the outcome of the discussions on fisheries at last week’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council, at which I represented the United Kingdom for the fisheries...
The following Member made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law : Seema Malhotra, for Feltham and Heston.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I have given you prior notice of this point of order, which relates to item 23 of the future business on today’s Order Paper—Public Bodies: Scrutiny...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Eric Pickles, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Vince Cable,...
We come now to the motion relating to apprenticeships, and to move the motion I call the Minister for Further Education and Lifelong Learning—he may even have other elements within his...
I have the pleasure and honour of presenting to the House a petition of more than 1,000 people from Blackpool South. The petition states: The Petition of residents of Blackpool South, Declares...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Michael Fabricant.)
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