Wednesday, 11 January 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to promote Scotland as a destination for international inward investment.
How many young people are not in employment, training or education in Scotland.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the autumn statement on levels of poverty in Scotland.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the work capability assessment in Scotland.
What representations he has received from the Scottish Government on the holding of a referendum in Scotland on independence from the UK.
What steps he has taken to address youth unemployment in Scotland.
What comparative assessment he has made of the level of subsidy from the public purse for postal, transport and health services in Scotland and the north of England.
The Prime Minister was asked—
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House believes that the scale of increases to rail and bus fares and the high cost of fuel are significantly increasing the transport sector’s contribution to the...
[Relevant documents: The Fourth Report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee on Electricity Market Reform, HC 742, and the Government’s response thereto (Sixth Special Report, HC...
Ordered, That the Motion in the name of Sir George Young relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Duddridge.)
That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Local Government Finance Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session. The House divided:...
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