Wednesday, 18 January 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will assess the effect on Wales of the implementation of the recommendations of the Sayce review on employment services for disabled people.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the First Great Western franchise.
What recent assessment she has made of the effect of the autumn statement on the allocation of funds to the National Assembly for Wales.
What discussions she has had with the First Minister for Wales on cross-border human trafficking.
How many apprentices are employed in her Department.
What assessment she has made of the likely change in levels of public sector employment in Wales in the period up to 2017.
What support and advice her Department provides to small businesses in Wales affected by non-payment for work undertaken.
What recent discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the funding formula for Wales.
The Prime Minister was asked—
I welcome this week’s announcement of closer co-operation between financial centres in Hong Kong and London, which will help to make the City a hub for the Chinese renminbi currency market....
With permission, Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement. This Government stand firmly against torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment. We do not condone it, nor do we ask...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Is it in order for the hon. Member for South West Devon (Mr Streeter) to describe Dudley as ugly? Why should a place which boasts the UK’s first national...
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
(Clause 1, Schedule 1, Clause 2, Schedule 2, Clauses 3 to 5, Schedule 3, Clauses 6 and 7, new Clauses relating to non-domestic rates and new Schedules relating to non-domestic rates)
I beg to move amendment 46, page 11, line 31, leave out ‘may not exceed’ and insert ‘should equal’.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118( 6 )),
That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 2 November, be approved.—(Greg Hands .)...
That the draft Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (Dissolution) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 29 November, be approved.—(Greg Hands .) Question agreed to.
Ordered , That at the sitting on Monday 23 January paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motions in the name of Edward Miliband as if the day were...
Motion made , That at the sitting on Wednesday 25 January, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), the Private Business set down by the...
Ordered , That— (1) the matter of the UK Government’s agricultural policy as it relates to Wales be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for its consideration; (2) the Committee...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)
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