Monday, 30 January 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of value for money and standards for tenants in the private rented sector.
What steps he is taking to make (a) empty houses and (b) vacant properties above shops available for rent.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects on lower-income households of his planned localisation of and changes to council tax benefit.
What assessment he has made of the possible effects on local authorities in deprived areas of his planned localisation of national non-domestic rates.
If he will undertake a comparative assessment of parking schemes in town centres.
When he plans to publish information on transitional arrangements in respect of his national planning policy framework.
What his timetable is for the next allocations of the new homes bonus.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure the efficient approval of applications to the European regional development fund.
What progress the Troubled Families Team based in his Department has made in its work.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in housing affordability.
What steps he has taken to support former members of the armed forces in relation to housing.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Today I have laid before Parliament a consultation on far-reaching plans to improve the way our criminal justice system deals with victims of crime. Proper protection and support for those who...
[Relevant document: The Thirteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Draft Civil Aviation Bill: pre-legislative scrutiny, HC 1694 ] Second Reading
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Aviation Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a Public...
Queen’s r ecommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Civil Aviation Bill, it is...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 80A(1)(a)), That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Civil Aviation Bill have not been completed,...
Resolved, That this House concurs with the Lords Message of 25 January 2012 and that, notwithstanding the Resolution of this House of 14 July 2011, it be an instruction to the Joint Committee...
Ordered, That Jonathan Reynolds be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mr George Howarth be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection .)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Duddridge.)
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