Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Further consideration of Bill, as amended, opposed and deferred until Tuesday 21 February at 7 o’clock. ( Standing Order No. 20).
Second Readings opposed and deferred until Tuesday 21 February ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—
If he will publish an implementation plan alongside the introduction of legislative proposals for individual electoral registration.
Whether the commission to consider the West Lothian question will take evidence from Members of the (a) Scottish Parliament and (b) National Assembly for Wales.
What plans he has to improve the completeness and accuracy of the electoral register.
What recent progress he has made on establishing the commission to consider the West Lothian question.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney-General was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the director of the Serious Fraud Office on the capacity and effectiveness of organisations tackling...
What steps he is taking to promote reform of the European Court of Human Rights.
What recent discussions he has had with the Crown Prosecution Service on the progress made by the Leveson inquiry.
What recent assessment he has made of the management and disclosure of evidence by the Crown Prosecution Service.
What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on reform of extradition law.
What recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the successful application by the Serious Fraud Office to confiscate dividends paid by companies convicted of bribery.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department to update the House on the decision to release Abu Qatada on bail.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House notes with concern that the recent Bank of England publication, Trends in Lending, shows that net lending to businesses has fallen in nine out of the last 12 months...
[Relevant document: the Fourteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Cable theft on the railway, HC 1609.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft City of Coventry (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 5 December, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to...
That the draft City of Wakefield (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 5 December, be approved.—(Angela Watkinson.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 16250/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a draft Directive on the annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 21 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), the Private Business set down by the Chairman...
The petition is from my constituents in north Hull, who are concerned about cuts to police in Humberside. I would like to mention in particular Demelza France, a shop worker who collected names...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Newmark.)
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