Thursday, 9 February 2012
The Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What recent progress he has made on the roll-out of superfast broadband to rural communities.
What discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the EU directive on privacy and electronic communications; and if he will make a statement.
What plans VisitEngland has to promote domestic tourism during the London 2012 Olympics.
What progress his Department has made on his plans to merge Sport England and UK Sport; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to support increased participation in mountaineering, hill walking and climbing.
What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the Woolf Review.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of new financing arrangements on the editorial and operational independence of S4C.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the merger of Sport England and UK Sport on (a) Sport Northern Ireland, (b) Sport Wales and (c) Sport Scotland.
What support his Department is providing for the creative industries.
What steps he is taking to speed up the roll-out of broadband in Greater Manchester.
What recent discussions he has had with the premier league, Football Association and Football League on the licensing of football clubs.
What steps he is taking to protect children online; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
Whether the introduction of a statutory register of lobbyists will require any changes to the Standing Orders of the House.
Whether he has any plans to change the order of oral answers to questions.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will make a statement on the Government’s reforms to feed-in tariffs.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
Mr Speaker, with permission I will present a quarterly review of our progress in Afghanistan since October last year, representing the combined assessment of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office,...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. In answer to the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) in questions to the Leader of the House earlier, I may have given the...
[Relevant document: The Tenth Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, Piracy off the coast of Somalia, HC 1318.]
Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 22 February 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...
Ordered, That at the sitting on Thursday 23 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Newmark.)
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