Monday, 5 March 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to support students who suspend their studies due to illness.
What effect he expects the Government’s youth contract to have on the number of unemployed young people.
What recent progress he has made on reassessing the incapacity benefit case load.
What estimate he has made of the cost to a typical small business of introducing real-time reporting of PAYE information.
What steps he is taking to tackle youth unemployment.
What recent progress he has made on the implementation of universal credit.
What steps he is taking to tackle female unemployment.
What assessment he has made of the effect of employment trends on the operation of the Work programme.
What progress has been made on the implementation of the recommendations in Professor Harrington’s review of work capability assessments.
What steps he is taking to reform bereavement benefit.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on last week’s European Council. The Council focused on the measures needed to address the growth crisis in Europe and complete...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker.
[Relevant document: The Eleventh Report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee, The Future of Marine Renewables in the UK, HC 1624.]
I beg to move, That this House believes that next month’s Budget should include a real plan for jobs and growth in order to boost the stalled economy, help hard-pressed families, pensioners...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 6 March, proceedings on the adjourned debate on Second Reading of the Water Industry (Financial Assistance) Bill shall (so far as not previously...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 7 March, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Mr Nigel Dodds as if the day were...
Ordered, That on Tuesday 20 March the House shall meet at a quarter to Ten o’clock and no committees shall meet earlier than half past Three o’clock.—(Jeremy Wright.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jeremy Wright.)
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