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Thursday, 15 March 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the level of applications to English universities for courses commencing in September 2012.
What recent progress he has made in increasing inward investment.
What steps he has taken to encourage universities to publish data about the employment of their graduates.
What assessment he has made of the ability of other Departments to encourage business growth.
What steps he is taking to ensure universal access to independent and professional careers advice and guidance.
What recent assessment he has made of the UK’s science base.
What representations he has received on the potential effects of his proposed reform of employment protection law.
What steps he is taking to promote the status of traditional craft industries.
When he proposes to bring in the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill.
Whether his Department plans to develop an industrial strategy; and if he will make a statement. [R]
What his policy is on the retention of post offices in villages.
What steps he is taking to promote observance of section 172 of the Companies Act 2006.
What steps he plans to take to improve access to finance for small businesses.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us next week’s business?
I have received a report from the Tellers in the Aye Lobby for the Division at 4.21 pm yesterday on the Question that amendment 2 be made to the Water Industry (Financial Assistance) Bill. The...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Two written ministerial statements have been issued in the past two hours. One is the Government’s announcement on proposals for the reform of our...
[Relevant document: The statement by the House of Commons Commission of 14 March.]
[ Relevant document: t he Twelfth Report from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, EU Proposals for Reform of the Common Fisheries Polic y, HC 1563 .]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jeremy Wright.) [Relevant documents: The Third Report from the Justice Committee on the Government’s proposed...
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