Thursday, 14 June 2012
The Secretary of State for Culture Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What recent discussions he has had on the future of local newspapers.
What arrangements he has put in place to recruit a new special adviser.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects of advertising aimed at children on (a) childhood obesity and (b) children’s mental health.
How many schools have registered for the Get Set programme; and if he will make a statement.
What progress he has made on encouraging more children to take part in competitive sport.
What plans he has for the post of Registrar of the Public Lending Right.
What recent discussions he has had on nominating a new sport for the next Olympics.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on scheduling of business to achieve the Government's legislative programme.
Whether he has any plans to bring forward proposals to reform the scrutiny of private Members’ Bills.
What progress he has made on introducing a House business committee.
The hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—
What proposals the Commission has to make it easier for hon. Members and staff to cycle to the parliamentary estate.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State if she will make a statement about the decision on fish discards arrived at this week in the European Council meeting of Fisheries Ministers.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on banking reform. The financial crisis exposed a great many flaws in the system. Banks borrowed too much, took risks they did not...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I have raised previously the awful case of the Prenga family, with Fran Prenga in a Greek jail. To my astonishment yesterday, I discovered that MPs’...
At this stage, there is no time limit on Back-Bench contributions. Let us see how it goes.
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 19 June the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Theresa May relating to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Michael Fabricant.)
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