Wednesday, 5 September 2012
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
What his policy is on the provision of trade union facility time across the civil service.
What recent progress his Department has made on its programme to abolish and reform non-departmental public bodies.
What recent assessment he has made of the second round of National Citizen Service pilots.
What estimate he has made of the total reduction in funding to the voluntary sector in 2011-12.
What plans he has for the (a) ministerial and (b) civil service code of conduct.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 5 September.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I raise, with some embarrassment, something that I believe is a genuine point of order? It concerns recording the names and paying tribute to those who have...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House believes that the rising cost of rail travel is adding to the financial pressures facing many households; and calls on the Government to restore the one per cent...
I advise the House that Mr Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Community Interest Company (Amendment) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 14 June, be approved.—(Mr Swayne.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and...
That the draft Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 21 June, be approved.— (Mr Swayne.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 6677/12, relating to the joint draft Council Decision on the Accession of the European Union to the Treaty of Amity and Co-operation in...
Ordered, That, on Tuesday 18 September, the House shall meet at 11.30 am and references to specific times in the Standing Orders of this House shall apply as if that day were a Wednesday.—...
The petition is from Bristol West constituents and concerns a post office in my constituency, one of the many that were closed between 2004 and 2008 under the previous Government—the Alma...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Swayne.)
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