Wednesday, 31 October 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment her Department has made of the humanitarian implications of Rwanda’s support for militia activity in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
What steps she is taking to encourage private capital investment in the Economic Community of West African States.
What recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Syria.
What estimate she has made of the number of people in (a) Israel, (b) Gaza and (c) the remainder of the Occupied Palestinian Territories who are in employment; and what assessment she has made of...
What steps her Department is taking to use its aid budget to support strategic trading alliances between the UK and emerging nations.
What steps she is taking to ensure value for money in her Department.
If she will estimate the cost to European aid programmes of the Israeli occupation of the west bank.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 31 October.
If he will make it his policy that the accident and emergency and maternity departments at Kettering general hospital will not be downgraded or closed as part of the Healthier Together review of...
The importance of skills in promoting economic growth has been emphasised again and again in all parts of the House, so why did the number of under-19 apprenticeship starts fall last year?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. It has not escaped the notice of this member of the Procedure Committee—and I doubt that it has escaped yours—that during topical questions to the...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Local Government Finance Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Orders of...
Consideration of Lords amendments
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 1.
I beg to move amendment (a) to Lords amendment 3.
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the hon. Member for Rochester and Strood (Mark Reckless), from whom we will therefore hear in due course.
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment...
[Relevant document: Fourth Report 2012 from the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, Re-appointment of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, HC 611.] Motion made, and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That the House do now adjourn.—( Greg Hands .)
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