Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Second Reading opposed and deferred until Tuesday 13 November ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on fiscal incentives to encourage the construction of affordable housing.
What fiscal steps he is taking to encourage job creation in the private sector.
What recent assessment he has made of the level of employment in (a) Kettering constituency, (b) Northamptonshire and (c) England.
What assessment he has made of the fiscal implications of the Government’s proposed employee-owner scheme.
What the level of public sector net borrowing was in the (a) first six months of 2012-13 and (b) equivalent period in 2011-12.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the Government’s fiscal policies on the level of long-term unemployment.
If he will use the revenue received by the Exchequer from the forthcoming auction of the 4G mobile telephone spectrum for the purpose of building affordable homes over the next two years.
What fiscal steps he has taken to reduce the cost of living.
What recent steps he has taken to reform banking and to redirect banking fines to the public purse.
What recent steps he has taken to tackle tax evasion and reduce tax avoidance.
What estimate he has made of the level of economic growth since the October 2010 spending review.
What his policy is on taxation on unearned wealth; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect on economic growth of the level of bank lending to businesses.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on historic allegations of child abuse in the North Wales police force area. In 1991, North Wales police conducted an investigation...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Ash dieback disease is a major national disaster of huge proportions, and of direct and immediate interest to every hon. Member of this House. It is therefore...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House (1) approves the Second Report from the Committee on Standards and Privileges (House of Commons Paper No. 635); (2) endorses the recommendation in paragraph 62; and...
[Relevant document: The Seventeenth Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, on Croatia: monitoring the accession process, HC 86-xvii.] Second reading
M otion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A( 7 )), That the following provisions shall apply to the European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Bill: Committal...
[Relevant document: The Fourteenth Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, on Banking Union and Economic and Monetary Union, HC 86-xiv.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Orders Nos. 59(3) and 90( 5 )), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time; to stand...
Ordered , That the Public Bill Committee to which the Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [Lords] is committed shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.—(Anne Milton.)
For the convenience of the House we will take motions 8 to 12 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Forestry Commissioners (Climate Change Functions) (Scotland) Order 2012, (Consequential Modifications) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 10 July, be approved.
That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Bahrain) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved. That the draft Double Taxation Relief and...
That the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Switzerland) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 16 July, be approved.—(Anne Milton.) Question agreed to.
That the Police and Crime Panels (Precepts and Chief Constable Appointments) Regulations 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2271), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee. That the School Premises...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton .)
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