Thursday, 8 November 2012
Ordered , That the Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new Writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough constituency of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect of the business Olympics on exports and inward investment.
What estimate he has made of the proportion of loans for students starting courses in 2012 with fees of £9,000 a year which will not be fully repaid.
What support his Department has provided to university and business research partnerships in the last 12 months.
What assessment he has made of the contribution of new start-ups to economic growth.
If he will establish an independent body to review the relationship between big pub companies and tied landlords.
What assessment he has made of the effect on jobs of the extra costs of energy arising from subsidising wind farm development.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage participants in further and higher education to gain experience and training in business and industry.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on investment in green manufacturing jobs.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage young people to take up careers in engineering; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the latest construction output figures; and if he will make a statement.
If he will bring forward legislative proposals to prevent owners of businesses which have failed with debts outstanding from starting new businesses of an identical or similar nature.
What recent steps he has taken to encourage business start-ups; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on the EU Commission proposal to impose quotas for women on boards.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of jobs that will be created by the regional growth fund.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for the House next week?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the Government’s consultation on reserve forces. On 5 July this year, I announced to the House my intention to publish a...
[Relevant document: The First Report from the Finance and Services Committee, on House of Commons Administration: Financial Plan 2013/14 to 2016/17, including draft Estimate for 2012/2012, HC 691]
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of stimulating growth through better use of the Prompt Payment Code. Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for allowing me to open this debate. I...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.
And sometimes to shout at each other.