Thursday, 22 November 2012
The Secretary of State for Culture Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What plans she has to ensure a suitable commemoration of the centenary of the first world war.
What assessment she has made of access to the arts in each region.
If she will bring forward proposals to reduce the BBC licence fee.
What support her Department is giving to bids for the Tour de France to come to the UK in 2014.
What plans her Department has for a gender audit of public spending on sport.
What steps her Department is taking to address problems with digital television reception in Baxenden.
If she will take steps to accelerate the repayment of moneys taken from lottery good causes funds to support the London 2012 Olympic games; and if she will make a statement.
What assessment she has made of the progress of the rural superfast broadband programme.
What assessment she has made of the cultural sector in Merseyside.
What steps she is taking to increase the effects of tourism on the economy.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to ensure that the London 2012 Paralympic games leave a lasting legacy for disabled people across the UK.
What steps she is taking to support more women into work.
(Urgent Question): Will the Second Church Estates Commissioner make a statement on this week’s decision by the General Synod on women bishops?
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
I wish to make a statement about the Government’s approach to the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights on prisoner voting. This is a subject that provokes intense debate, not...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Theresa May, supported by the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Danny Alexander, Secretary Chris Grayling,...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Frank Field, supported by Diana Johnson, Andrew George and Mrs Eleanor Laing, presented a Bill to amend the Equality Act 2010 to remove...
I beg to move, That the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 19 November, be approved. The Government are...
I inform the House that by convention only Dame Anne Begg will speak in this debate. Interventions are allowed, but no other speeches.
Before I call the hon. Member for Newton Abbot (Anne Marie Morris) I inform the House that we intend to finish this debate at about a quarter to 3. I am seeking to protect the next debate, so...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of industrial policy and UK manufacturing industries. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for allocating time for today’s...
Ordered, That, in respect of the Police (Complaints and Conduct) Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table...
I wish to present this petition to the House, which has nearly 1,000 signatures, and is from Mr Ali and residents of Coldhurst and other parts of Oldham. I am grateful for the opportunity to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster .)
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