Monday, 14 January 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions his Department has had with other Government Departments on supporting the armed forces covenant.
What support he has given to the promotion of British defence exports.
What recent progress he has made on improving the interoperability of UK and French expeditionary forces.
What support he has received from major employers for the proposals set out in his Reserves Green Paper.
What recent discussions he has had with his international security assistance force partners on the draw-down of combat troops from Afghanistan.
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in the middle east; and if he will make a statement.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of cadet forces in the UK.
What discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on the shift in US defence policy from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
What estimate he has made of the number of people employed in Scotland as part of the defence industrial base.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Burmese army attacks on civilians in the Kachin state.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on state pension reform. I am pleased to announce that, as part of the coalition Government’s mid-term review, we shall be...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Mali and on the United Kingdom’s limited support to the French military deployment to assist the Government of Mali. On 10...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Crime and Courts Bill [Lords],...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Crime and Courts Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise— (1)...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 26 November 2012, be approved.—(Nicky Morgan.) Question put....
Ordered, That Mr Shailesh Vara be discharged from the Finance and Services Committee and Mr Greg Knight be added.—(Anne Milton, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Nicky Morgan.)
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