Wednesday, 6 February 2013
The Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on ensuring that companies in receipt of Government contracts do not engage in tax avoidance schemes.
What plans he has to achieve greater value for money from the Government’s management of information technology.
What his policy is on the cyber-security partnership.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Contracts Finder website.
What estimate he has made of the potential savings to the Exchequer from the Government’s proposed reforms to civil service pensions. [R]
What progress he has made on his plans for the National Citizen Service.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 6 February.
Today, Robert Francis has published the report of the public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire NHS foundation Trust. Mr Speaker, I have a deep affection for our national health service. I will...
I would like, Mr Speaker, to update the House on the investigations of the Financial Services Authority, the US Department of Justice and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission into the...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. There is a lack of recent Government statements on the deployment of British forces in Mali and other parts of north Africa. Last weekend, the Prime...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House recognises that the number of suicides in the UK, particularly amongst young people, represents a major challenge for government and society; acknowledges the work...
Motion made, and Question put, That this House agrees with Lords amendment C8.—(Stuart Andrew.) The House divided: Ayes 255, Noes 4.
Amendment (g) proposed to Lords amendment C9.—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided. Mr Deputy Speaker stated that he thought that the Noes had it; and, on...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House agrees with Lords amendment C15.—(Mr Brazier.)
Amendment (e) proposed to Lords amendment C27.—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 6, Noes 156.
Lords amendments L1 to L19 agreed to.
Lords amendments N1 to N20 agreed to.
Lords amendments R1 to R23 agreed to.
That the draft Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 13 December 2012, be approved.—(Mr Syms.) The Deputy Speaker’s...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 13 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put...
Motion made, That this House shall sit on Friday 22 March.—(Mr Syms.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)
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