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Thursday, 7 February 2013
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 support his Department is providing to the life sciences sector.
What assessment he has made of the need for business certainty for firms to secure investment and long-term growth.
What recent assessment he has made of the effects of his reforms to higher education and student fees; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the regional growth fund on job creation in the north-west.
What discussions he has had with Royal Mail regarding its privatisation; and if he will make a statement.
What the tobacco industry exports which created 2% of Egypt’s sovereign debt owed to UK Export Finance were used for; when those exports were made; and whether they were to the Government...
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the development of the Government’s strategic defence review.
What assessment he has made of the effect on consumer behaviour of Government advice on debt.
What steps he has taken to raise awareness of export support services among small and medium-sized enterprises.
What proportion of new over-18 apprenticeships have been taken by people in existing employment since May 2010.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With your permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the future of qualifications, school league tables and the national curriculum. Last September, we outlined plans for...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. You will know that last week, a Minister inadvertently voted in favour of and against a particular proposition. This week, six Members voted both in favour...
[Relevant Document: The Twenty-fourth Report from the Committee of Public Accounts, on Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Managing risk at Sellafield, HC 746.]
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. In his statement on 31 January, the Secretary of State for Health said that he had asked Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS medical director, to review...
Motion made, That this House shall sit on Friday 22 March.—(Greg Hands.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)
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