Wednesday, 13 February 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to improve transport links between Scotland and England.
What representations he has made to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the 2013 Budget.
What consideration his Department has given to the recommendations of the Electoral Commission’s report on the Scottish referendum.
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of universities in Scotland on the effects of UK Government policy on higher education in Scotland.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Ministers in the Scottish Government on the level of gambling machine usage in Scotland.
When he last met representatives of local government in Scotland.
The Prime Minister was asked—
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Will you confirm—I hope that the Secretary of State will stay for this, as I will be brief—that there is a process whereby a Minister can correct what...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That the Police Grant Report (England and Wales) for 2013-14 (HC 876), which was laid before this House on 4 February, be approved. I am very grateful to those hon. Members who...
We will debate motions 3 to 5 on local government finance together.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 41A(3)), That, at this day’s sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motions in the name of...
We come now to motion 6 on pensions, with which we will debate motion 7 on social security.
That the draft Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 10 December 2012, be approved.—(Stephen Crabb.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and...
That the draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 19 December 2012, be approved....
Motion made, That at the sitting on Tuesday 26 February, notwithstanding Standing Order No. 20 (Time for taking private business), the Private Business set down by the Chairman of Ways and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Crabb.)
That the draft Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 13 December 2012, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 276, Noes 196.
That the draft Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 10 December 2012, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 280, Noes 190.
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And sometimes to shout at each other.