Wednesday, 27 February 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had on the roll-out of superfast broadband in Wales.
What discussions he has had with Ministers in the Welsh Government who have partial responsibility for justice and law and order.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the closure of the army recruitment offices in Wales.
What discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues and others on building a new prison in north Wales; and what progress has been made.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the under-occupancy penalty on social housing in Wales.
What plans his Department has to support Wales tourism week.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 27 February.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Following the advice you gave on Monday about the nature of oral questions and oral answers, and the need for us to rebuild public confidence in politicians, will...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House deplores and opposes the Government’s introduction of the housing benefit under-occupancy penalty; believes it to be unjust and unworkable; notes growing...
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 Motion in the name of...
[Relevant documents: oral evidence taken before the Treasury Committee on macro-prudential tools, HC 546-i and -ii; and written evidence reported to the House by the Treasury Committee on 17...
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 5 to 11 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft National Employment Savings Trust (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 15 January, be approved.
That the draft East Hertfordshire and Stevenage (Boundary Change) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 22 January, be approved. That the draft Gateshead and Northumberland (Boundary...
That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 28 January, be approved. That the draft Financial...
That the draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.—(Greg Hands.) Question agreed to.
I know that there is to be a debate on this subject tomorrow. The petition, to which there are more than 2,000 signatures, states: The Petition of residents of Coventry and the United Kingdom,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)
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