Thursday, 20 June 2013
Ordered, That there be laid before this House an Account of the Contingencies Fund, 2012-13, showing: (1) A Statement of Financial Position; (2) A Statement of Cash Flows; and (3) Notes to the...
The Secretary of State for Culture Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What assessment she has made of the effect of the 2010 spending review on national museums outside London.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on trends in the number of low paid and unpaid jobs in the entertainment industry.
What progress she has made on delivering broadband to rural areas.
What progress she has made on rolling out high speed broadband across the UK.
What steps she is taking to increase participation in sport in West Lancashire.
What assessment she has made of tourism spend in the UK.
What assessment she has made of the contribution of the arts and creative industries to the economy.
What recent discussions she has had with her counterpart in the Scottish Government on the development of swimming in the UK.
What assessment her Department has made of the potential benefits to a city of achieving UK city of culture status.
What her policy is on the repatriation of indigenous Australian human remains from UK cultural institutions.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect on the Science Museum Group of further budget reductions.
What steps she is taking to promote domestic tourism.
Whether the draft Communications Data Bill will include provisions on media ownership.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to increase the number of women in senior positions in business.
What assessment she has made of the cumulative effect of Government policies on tackling violence against women.
What progress she has made on ensuring equality for disabled people.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker—
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of carers. I start by thanking the Backbench Business Committee for choosing this as the first debate of this parliamentary Session since...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of the east coast main line franchise. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for giving us this debate. When I spoke to the Committee...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Swayne.)
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