Thursday, 4 July 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effects of the final common agricultural policy settlement on the UK’s ability to achieve its environmental objectives and 2020 targets.
What assessment he has made of trends in levels of food insecurity in the UK since 2010.
What recent progress has been made on reform of the common agricultural policy.
What progress his Department is making on the establishment of marine conservation zones.
What recent progress he has made on flood insurance; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the roll-out of broadband in rural areas.
If he will make a statement on his Departmental responsibilities.
The hon. Member for Banbury, representing the Church Commissioners, was asked—
What the policy of the Church Commissioners is on finding alternative uses for churches which are closed.
What assessment he has made of the financial performance of the Church Commissioners in 2012; and if he will make a statement.
What support the Church Commissioners plan to give to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s initiative to promote credit unions; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions have taken place between the Church Commissioners and the Association of English Cathedrals.
What he learned from visiting the Kettering street pastors on 8 June 2013.
Notwithstanding the night life in Kettering, will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
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