Monday, 15 July 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of UK laws on guns.
What steps the Government are taking to tackle antisocial behaviour.
What recent assessment she has made of the effects of budget reductions on front-line policing.
What steps she is taking to tackle the organised grooming and sexual exploitation of children.
What estimate she has made of the number of student visitor visas that have been issued in the last year.
What assessment she has made of the potential effects of introducing a bond requirement for visiting nationals from countries deemed to be high-risk.
What steps her Department is taking to reduce the use of legal highs.
What steps the UK Border Agency is taking to deter health tourism to the UK.
What steps she is taking to make Britain more hostile to traffickers engaged in modern day slavery; and if she will make a statement.
Whether the Government plan to bring forward legislative proposals on communications data.
How much has been received under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 from those convicted of human trafficking in the last three years; how much has been paid out to victims of trafficking in...
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker.
I inform the House that I have selected amendments (c) and (b) in the names of the Leader of the Opposition and the right hon. Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed (Sir Alan Beith). It might help the...
I inform the House that Mr Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition.
That the draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 6 June, be approved.— (Mr Syms.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put...
That the draft Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Code of Practice for Surveillance Camera Systems and Specification of Relevant Authorities) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 10...
That the draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 13 June, be approved.—(Mr Syms.) Question agreed to....
That the draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 8 May, be approved.—(Mr Syms.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That Penny Mordaunt be discharged from the European Scrutiny Committee and Andrew Bingham be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
The petition is from Hull and East Riding Labour LGBT group, which has collected over 2,000 signatures against conversion therapy, a therapy that claims to be able to convert people who are...
I present a petition on behalf of my constituents. The petition states: The Petition of residents of North East Cambridgeshire, Declares that at present the population of March has no access via...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)
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