Thursday, 5 September 2013
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What steps have internet companies taken in response to the meeting with Ministers on 18 June 2013.
What steps she is taking to reduce the number of nuisance calls.
What steps she is taking to deliver a lasting legacy from the London 2012 Paralympic games.
What steps she is taking to strengthen grass-roots sport.
What progress she has made on replacing the horserace betting levy as a means of funding horse racing; and if she will make a statement.
What steps she is taking to improve the quality of broadband provision in urban areas.
What recent discussions she has had with the BBC Trust about that BBC attracting a more diverse work force.
What recent assessment she has made of the skills required by the creative industries.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on the 2014 winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
How much funding the Government provided for the Equality and Diversity Forum in 2012-13; and for what reasons this money was allocated.
What activities have taken place to promote the launch of the report of the Women’s Business Council on maximising women’s contribution to future economic growth; and if she will make...
What recent progress she has made on promoting equality for disabled people.
What recent representations she has received from the women’s sector on tackling violence against women.
(Urgent Question): Will the Secretary of State confirm that the facts in the National Audit Office report about universal credit, set out this morning, are true?
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the future of criminal legal aid in England and Wales. As the House knows, this Government have embarked upon a process of...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. During the very important urgent question earlier, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions said at one stage “he did not tell me the truth”....
I beg to move, That the House has considered high-cost credit. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting us time for this afternoon’s debate, which takes me back to my maiden...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the North East Independent Economic Review report. It is not often we get a chance to discuss English regional affairs, so I am grateful to have the...
I should like to present a petition to the House that has been ably worked on by the Shropshire Star and its editor, Mr Martin Wright. We have gathered more than 3,000 signatures on the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Evennett.)
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