Wednesday, 11 September 2013
The House will wish to know that Nigel Evans has formally resigned as Deputy Speaker, and I have received his letter of resignation with sadness. I wish to thank Nigel for his three years of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues and Ministers of the Scottish Government on the continued use of sterling in a separate Scotland.
What estimate he has made of the number of people employed on zero-hours contracts in Scotland.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on pensions of Scottish independence.
What steps the Government are taking to protect workers in the oil and gas industry in Scotland.
The Prime Minister was asked—
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. In Question 3 in Scottish questions today, something was referred to as a “separate Scotland”. I do not know what a separate Scotland is, and I...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant Documents: The Seventh Report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, on the Government’s Lobbying Bill, HC 601, and the First Report from the Committee on...
Further considered in Committee (Progress reported, 10 September)
I beg to move amendment 103, page 37, line 39, leave out ‘in relation to each reporting period’ and insert ‘if (a) a formal complaint is received by the...
I beg to move amendment 107, page 39, line 7, at end add— ‘, and (c) to have a duty of confidentiality to the trade union and its members; and (d) to abide at all times by the trade...
Further consideration of Bill, as amended in Committee
Amendment proposed ( 10 July): 10.—(Mr Chope.) Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
Amendment proposed: 14—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House proceeded to a Division.
Amendment proposed: 20—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 8, Noes 91.
I beg to move amendment 21.
Amendment proposed: 40—(Mr Chope.) Question put, That the amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 4, Noes 36.
Bill to be read a Second time on Tuesday 8 October.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Legal Aid (Information about Financial Resources) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 20 May, be approved.—(Mr Swayne.) Question agreed to....
That the draft Armed Forces (Alcohol Limits for Prescribed Safety-Critical Duties) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 1 July, be approved.—(Mr Swayne.) Question agreed...
That the draft Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 5 July, be approved.—(Mr Swayne.) Question agreed to....
That the draft Court of Appeal (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 8 July, be approved.—(Mr Swayne.) Question agreed to.
I have great pleasure in presenting this petition that calls on Labour-led Cannock Chase district council to listen to the people it represents and to scrap its controversial proposal to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Goodwill.)
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