Monday, 4 November 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with his counterparts in partner nations on improving the prospects of future Typhoon exports.
What his plans are for the future use of RNAS Yeovilton and RNAS Merryfield; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the future Royal Air Force requirement for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance systems; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to improve the employment prospects of service leavers.
What funding his Department makes available to help armed forces families to get on the housing ladder.
What recent assessment the Government have made of how many reservists need to be recruited as part of the Army Reserve plan to replace regular troops from the disbanded units.
With reference to the Army basing review, what recent discussions he has had on the closure of Claro barracks in Ripon; and if he will make a statement.
What account his Department takes of the social and economic effects of its procurement decisions in the UK.
What contracts for recruitment of armed forces personnel have been outsourced to date; and what arrangements are in place to monitor such contracts.
What new capabilities the armed forces are investing in to ensure the UK can properly defend itself from cyber-attacks.
What assessment he has made of the conclusions and utility of the Trident alternatives study.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the abscond of an individual subject to a terrorism prevention and investigation measure, or TPIM. The Metropolitan police believe...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I thank the right hon. Lady, the Home Secretary, for her generous remarks, and you, Mr Speaker, and just say that I am not dead yet?
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the National Insurance Contributions Bill: Committal (1) The Bill shall be...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the National Insurance Contributions Bill, it is expedient to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 16971/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, a draft Directive amending Directive 2006/43/EC on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 5 to 17 together. Ordered,
That Andy Sawford be discharged from the Communities and Local Government Committee and Chris Williamson be added.
That Penny Mordaunt be discharged from the Defence Committee and Mr James Gray be added.
That Charlotte Leslie be discharged from the Education Committee and Mr Dominic Raab be added.
That Barry Gardiner be discharged from the Energy and Climate Change Committee and Graham Stringer be added.
That George Eustice and Barry Gardiner be discharged from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Jim Fitzpatrick and Mr Mark Spencer be added.
That Steve McCabe, Bridget Phillipson and Chris Ruane be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Ian Austin, Paul Flynn and Yasmin Qureshi be added.
That Richard Burden and Mark Pritchard be discharged from the International Development Committee and Sir Tony Cunningham be added.
That Mike Weatherley be discharged from the Justice Committee and Mr Christopher Chope be added.
That Charlie Elphicke be discharged from the Public Administration Committee and Mr Andrew Turner be added.
That Lucy Powell and Iain Stewart be discharged from the Transport Committee and Jim Fitzpatrick and Miss Chloe Smith be added.
That Jane Ellison and Mike Freer be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Kwasi Kwarteng and Dame Angela Watkinson be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the...
Before I call the 31 petitions to be presented, I must explain to the House how we will deal with their large number. Once the first petition relating to the rural fair share campaign has been...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
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