Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to ensure that any future regulator of the press will be better equipped than the Press Complaints Commission to tackle allegations of discrimination during election...
What steps she is taking to prevent the resale of 2015 rugby world cup tickets by touts.
What plans her Department has to commemorate the beginning of the first world war.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of a greater focus on competitive sport on the number of women aged between 14 and 25 participating in the Sportivate programme.
What recent assessment she has made of the value of tourism to the British economy.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Education on children’s participation in the arts.
What steps she is taking to reduce differences in Arts Council funding spent in London and the regions.
When she last met representatives of the Football Association and the Football League to discuss their stewardship of professional football.
How her Department measures the success of steps taken to reduce the number of nuisance telephone calls.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What progress the Government have made in reducing violence against women since May 2010.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the economic climate on people in black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
Before I call the Chair of the Liaison Committee to make the Select Committee statement, it might be helpful to the House if I explained briefly the new procedure, to which it agreed only...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. I gave you notice earlier this morning of the broad context of this point of order, but I will now present the details. At 17.55 yesterday evening I...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the fishing industry. I welcome the Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the hon. Member for Camborne and Redruth...
Before I call the mover of the motion, I should inform the House that there is a case awaiting adjudication in the courts on this matter. In view of the length of time for which the case has...
I have in my hand a petition which has been signed by more than 2,000 of my constituents. It calls for a parliamentary debate to be held in the House of Commons on the situation in Kashmir. The...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amber Rudd.)
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