Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the value for money achieved for the public purse through the recent sale of shares in Royal Mail.
What steps he is taking to support women in business.
Whether net lending to businesses by banks has risen in any of the last 24 months.
What support he is providing to the life sciences sector.
What steps he is taking to support small businesses.
What assessment he has made of innovation in the UK manufacturing sector.
What his policy is on the national minimum wage.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of female entrepreneurs.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of apprentices being paid at a rate below the apprenticeship minimum wage.
What assessment he has made of the potential for reshoring and import substitution in the UK economy.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the suddenly changed business for next week?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the final part of the armed forces redundancy programme. As the House will be aware, following the decisions set out in the 2010...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. May I ask the Secretary of State—[Interruption.] May I ask you, Madam Deputy Speaker—
Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Vince Cable, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Secretary Pickles and...
I beg to move, That this House is seriously concerned at the decision of the Government to refuse to release papers related to the building dispute in 1972 and subsequent prosecutions of the...
I beg to move, That this House has considered Holocaust Memorial Day. I am pleased and honoured to be asked to open the debate to commemorate Holocaust memorial day. This debate has been held in...
I rise to present a Rural Fair Share petition on behalf of hundreds of my constituents and supported also by a further 590 online signatures gathered through my website. The East Riding of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Evennett.)
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