Monday, 27 January 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent representations she has received on the effect of the cost of a certificate in knowledge of policing on the recruitment to the police of black and minority ethnic groups and...
What recent estimate she has made of the net cost to the police of processing firearms applications.
What steps she is taking to prevent harassment through the sending of unsolicited sexual images via the internet and telephone.
What assessment she has made of the potential effect of reductions in local authority funding on police forces.
What recent assessment her Department has made of the availability of over-the-counter acidic substances and the use of such substances in violent crime.
How many terrorism prevention and investigation measures orders will expire during January 2014.
What the cost has been of providing surveillance for suspects subject to terrorism prevention and investigation measures to date.
What steps she is taking to reduce violent crime.
What steps she is taking to restrict the supply of new psychoactive substances.
What recent steps she has taken to improve the visa and immigration system.
What steps she is taking to ensure all directly employed and contract staff who work in her Department are paid the living wage.
What recent assessment she has made of the level of crime on public transport in London.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. While infatuated with the king’s horses and men in the first world war, the Education Secretary is less keen to talk, at least in detail, about the Kings...
[Relevant Documents: 23rd Report from the European Scrutiny Committee of Session 2012-13, HC 86-xxiii, Chapter 11; and 25th Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, HC 83-xxii, Chapter 1]...
I beg to move amendment 4, in page 1, line 4, leave out subsection (2) and insert— ‘(2) The draft decision of the Council of the European Union under Article...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15051/13 and Addendum, a Draft Directive amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the law on dangerous driving. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for allotting the time for this debate. Members in all parts of the House feel...
Ordered, That Simon Hughes be discharged from the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Sarah Teather be added.—(Greg Hands.)
Ordered, That Helen Goodman be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Yvonne Fovargue be added.—(Greg Hands.)
Ordered, That Stephen Lloyd be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Mr Michael Thornton be added.—(Greg Hands.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
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