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Monday, 3 February 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What support his Department has offered to the Burmese army; and what his Department’s objectives are for such work.
What steps he is taking to ensure that suppliers to his Department receive prompt payment.
What his future plans are for the defence estate in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
What recent progress his Department has made on its study of the surrender of armed forces widows’ pensions.
What assessment he has made of the proportion of women in senior military posts.
What progress he has made in improving recruitment to the armed forces.
What progress he has made on improving the efficiency of the European Defence Agency.
What recent discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on the mental health of armed forces veterans.
What steps his Department is taking to support veterans of nuclear weapons tests.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will make a statement on the Government’s recent response to the flooding in Somerset and what...
[Relevant document: Report from the Joint Committee on the draft Deregulation Bill, HC 925, and the Government Response, Cm 8808.] Second Reading
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Deregulation Bill: Committal (1) That the Bill shall be committed to a...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Deregulation Bill, it is...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 80A(1)(a)), That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Deregulation Bill have not been completed,...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 12989/13, the 2012 Annual Report from the Commission on relations between the European Commission and national parliaments, and No....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gavin Barwell.)
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