Thursday, 13 March 2014
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What her policy is on the future governance of professional football.
What recent estimate she has made of the number of businesses that have secured contracts from (a) Broadband Delivery UK and (b) local authorities for broadband infrastructure development in...
What plans her Department has put in place to ensure a suitable commemoration of the first world war.
What steps she is taking to increase supporter engagement with football clubs.
What assessment she has made of the desirability of changes to the funding basis of the BBC.
What assessment she has made of the social and economic effects of betting shops in areas with high levels of deprivation.
What steps she is taking to increase women’s participation in sport and physical activity.
What support the Government are providing for PE and recreational sport for people with limb loss; and if she will make a statement.
What recent discussions she has had with social media companies on tackling online antisocial behaviour.
What discussions she has had with FIFA and the Football Association on the rights of migrant workers in Qatar employed in preparations for the 2022 World cup.
What information her Department holds on the number of local newspapers that have closed since May 2010; and what steps she plans to take to support such newspapers.
What steps she is taking to support contemporary arts. [R]
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to support women in work.
What discussions she has had with her overseas counterparts on steps to promote the role of women in work internationally.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With permission, I would like to make a statement about the action we are taking today to deliver fair funding in English schools. The school funding system that we inherited is unfair. Previous...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I seek your guidance. We have had a blatant attempt by the Minister not to answer questions from Labour Members. I asked him specifically about the...
Before I call the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Committee, it might be helpful to the House if I explain again briefly the new procedure to which it agreed last...
Following the point of order from the hon. Member for Brent North (Barry Gardiner), I am pleased to see the Minister of State, Department for International Development, the right hon. Member...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and...
Before I call the hon. Member for St Albans (Mrs Main) to propose the motion, I would like to draw the attention of the House to the fact that the hon. Lady will deliver her speech from a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(John Penrose.)
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