Thursday, 1 May 2014
Ordered, That the Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new Writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the County Constituency of...
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What steps he plans to take to reduce simulated gambling on social media sites.
What assessment he has made of the effect of online gambling on vulnerable adults with a gambling addiction.
What steps he is taking to prevent tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup being purchased by organised syndicates of touts.
What steps he is taking to help football clubs in financial difficulty.
What steps he is taking to ensure that a cultural programme forms part of the first world war commemorations.
What assessment he has made of the potential benefits of encouraging sports-related tourism.
What recent discussions he has had with Digital UK and Ofcom on the re-allocation of the television spectrum to be vacated by BBC Three.
What recent discussions he has had with gambling addiction charities on funding for research into fixed odds betting terminals.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Ministers for Women and for Equalities were asked—
What steps he is taking to ensure that the contribution of people from black and minority ethnic communities in the first world war is appropriately commemorated.
What steps he is taking to reduce homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.
What steps she is taking to support older women’s employment.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the Oban House care home and the Government’s policy for safeguarding residents in care homes.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
I beg to move, That this House notes the e-petition relating to the tragic death of Sophie Jones from cervical cancer; believes that the Government should urgently issue guidance stipulating that...
Before I call Naomi Long, I remind Members that the mover of the motion has 10 to 15 minutes. Twelve Back Benchers wish to take part in the debate, as well as the Front Benchers.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Anne Milton.)
Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.
And sometimes to shout at each other.