Monday, 1 September 2014
I wish to make a statement concerning the Clerk and Chief Executive of the House. Currently, these two roles are combined in a single post, despite their very different nature. Over the years,...
The Secretary of State was asked—
How long the average wait for an assessment for a personal independence payment was on the latest date for which figures are available.
What recent steps his Department has taken to support older workers.
How many people were awaiting a work capability assessment on the latest date for which figures are available.
What progress he has made on the introduction of face-to-face pensions advice.
What steps he is taking to limit the availability of benefits to migrants from other EU member states.
How much his Department spent on benefits in 2010; and what estimate he has made of such spending in 2015.
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of local authorities on transition plans relating to the closure of the independent living fund.
When he expects the business case for universal credit to be fully signed off.
What support his Department is providing for young people seeking employment.
What progress his Department has made on its Disability Confident campaign.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in employment in (a) North Lincolnshire and (b) North East Lincolnshire local authority areas.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on this weekend’s European Council, and on the measures we are taking to defeat extremism and keep our country safe. First, on...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I welcome the remarks that you made in your statement earlier about the need for a pause for consultation and for good will and consensus on the appointment of Ms...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Grahame M. Morris, supported by Greg Mulholland, John Cryer, Valerie Vaz, Paul Blomfield, Kevin Barron, Ian Mearns, Andrew George,...
I beg to move, That this House welcomes the Government’s guidance that hospital car parking charges should be fair and proportionate; notes that some hospitals are still charging patients...
I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s most recent scientific review into the safety and efficacy of mitochondrial replacement...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the position of Hazaras in Afghanistan and Pakistan. I am grateful for this debate, and I speak as an MP and as chair of the Hazara all-party...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Dr Thérèse Coffey.)
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