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Thursday, 16 October 2014
The Secretary of State for Culture Olympics, Media and Sport was asked—
What recent estimate he has made of the contribution of tourism to the economy.
What assessment he has made of the conclusions of the 50th report from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 2013-14, on the rural broadband programme.
What steps he is taking to support people with a disability to get online.
What steps he is taking to ensure better representation of women in the media.
What steps he is taking to protect music venues from closure as a result of noise complaints.
What recent assessment he has made of mobile phone coverage in rural areas.
What assessment he has made of the role of the arts and the creative industries in supporting economic regeneration in coastal communities.
What his policy is on the UNESCO proposal for mediation with Greece on the Parthenon sculptures in the British Museum.
What plans he has to provide superfast broadband to those areas not covered by existing policies.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to increase representation of women on the boards of public institutions.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on tackling violence against women.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will make a statement on the proposal for Tata Steel to sell its long products division, and the...
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on Iraq and Syria. I am sure that the House will wish to join me in expressing sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. On 9 September, I secured an Adjournment debate entitled “North Wales Police and Anonymous Blog Site”. During the debate, I highlighted...
[Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286]
[Relevant Documents: Seventh Report from the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2012-13, Pollinators and Pesticides, HC 668, and the Government response, HC 631, the Second Report fromthe...
Ordered, That Sir Oliver Heald, Mr David Heath, Jesse Norman, Ian Paisley, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Valerie Vaz and Mr Dave Watts be members of the House of Commons Governance Committee.—(Geoffrey...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(John Penrose.)
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