Monday, 20 October 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect of the maritime support delivery framework on employment at UK naval bases.
What progress his Department has made on the next strategic defence and security review; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he has taken to improve the process for applying to join the reserves.
What the timeline is for deployment of British troops in west Africa; and if he will make a statement.
What progress was made in delivering the UK’s priorities at the NATO summit in September 2014.
What assistance his Department is giving to Ukraine.
What contribution UK armed forces are making to the international effort against ISIL.
What the next steps are for the commissioning of Type 26 frigates.
What steps he is taking to reduce the number of legal claims against his Department.
What assessment he has made of the criteria used by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to determine the level of maintenance of war graves; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the UK’s contribution to the future stability of Afghanistan.
What progress his Department has made in upgrading helicopter fleets across the armed forces.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I seek your guidance. The Backbench Business Committee has had to move its meetings to 1 o’clock on a Tuesday, which means that a lot of Members who want to...
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee
I beg to move amendment 1, page 1, line 4, at end insert— “( ) Nothing in this Act confers on any person immunity from civil liability, nor does it change the relevant standard of...
I beg to move amendment 2, page 1, line 12, leave out “generally”.
[Relevant document: The 233rd Report from the Ecclesiastical Committee, Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure, HC 622.]
Ordered, That Hywel Williams be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster.)
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