Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What estimate he has made of the contribution net trade will make to GDP over the next four years.
What steps the Government are taking to (a) enforce payment of the minimum wage and (b) encourage firms to pay the living wage.
What steps he is taking to raise awareness among businesses of export support services.
When he next plans to meet the Construction Industry Training Board to discuss apprenticeships.
What recent estimate he has made of the resource accounting and budgeting charge on student loans.
What his policy is on representation of people from ethnic minorities in boardrooms.
What steps he is taking to ensure that the UK’s system of skills training is relevant to the changing structure of work.
If his Department will undertake an assessment of the main causes of insecurity in the workplace.
What steps he is taking to support the technology cluster in Cambridge.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of apprenticeships.
What progress his Department has made on facilitating projects identified in the Swindon and Wiltshire strategic economic plan.
What steps he is taking to prevent employers deducting money from staff salaries for toilet breaks.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on proposals for Machrihanish to become the site of the UK's first spaceport.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. To ensure that the House was not inadvertently misled, may I put it on the record that the BBC, The Telegraph and The Times have reported that on a visit to Camp...
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[Relevant documents: Third Report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, Session 2012-13, “Prospects for codifying the relationship between central and local...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gavin Barwell).
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