Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What representations he has received from secondary ticketing platforms and those working on their behalf on amendments on secondary ticketing made to the Consumer Rights Bill in the House of Lords.
What progress he has made on ensuring that the first world war is appropriately commemorated.
What recent estimate he has made of the contribution of tourism to the economy.
What steps he is taking to provide broadband of up to 2 megabits in areas currently not served. [R]
What progress he has made on ensuring that mobile network operators and broadband providers provide adequate coverage in rural areas of Northumberland.
What plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to bring ratings for music videos online into line with British Board of Film Classification standards.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of mobile phone coverage in rural areas.
What recent funding his Department has provided for the fabric of cathedrals in England.
What assistance his Department has provided to sports bodies to encourage world-class sporting events to be held in the UK.
When he plans to announce his decision on whether to change Ofcom’s appeals process.
What recent discussions he has had with the organisers of the 2015 rugby world cup on ticket touting.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of children’s access to the creative arts; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What discussions she has had with charities and pressure groups on a charter for women or a women’s bill of rights.
What steps the Government have taken to support parents with child care responsibilities.
When she last met the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to discuss the effects of the purchasing policies of UK retailers on the rights of women and girls.
What assessment she has made of the effects of Government policies on domestic violence support services.
(Urgent Question):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport to make a statement on the Government’s decision to award the franchise for the east coast main line.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement to the House about the further devolution process in Scotland and the publication of the heads of agreement resulting from Lord Smith’s...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the business for next week. Monday 1 December—Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement on Afghanistan. Let me begin by offering my condolences to those who were killed and injured in today’s attack, including, sadly, two...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am sure Members will have been as surprised as I was by media reports this morning that the US marine corps will be offered the use of HMS Queen...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to set guideline targets for remuneration which over time reduce the ratio between top and bottom incomes in large organisations to no more...
[Relevant documents: Sixth Report from the Home Affairs Committee, Child sexual exploitation and the response to localised grooming: follow-up, HC 203; Oral evidence taken before the Home Affairs...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Harriett Baldwin.)
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