Thursday, 26 February 2015
Consideration of Bill, as amended, opposed and deferred until Thursday 5 March ( Standing Order No. 20).
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
For what proportion of parliamentary constituencies the 95% target for the roll-out of superfast broadband will be reached by 2017.
What assessment he has made of the contribution of tourism to the economy.
What steps he plans to take to ensure that children learn about or experience the creative arts.
What steps he has taken to promote tourism and develop the tourism industry throughout England.
If he will take steps to ensure that mitigation conditions are enforced when sports pitches are redeveloped.
What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the creative industries in London to the UK economy.
If he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of mobile phone coverage in Wrexham.
What assessment he has made of the benefits of sailing for disabled people; 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 steps she is taking to deliver equal pay for men and women.
What assessment she has made of the effects on employed women who are victims of domestic violence of means-testing when they attempt to access a refuge.
What estimate she has made of the potential benefit to working families of the extension of the childcare business grants scheme announced in the autumn statement 2014.
What assessment she has made of the effects of Government policies on disabled people’s access to work.
What change there has been in the number of people bringing discrimination claims since the introduction of tribunal fees.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?
Select Committee statement
I beg to move, That this House congratulates the Government on providing a scheme to compensate victims of the Equitable Life scandal; welcomes the Government’s acceptance of the...
I beg to move, That this House has considered epilepsy. I would like to start by thanking the Backbench Business Committee for allowing my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham...
Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 4 March paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Edward Miliband as if the day were an...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster.)
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