Monday, 22 June 2015
Ordered, That there be laid before this House Returns for Session 2014-15 of information and statistics relating to: (1) Business of the House; (2) Closure of Debate, Proposal of Question and...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the implications for his Department of the High Court ruling in June 2015 on delays in personal independence payments.
What support his Department is providing to young people seeking apprenticeships and employment.
What his policy is on maintaining the level of (a) employment and support allowance, (b) personal independence payment and (c) attendance allowance for disabled claimants.
What arrangements are in place to prevent child maintenance payments from increasing when a parent is prevented from spending time with their child by the recipient of the payments.
What his policy is on maintaining the level of financial support provided to carers.
What consultation his Department has undertaken with social landlords on the potential effects of the introduction of universal credit and the benefit cap on direct rent payments to landlords.
If he will make an assessment of the effects of the benefits sanctions and conditionality regime on use of food banks.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on ending new subsidies for onshore wind. The Government are committed to meeting objectives on cutting carbon emissions and to...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. As you will be aware, following the recent Penrose report, the House is expecting a statement before the summer recess on arrangements for compensating those...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Education and Adoption Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order no. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Education and Adoption Bill, it...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(George Hollingbery.)
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