Wednesday, 15 July 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effect on claimants in Scotland of changes in entitlement to working tax credits and child tax credits.
If he will make an assessment of the effect of benefit sanctions on (a) levels of poverty and (b) social cohesion in Scotland.
What recent discussions he has had with the First Minister of Scotland on the Government’s decision to end new subsidies for onshore wind farms by April 2016.
What recent discussions he has had with Ministers of the Scottish Government on progress on implementing the Scottish rate of income tax.
If he will make it his policy to table substantive Government amendments to the Scotland Bill in the House of Commons rather than in the House of Lords.
What assessment he has made of the potential effects in Scotland of the devolution of decisions on varying the number of applications for new gaming machines where the maximum stake is above £10.
What estimate he has made of the level of public expenditure per person in Scotland in each of the last three years.
How many young people aged between 16 and 24 in Scotland are not in employment, education or training; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on implementation of the recommendations of the Smith commission.
What discussions he has had with the Scottish Trades Union Congress on trade union reform.
The Prime Minister was asked—
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the outcome of the nuclear negotiations with Iran. In recent days the world has held its breath as the talks between world powers...
I want to inform the House of my decision regarding the potential authorisation of water cannon for use by the police in England and Wales. Members will remember that in the wake of the...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker—perhaps before the Home Secretary leaves, for it is pertinent to her Department. I am not sure if you are aware, but for the second day running Parliament...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Sajid Javid, supported by Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Nick Boles and...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 56), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time. Question put forthwith, That...
[Relevant documents: English Votes for English Laws: Revised Proposed Changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons and Explanatory Memorandum.]
Ordered, That Sir William Cash, Geraint Davies, Richard Drax, Peter Grant, Damian Green, Nia Griffith, Kate Hoey, Kelvin Hopkins, Calum Kerr, Craig Mackinlay, Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg, Alec Shelbrooke,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That the House do now adjourn.—(Charlie Elphicke.)
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