Monday, 2 November 2015
Ordered, That the Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new Writ for the electing of a Member to serve in the present Parliament for the Borough Constituency of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect of auto-enrolment on private sector pension saving.
What assessment he has made of the effect of poverty on increases in the number of people living in temporary accommodation since 2010.
What support his Department is providing to young people seeking work.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on his Department of restricting benefits for EU nationals.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of in-work poverty; and if he will make a statement.
What estimate he has made of the number of households to which the benefit cap no longer applies.
What steps he has taken to ensure that his Department's policies promote family stability.
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effect on family carers in receipt of carer’s allowance of reforms to benefits and other financial support.
What progress he has made on reducing the number of people in long-term unemployment.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I note that, on the Order Paper today, we have the first instance of English votes for English laws certification from you. I also note that on the notes to the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Housing and Planning Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
Queen’srecommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Housing and Planning Bill, it...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Housing and Planning Bill, it is expedient to authorise the charging...
Ordered, That Michael Ellis be discharged from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and Victoria Prentis be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Julian Smith.)
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