Tuesday, 24 November 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Governments of British overseas territories with financial centres on central registers of beneficial ownership.
What support the Government are providing to countries neighbouring Syria to help displaced people.
What discussions he has had with his Russian counterpart on the situation in Syria.
What steps the Government is taking to encourage voter participation in the EU referendum.
What recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in the EU Foreign Affairs Council on the refugee crisis.
What discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the proposals for EU reform in the Prime Minister’s letter of 10 November 2015 to the President of the European Council.
What steps he plans to take to ensure that potential breaches of international humanitarian law by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen are investigated.
What assessment he has made of the prospects of defeating ISIL in Iraq.
What steps the Government are taking to put in place a new political process in Syria.
What recent discussions he has had with (a) the Gulf Co-operation Council and (b) other Governments on plans to improve security in the middle east.
What steps his Department is taking to prevent persecution of the Rohingya people in Burma.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Last week at Prime Minister’s questions the Prime Minister told the House that “we have seen an increase of 3,800 in the number of neighbourhood...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant documents: 3rd Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, Session 2015-16, HC 342-iii, Chapter 5; 8th Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, Session 2015-16, HC 342-viii, Chapter 1.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria and Information about Financial Resources) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 22 October, be...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
That this House takes note of European Union Document No.11018/15 and Addendum, a Commission Communication: launching the public consultation process on a new energy market design; and supports...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 1 December, the Speaker shall put the questions necessary to dispose of the motion in the name of Secretary Patrick McLoughlin relating to High Speed...
Ordered, That the Motion in the name of Chris Grayling relating to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions...
I am delighted to present this petition. One of the privileges of being a Member of Parliament is the people one meets. I was privileged to meet a young lady from my constituency called Emma...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jackie Doyle-Price.)
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