Monday, 14 December 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of Government investment in affordable housing.
What steps his Department is taking to (a) support shared ownership and (b) help people to buy a home.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of homes built for social rent since 2010.
What assessment he has made of the effect of policies in the spending review and autumn statement 2015 on his Department's expenditure on policies and services which in Scotland are devolved to...
What steps he is taking to ensure that new developments do not affect the risk of flooding to existing properties.
What plans his Department has to increase the role of local communities in planning decisions.
What recent progress has been made on the proposed Inverness city region deal.
What steps he is taking to ensure that the funding model for local government is fair.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of local authorities that have resettled Syrian refugees.
What weight his Department gives to neighbourhood plans when assessing planning developments at the appeal stage.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the local government grant formula in directing funding to areas of need.
What recent progress has been made on the proposed Edinburgh city deal.
What plans he has to tackle landlords who knowingly rent out unsafe and substandard accommodation.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the relevant Minister if he will make a statement on Sports Direct plc and its compliance with the national minimum wage legislation.
It gives me great pleasure to report to the House on the United Nations conference of parties in Paris last week. COP21 has delivered an historic new global climate change agreement that takes a...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about airports policy. Aviation is a British success story. Today we have the third largest aviation network in the world, second...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I think you were in the Chair when the hon. Member for Blackley and Broughton (Graham Stringer) accused my hon. Friend the Member for Richmond Park...
Considered in Committee [Natascha Engel in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
[Relevant documents:2nd Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, Session 2015-16, HC 342-ii, Chapter 3; 3rd Report from the European Scrutiny Committee, Session 2015-16, HC 342-iii, Chapter...
I inform the House that Mr Speaker has not selected the amendment in the name of Douglas Carswell.
Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 16 December the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Iain Duncan Smith relating to...
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 6 and 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Payment Accounts Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 17 November, be approved.
That the draft Disclosure of Exporter Information Regulations 2015, which were laid before this House on 17 November, be approved.—(Charlie Elphicke.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That Kevin Foster be a member of the Backbench Business Committee.—(Jackie Doyle-Price, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jackie Doyle-Price.)
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