Wednesday, 6 January 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with (a) the Secretary of State for Defence and (b) Ministers of the Scottish Government on the effect on Scotland of the strategic defence and security review.
What assessment he has made of the level of growth in the economy in Scotland.
What assessment he has made of the effect on household incomes in Scotland of the changes to welfare announced in the summer budget 2015 and the spending review and autumn statement 2015.
What discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on increasing the number of undergraduates attending Scottish universities.
What the administrative cost of running his Department was in 2010; and what he expects that cost to be in 2020.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 6 January.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Julian Smith.)
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