Monday, 18 January 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of progress in the international campaign against Daesh.
What assessment he has made of the effect on UK security and the economy of building four Successor ballistic missile submarines for the nuclear deterrent; and if he will make a statement.
What support the armed forces provided for the response to recent flooding (a) in Lancashire and (b) elsewhere.
What steps he is taking to develop defence soft power and influence.
What progress his Department has made towards meeting its targets for recruiting additional reservists.
What recent representations he has received against replacing the independent nuclear deterrent.
What plans he has to increase training support to the Nigerian armed forces to help to tackle Boko Haram.
If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of using empty Ministry of Defence properties to house homeless veterans.
What discussions he has had with his US counterpart on the cost, operational capacity and reliability of the F-35 programme.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on the steel sector. It is with regret that I find myself having to update the House on further job losses. This morning, Tata Steel announced...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Energy Bill [Lords]: Committal (1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Energy Bill [Lords], it is...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Energy Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise: (1) the charging of...
Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 20 January, the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents) shall not apply to the Motions in the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Charlie Elphicke.)
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