Tuesday, 19 January 2016
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What comparative assessment he has made of the trends in the levels of wage growth and inflation.
What progress he has made on the establishment of the northern powerhouse.
What assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of leaving the EU on UK GDP.
How many staff in his Department earn less than £7.85 per hour.
What fiscal steps he is taking to support businesses.
What fiscal steps he is taking to reduce the trade deficit in order to reduce the reliance of the economy on domestic spending.
What fiscal steps the Government are taking to support manufacturing exports.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of employment.
What recent representations he has received on proposed changes to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ regional centres.
What his plans are for future funding of illegal money lending teams.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on the death from Ebola virus disease of a 22-year-old student in Sierra Leone on 12...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. During Treasury questions, the Chancellor said that the shadow Chancellor had lost his marbles, which I feel was unparliamentary. This comment comes in the week...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant document: E-petition, entitled “Prevent the scrapping of the maintenance grant”.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)), That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Education (Student Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2015...
I inform the House that Mr Speaker has not selected the amendment.
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 3 and 4 together. Ordered, That the Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, entitled Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Charlie Elphicke.)
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