Thursday, 28 January 2016
Robin Fell, the acting Deputy Serjeant at Arms, is retiring at the end of this month. Colleagues, he has worked at the House of Commons as a police officer and a Doorkeeper since 1969. Owen...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made on finalising the route for phase 2 of High Speed 2.
What recent assessment his Department has made of when the UK will meet its target in the EU renewable energy directive of 10% of its transport fuels coming from renewable sources.
What recent discussions he has had with Ministers in the Scottish Government on development of the high-speed rail network.
What recent assessment he has made of the condition of local roads.
What steps he is taking to provide funding for large local transport projects.
What assessment he has made of the effect of disruption to rail lines caused by the recent winter floods on the economy.
What his policy is on rail franchising.
What recent discussions he has had with Network Rail on the proposed electrification of the trans-Pennine rail line.
What progress has been made on repairing transport links damaged by flooding in Lancashire.
What discussions he has had with Network Rail on compensation for residents affected by the upgrade of the great northern great eastern line.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on new emissions tests for cars.
What steps his Department is taking to implement the Government’s road investment strategy.
What assessment he has made of the performance of Network Rail in delivering engineering projects during Christmas and new year 2015-16.
What additional investment the Government plan to make in rail infrastructure in the south-west during this Parliament; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on the Court of Appeal ruling that the bedroom tax has caused discrimination, contrary to...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State to make a statement on arms sales to Saudi Arabia in the light of the report of potential breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen.
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016...
Will the Leader of the House give us the future business?
I beg to move, That this House calls for the establishment of an independent, non-partisan Commission on the future of the NHS and social care which would engage with the public, the NHS and care...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(George Hollingbery.)
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