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Thursday, 3 March 2016
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What assessment he has made of the level of uptake of the satellite broadband voucher scheme in Lancashire.
What steps his Department is taking to support tourism in York since the recent flooding in that area.
What steps the Government is taking to reduce the number of nuisance calls.
What progress has been made on the roll-out of superfast broadband.
What recent representations he has received on fixed odds betting terminals.
What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on ensuring that social media companies comply with police investigations into online crime.
What steps he is taking to bring about the completion of the EU digital single market with regard to telecoms, audio visual policy, IT security and data protection.
What recent steps he has taken to support tourism in Northamptonshire.
What steps his Department is taking to improve competition among internet service providers.
What plans the Government has to support the northern powerhouse through funding for the arts.
If he will make an assessment of whether further steps need to be taken to investigate allegations of historical sex abuse in the public service broadcasting sector.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
What steps he is taking to engage and involve more members of the public in the day-to-day business of Parliament.
What parliamentary mechanisms are available to hon. Members to scrutinise Barnett consequentials within the estimates process. [R]
If he will make it his policy to protect the time available for Back-Bench business debates on the Floor of the House.
When the Government plans to make a decision on future levels of Short money.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the introduction of procedures on English votes for English laws.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I seek your guidance as to whether I need to ask a Minister to correct the record and, if so, how I go about it. Yesterday, I attended the Committee on the draft...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Government to establish an independent, all-party commission, involving a wide-ranging consultation, to identify the root causes, effect of, and...
[Relevant document: First Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee, on Pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Wales Bill, HC449.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gavin Barwell.)
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