Thursday, 21 July 2016
The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That Her Majesty, having been attended with its Address of 26th May, was pleased to receive the same very graciously and give the...
The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That the Address of 14th June, praying that Her Majesty will reappoint Alasdair Morgan as an Electoral Commissioner with effect from...
The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That the Address of 13th July, praying that Her Majesty will reappoint Jenny Willott to the office of ordinary member of the...
The Attorney General was asked—
What discussions his Department has had with the devolved Administrations on the timescale for invoking article 50 of the treaty on European Union.
What steps the Government is taking to increase the number of prosecutions for female genital mutilation.
What his role is in assessing the steps that will be required to separate EU law from domestic law.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of introducing a criminal offence of failure to prevent economic crime on the incidence of such crime.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the decision to leave the EU on the protection of human rights.
What recent discussions he has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions on the prosecution of hate crime.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps the Government have taken to increase numbers of women in senior executive roles.
What assessment the Government have made of the effect on gender equality of their welfare policies.
What assessment she has made of the effect of proposed changes to the funding of the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the work of that commission.
What assessment the Government have made of the effect on equality for disabled people of its policies on welfare.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Education if she will make a statement on school funding.
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Tim Loughton, supported by Mr Graham Brady, Frank Field, Mark Durkan, Greg Mulholland and Caroline Lucas, presented a Bill to amend the...
I beg to move, That this House notes the indiscriminate and cruel nature of snares, the failure of previous attempts at voluntary and self-regulation amongst operators, and the continued...
I beg to move, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment. The hon. Member for Gateshead (Ian Mearns) sends his apologies; the time taken by the...
Ordered, That Jo Stevens be discharged from the Committee on Standards and Susan Elan Jones be added.—(Christopher Pincher, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Jo Stevens be discharged from the Committee of Privileges and Susan Elan Jones be added. —(Christopher Pincher, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Christopher Pincher.)
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