Thursday, 8 September 2016
On the front page of today’s Order Paper it is noted that on 9 September 1916, Lieutenant Thomas Michael Kettle, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Member for East Tyrone from 1906 to 1910, was...
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What plans she has to promote culture in the north-east.
What recent progress has been made on the implementation of the Leveson review; and if she will make a statement.
What funding her Department is making available to protect important historic buildings.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade was asked—
What recent discussions he has had to promote trade with south-east Asian countries.
What new trade opportunities he has identified as a consequence of the UK voting to leave the EU.
What recent discussions he has had to promote trade with the USA.
What recent discussions he has had to promote trade with other Commonwealth countries.
What steps he is taking to support international trade and investment in Scotland.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education to make a statement on the Government’s plans to lift the statutory ban on opening new grammar schools in England.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
I beg to move, That this House believes that the elderly and vulnerable are a high-risk group from having harm done to their financial, emotional and psychological wellbeing from criminals who...
I beg to move, That this House acknowledges that the UK is in a strong economic position to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution; welcomes the view of the World Economic Forum that...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Spencer.)
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And sometimes to shout at each other.