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Tuesday, 8 November 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to increase the level of infrastructure investment outside the south-east.
What steps his Department is taking before the Christmas retail period to prevent counterfeit and substandard electrical goods from being sold.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on the manufacturing sector.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage innovation and research in science; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to make compliance with the BS EN 50291 safety standard mandatory for all carbon monoxide alarms that are placed on the market in the UK.
What his Department’s policy is on the future of the Swansea bay tidal lagoon project.
What steps his Department has taken to develop a long-term strategy for business growth since the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
What steps his Department is taking to increase opportunities for the development of small businesses.
What steps his Department is taking to support the growth of businesses in the north of England.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure the increased use of clean and reliable energy sources.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Before we come to the urgent question, I should like to make a brief statement. As the House will know, one of my priorities as Speaker is to support the development of emerging and developing...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the planned United Nations vote on the validity of a UN independent expert for...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Has the Justice Secretary contacted you to say that she intends to make a statement to this House before recess on the crisis of violence and disorder in our...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I beg to move, That this House notes recent proposals by the Government to expand the role of grammar and faith schools; and calls on the Government to conduct a full assessment of the evidence...
I beg to move, That this House has considered raising awareness of a new generation of veterans and Service personnel. I hope that after a clearly rancorous and divisive debate, we might find...
I wish to present a petition that has been signed by 1,740 local residents, predominantly in Belgrave in Leicester. The petition was collected by volunteers in the local area: Mr Praful Mashru,...
I rise to present a petition on behalf of the residents of Bozeat in my constituency. The lead signatures are those of Brian Gibbins, chairman of Bozeat parish council, and Margaret Docker and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Christopher Pincher.)
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