Thursday, 1 December 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on further devolution of power and resources from Whitehall to local communities as part of his Department’s preparations for the...
What assessment his Department has made of the likelihood of the UK having to contribute to the EU budget after the UK has left the EU.
What steps the Government are taking to prepare for triggering Article 50.
What plans his Department has to assess the potential economic effects of the UK exiting the EU across different regions and nations of the UK.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure that the result of the EU referendum is delivered in a timely manner.
What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on maintaining police and security co-operation with EU partners after the UK leaves the EU.
What his policy is on giving evidence to Select Committees other than the Committee on Exiting the European Union.
What representations the Government have received from the science and technology sector on priorities for its negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
Whether the Government plan to seek a transitional deal with the EU as part of their strategy for the UK exiting the EU.
What representations he has received from universities on priorities for his negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with Ministers of the Scottish Government on the Government’s plans for the UK leaving the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the status of EU nationals in the UK as part of his Department’s preparations for the UK exiting the EU.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I happened to notice at business questions a few moments ago that 18 Members of the Scottish National party were present, with most standing, and that only 16...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mrs Maria Miller, supported by Jess Phillips, Mrs Flick Drummond and Ben Howlett, presented a Bill to make gender identity a protected...
We now come to Backbench business. The first item is a motion in the name of Ian Blackford. Since this is only the second occasion upon which these procedures have been invoked, it might be...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 10(13)), That this House has considered acceleration of the state pension age for women born in the 1950s.—(Ian Blackford.) The...
[Relevant documents: First Report off the Women and Equalities Committee, Session 2015-16, on Transgender Equality, HC 390, and the Government response, Cm 9301.]
[Relevant document: Eighteenth Report of Session 2016-17 from the European Scrutiny Committee, Chapter 5, Fisheries: catch quotas and effort limitation for 2017, HC 71-xvi.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Heather Wheeler.)
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