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Thursday, 8 December 2016
The Attorney General was asked—
What the Government’s policy is on prosecutions relating to criminal corporate liability.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the protection of human rights in the UK.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps the Government are taking to increase the number of women on boards and at senior executive levels of FTSE companies.
What plans the Government have to update their guidance to schools on the provision of sex and relationships education to include (a) LGBT relationships issues and (b) sexual harassment in schools.
If she will discuss with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions the provision of further transitional support to women affected by the increase in the state pension age.
What steps she is taking to encourage more women to take up scientific professions.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the introduction of employment tribunal fees on access to justice for women.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Leader of the House was asked—
If he will allocate time for topical questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
Several hon. Members: rose—
[Relevant documents: Third Report of the Women and Equalities Committee, Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools, HC 91, and the Government response, HC 826.]
I beg to move, That this House has considered the Cancer Strategy one year on. In moving this motion, which stands in my name and that of the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay (Mr Baron),...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Monday 12 December, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Damian Green relating to the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Heather Wheeler.)
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