Wednesday, 11 January 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of her Department’s work in Tajikistan.
What assessment she has made of the implications of demolitions in the occupied Palestinian territories in 2015-16 for her Department’s policies in that region.
What steps the Government are taking to support people in Aleppo.
What steps her Department is taking to improve energy access in Africa.
What measures her Department plans to put in place to ensure that marginalised groups in middle-income countries are supported in the event of aid from her Department being withdrawn from those...
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
Happy new year, Mr Speaker. Sir Ivan Rogers, in his resignation letter, said that people may have to deliver messages to the Government that Ministers may find disagreeable. So here is a message...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a statement on the sale of the Green Investment Bank.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The Attorney General is making a speech today—indeed, he might already have made it—that will apparently pave the way for more military drone strikes...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
I advise the House that Mr Speaker has selected amendment (a) in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 28 November, be approved.—(Christopher Pincher.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion...
My petition comes from dozens of residents of Saltford in Somerset. The petition states: The Humble Petition of residents of Saltford, Sheweth, That the petitioners would prefer the inhabitants...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Christopher Pincher.)
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