Monday, 16 January 2017
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with local authorities on long-term funding certainty.
What plans he has to increase funding for social care.
What recent steps his Department has taken to help rough sleepers and homeless people.
What estimate his Department has made of the number of high street store vacancies.
What steps he is taking to ensure that adult social care is adequately funded.
What plans he has to enhance and extend neighbourhood plans.
What steps he is taking to promote the building of more homes.
What progress has been made in the review of business rates.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of homeless people sleeping rough between 2010 and 2015.
What assessment he has made of the effect of permitted development rights on pub closures.
What steps he is taking to raise standards in the private rented sector.
What steps he is taking to support the midlands engine for growth.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the National Citizen Service Bill [Lords]: Committal (1) The Bill shall be...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the National Citizen Service Bill...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
Ordered, That James Gray be discharged from the Administration Committee and Mary Robinson be added.
That Jake Berry be discharged from the Finance Committee and Stephen McPartland be added.
That Andrew Percy and Christopher Pincher be discharged from the Regulatory Reform Committee and Stephen McPartland and Mark Menzies be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Graham Stuart.)
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