Tuesday, 17 January 2017
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What fiscal steps he is taking to encourage investment in innovative UK science and technology projects.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce sovereign debt.
What fiscal steps he is taking to improve the resilience of the economy in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.
What steps he is taking to develop the Oxford to Cambridge growth corridor.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of losing access to the single market on the chemical industry and the wider economy.
Whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of introducing additional rules to ring-fence the operations of US banks in the UK.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of high levels of household debt on the economy.
What progress has been made on improving access to online and in-branch banking for carers.
What fiscal steps he is taking to increase housing supply in (a) Peterborough and (b) England.
What assessment he has made of the effect of recent trends in the value of the pound on the economy; and if he will make a statement.
Whether the Government plan to publish a timetable for investigating HM Revenue and Customs’ contract with Concentrix.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement about forthcoming elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly. As the House knows, Martin McGuinness resigned as Deputy First Minister of...
I say to the hon. Member for Cardiff South and Penarth (Stephen Doughty), who has just made a point of order, that I spent many years sitting on the Opposition Benches—
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Last week during Department for Work and Pensions questions, I asked the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work how people with mental health issues could...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant documents: The Sixth Report of the Environmental Audit Committee, The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum, HC 599.]
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. I also take this opportunity to remind the House that this debate can run only until 8 o’clock....
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Orders Nos. 59(3) and 90(5)), That the Bill be now read a Second time. Question agreed to. Bill accordingly read a Second time; to stand...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Guy Opperman.)
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