Monday, 30 January 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with his international counterparts on NATO’s 2% GDP spending target.
What steps he is taking to encourage innovation by defence suppliers.
What deployments the UK is making as part of NATO’s assurance measures in Estonia and Poland.
What assessment he has made of the implications for defence policy of the UK leaving the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the US Administration on their continuing role in NATO.
What recent assessment he has made of the (a) adequacy of the size of the Royal Navy’s fleet and (b) capability of that fleet to respond to global threats.
What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Yemen.
What funding he has allocated to increase the size and capability of the Royal Navy.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister for Work and Pensions if she will make a statement on the proposed closure of Jobcentre Plus offices throughout the United Kingdom.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on the implications for this country of the recent changes in US immigration policy. In view of the understandable concern and uncertainty, it...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I find myself in the unfortunate position of having to make this point of order, of which I have given prior notice to you and to the right hon. Member for Mid...
Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
Emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Pension Schemes Bill [Lords]: Committal (1) The Bill shall be committed to a...
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 Pension Schemes Bill [Lords],...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Pension Schemes Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise: (1) the...
Ordered, That Dr Dan Poulter be discharged from the Backbench Business Committee and Robert Courts be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Spencer.)
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