Thursday, 30 March 2017
The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That the Address of 13th March, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Professor Elan Closs Stephens as an Electoral Commissioner with...
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make an assessment of the adequacy of road safety at the Switch Island junction in Sefton; and if he will make a statement.
What progress is being made to simplify the rail ticketing system.
What steps his Department is taking to (a) monitor and (b) regulate night flights at regional airports.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the adequacy of the Government’s policy on private parking; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment he has made of recent trends in the level of investment in maintenance across the rail network.
If he will reintroduce national road safety targets.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of noise monitoring around Heathrow Airport.
Whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of establishing a road collision investigation unit.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce congestion in Oxfordshire.
What steps he is taking to improve transport links between north Wales and England.
What progress is being made on awarding the east midlands rail franchise.
If he will use the forthcoming franchise renewal process for the midland main line to reinstate the half-hourly service northward from Kettering.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in bus passenger satisfaction.
What recent discussions he has had with Ministers of the Scottish Government on the devolution of powers on ship-to-ship transfers.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that Highways England fulfils its statutory duty to remove litter.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on the UK’s membership of the (a) European Aviation Safety Agency, (b) Single European Sky air...
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On 8 September 2016, I announced to the House the launch of a new initiative, the Speaker’s Democracy Award. The intention of the award is to allow this House to recognise and celebrate...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about today’s publication of a White Paper on the great repeal Bill. Yesterday, we took the historic step of notifying the...
[Relevant document: Fourth Special Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, “Animal Welfare in England: domestic pets: Government response to the Committee’s Third...
I beg to move, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment. I speak today as the Chair of the Backbench Business Committee, and on that note, I thank my...
Ordered, That the Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 387), be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Heather Wheeler.)
I rise to present a petition signed by 306 parishioners of St John Southworth, Nelson, Brierfield and Fence, which was shared with me by Rev. Brian Murphy. The petition states: The petition of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Heather Wheeler.)
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