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Tuesday, 27 June 2017
I have a short statement to make. I would like to draw Members’ attention to the fact that the book for entering the private Members’ Bills ballot is now open for Members to sign in...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his policy is on the non-release or late release of cash retentions in the construction industry.
What steps he is taking to ensure that the electric grid is able to support the charging of the number of electric cars estimated to be in use by 2020.
What steps he is taking to support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in the Thames Gateway.
What estimate his Department has made of the future level of investment required in the UK’s gas storage facilities.
What steps he is taking to improve business confidence.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues and other key stakeholders on the potential effect of the UK leaving the Euratom treaty on energy suppliers and on the availability of...
What the Government’s policy is on zero-hours contracts.
What safeguards the Government plan to put in place to protect small businesses as part of negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
What plans he has to implement an energy price cap.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that all regions benefit from the Government’s industrial strategy.
What the reasons are for the time taken to publish the Government’s carbon reduction plan.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law: Jonathan George Caladine Lord, for Woking Adam James Harold Holloway, Gravesham.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of Statement to make a statement on NHS Shared Business Services.
Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Yesterday, I raised the lack of clarity from the Communities Secretary on the Government’s plans to introduce local retention of business rates to replace...
Debate resumed (Order, 26 June). Question again proposed, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal...
It is a pleasure to be able to open this Queen’s Speech debate this afternoon. Since 2010, this Government have been focused on the pursuit of higher standards in education, higher...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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