Thursday, 29 June 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
Whether she has made a comparative assessment of the number of ATP Futures and Challenger-level tennis tournaments held in the UK and in other European countries.
Whether she plans to bring forward proposals to change the BBC licence fee.
What discussions she has had with the BBC on its plans for future investment in the nations and regions.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure equitable regional funding for arts and culture.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure that digital infrastructure meets the needs of the economy.
What steps her Department is taking to encourage participation in sport by young people.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the future status of the UK as a signatory to the European convention on human rights.
What the Government’s policy is on the prosecution of British nationals who enlist to fight in foreign armies and militias.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the protection of human rights in the UK.
What steps the Crown Prosecution Service is taking to support action against terrorism.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the role of an independent advocate to act for families after a public disaster.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the aggravated offences regime on the level of successful prosecutions for hate crime.
What recent assessment he has made of the extent to which sentencing of people convicted of burglary has been unduly lenient.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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