Thursday, 6 July 2017
Resolved, That there be laid before this House an Account of the Contingencies Fund, 2016-17, showing— (1) A Statement of Financial Position; (2) A Statement of Cash Flows; and (3) Notes to...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in other Commonwealth countries on the future of trade and investment between the UK and those countries.
What steps he is taking to encourage businesses to take advantage of new opportunities for international trade.
What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Brazil on a trade agreement with that country after the UK leaves the EU.
What estimate he has made of the value of the contribution of the food and drink sector to UK exports.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister was asked—
What discussions she has had with the Democratic Unionist Party on the Government’s commitment to equality and women’s rights.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the disadvantage experienced by women born in the 1950s as a result of changes to the state pension age.
What steps she is taking to strengthen redundancy protection for new mothers returning from maternity leave.
What support the Government provides to women who lose homes and assets as a result of a prison sentence.
What steps the Government are taking to reduce the gender pay gap.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Does the Minister share my deep concern about the state of social care highlighted—
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to make a statement on his plans to close Jobcentre Plus offices, and the impact on local communities and Department for...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You were not in the Chair on Monday and may not have heard the Minister of State, Department for Transport, the right hon. Member for South Holland and The...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
I beg to move, That this House has considered Exiting the European Union and global trade. This is an important debate, not only because it is our first full debate on global Britain, but because...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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