Monday, 10 July 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to reduce rates of depression and suicide among former British military personnel.
What discussions he has had with his European counterparts on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the UK’s participation in the Common Defence and Security Policy.
What discussions he had with contractors on their delivery of service accommodation; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with the Armed Forces Pay Review Body on levels of pay for the armed forces.
What assessment he has made of whether the Royal Navy has sufficient personnel to operate (a) all vessels and (b) the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.
What steps he is taking to strengthen the armed forces covenant.
What steps his Department is taking to improve service life satisfaction rates in the Armed Forces.
What plans the Government have to increase the defence budget in this Parliament.
What progress is being made on implementing the Dreadnought submarine programme.
What estimate he has made of the level of defence spending required over the course of this Parliament.
What steps he is taking to encourage innovation by defence suppliers.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the G20 in Hamburg. At this summit we showed how a global Britain can play a key role in shaping international responses to some...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the High Court judgment on export licensing. We welcome the divisional court’s judgment today dismissing the claim by the...
I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. Everyone in the House knows the importance of being connected, whether through traditional means or, increasingly, through digital...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill:
(1) The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House. (2) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4; the Schedule; Clauses 5...
(3) Proceedings in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a...
(6) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(Rebecca Harris.) Question agreed to.
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 Telecommunications...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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