Thursday, 12 October 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his policy is on attracting foreign direct investment into the UK.
What steps he is taking to ensure that the principles of fair trade, workers’ rights and environmental protection are included in future trade agreements after the UK leaves the EU.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Government will have an effective trade policy after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the World Trade Organisation and his US counterpart on the division of WTO tariff rate quotas between the UK and the EU after the UK leaves the EU.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What assessment she has made of the adequacy of police resources to support victims of domestic violence.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on the effect of the UK leaving the EU on equalities and human rights.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect of changes to the state pension age on women born in the 1950s.
What steps she is taking to ensure that women who were unable to pursue pregnancy and maternity discrimination claims due to the cost of employment tribunal fees are able to bring forward their...
What steps the Government are taking to tackle the gender pay gap.
What steps the Government are taking to support parents with childcare responsibilities.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will make a statement on prisons policy and the recent disturbance in Her Majesty’s Prison Long Lartin.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
With your permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement to the House about the draft Energy Price Cap Bill, which we are publishing today. Over the past 15 years energy prices have...
I should like to make a statement on “The Clean Growth Strategy”, which we are publishing today. It contains 50 policies and proposals, of which 30 are brand-new announcements today....
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Yesterday, during Prime Minister’s questions, the Leader of the Opposition stated: “Gloucester City Homes has evicted one in eight of all of...
I beg to move, That this House has considered Exiting the European Union and Data Protection. The digital revolution through which we are living is bringing about the fastest pace of change that...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Andrew Stephenson.)
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