Monday, 30 October 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made on improving safety in residential tower blocks since the Grenfell Tower fire.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of children in temporary accommodation.
What discussions he has had with newly elected mayors on delivering economic growth.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on recent trends in the number of people given custodial sentences for non-payment of council tax.
What steps he is taking to encourage local authorities to work with voluntary and private sector partners to establish family hubs.
What progress the Government have made on establishing a standardised assessment of housing need.
What steps the Government are taking to support the delivery of economic growth through the midlands engine.
What plans he has to increase the number of affordable homes.
What plans he has to increase the number of homes constructed each year; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to encourage more women to stand in local council elections.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I wish to make a statement about recent disturbing allegations about a culture of sexual harassment at Westminster between Members and those who work for Members. Let me make it clear: there must...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Leader of the House if she will make a statement about her plan to tackle sexual harassment in Parliament.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement to the House on the publication of Dame Elish Angiolini’s independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody and this...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on the Balfour declaration—issued on 2 November 1917 by my predecessor as Foreign Secretary, Lord Balfour—and its legacy today....
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Last week in his evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union told us that the list of...
[Relevant documents: The Eighth Report of the Defence Committee Session 2016-17, SDSR 2015 and the Army, HC108; and the Government response, HC311, of Session 2017-19] Second Reading
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [Lords]: Committal (1) The Bill shall...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 3 to 9 together. Ordered,
That Sir David Amess, Sir Paul Beresford, Sarah Champion, John Cryer, Michael Fabricant, Colleen Fletcher, Mrs Pauline Latham, Jessica Morden, Mary Robinson and Mark Tami be members of the...
That Sir William Cash, Douglas Chapman, Steve Double, Richard Drax, Mr Marcus Fysh, Kate Green, Kate Hoey, Kelvin Hopkins, Darren Jones, Mr David Jones, Stephen Kinnock, Andrew Lewer, Michael...
That Mr Clive Betts, Chris Bryant, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Neil Gray, Mr Lindsay Hoyle, Helen Jones, Stephen McPartland, Mark Menzies, Sir Robert Syms, Mark Tami and Mr William Wragg be members...
That Fiona Bruce, Ms Karen Buck, Ms Harriet Harman, Jeremy Lefroy and Mark Pritchard be members of the Joint Committee on Human Rights.
That Margaret Beckett, Yvette Cooper, James Gray, Mr Dominic Grieve, Dan Jarvis, Dr Julian Lewis, Angus Brendan MacNeil, Robert Neill, Rachel Reeves, Tom Tugendhat, Stephen Twigg and Theresa...
That Dan Carden, Vicky Foxcroft, Patrick Grady, John Lamont, Lee Rowley, Sir Robert Syms and Derek Twigg be members of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
That Nick Smith be a member of the Procedure Committee.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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