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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland on the Northern Ireland peace process.
What steps the Government are taking to attract foreign direct investment into Northern Ireland.
What steps the Government are taking to strengthen the Northern Ireland economy.
What plans he has to support the development of city deals in Northern Ireland.
What recent assessment he has made of the strength of the Northern Ireland economy.
What assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the operation of the Ireland Act 1949.
What discussions he has had with organisations in Northern Ireland on the implementation of the non-consensual sex exemption for child tax credits.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If she will list her official engagements for Wednesday 15 November.
(Urgent Question): Will the Foreign Secretary please make a statement on the situation in Zimbabwe?
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Further considered in Committee [Dame Rosie Winterton in the Chair]
“Regulations provided for by Acts of Parliament other than this Act may not be used by Ministers of the Crown to amend or modify retained EU law in the following areas— (a) employment...
“(1) Following the commencement of this Act, no modification may be made to retained EU law save by primary legislation, or by subordinate legislation made under this Act. (2) By...
Regulations provided for by Acts of Parliament other than this Act may not be used by Ministers of the Crown to amend, repeal or modify retained EU law in the following areas— (a)...
“Obligations and rights contained within the EU Protocol on animal sentience set out in Article 13 of Title II of the Lisbon Treaty shall be recognised and available in domestic law on and...
‘(1) Principles contained in Article 191 of TFEU in relation to environmental protection and listed in subsection (2) shall continue to be recognised and applied on and after exit day. (2)...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Chris Heaton-Harris.)
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