Monday, 4 December 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on investment to support the growth of local and regional economies.
What information his Department holds on the financial status of Northamptonshire County Council.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that more homes are built.
What steps his Department is taking to tackle unauthorised Traveller encampments.
What estimate he has made of the number of social homes that will be built in 2018.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of new homes for social rent since 2010.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure access to safe social housing for victims of domestic violence.
What progress he has made on devolving decision making to local communities in (a) Derbyshire and (b) the east midlands.
What assessment he has made of the implications for local authorities outside London of full business rates revenue retention by London local authorities.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that disabled people are not housed on the upper floors of high-rise buildings.
What support his Department is providing to local authorities to develop new garden towns.
What progress his Department is making on tackling homelessness.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 2 to 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Community Drivers’ Hours Offences (Enforcement) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 14 September, be approved.
That the draft Selection of the President of Welsh Tribunals Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 14 September, be approved.
That the draft Scotland Act 2016 (Onshore Petroleum) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 19 July, be approved.
That the draft Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Transitional Provisions and Appropriate Independent Advice) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 10 July, be approved.
That the draft Risk Transformation Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 12 October, be approved.
That the draft Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2017, which was laid before this House on 26 June, be approved.—(Craig Whittaker.) Question agreed to.
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 8 to 12 together. Ordered,
That Esther McVey be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Douglas Ross be added.
That Keith Vaz be discharged from the International Trade Committee and Stephanie Peacock be added.
That Stephanie Peacock be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee and Carol Monaghan be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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