Thursday, 21 December 2017
The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That the Address of 12 December, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Mr William Lifford to the office of ordinary member of the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment she has made of the role of public libraries in increasing social mobility.
If she will assume responsibility for ensuring the delivery of broadband in Scotland.
What recent assessment she has made of the effect on public libraries of changes to local authority budgets.
What recent assessment she has made of progress towards the target of 95% superfast broadband coverage.
What steps her Department is taking to tackle problems associated with online ticket sales.
What estimate she has made of the amount donated to support the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire; and if she will make a statement.
What steps her Department is taking to increase the number of public funding sources available to charities and voluntary organisations. Merry Christmas, all.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What plans the Government have to implement the agreement reached by the Council of Europe on prisoner voting in the UK.
What the timetable is for the Director of Public Prosecutions to complete her review of the charging decision in relation to the fatal shooting of Jermaine Baker; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he has taken to promote public legal education in the last 12 months.
How many British jihadists (a) have been prosecuted and (b) are being considered for prosecution since returning from Syria or Iraq.
What the Government’s plans are for the future of the Serious Fraud Office.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on tackling knife crime.
Will the Leader of the House please update us on the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the independent complaints and grievance policy. I apologise that it is a little long, but I want to give a full account to the...
Mr Speaker, I wish you and fellow Members a very merry Christmas. I thank you for the opportunity to update the House on our plans for a new funding model for supported housing. This update...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I have sent you a copy of a letter that I received from the chief executive of Serco two days ago, which caused great concern to me and to constituency office...
[Relevant document: Twelfth Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee of Session 2016-17, Lessons learned from the EU Referendum, HC496.]
I beg to move, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming adjournment. Unfortunately, the Chair of the Backbench Business Committee, the hon. Member for Gateshead...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Andrew Stephenson.)
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