Monday, 15 January 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
When his Department plans to publish its new strategic equality objectives.
What the Government’s policy is on the use of drones to target Daesh fighters in Syria and Iraq.
When the Government plan to publish their response to the armed forces compensation scheme review, published in February 2017.
What recent assessment he has made of the capability and strength of the Royal Navy.
What recent steps his Department has taken to develop the future accommodation model.
What discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the UK’s future participation in the European Defence Agency and the European Defence Fund.
If he will take steps to further recognise the work of munitions workers during the First and Second World Wars.
If he will reinstate the war widows’ pension for widows who were required to surrender that pension due to remarriage or cohabitation.
What assessment he has made of the effect of delays to the 2018-19 pay negotiations on retention in the armed forces.
What steps his Department is taking to improve mental health support for members of the armed forces.
How many pilots have applied to leave the Royal Air Force in each of the last three years.
If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of holding a UK-only competition to design and construct the new fleet solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): I rise to request urgent clarification of the radical reductions in conventional military forces provisionally proposed by the national security capability review, together...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement to update the House on the situation relating to Carillion Plc. Today the directors of Carillion concluded that the company is insolvent...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following shall apply to the provisions of the Space Industry Bill [Lords]: Committal (1) The Bill shall be...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Space Industry Bill [Lords],...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Space Industry Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise: (1) the...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 5 to 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Sub-national Transport Body (Transport for the North) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 16 November, be approved.
That the draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Banning Order Offences) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 29 November, be approved.
That the draft Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Maritime Enforcement Powers: Code of Practice) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 16 November, be approved.—(Chris...
Ordered, That Sarah Champion be a member of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Chris Heaton-Harris.)
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