Tuesday, 16 January 2018
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the airline industry on air passenger duty.
If he will bring forward legislative proposals in respect of the imposition of inheritance tax on direct personal donations to campaign groups involved in referendums.
What assessment he has made of potential risks to the economy from high levels of Government borrowing.
What recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of household debt since 2010.
What assessment he has made of the contribution of the UK internal market to the Scottish and Welsh economies.
What assessment he has made of the effect of autumn Budget 2017 on public spending in Wales.
What progress is being made on creating jobs and reducing unemployment.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the effect of Government investment in education on pupil outcomes since 2010.
What progress he has made on reducing the level of corporate tax evasion and the tax gap.
What assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the European Economic Area on the economy and the service industry.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Order of 11 September 2017 (European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: 1. Paragraphs 5 to 7 of the Order shall be omitted....
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Committee Clause 4
I beg to move amendment 57, page 2, line 42, leave out clause 4. This amendment is linked to NC19, which would aim to preserve, more comprehensively than the existing Clause...
Amendment proposed: 4, page 3, line 23, leave out subsections (4) and (5) and insert— ‘(4) Notwithstanding subsection (5), the Charter of Fundamental Rights continues to apply to...
“The obligation on Ministers of the Crown and the devolved administrations to pay regard to the welfare requirements of animals as sentient beings when formulating law and policy, contained...
I beg to move amendment 49, page 17, line 13, leave out “appropriate” and insert “necessary”. This amendment would ensure that Ministers can only bring forward regulations...
Amendment proposed: 3, page 7, line 23, leave out subsections (1) to (3) and insert— ‘(1) In section 29(2)(d) of the Scotland Act 1998 (no competence for Scottish...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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