Monday, 5 February 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to ensure support for former Carillion employees whose pensions will not be covered by the Pension Protection Fund.
What steps the Government are taking to promote the delivery of effective consumer financial advice and assistance.
What assessment she has made of the effect on employment and support allowance claimants’ income of changes to support for mortgage interest.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure the continuation of funding for supported housing.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of universal credit in helping people into work.
What recent comparative assessment she has made of rates of unemployment in the UK and other European countries.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on the number of disabled people living in poverty.
What recent assessment her Department has made of trends in the average level of household debt for people on universal credit.
What recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of employment of older workers.
What recent progress her Department has made on the roll-out of universal credit.
If she will make an estimate of the number of children who will no longer be living in poverty as a result of the roll-out of universal credit.
What progress her Department has made on the implementation of the disability confident scheme.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is going on with the Immigration White Paper.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the Government’s response to the resolution of the House of 10 January on the NHS winter crisis.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government if he will make a statement on the implications of the withdrawal of the Building Research...
With your consent, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on rail franchising. I apologise to the two Opposition Front-Bench spokespeople for the slightly late delivery of copies of the...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. During business questions last Thursday, I asked the Leader of the House about the “eye-watering” interest rates charged by rent-to-own firms. In...
I beg to move, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 15 January, be approved.
Resolved, That the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 15 January, be approved.—(Kit Malthouse.)
Ordered, That the Order of 24 October 2017 (Smart Meters Bill (Programme)) be varied as follows: (1) Paragraphs (4) and (5) of the Order shall be omitted. (2) Proceedings on Consideration and...
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee New Clause 1
“(1) The Secretary of State may impose conditions on to the future DCC successor licensee as appropriate. (2) Conditions in subsection (1) may include restrictions to British owned...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 5 to 8 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Financial Assistance Scheme (Increased Cap for Long Service) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 December 2017, be approved.
That the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 December 2017, be approved.
That the draft Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 December 2017, be approved.
That the draft Littering From Vehicles Outside London (Keepers: Civil Penalties) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 21 December 2017, be approved.—(Rebecca Harris.)...
Ordered, That at the sitting on Tuesday 6 February, the business determined by the Backbench Business Committee may continue until 7.00pm or for one and a half hours after its commencement,...
Ordered, That at the sitting on Wednesday 7 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put...
Ordered, That James Duddridge, Sandy Martin, Mrs Sheryll Murray, Bill Wiggin, and Martin Whitfield be members of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands – Crewe) Bill Select...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 12 to 17 together. Ordered,
That Laura Pidcock be discharged from the Justice Committee and Ms Marie Rimmer be added.
That Andrew Jones be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Robert Jenrick be added.
That Laura Smith be discharged from the Transport Committee and Grahame Morris be added.
That Thelma Walker be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Susan Elan Jones be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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