Thursday, 22 March 2018
Colleagues, we shall now observe a one-minute silence in respectful memory of those who died a year ago today. The House observed a one-minute silence.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
Whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of extending the provisions of the Communications Act 2003 to give greater prominence to public service broadcasters; and if he will make...
What steps his Department is taking to support the broadcasting of sport on terrestrial television channels.
What steps his Department is taking to support tourism throughout the UK.
What recent assessment he has made of his Department’s progress towards meeting the universal service obligation on superfast broadband coverage.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Data Protection Bill on data protection agreements with the EU after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on changes to music provision in schools.
What recent assessment he has made of the level of gender pay equality in the broadcasting sector.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on arrangements for UK musicians to tour the EU after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent estimate he has made of the contribution of ballet to the economy.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the performance of the Crown Prosecution Service in Northamptonshire.
What steps the Government are taking to reduce the level of victim withdrawal in cases involving domestic abuse.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the operation of legal systems in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the application of the rule of law to cyber-activities.
What steps the CPS is taking domestically and internationally to increase the effectiveness of prosecutions in cases involving modern slavery.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the resources available to the CPS to fulfil its disclosure obligations.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the protection of human rights in the UK.
What steps the CPS is taking to increase the effectiveness of prosecutions for crimes against disabled people.
What steps the CPS is taking to support victims of crime.
Will the Leader of the House please update the House on the forthcoming business?
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement to update the House on support for those affected by the Grenfell tragedy and on the second report from the independent recovery taskforce....
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Have you been informed whether the Home Secretary proposes to come to this House to make a statement about the awarding of the British passport contract...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the economy. Today is a good opportunity to reflect on the economic news we have seen this week—the best deficit numbers in 10 years and record...
Ten years ago, the people of Campbeltown and the Kintyre peninsula, along with taxpayers throughout the United Kingdom, were forced to bail out Royal Bank of Scotland to the tune of £50...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mike Freer.)
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