Thursday, 29 March 2018
On today’s Order Paper it is noted that, on 5 April 1918, Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Archer Clive, Grenadier Guards, Member for the Ross division of Herefordshire, was killed in action,...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on food and drink exports.
If he will hold discussions with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and representatives of the creative industries on trade in that sector with EU countries after the UK...
What steps his Department is taking to support small and medium-sized businesses to export.
If he will take steps to facilitate parliamentary scrutiny of future trade agreements.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of education exports.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of tech sector exports.
What assurances he has received from his counterparts in the US Administration that the section 232 tariffs imposed by that country on steel and aluminium imports will not apply to UK exports.
What assessment he has made of the potential economic benefits to UK businesses and consumers of securing trade agreements with non-EU countries after the UK has left the EU.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
If she will discuss gender pay equality with the BBC.
What steps the Government are taking to implement the recommendations of the Taylor review of modern working practices on strengthening legislation on pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure companies produce action plans to reduce their gender pay gap.
If the Government will take steps to adopt a cross-departmental approach to improving women’s diets during pregnancy.
When the Government plan to respond to the consultation on caste as a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010.
If she will discuss with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care steps to ensure the welfare of women receiving IVF treatment.
What steps the Government are taking to increase the take-up of shared parental leave.
If the Government will support legislative proposals to include upskirting as a crime under the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
What assessment she has made of the effect on women’s refuges of proposed reforms to supported housing.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office to reconsider the decision to deny funding for legal assistance and advice to those affected by the contaminated blood scandal during...
Will the Leader of the House please give the House the forthcoming business after the recess?
With permission, Mr Deputy Speaker, I would like to update the House on the campaign against Daesh in Iraq and Syria. When my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary updated the House in...
Select Committee statement
I beg to move, That this House notes that World Autism Awareness Week 2018 runs from 26 March to 2 April; believes that there is a lack of understanding of the needs of autistic people and...
We now come to the Backbench Business debate on matters to be considered before the forthcoming Adjournment. This debate, appropriately, will be opened by the Chair of the Backbench Business...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. A number of written statements are published in today’s Order Paper, and I understand that for the convenience of Members, such statements are normally...
[Relevant document: The Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, First Report 2018, Appointment of an Electoral Commissioner, HC 901.] Motion made, and Question put forthwith...
It borders on unbelievable that Inveraray, a town with a booming tourist industry, a town with three good-sized hotels, a town boasting numerous cafes, bars and restaurants, and various...
I rise to present this petition on behalf of the people and the businesses of Grantown-on-Spey, who flocked to public meetings and found the decision of the Royal Bank of Scotland to be simply a...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mims Davies.)
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