Monday, 30 April 2018
The House will have been as sad as I was to learn of the death of my predecessor as Speaker, Michael Martin, latterly Lord Martin of Springburn. Michael was a decent, public-spirited man who had...
I welcome the new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to his place. The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to deliver economic growth through the midlands engine.
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of the proposal from 18 Yorkshire councils for a One Yorkshire devolution settlement.
What progress his Department has made on delivering more new homes.
What estimate he has made of the number of high-rise residential buildings that have had dangerous cladding removed and replaced.
What assessment he has made of the financial sustainability of local authorities in 2018-19.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce homelessness.
What assessment he has made of trends in the level of central Government funding for affordable housing since 2010.
If he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of steps to reduce street homelessness in Torbay.
What steps he is taking to fund adult social care.
What progress the Government have made on the delivery of the northern powerhouse.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy if he will make a statement on the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Prime Minister to make a statement on the Government’s handling of the Windrush crisis.
Let me take this opportunity to put on record that the aid workers who have been attacked in south Sudan are very much in our thoughts. Aid workers should never be a target, and I am sure that...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. During Environment, Food and Rural Affairs questions last Thursday, I asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why the Government will not...
Ordered, That the Order of 6 March 2018 (Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill: Programme) be varied as follows: (1) Paragraphs (4) and (5) of the Order shall be omitted. (2)...
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee New Clause 1
“(1) The Secretary of State may, during the term of the tariff cap conditions being in place, develop, ready for implementation, a relative tariff differential. (2) A relative tariff...
I beg to move, That this House approves, for the purposes of Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government’s assessment of the medium term economic and fiscal...
Considered in Committee [Mr Lindsay Hoyle in the Chair] Clauses 1 to 4 ordered to stand part of the Bill. The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair. Bill reported, without amendment. Third Reading.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mims Davies.)
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