Monday, 9 July 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will bring forward legislative proposals for a statute of limitations to protect British armed forces veterans from prosecution for historic allegations.
What recent assessment he has made of the strength of the UK’s continued commitment to tackle Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
What recent progress he has made on procuring fleet support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary; and if he will make a statement.
What his priorities are for the NATO summit in Brussels on 11 and 12 July 2018.
What support his Department provides to former service personnel who have had limbs amputated as a result of their military service.
What steps he is taking to ensure that knowledge and experience are retained in each rank of the British armed forces.
What assessment he has made of the effect on the UK defence and military aerospace industry of the UK leaving the EU.
What recent assessment has he made of the UK armed forces’ amphibious capability.
What estimate he has made of the number of jobs that are dependent on the UK’s status as a tier 1 nation.
What steps he is taking to improve mental health support for members of the armed forces and veterans.
What steps he is taking to encourage defence exports by UK companies.
What plans he has for the Army reserve centre in Prestatyn.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the UK’s contribution to UN peacekeeping missions.
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on supporting members of the armed forces posted to Scottish roles by mitigating the costs of additional taxation applied by the...
What plans he has to strengthen the resilience of the UK’s critical infrastructure against cyber-attacks.
What steps the Government are taking to secure shipbuilding contracts from other countries for Scottish yards.
What recent discussions he has had with the National Security Adviser on the existing and changing intensity of the threat environment.
What steps his Department is taking to promote UK prosperity.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I am sure the House will join me in sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dawn Sturgess, who passed away last night. The police and security services are working urgently...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement updating the House on recent developments in Salisbury and Amesbury. As I told the House last week, a major incident was declared in...
Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill: Timetable (1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole...
Considered in Committee (Order, this day) [Dame Rosie Winterton in the Chair] Clause 1
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Queen’s recommendation signified. Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill, it is expedient to...
Ordered, That Martyn Day be discharged as a member of the Public Accounts Commission under section 2(2)(c) of the National Audit Act 1983, and that Douglas Chapman be appointed.—(Paul Maynard.)
With the leave of the House, I will put motions 5 to 8 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 9 May, be approved.
That the draft Electronic Presentment of Instruments (Evidence of Payment and Compensation for Loss) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 30 April, be approved.
That the draft Social Workers Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 4 June, be approved.
That the draft Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 11 June, be approved.—(Jo Churchill.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and...
That the draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 4 June, be approved.—(Jo Churchill.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to the decision...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Tuesday 10 July, paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 31 (Questions on amendments) shall apply to the Motion in the name of Sir Vince Cable as if the day were an...
I rise to present the petition of residents of Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland. The petition states: The petition of residents of Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Declare that the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jo Churchill.)
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