Thursday, 13 September 2018
On today’s Order Paper, it is noted that on 16 September 1918, Lieutenant Colonel Lord Alexander George Boteville Thynne, DSO, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, Member for Bath, was killed in...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to encourage trade co-operation between the UK and Israel in the (a) information and (b) agricultural technology sectors.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of UK trade and investment with India.
What steps he is taking to consult on potential new free trade agreements.
What progress the Government has made on implementing its export strategy.
What progress his Department has made on the UK’s potential accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the reporting process on the gender pay gap.
What steps she is taking to promote LGBT equality in the UK.
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on increasing the number of successful prosecutions of people that offer rent-free accommodation in return for sex.
What recent steps she has taken to tackle maternity discrimination.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure access to abortion services for women that travel to England from Northern Ireland.
What steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to promote employment opportunities for (a) men and (b) women in sectors in which they are proportionally under-represented.
What steps the Government are taking to tackle Islamophobia.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 Assaults on...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. At 9.55 this morning, ensuring it was then too late to question the Secretary of State at International Trade questions, his Department released a written...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will make a statement on the Government’s plans for HMP Bedford.
I wish to take this opportunity to update the House on recent developments regarding the scallop fishery in the Bay of Seine following altercations that occurred on 27 August. Any violence...
The business for the week commencing 8 October will include: Monday 8 October—The House will not be sitting. Tuesday 9 October—General debate on baby loss awareness week, followed...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Individuals wishing to renew passports earlier than their expiry date are being informed by the Passport Office that Government rules since 10 September state...
I beg to move, That this House has considered proxy voting in the House of Commons. Today’s important debate has been eagerly anticipated by a number of Members across the House. It was, of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mike Freer.)
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