Thursday, 15 November 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Chinese Government on increasing bilateral trade and investment.
What steps he is taking to protect the creative industries in any future trade agreements after the UK leaves the EU.
Whether food and agricultural imports will have to meet the same (a) food safety and (b) sanitary and phytosanitary standards as domestic products under new free trade agreements after the UK...
What steps he is taking to ensure that the UK automotive industry can continue to trade with the EU without disruption after the UK leaves the EU.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on ensuring that food and agricultural imports meet the same standards as domestic products after...
If he will ensure that a gender-responsive analysis is conducted at each stage in the development of new trade agreements after the UK leaves the EU.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
Whether she has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of commencing section 106 of the Equality Act 2010; and if she will make a statement.
If the Government will take steps to ensure that companies put in place workplace policies to support survivors of domestic abuse and reduce its effect on the workplace.
What progress the Government have made on reducing the gender pay gap.
What steps she is taking to encourage more women to start their own businesses.
What plans the Government have to mark the 100th anniversary of women being allowed to stand for Parliament.
What assessment the Government have made of the effect of Budget 2018 on women.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
With permission, I would like to update the House on our negotiations to leave the European Union. First, I want to pay tribute to my right hon. Friends the Members for Esher and Walton (Dominic...
I would like to announce that the business for next week will be: Monday 19 November—Consideration in Committee of the Finance (No. 3) Bill (day 1). Tuesday 20 November—Continuation...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. May I raise two gentle points of order, which are linked to yesterday’s Official Report? At column 6WS, under Digital, Culture, Media and Sport,...
[Relevant Documents: Ninth Report of the Defence Committee, Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017, HC 707, and the Government Response, HC 1571, and Eleventh Report of the Defence Committee,...
The petition reads as follows: The petition of residents of South Walsall, Declare that the “Home Education - Call for Evidence and revised DfE guidance” has been written following...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Craig Whittaker.)
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