Thursday, 29 November 2018
Bill read the Third time and passed, without amendment.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has to implement an independent farming policy after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on maintaining environmental and animal welfare standards in future trade agreements.
What steps he is taking to reduce levels of air pollution to legal limits.
What steps he is taking to ensure that agricultural products produced to lower environmental and animal welfare standards than UK products will not be included in any future trade agreements.
What steps he is taking to deliver equitable funding schemes for farmers throughout the UK.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the effect on the fishing industry of the UK leaving the EU.
What steps he is taking to protect bees and other pollinators.
What progress has been made on introducing a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles.
I remind the House that topical questions are supposed to be significantly briefer.
The right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—
What steps the Commission is taking to increase the sale of UK-produced food and drink (a) in catering outlets and (b) for events hosted on the parliamentary estate.
What representations the Commission has received on bullying and harassment since the publication of the Cox report.
The right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners was asked—
What discussions the Commissioners have had with representatives of the northern forest initiative; and if she will make a statement.
What steps the Church of England is taking to raise awareness in the Government of the persecution of Christians throughout the world.
What support the Church of England is providing to the Dean of Christ Church cathedral Oxford in the case brought against him by Christ Church college.
What steps the Church of England is taking to promote the message of Christmas.
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Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jeremy Quin.)
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