Tuesday, 5 March 2019
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What fiscal steps he is taking to establish the UK as a world leader in new technologies.
Whether his Department has undertaken an economic impact assessment of extending the national living wage to people under the age of 25.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on potential job losses as a result of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
What steps he is taking to increase the level of funding for road infrastructure.
What steps his Department has taken to mitigate the potential effect on the economic sustainability of the manufacturing sector of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
What fiscal steps he is taking to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic waste in the environment.
What steps he is taking to allocate funding for infrastructure in (a) Medway and (b) Kent.
Whether he plans to change the level of funding allocated to social care.
What fiscal steps he is taking to increase (a) the number of jobs and (b) economic growth.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the freeze on benefits on the level of personal debt of benefit recipients.
What fiscal steps he is taking to increase economic productivity.
What steps he has taken to ensure that HMRC has adequate (a) powers and (b) resources to investigate tax avoidance enablers.
What recent progress he has made on creating jobs and reducing unemployment.
I cannot think of another question to ask, as my question has been responded to.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. My hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Wavertree (Luciana Berger) is currently on maternity leave. She has served with great distinction as a member of the...
Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Christine Jardine, supported by Jo Swinson, Wera Hobhouse, Layla Moran, Stella Creasy, Jess Phillips, Tonia Antoniazzi, Hannah Bardell, Tom...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
I have a brief announcement to make. I have received a letter this afternoon from the Registrar of Criminal Appeals informing me that Fiona Onasanya’s application for leave to appeal...
Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill:
(1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings up to and including Third Reading shall be taken at today’s...
(2) When the Bill has been read a second time: (a) it shall, despite Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of bills not subject to a programme order), stand committed to a Committee of the whole...
(10) (a) Any Lords Amendments to the Bill may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly. (b)...
(12) (a) Any further Message from the Lords on the Bill may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended...
(14) Paragraphs (2) to (6) of Standing Order No. 83H (Programme orders: reasons committee) apply in relation to any committee to be appointed to draw up reasons after proceedings have been...
(15) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply so far as necessary for the purposes of this Order. (16) Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to...
Considered in Committee (Order, this day) [Dame Eleanor Laing in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Conservation (Natural Habitats etc.) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.
That the draft Environment (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 31 January, be approved.—(Amanda Milling.)...
That the draft Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 24 January, be approved.—(Amanda Milling.) The Deputy...
I wish to present a petition on the topical issue of inadequate funding for police forces, signed by Mr Tony Weafer, residents and business owners in Southampton; it has been signed by 956...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.)
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