Monday, 8 April 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to help ensure that increases in council tax lead to improved local services.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of new homes for social rent since 2010.
What recent progress his Department has made on the allocation of funding to coastal communities.
What steps his Department is taking to support the building of social housing.
What steps his Department is taking to reduce the death rate among homeless people.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of local authority funding in Leigh constituency.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on improving local authority support for vulnerable children.
What steps his Department is taking to support parish councils.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the (a) build quality, (b) leasehold practices and (c) other elements of the performance of the housing sector.
What steps the Government are taking to deliver economic growth through the midlands engine.
What steps he is taking to increase the provision of housing in Newcastle.
What steps the Government are taking to reduce the number of former armed services personnel who are homeless.
What assessment he has made of trends in the level of home ownership among under-45-year-olds since 2010.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law: Ruth Lorraine Jones, for Newport West.
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(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the situation in Libya.
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Consideration of Lords amendments
Motion made, That Alex Norris and John Woodcock be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Janet Daby and Toby Perkins be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, That Janet Daby be discharged from the Justice Committee and Andy Slaughter be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Ordered, That Mr Robert Goodwill be discharged from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and Sir Desmond Swayne be added.— (Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, That Mr Gavin Shuker be discharged from the Women and Equalities Committee and Stephanie Peacock be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
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I am pleased to present a petition from residents of my Cleethorpes constituency, concerning the closure of Suggitts Lane level crossing. This is an issue that I have brought before the House on...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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: Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019 European...
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