Tuesday, 9 April 2019
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What recent assessment the Government have made of trends in the level of public funding for renewable energy since 2010.
If he will end the freeze on working-age benefits.
What steps he is taking to increase take-home pay for low-paid workers.
What progress he has made on reducing the total amount of tax that people pay.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of his fiscal policy on living standards.
What recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of pay since 2010.
Whether he plans to reform stamp duty land tax.
What representations he has received on the introduction of the 2019 loan charge.
What further steps his Department is taking to regulate lending to small businesses.
What steps he is taking to improve the performance of the financial services sector.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage people to save for their pensions.
What assessment he has made of the potential economic effect of the introduction of FinTech in the UK.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on funding for remedial fire safety work on privately owned residential tower blocks.
What recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of productivity since 2010.
Whether he plans to allocate funding for the provision of sanitary products beyond secondary schools and colleges.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary if he will make a statement on the handling of the cases of the five alleged perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide in the United Kingdom.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary if he will make a statement on the Windrush compensation scheme.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
We come now to the intended debate on four motions—specifically, motions 2 to 5—and I suggest that, with the leave of the House, we will debate motions 2 to 4 on Sanctions and motion...
Resolved, That the Venezuela (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 135), which were laid before this House on 31 January, be approved.—(Sir Alan Duncan.)
Resolved, That the Iran (Sanctions) (Human Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 134), which were laid before this House on 31 January, be approved.—(Sir Alan Duncan.)
Resolved, That the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations (S.I., 2019, No. 554), which were laid before this House on 15 March, be approved.—(Sir Alan Duncan.)
I inform the House that I have not selected either of the amendments.
I beg to move, That this House has considered housing. As we forge a new relationship with the European Union, building the homes our country needs is a mission more important than ever, because...
Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 10, there shall be no sittings in Westminster Hall in the week commencing Monday 15 April.—(Mike Freer.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mike Freer.)
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