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Thursday, 25 April 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he has taken to ensure that the NHS and other public services are excluded from future trade agreements.
What steps he is taking to enable service businesses to access overseas markets; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to ensure that the (a) regions and (b) devolved Administrations of the UK contribute to the formulation of new free trade agreements.
What assessment he has made of the implications for the responsibilities of his Department of including UK membership of the EU customs union in the EU-UK political declaration.
What steps the Government are taking to protect intellectual property rights in international trade agreements.
What his priorities are for the GREAT campaign in 2019-20.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the potential merits of splitting universal credit payments between partners in joint claimant households.
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the implications for Government policy of the most recent ONS statistics on women’s life expectancy in the poorest areas of England.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on improving training for frontline medical staff to help identify domestic abuse.
What steps she is taking to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
What assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing a duty on employers to prevent workplace harassment.
What steps she is taking to ensure that businesses are held to account on reducing the gender pay gap.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on women.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to make a statement on the future role of Huawei in UK telecoms infrastructure.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and the Minister for the Cabinet Office if he will please make a statement on the electoral registration process for EU citizens...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care if he will make a statement on the Government’s failure to lay before Parliament the NHS mandate for the current...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
Select Committee statement
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) The Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary Greg Clark, Elizabeth Truss, Mel Stride,...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary James Brokenshire, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr David Lidington, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Greg Clark,...
We now come to the Back-Bench motion on school funding. Before we start, I need to tell the House that we have, in theory, 28 speakers for the two debates this afternoon. I also have to take into...
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Department for Education to urgently issue guidance on reducing the use of restrictive intervention of children and young people; and further calls on...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 2 May 2019, do adjourn until Tuesday 7 May 2019.—(Amanda Milling.) Question...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 9(6)), That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 10(2)(b), the sittings in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 7 May shall...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.)
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