Thursday, 11 July 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What plans he has to use the Board of Trade to ensure that the constituent parts of the UK benefit from UK trade policy after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent progress the Government has made on implementing its Export Strategy.
What recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in the US Administration on trade and investment between the UK and the US; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the Court of Appeal’s ruling on the process of granting licences for the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—
What steps she is taking to tackle inequalities through the new Equalities Hub.
Which employment sectors are most gender-biased against (a) women and (b) men; and if she will take steps to tackle those biases.
What recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on trends in the level of training for prison officers working with women with mental health needs.
Whether her Department is supporting the Home Office internal investigation into the causes of the Windrush scandal; and if she will make a statement.
When the Government plan to announce a decision on their review of proposals to introduce buffer zones around abortion clinics.
What steps the Government are taking to enable employers to increase gender equality in the workplace.
What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the provision of support services for people who have experienced sexual violence.
What steps she is taking to ensure that businesses offer employees their legal right to request flexible working.
What steps the Government are taking to help ensure that women are protected from maternity discrimination.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the resignation of the United Kingdom’s ambassador to the United States.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Pete Wishart, supported by Deidre Brock, Tommy Sheppard, Gavin Newlands and Patrick Grady, presented a Bill to make provision for the House...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. From documents lodged in a Barcelona tribunal by the Spanish Government, it appears that Members of this House from the Conservative party, the Scottish...
[Relevant Documents: Eighth Report from the Scottish Affairs Committee, The Relationship Between the UK and Scottish Governments, HC 1586; Fifth Report from the Welsh Affairs Committee,...
I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Twelfth Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, HC 1468, on Leasehold Reform and the Government’s response, CP...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.)
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