Wednesday, 29 January 2020
I remind colleagues that the ballot for Select Committee Chair elections is taking place today until 4 pm in Committee Room 16.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on increasing bilateral trade with developing countries.
Whether his Department plans to allocate long-term funding to end female genital mutilation.
What steps he is taking to ensure that UK aid to the Palestinians facilitates peace-building with Israel.
What steps his Department is taking to implement the findings of the UNICEF UK report on ending preventable child deaths.
What progress his Department has made on achieving sustainable development goal 2 on tackling hunger.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Prime Minister was asked—
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 29 January.
As Speaker of the House I am committed to transparency, but I am mindful that frank advice must be protected confidentially. To balance those principles, I have written to the Clerk of the House...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. This week we mark Holocaust Memorial Day, a powerful reminder of where hatred and division can lead, but despite all the warnings, antisemitism is on the rise. As...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I beg to move, That this House notes with concern that the number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England has more than doubled since 2010 and that the number of homeless children in...
We now come to the announcement of the results for the election of Select Committee Chairs. The results for Chairs who were unopposed were announced on Monday and the election for the contested...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(James Morris.)
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