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Thursday, 13 February 2020
The Minister of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to support grassroots sport.
What steps his Department is taking to help prevent the spread of harmful material online.
What steps his Department is taking to help deliver a shared rural mobile network.
What steps he is taking to support youth projects.
What steps his Department is taking to support local theatres.
What his policy is on BBC licence fee penalties and payments.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What steps the CPS is taking to improve the rate of prosecution of people responsible for female genital mutilation.
What recent discussions he has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions on the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting cases involving domestic violence.
What steps the CPS is taking to prosecute people responsible for county lines criminal activity.
What steps the Government are taking to increase public understanding of the law.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting offences against emergency workers.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the UK's departure from the EU on (a) legal protections on human rights and (b) the rule of law.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the correlation between the level of CPS resources and its ability to comply with its disclosure obligations.
What steps the CPS is taking to improve the prosecution rate for antisemitic hate crime.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement on the Government’s plans for online harms legislation.
We now come to the next urgent question, which I will run for up to 30 minutes.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Matt Hancock, supported by the Prime Minister, Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Andrea Leadsom, Secretary...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment.—(David T. C. Davies.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Maria Caulfield.)
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