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Monday, 24 February 2020
Before questions, I am sure the whole House will wish to welcome Tricia Hillas—she is in the Under-Gallery—as the new Speaker’s Chaplain. Her appointment follows Rose...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to deliver the Government’s commitment to end rough sleeping by the end of the 2019 Parliament.
What steps he is taking to encourage local growth in Great Grimsby.
What steps he has taken to ensure that local authorities receive adequate funding in the local government finance settlement for 2020-21.
What steps he is taking to encourage local growth in Lincoln.
What steps he is taking to encourage local growth in Clacton.
What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to ensure that local authorities include education and health infrastructure in housing developments.
What steps his Department is taking to provide affordable housing in the south-west.
What steps he is taking to encourage local growth in Burnley.
What steps he is taking to assess the value for money of local authority spending.
What steps he is taking to encourage local growth in the North West.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on supporting local authorities to increase levels of recycling.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of children in temporary accommodation since 2010.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the local government finance settlement for local authorities to deliver their statutory duties for the protection of children.
What steps he is taking to help people get on the housing ladder.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the security situation in Syria.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the United Kingdom’s new points-based immigration system. Last week, I announced our plans for a radical new approach...
With permission, I will make a statement to the House on the recent flooding caused by Storm Dennis, which followed Storm Ciara and affected many parts of the country. I would like to begin by...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I tabled two named day questions on 9 January, but the Home Office is yet to respond, and I hope that you can help me in seeking a resolution, because...
[Relevant document: Tenth Report of the Home Affairs Committee of Session 2017–19, Policing for the future, HC 515, and the Government Response, CP 62]
We now come to the three motions on local government finance, which will be debated together.
Resolved, That the Report on Referendums Relating to Council Tax Increases (Alternative Notional Amounts) (England) 2020–21 (HC 69), which was laid before this House on 6 February, be...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Michael Tomlinson.)
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