Tuesday, 1 December 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
Whether he has had discussions with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of introducing a universal basic income to support economic recovery following the covid-19 outbreak.
What representations he has received from organisations representing people who are ineligible for covid-19 financial support schemes; and if he will make a statement.
What recent discussions he has had with his Scottish counterpart on the effect of his Department’s fiscal policy on household income in Scotland.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of loans provided through the bounce back loan scheme.
What recent financial support his Department has provided to the aviation sector; and if he will make a statement.
The economic impacts of coronavirus and the substantial fiscal support provided have meant a necessary increase in our deficit and debt levels this year. That is the right thing to do to combat...
What steps his Department is taking to support self-employed people affected by the covid-19 outbreak.
What fiscal steps he is taking to support investment in (a) hydrogen fuel cell usage in the automotive industry and (b) the UK’s hydrogen economy; and if he will make a statement.
How many contractors have worked for HMRC while using disguised remuneration schemes.
What steps his Department is taking to support people who are subject to the loan charge.
What fiscal steps his Department is taking to support businesses affected by the covid-19 outbreak.
What assessment he has made of the economic effect of increasing legacy benefits by £20 per week in line with the recent increase to the standard universal credit allowance.
What steps he is taking to support people on low incomes during the covid-19 outbreak.
How many and what proportion of people who have had settlement discussions with HMRC on the loan charge have reached a settlement.
What fiscal steps he is taking to help achieve a net zero carbon economy.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I hope that you will indulge me, because I have two points of order on two separate questions. My apologies in advance for that. First, further to the question...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Ordered, That, at today’s sitting, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union Documents), debate on the Motions in the name of...
The Business of the House motion just agreed to by the House provides for motions 3 and 4 on today’s Order Paper to be debated together, but the question will be put separately on each...
With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 5 to 7 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Import of, and Trade in, Animals and Animal Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 20 October, be approved.
That the draft Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food, Plant Health etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 2 November, be approved.
That the draft Jurisdiction, Judgments and Applicable Law (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 30 September, be approved.—(Leo Docherty.) Question...
That the draft Veterinary Medicines and Residues (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, which were laid before this House on 2 November, be approved.—(Leo Docherty.) The Deputy...
The petition is to the House of Commons. The petition states: The petition of residents of the constituency of North Ayrshire and Arran, Declares that there is urgent concern for around three...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Leo Docherty.)
The following is the list of Members currently certified as eligible for a proxy vote, and of the Members nominated as their proxy: Ms Diane Abbott (Hackney North and Stoke Newington) (Lab)...
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