Thursday, 18 November 2021
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent steps her Department has taken to help support bids from sports bodies to host major sporting events.
What progress she has made on introducing legislative proposals to establish a new regulatory framework to tackle harmful content online.
Whether she plans to publish a White Paper on the gambling review.
What steps the Government is taking to help ensure that those responsible for the collapse of Football Index are held to account.
What progress the Government have made to help support touring musicians work in Europe.
What steps her Department is taking to help improve internet connections in rural communities.
What steps her Department is taking to help support horse racing.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What steps she is taking to help improve prosecution levels relating to section 24 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the implications for the Government's policies of the Supreme Court judgments of 6 October 2021 on the legislative competence of the...
Whether she has had discussions with the Home Secretary on proposals in the Nationality and Borders Bill to intercept small boats and return asylum seekers to France.
What recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on (a) the role of the CPS in improving conviction rates for rape and (b) the end-to-end rape review targets for rape prosecutions.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting offences relating to county lines drug dealing.
What steps she is taking with (a) the CPS, (b) Government Legal Service and (c) Cabinet colleagues to support the recovery of the criminal justice system since the easing of covid-19 restrictions.
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting cases of hate crime.
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the unduly lenient sentence scheme in 2021.
What steps the CPS is taking to help improve prosecution rates for serious crime.
As the House will be aware, I have previously exercised my discretion regarding the sub judice resolution to allow references to the Northern Ireland protocol on the grounds of national...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the future of the railway. Today I am proud to announce our integrated rail plan. It is a £96 billion programme that will...
The business for the week commencing 22 November will include: Monday 22 November—Remaining stages of the Health and Care Bill (Day 1). Tuesday 23 November—Remaining stages of the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Critical Benchmarks (References and Administrators’ Liability) Bill [Lords]:
(1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any proceedings on Consideration and proceedings on Third Reading shall be taken at today’s sitting in accordance...
(2) When the Bill has been read a second time: (a) it shall, despite Standing Order No. 63 (Committal of bills not subject to a programme order), stand committed to a Committee of the whole...
(8) (a) Any Message from the Lords on the Bill may be considered forthwith without any Question being put; and any proceedings interrupted for that purpose shall be suspended accordingly. (b)...
(10) Paragraphs (2) to (6) of Standing Order No. 83H (Programme orders: reasons committee) apply in relation to any committee to be appointed to draw up reasons after proceedings have been...
(11) Standing Order No. 15(1) (Exempted business) shall apply to proceedings on the Bill. (12) Standing Order No. 82 (Business Committee) shall not apply in relation to any proceedings to which...
Considered in Committee [Dame Eleanor Laing in the Chair]
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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