Thursday, 13 January 2022
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
Whether he has held discussions with Cabinet colleagues on the creation of a dedicated Minister for Hydrogen role.
What steps he is taking to ensure that underperforming suppliers do not receive Government contracts.
What steps he is taking to help strengthen the UK’s resilience against cyber-attacks.
If he will take steps to reassure the public that Cabinet Ministers’ personal and lifestyle costs are not being funded by donors and therefore vulnerable to outside influence.
What steps the Office for Veterans’ Affairs is taking to help improve employment opportunities for veterans.
What consequences staff have faced who were involved in a video reported in the media in December 2021, which showed members of the Prime Minister’s office rehearsing for a press conference.
What steps his Department is taking to make regulatory reforms following the UK’s departure from the EU.
What discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on formally starting the public inquiry into the covid-19 pandemic.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if she will make a statement on the historic underpayment of benefits to 118,000 benefit claimants and the...
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for next week?
Let me start by paying tribute to Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, who, after four years as deputy chief medical officer, will be returning to his role at the University of Nottingham at the end...
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. An email from Mr Speaker has just arrived in our offices. I understand the key issue is that he has been contacted by MI5, and is now warning Members of...
Select Committee statement [Relevant Documents: Third Report of the Transport Committee, Rollout and safety of smart motorways, HC 26, and the Government Response, HC 1020.]
I beg to move, That this House has considered the ongoing detention of Bahraini political prisoners. First, I put on record my appreciation to the Backbench Business Committee for agreeing to...
[Relevant documents: E-petition 575833, “Make verified ID a requirement for opening a social media account”, and e-petition 332315, “Ban anonymous accounts on social...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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