Tuesday, 15 March 2022
Lords amendment considered and agreed to.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What assessment he has made of the potential merits for the Exchequer of reforming the gambling industry.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of reviewing the inflationary uplift in universal credit in response to the increase in the cost of living.
What recent steps he has taken to help reduce economic inequality.
What recent steps he has taken to help ensure value for money in public spending.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage regional growth across the UK.
What assessment he has made of the impact of the levelling-up fund on job opportunities and the economy across the UK.
What steps he is taking to tackle illicit finance.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to confirm what the Government’s current stance is on shale gas production in the UK.
Today I am publishing the Government’s response to the independent review of criminal legal aid. Copies are available in the House. Our proposals will put criminal legal aid on a stable and...
With your permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a statement about international travel. It is almost two years to the day since the country first went into lockdown—two...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
[Relevant documents: e-petition 609530, “Waive visa requirement for Ukrainian refugees”; e-petition 607314, “Pledge any necessary military support to defend Ukraine”;...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 3 to 5 together. Ordered,
That James Daly and Laura Farris be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Lee Anderson and Matt Vickers be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
That James Daly be discharged from the Justice Committee and Matt Vickers be added.
That Taiwo Owatemi be discharged from the Petitions Committee and Marsha De Cordova be added.
That Mr Richard Holden and Gareth Bacon be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Mr Louie French and Angela Richardson be added. —(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee...
The loss of the 236 bus service between Glossop and Ashton has left people in Glossop, Hadfield and Gamesley without a direct bus route to Tameside Hospital or Ashton College. I fought hard to...
The petition is supported by the hon. Member for Lancaster and Fleetwood (Cat Smith), who is in her place. The petition states: The petition of residents of the United Kingdom, Declares that...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Gareth Johnson.)
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