Monday, 27 June 2022
The following Member made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law: Simon Robert Lightwood, for Wakefield. The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law: Richard John...
Before we come to questions, I wish to make a short statement. I am exercising the discretion given to the Chair to waive the usual restrictions on references to matters sub judice in respect of...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to increase housebuilding through densification of urban areas using local authority-approved building codes that pre-approve buildings.
What progress his Department has made on promoting responsible development on brownfield sites.
If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of requiring Government Departments to report annually on the impact of spatial disparities across the UK on targeted outcomes.
What recent discussions he has had with representatives of local and devolved government in Scotland and Wales on the UK shared prosperity fund.
If he will impose a legally binding deadline for remediation works on tower blocks in England that are deemed unsafe as a result of (a) cladding and (b) other associated fire risks.
What support his Department is providing to deliver housing regeneration in former industrial areas.
What steps he is taking to increase the number of social homes built each year.
Whether he has had discussions with the Mayor of the West Midlands on steps his Department is taking to help rough sleepers into long-term accommodation.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on improving the digital connectivity of the hardest-to-reach premises as referenced in the levelling-up White Paper.
What recent assessment he has made of the impartiality of criteria used to award levelling-up funds.
What steps his Department is taking to help ensure that the development of homes and commercial buildings does not overload existing water treatment infrastructure.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on our plans to bring the Mental Health Act 1983 into the 21st century. Today, just as we pledged in the Queen’s Speech, we...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. You will no doubt be aware of the judgment of the Supreme Court in America on the case of Roe v. Wade at the end of last week, which put women’s...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Paul Maynard, supported by John Stevenson, presented a Bill to replace the House of Lords with an elected senate; and for connected...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill: Committal (1) The Bill shall be committed to...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Northern Ireland Protocol...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, it is expedient to authorise: (1) any...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 5 and 6 together. Ordered,
That Mr David Lammy be discharged from the European Scrutiny Committee and Geraint Davies be added.
That Jo Stevens be discharged from the European Statutory Instruments Committee and Sir Mark Hendrick be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
That Matt Vickers be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and James Daly be added.
That Matt Vickers be discharged from the Justice Committee and James Daly be added.
That Tonia Antoniazzi be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Wayne David be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Andrea Jenkyns.)
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