Thursday, 24 November 2022
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to help ensure those people adversely affected by HS2 are compensated fairly.
What recent discussions he has had with National Highways on closures of the Dartford crossing due to protests.
If the Government will take steps to prevent local authorities in England from spending money allocated for local highways maintenance on other purposes.
What recent steps his Department has taken to help level up communities through the transport network.
What steps his Department is taking to deliver Northern Powerhouse Rail and the Leamside line.
What recent estimate he has made of the number of people waiting for a practical driving test.
What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, published in November 2022, on the impact of 20 mph speed limits...
What recent discussions he has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) the Scottish Government on the re-establishment of direct ferry services between Rosyth and mainland Europe.
What recent steps his Department has taken to support the spaceflight sector.
Whether he has plans to increase rail funding in Wales.
What assessment he has made of his Department’s spending priorities in the context of the autumn statement 2022.
What assessment his Department has made of the strategic importance of the A5 in the midlands to the national economy and transport network.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I remind all Members that “Erskine May” states that the conduct of Members of the House of Lords can only be criticised on a substantive motion, and therefore not during these...
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. How can we get more Members to realise the importance of business questions? They are Back Benchers’ equivalent to Prime Minister’s...
I beg to move, That this House has considered UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. I am pleased to say that the broadcast of this debate is also available in British Sign Language,...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting this important and timely debate on...
[Relevant document: First Report of the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, Regulation of Social Housing, HC 18.] Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now...
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