Monday, 20 February 2023
I understand that the hon. Member for Stafford wishes to take the oath to the King, as she was unable to do so earlier. Theo Clarke took and subscribed the Oath.
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law: Ashley Dalton, for West Lancashire.
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent progress he has made on cladding and non-cladding remediation for residential buildings.
What levelling-up funding and town centre funding has been provided to Gillingham and Rainham constituency.
If he will give local government powers to set rent controls.
What assessment he has made of the impact of variations in staffing and resources on the effectiveness of local trading standards teams.
What steps his Department is taking to support the provision of land for employment and industrial use by local planning authorities.
What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of statutory public consultations to local decision making.
What recent assessment he has made of progress in meeting the levelling-up missions.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the levelling-up funding allocated in the second round.
If he will make an assessment of the potential benefits of transferring powers from central Government to (a) the Mayor of Greater Manchester and (b) other metro Mayors.
What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of trends in the level of local authority budgets.
What steps he is taking to support local authorities in tackling antisocial behaviour.
What steps his Department is taking to address numbers of second homes in coastal areas.
What steps his Department is taking to support the provision of housing in rural areas.
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on provision of primary care capacity for large-scale new housing developments.
What progress he has made on devolving power to local communities.
What assessment has he made of the impact on energy efficiency of the part L uplift in the building regulations.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Before we come to the urgent question, I wish to make a short statement. I understand that at least one individual has been charged following the incident at Knowsley. Once charges are brought,...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on the fan-led review of football governance and the publication of a football White Paper.
I want to update the House on steps that the Home Secretary and I have been taking to address the concerning activities of the Iranian regime and its operatives in the United Kingdom. The United...
I beg to move, That this House has considered the situation in Ukraine. This week, the war that President Putin expected to last just three days reaches a year in duration. Russian forces have...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mike Wood.)
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