Monday, 26 June 2023
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to end the hollowing out of the armed forces.
What steps he is taking to issue nuclear test medals to veterans before Remembrance Sunday 2023.
What recent steps his Department has taken to provide military support to Ukraine.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the armed forces have the skills required for the future.
What recent steps his Department has taken to strengthen NATO unity.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of his Department’s implementation of the lump-sum payments for war widows who previously lost their pensions after remarrying or cohabiting with...
What steps his Department is taking to support the development of innovative defence technologies.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the defence procurement system.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of service accommodation for the armed forces.
What recent progress he has made on UK participation in the EU permanent structured co-operation project.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Mr Speaker, last week the Bank of England increased interest rates to 5% as the UK, like other countries, grapples with high inflation. We are steadfast in our support for the independent...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will update the House on the situation in Russia. The long-running feud, played out in public, between Yevgeny Prigozhin, with his Wagner Group, and the leaders of...
Before we come to the statement, I am required to put on record Mr Speaker’s disappointment that an important policy has not been announced first to the House. Not only have Ministers been...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Miriam Cates presented a Bill to make provision to require the sharing with parents and guardians of copies of materials used in...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Is it possible, as I believe it is, for a Bill of the importance of the Relationships and Sex Education (Transparency) Bill to be printed after it has...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Financial Services and Markets Bill for the purpose of supplementing the...
Consideration of Lords amendments.
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 7.
Question put, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 38.
Consideration of Lords message
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 22B.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Armed Forces Act 2006 (Continuation) Order 2023, which was laid before this House on 22 May, be approved.—(Steve Double.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 145(3)), That this House agrees with the Report of the Liaison Committee of 22 June: (1) That a day not later than 5 August be...
Ordered, That Jessica Morden be discharged from the Administration Committee and Navendu Mishra be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Mr Louie French be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Ben Lake be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Anthony Browne be discharged from the Treasury Committee and Sir James Duddridge be added.—(Sir Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Steve Double.)
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