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Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act, Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act, Childcare Act, Education and Adoption Act, Welfare Reform and Work Act, Safeguarding...
My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Lord, Lord Briggs, on 15 March. On behalf of the House I extend our condolences to the noble Lord’s family and friends.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United Kingdom’s productivity in relation to that of other European Union and G20 states.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government by how much the amount a person can earn before paying tax has changed since the 2010 Budget; and how many people have been affected by this change.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government upon what formula they based the transition grant forming part of the recently announced local government finance settlement, and what consultation they...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current refugee crisis in Europe in the light of the regional election results in Germany that indicate gains for the...
Moved by Lord Ashton of Hyde That the draft Order laid before the House on 22 February be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 14 March. Motion agreed.
Moved by Lord Keen of Elie That the draft Order laid before the House on 22 February be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 14 March Motion agreed.
Relevant document: Report from the Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee Clause 3: Ballots: 40% support requirement in important public services
Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth That the draft Order laid before the House on 25 January be approved. Relevant document: 24th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
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