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Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: Before I call the Minister—I hope she will leave the mover of the motion a minute or two to have the final word—I remind her that we need to conclude the debate by 5.3 pm.

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: Order. We have another Division. If there are two or three, I am afraid we will have to come back later, but I hope that there will be just one, in which case we will return in 15 minutes. If the Front Benchers are here before then, I will start the closing speeches straight away. Sitting suspended for a Division in the House. On resuming—

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: Order. Before I call the next speaker, I inform Members that this debate will conclude at 4.48 pm, because we have injury time. There are three Front-Bench speeches and two Back-Bench speeches, so we have until about 4.18 pm before we have to start the Front-Bench speeches.

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: Order. There is a Division in the Commons. We did not hear the bell here, but there is a green light flashing, so we suspend for 15 minutes; obviously, if there are two Divisions we suspend for 30 minutes. Sitting suspended for Divisions in the House. On resuming—

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: We have limited time for the debate. I would be grateful if any speeches could be relatively brief, so that everybody gets in.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: India (10 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress has been made to conclude entry clearance application GWF 043559042 lodged at post in New Delhi on 4 May 2017 and received by her Department on 9 May 2017.

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Visas and Immigration: Sheffield (10 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department provides to the visa processing centre, Sheffield on the handling of visa entry clearance applications for a (a) spouse and (b) fiancé which have not been processed within 12 weeks; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Visas and Immigration: Sheffield (10 Oct 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department provides to the visa processing centre, Sheffield on the recording of (a) courier receipts and (b) tracking data for documents relating to applications for visas for entry clearance.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: Sheffield (20 Sep 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many settlement applications were processed by Sheffield Visa Section between May and August 2017.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances (20 Sep 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of entry clearance applications were processed within (a) 12 and (b) 24 weeks in each of the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: South Asia and Abu Dhabi (18 Sep 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken was to process entry clearance applications for a (a) spouse and (b) fiancé at visa offices in (i) New Delhi, (ii) Mumbai, (iii) Chennai, (iv) Islamabad, (v) Dhaka and (vi) Abu Dhabi in each of the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances (18 Sep 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many entry clearance applications for a (a) spouse and (b) fiancé have not been processed within 12 weeks in each of the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: South Asia and Abu Dhabi (18 Sep 2017)

Mike Gapes: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average time taken was to process priority entry clearance applications for a (a) spouse and (b) fiancé at visa offices in (a) New Delhi, (b) Mumbai, (c) Chennai, (d) Islamabad, (e) Dhaka and (f) Abu Dhabi in each of the last 12 months.

Combat Compensation (20 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: Order. I do not think that interventions necessarily have to be helpful.

Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: You have 10 seconds, Mr Stephens.

Business of the House (20 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: May we have a debate in Government time on UK relations with Turkey? The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has failed to meet the two-month deadline for responding to the Foreign Affairs Committee report published on 25 March, and the Select Committees are not likely to be able to deal with the matter for some time, so it is incredibly important that the Government explain whether they support...

Points of Order (18 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I seek your guidance and advice. As you are aware, it is regular and customary for the Government to give a written response to Select Committee reports within two months of publication. The Foreign Affairs Committee published reports in March, in the previous Parliament, on Russia and Turkey. Given the topicality of the anniversary of the attempted coup in...

Parliamentary Business: Points of Order (13 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker.

Parliamentary Business: Points of Order (13 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: indicated assent.

Parliamentary Business: Points of Order (13 Jul 2017)

Mike Gapes: During the investigation, will Government Ministers be questioned about how the House of Commons website obtained the document?


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