Posts tagged ‘Alan Duncan’

MPs demand statement on Equitable Life before summer break

The Leader of the House of Commons has said that that there will be a written ministerial statement about Equitable Life before MPs go on their summer break next week.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

Government accused of “dumping” written ministerial answers in session’s final days

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has accused Harriet Harman of “rather taking the mickey” over the “absurd number of written ministerial statements published today.”

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

Tories question effectiveness of welfare reform policy

Shadow Leader of the House Alan Duncan launched an attack on the government’s flagship welfare reform policy Pathway to Work during business statements yesterday.

Continue Reading July 10, 2009 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Science and Technology Committee reformed after creation of new super-department

The government has announced that it will establish a Commons Science and Technology Committee. It will meet for the first time in October.

Continue Reading June 30, 2009 at 12:10 pm Leave a comment

Harriet Harman defends government’s legislative programme

Leader of the House Harriet Harman said that the government is still on track over ID cards, the postal services bill and the child poverty bill.

Continue Reading June 26, 2009 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

MPs will face criminal charges for expenses fiddles under new legislation

New legislation that will control the behaviour of MPs will introduce new criminal offences, the Leader of the House has announced.

Continue Reading June 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm Leave a comment

MPs praise Chris Bryant’s performance as Deputy Commons Leader

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has led tributes to Chris Bryant, who was promoted to a junior post in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office earlier this week.

Continue Reading June 11, 2009 at 4:55 pm Leave a comment

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