Posts tagged ‘Business Questions’

MPs ask if “Harriet or Mandy” will run the country during summer recess

Harriet Harman told MPs today that Gordon Brown will remain in charge while Parliament is in recess.


Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:47 pm 1 comment

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

State Opening of Parliament to be held on 18 November

Her Majesty the Queen will open Parliament on November 18th, the Leader of the House of Commons has confirmed.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 3:56 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

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

Guitarist in Parliament’s rock group welcomed to the new world of Mandelsonia

Ministers from the new Department of Business, Innovation and Skills answered questions in the Commons last week.

Continue Reading June 15, 2009 at 2:34 pm Leave a comment

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