To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward proposals to introduce compulsory testing to ensure that drivers' eyesight meets minimum legal standards.
I totally support my hon. Friend on that point. In effect, we appear to have an extraordinary flaw and an unintended consequence of the planning system. Developers like the comfort of a long-term plan and lots of land in it, but they are not as keen to deliver that land as quickly as we might like for many reasons, among which is not wishing to bring the local land price down, as well as...
My hon. Friend is being generous in giving way. The problem is clearly one that we recognise in many parts of the country. What counts as deliverable in planning circles is very much what the developers tell us is deliverable. They will assure us that they can get their vehicles straight on to that nice green-belt site, or in the course of a couple of days, but that the brownfield sites are...
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Conservative MP for Castle Point
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Home Department
- International Development
- Visual Impairment
- Roads: Accidents
- Railways: Accidents
- Private Sector Investment
- Met Office
Currently held offices
- Member, Regulatory Reform
- Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
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- Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 93.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 44 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from ComRes, Four Millbank, London W1P 3JA:
15 January 2014, £75 received for survey in November 2013. Hours: 20 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 20 January 2014)
March 2014, £75 received for survey in January 2014. Hours: 20 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 March 2014)
29 July 2014, £75 paid direct to charity for survey in June 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 August 2014)
29 September 2014, £75 paid direct to charity for survey in July 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 2 October 2014)
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Fee of £80 for survey on 24 October 2013. Hours: 20 mins. Payment made to charity on 15 November 2013. (Registered 25 November2013)
Fee of £80 for survey in November 2013. Hours: 20 mins. Payment made to charity on 18 December 2013. (Registered 7 January 2014)
Fee of £80 for survey in May 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment made to charity on 2 June 2014. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for surveys:
Fee of £200 for survey completed in June 2014. Hours: 90 mins. Payment made to charity on 16 September 2014. (Registered 25 September 2014)
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