Results 1–20 of 552 for speaker:Mark Menzies

Panama Papers (11 Apr 2016)

Mark Menzies: My mother spent 32 years working in an ICI factory. She is 81 and, like the Prime Minister’s mother, she has lost her husband and wants to hand some of that money down to the next generation. Some remarks from over the past few days must have been deeply hurtful to the Prime Minister, and I urge him to tell the House what message we want to send to millions of people in our...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police and Crime Commissioners (11 Apr 2016)

Mark Menzies: What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of police and crime commissioners in reducing levels of crime.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police and Crime Commissioners (11 Apr 2016)

Mark Menzies: In Fylde, concerns have been raised about the police and crime commissioner spreading resources away from rural areas. What assurances can the Home Secretary give me that police and crime commissioners will be accountable to the Government for failure to spend adequately in rural areas?

Business of the House (24 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: May I take this opportunity to add my support to the calls from the hon. Member for Ochil and South Perthshire (Ms Ahmed-Sheikh) for a debate on the United Kingdom? Mr Speaker, I am sure that you will agree that we represent the greatest country on earth—it is a privilege to do so—and in that debate, we could thank the 55% of the people of Scotland who had the good sense to stay...

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (24 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: The Government’s affordable warmth obligation has enabled thousands of low-income households to upgrade and replace their boilers, but there is no obligation on energy companies to upgrade the rest of the heating system, which is often required to make the new boiler work. That has left a pensioner in my constituency with no heating over the winter. Will the Secretary of State look into...

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — High Streets (1 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: I thank the Minister for his response. Motion lapsed ( Standing Order No. 10(6)).

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — High Streets (1 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: I want it to be clear for the record that I do not think that charity shops are the villain of the piece. My point is that where charities, often large national charities, can use their market position to force out independents and prevent them from entering into lease agreements and so on, because they are always offered 10-year leases, it is an uneven market. Charity shops have a very...

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — High Streets (1 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: I beg to move, That this House has considered the future of high streets. It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Chope. I am delighted to have secured this timely debate as the Budget fast approaches. I am also pleased that hon. Members from all parts of the House have taken the time to come along this morning. It is almost four years since Mary Portas published her...

[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — High Streets (1 Mar 2016)

Mark Menzies: My hon. Friend makes a valid point. The Treasury is always listening, so it will be aware of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee report and will have heard my hon. Friend’s comment. I am sure that the Chancellor will include such a measure in his Budget. In the lead-up to the Budget, the Treasury is making encouraging noises suggesting that my point about business rates may...

Written Answers — Attorney General: Law (25 Feb 2016)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Attorney General, what steps the Government is taking to increase public understanding of the law.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (2 Feb 2016)

Mark Menzies: You caught me off guard there, Mr Speaker, and I apologise.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (2 Feb 2016)

Mark Menzies: I apologise to the Labour Front Benchers, too. The backbone of the north-west economy is built around small and medium-sized enterprises, so will the Secretary of State outline what help his Department is giving to small businesses across the north-west?

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Reactors (7 Jan 2016)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps she is taking to support the development of additional new nuclear reactors.

Saudi Arabia (5 Jan 2016)

Mark Menzies: As someone who has visited the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and who perhaps has more constituents working in the kingdom than any other Member in this House as a result of the relationship through the defence sector, may I urge the Minister to impress on our Saudi friends the importance of working with the moderate influences within the kingdom to ensure that peace and stability prevail throughout...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Airports Capacity (14 Dec 2015)

Mark Menzies: As a member of the Transport Select Committee, I have to observe that the Government have got themselves into a rather big hole on this issue. At least, however, they have my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport, a former miner, to dig them out of it. Can my right hon. Friend assure me that this decision will be taken in the early summer and that it will look favourably at...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions (10 Dec 2015)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that consumers can have confidence in vehicle emissions data.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fracking: Lancashire (10 Dec 2015)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what he weight he plans to give to the views of people living close to the proposed shale gas well at Roseacre and Preston New Road in the process for considering planning appeals by Cuadrilla Resources to build wells at those sites.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fracking: Lancashire (9 Dec 2015)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for what reasons he has decided to recover the planning appeals by Caudrilla Resources to build shale gas wells at Roseacre and Preston New Road.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.