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Written Answers — Department of Health: Paediatrics: Nurses (26 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on paediatric bereavement nurses in each of the last five years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: The great Englishman John Donne said: “No man is an Island, entire of it self; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main”. With reference to vulnerable child refugees, does the Prime Minister agree?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services (24 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect on the public purse of the overall cost of intervention in UK banks following the financial crisis of 2007-08.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services (24 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made in each of the last five years of the effect on the public purse of the sale of the Government's stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Congenital Abnormalities: Research (24 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much his Department has spent on research into Patau and Edwards Syndrome in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Congenital Abnormalities: Research (24 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of planned Government-funded spending on research into Patau and Edwards Syndrome in each of the next five years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fair and Effective Markets Review (22 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he last met with representatives of the (a) Financial Conduct Authority and (b) Bank of England to discuss recommendations made by the Fair and Effective Markets Review.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fair and Effective Markets Review (22 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what responses the Government has made to the recommendations of the Fair and Effective Markets Review 2015.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (18 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: What steps he is taking to reduce levels of air pollution in towns and cities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (18 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: I thank the Minister for his reply. The common good matters nowhere more than in respect of the air we breathe. Will he commit today to drop all objections to European standards on air pollution—unless they are on the basis that the standards are too lenient?

Refugee Situation in the Mediterranean (16 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: My right hon. Friend is making an important speech. Does he agree that any arrangements must take account especially of child migrants, who are particularly vulnerable?

European Union Referendum Bill: Landfill Tax (No. 2) (16 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: As the Minister has helpfully set out, the landfill tax was first introduced in 1996 and, under the last Labour Government, the standard rate was increased on a number of occasions to support the main aim of encouraging more sustainable alternatives for the disposal of waste. Labour therefore supports the principle of the landfill tax and we believe that thorough enforcement rules are an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Northern Powerhouse (16 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: In the north, we know there can be no power without resources. Will the Chancellor be truthful with northern authorities and tell us how much more he is about to cut them by in this financial year?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Absent Voting (16 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many postal votes were rejected nationally at the 2015 General Election; and what steps he is taking to ensure that people whose postal vote was rejected on that occasion will not encounter the same problem in the future.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Eating Disorders: Wirral South (15 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an estimate of the cost to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust of specialised eating disorder clinics occurring in Wirral South constituency.

Business of the House: European Union (Finance) Bill (11 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: Can the Minister confirm how the deficit is going?

Business of the House: European Union (Finance) Bill (11 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: The Minister says that the deficit has halved. Will she confirm the Government’s pledge in 2010?

Business of the House: European Union (Finance) Bill (11 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: The Minister challenges me on what I would pledge. I did not write the Chancellor’s emergency Budget that set the Government on the wrong course. So let me ask her this: how did the pledge to get debt falling, not rising, for most of the previous Parliament go?

Business of the House: European Union (Finance) Bill (11 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: It is an absolute pleasure to speak for the first time under your chairship, Madam Deputy Speaker. I know that I will enjoy doing so and it is great to see you in your place. This afternoon, we have heard no fewer than eight maiden speeches. All have been brilliant and eloquent, and each Member has given a great exposition of their constituency. It is no surprise that they should have been so...

Business of the House: European Union (Finance) Bill (11 June 2015)

Alison McGovern: I thank the hon. Gentleman for that intervention and for his kind words. Given the comment I just made about when I chose to make my first speech at this place, I can assure him that I have never changed my mind about Europe. I shall say more about that. Spending on research, innovation, infrastructure, education and training, and enterprise development is very important and can help us...

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