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Apprenticeships - Question (4 May 2016)

Lord Lennie: I thank the Minister for that slightly unenthusiastic Answer. However, the Government’s own social mobility commission rightly expressed its alarm that 90% of current apprenticeships go to those aged 25 and over, and as a direct consequence young people are becoming ghettoised in low-skill and low- or minimum-wage areas of the economy. Does the Minister accept that this evident...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters (4 May 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: part of their licence conditions to take all reasonable steps to provide, free of charge, information about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and the benefits of fitting an audible carbon monoxide alarm complying with a relevant British or European safety standard to their domestic customers at least once a year. In cases where customers are concerned about carbon monoxide...

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (3 May 2016)

Kit Malthouse: The Minister is right to call the report disturbing. It has caused alarm and uncertainty across my constituency, and it is with the uncertainty that I hope he can help. In common with other Members, I am keen to know whether he has a hard date by which the trust is to be reviewed again. If it were to fail that hurdle, what would the next action be—revocation of the licence or further...

Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (28 Apr 2016)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: Even the old-fashioned paper system is not absolutely secure, because it can leak: people can get into files, access the data and pass them on in an unauthorised way. With modern technology, we ought to be able to protect patient records. Digital records may ring alarm bells with some patients, such as that member of the public, so it is imperative that the Government develop a...

Immigration Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (26 Apr 2016)

Lord Ramsbotham: ...very detailed research, which it has established over many years. I would be very interested to know exactly why the Home Office officials behaved like that. In his report, Stephen Shaw found substantial cause for alarm over detention policy, particularly as regards the treatment of those with mental illnesses, which he said, “does not and cannot equate to good psychiatric...

Policing and Crime Bill: Application of Firearms Act 1968 to the police: special constables and volunteers (26 Apr 2016)

Kit Malthouse: ...zombie knives, has caused a huge problem, particularly in urban areas and especially in London. We have seen some tragic cases over the last two or three years. A while ago, as people will remember, there was some alarm about air rifles and air-powered weapons; as a result, the legislation on purchasing air rifles was changed so that they could not be bought other than face to face. Now,...

Policing and Crime Bill: statutory duty on flooding (26 Apr 2016)

Lyn Brown: ...include smaller fire crews with fewer appliances and older equipment arriving at incidents. Prevention and protection work, already significantly falling”— he is so right about that— “will result in fewer school visits and fire alarm checks for the elderly”. What a chilling vision for the future of our fire service!

BHS (25 Apr 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: I think that what is going on with British Home Stores should ring alarm bells with the Minister. When Hull-based Comet went into administration in 2012, there were 7,000 redundancies, and the taxpayer ended up paying up to 100 million in redundancy costs. At that point, Comet had been owned for a year by a private equity firm which had bought it for 1, but loaded it with about...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (21 Apr 2016)

John Whittingdale: ...that age verification should be in place for adult pornographic websites. Images of child abuse are absolutely illegal and we must take every measure to counter them, and I share the hon. Lady’s alarm about the figures today. However, there is a big distinction between those sites, and sites that are legal for adults but where we need to increase protection for children. The...

Backbench Business - Daesh: Genocide of Minoritiesbackbench Business (20 Apr 2016)

Ann Clwyd: early-day motion calling for action, which stated “That this House is extremely concerned about the genocidal campaign being waged against minorities in Iraq” by ISIS, “and notes with alarm the evidence recently collected by Amnesty International about” its “brutal campaign to obliterate all trace of non-Arabs and non-Sunni Muslims that has turned the area...

Brain Tumours — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (18 Apr 2016)

Caroline Nokes: ...of Hampshire County Council, who agreed for those cards to be distributed in Hampshire schools. Those cards are incredibly informative, outlining symptoms in an age-specific way and, above all, not provoking alarm; they just educate people. It is important that we increase awareness of brain tumours without instilling fear in people.

Technology and People: Deloitte Report - Question for Short Debate (13 Apr 2016)

Lord Mendelsohn: ...amounts of leisure time. We also know that technology has created a debate about widening inequality, and the spectacular rise of the top 1%—or even the top 10%, in a different evaluation—has caused great alarm. Many people ascribe this problem to technology. Technology seems to have an impact, but it is less than people expect. If we look at the evaluation of jobs in America,...

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (2nd Day) (13 Apr 2016)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...that we work to do that. Some of the government amendments in this group seek to replace the word “high” with “higher”. I am sure the noble Baroness knows that this concept initially caused alarm and that people wondered what was going on. It will be no great surprise to her to hear that some people were a bit suspicious about what the Government were up to and why...

Public Bill Committee: Policing and Crime Bill: Controlling and coercive behaviour in non intimate or family relationships in relation to a child aged 16 and 17 (12 Apr 2016)

...will have a serious effect on B. (2) A’s behaviour has a ‘serious effect’ on B if— (a) it causes B to fear, on at least two occasions, that violence will be used against B, or (b) it causes B serious alarm or distress which has a substantial adverse effect on B’s usual day-to-day activities, or (c) it inhibits B’s ability to withhold consent to...

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued) (11 Apr 2016)

Baroness Grender: should be there. Much of the Bill is very welcome in strengthening the incentive for councils to operate that safety net. However, this is an opportunity for renters to feel more able to raise the alarm in the first place. We know from Shelter’s survey that more than 10% of renters feel either that their issue is not serious enough to take to the council, or that nothing will...

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (1st Day) (11 Apr 2016)

Lord Taylor of Goss Moor: ...those rented products which can be pre-sold to housing associations to provide capital to enable development may make it harder to fund development going forward. In many respects the concerns raised by lenders should alarm us more. They are concerned not about the inability to lend to people buying these properties—self-evidently, they are a relatively low risk; if they have a 20%...

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