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Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 March 2015)

Brooks Newmark: .... Supporting local community groups has also been important. I supported PARC—the play and resource centre—by running a marathon and raising 40,000 for it. I have worked with Braintree Rethink, the homeless charities Braintree Foyer and New Direction, and St Mary’s church in Bocking. I served on the Science and Technology Committee for two years, on the Treasury...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Homelessness Update (26 March 2015)

Kris Hopkins: ...183; helped 3,000 households remain in their homes with our 221 million Mortgage Rescue Scheme. This has provided free advice to a further 60,000 in mortgage difficulty; and funded St Basil’s, a leading youth homelessness charity, to support councils to implement a specialist Youth Accommodation Pathway model designed to help young people to remain in the...

Public Contracts Regulations 2015 — Motion to Regret (25 March 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: .... I also think that the noble Earl is underestimating the confusion out there in the health service about which services should be tendered and which should not. I do not believe that clinical commissioning groups accept the kind of view that he is putting forward. They are getting legal advice that actually makes them very risk averse. The noble Earl said that the requirement to advertise...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 March 2015)

The Bishop of Portsmouth: ...welcome the continuing fall in the number of people unemployed and, among the proposals, funding for wi-fi in public libraries, investment in transport infrastructure in the north of England, a boost to charities through the raising of the small donations gift aid limit and the extra allocation for mental health services for children and for new mothers, especially when half of my...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Barts Health NHS Trust (25 March 2015)

Norman Lamb: NHS England has advised that the provision of a neuromuscular care co-ordinator within the multidisciplinary team was a key requirement of the specialised commissioning, service specification compliance exercise. At the time of the initial assessment in 2013, the service at Barts Health NHS Trust was rated compliant in this area, which included the provision of a neuromuscular care...

Sports: Volunteering — Question for Short Debate (24 March 2015)

Baroness Grey-Thompson: ...for his coaching in triathlon. I have been interested in volunteering for a number of years, not just from a selfish point of view but from some of the very early Sport England research to the Russell Commission on youth volunteering, out of which came vInspired in 2006. I sat on that board for a number of years. I am very interested in how volunteering is developing and growing, because...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Commonwealth Day (24 March 2015)

Alan Haselhurst: ...level. The CPA’s governance structure does not help it to do the work that it needs to be doing. One of the things that has bugged the CPA for two decades or more is the fact that some members are uncomfortable with the CPA’s legal status as a charity based in the United Kingdom, which I suspect evokes a colonial memory that is unhelpful to what the modern Commonwealth is all...

Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2015: Motion to Regret (23 March 2015)

Baroness Jolly: ...have supported, and continue to support, independent research in this area and continue to oversee a cultural change on social responsibility. The noble Lord, Lord Collins, asked about the independence of the RGT, which commissioned the research. The RGT is an independent charity and the research was commissioned from an independent and reputable provider, NatCen, a leading not-for-profit...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Brain: Tumours (23 March 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...in April 2014, encouraging them to support the campaign and drawing their attention to the campaign’s awareness-raising materials. PHE and Department of Health officials met with The Brain Tumour Charity on 23 January 2015, which resulted in the HeadSmart team giving a well-received presentation to the School Nursing Partnership Implementation Group on 17 March 2015. In addition, a...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Diabetes: Vaccination (23 March 2015)

Earl Howe: The Government’s Mandate to NHS England requires it: “to ensure that the new commissioning system promotes and supports participation by NHS organisations and NHS patients in research funded by both commercial and non-commercial organisations, most importantly to improve patient outcomes, but also to contribute to economic growth. This includes ensuring payment of treatment costs...

Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (20 March 2015)

Luciana Berger: ...’s actions during the past five years have been worse than doing nothing at all. My hon. Friend the Member for Blaenau Gwent (Nick Smith) talked about the proliferation of food banks and charity shops, which have increased in number in his constituency since this Tory-led Government came to power. My hon. Friend the Member for Newcastle upon Tyne Central (Chi Onwurah) talked about...

Amendment of the Law (19 March 2015)

Edward Balls: ...me? It is not a recovery for me, our family and our community.” The Chancellor tried to invent a new measure of living standards yesterday. It was a flawed measure because it includes income to universities and charities, but, compared with the first quarter of 2010, in the first quarter of 2015 the Chancellor’s measure has not gone up; it has gone down. Even on his own...

Ways and Means: Financial Statement (18 March 2015)

George Osborne: .... Today I can announce a further 75 million of help. Last week’s service of commemoration reminded us all of the debt we owe to those brave British servicemen and women who served in Afghanistan. We will provide funds to the regimental charities of every regiment that fought in that conflict, and we will contribute funding to the permanent memorial to those who died there and...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Charities (18 March 2015)

Rob Wilson: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Charity Commission. I have asked the Chief Executive to reply. Charity Commission Letter for Member (PDF Document, 76.81 KB)

Written Answers — Attorney General: Charities (18 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Morris of Aberavon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the Attorney General's duties, as the guardian of public interests, in respect of the supervision of charities; and whether the Attorney General has had any discussions with the Charity Commission as regards the use of the finances of the Rowntree Foundations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Committee on Standards (Reports) (17 March 2015)

Angela Eagle: ...complex and divergent over time. It was therefore important for my right hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley to be able to look at how to simplify some of the structures. We have the Electoral Commission and the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, both of which are independent, but there are also—quite rightly—the rules of the House of Commons, which the...

Financial Inclusion (17 March 2015)

Nick Hurd: ..., Sir Edward, I think for the first time. It is also a great pleasure to have secured this debate. My motive for doing so was simple: I have spent six months representing my party on a non-partisan commission that was set up to look at the issue of financial inclusion, by which I mean the ability of our constituents to access the financial products and services that help them to function...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland Assembly Commission: Parliament Buildings: External Lighting (16 March 2015)

Peter Weir: ...in a single colour. In the meantime, the colour wash of the facade is provided by hand-fitted colour gels, which is done on a one-off basis. At its meeting on 11 November 2014, the Assembly Commission agreed the policy for the external lighting of Parliament Buildings in order to manage the use of that system while preserving the dignity of Parliament Buildings. In line with the policy,...

NHS: Cancer Drugs Fund — Question (16 March 2015)

Earl Howe: My Lords, the noble Lord is right that there is a particular issue around the appraisal of new cancer drugs. That is why NHS England, the Department of Health, cancer charities, NICE and the Ethical Medicines Industry Group, as well as the ABPI, are working together currently as part of a new working party tasked with finding the best way to get new cancer drugs appraised and commissioned for...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Charities (13 March 2015)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: The Government published its response to Lord Hodgson’s statutory review of the Charities Act 2006, and the Public Administration Select Committee’s review of the regulation of charities on the legal and regulatory framework for charities in England and Wales in September 2013. Most of the reports’ recommendations were accepted and these are currently being taken forward....

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