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Local Government Finance Settlement — Motion to Take Note (22 January 2015)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: ...to fewer demands on public services at a later date. Of course, this was the very notion that led the previous Government to develop the network of Sure Start centres. This policy was so popular that it forced David Cameron to pledge that the centres would be safe under a Tory Government in his hands. Sadly, we now know that this was not the case. The ring-fenced funding was removed and...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Wind Power (22 January 2015)

David Cameron: The UK needs 11-13GW of onshore wind to meet the UK’s renewable energy targets affordably (as set out in DECC’s December 2013 Renewable Energy Roadmap). 7.8GW of onshore wind capacity has already been built, 1.5GW was under construction, and 5.3GW of onshore wind already had planning consent in September 2014. There is therefore more than enough onshore wind already consented to...

Broadcast General Election Debates (Communications Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note (21 January 2015) See 6 other results from this debate

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...as simply focused on London SW1. Coming together in 2010, the political parties may have had different motives for agreeing to the debates, but one thing was clear: they were enthusiastically endorsed by all those who took part, including David Cameron. As general secretary of the Labour Party at the time, I was very conscious that we could not afford to run campaigns in the way that we...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 January 2015) See 30 other results from this debate

David Cameron: This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall have further such meetings later today.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Protecting Core Public Services (19 January 2015)

Alex Maskey: ...the end of 2014, two days before Christmas. It was a process of very difficult talks, as other Members, not least Dolores, mentioned. We have put a very difficult year or more behind us. Whenever David Cameron and the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, hightailed it out of town on the Friday morning, nobody in these islands and certainly not in and around Belfast or in the North would have predicted...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religious Freedom (19 January 2015)

David Lidington: ...discriminatory legislation and practices through multilateral systems and targeted project work. As an example of our bilateral work, the Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) has raised our concerns regarding misuse of blasphemy laws in Pakistan with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on several occasions, most recently in December 2014. The Secretary of State...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Radicalism (16 January 2015)

David Cameron: The Extremism Task Force, which I chair, enables a cross-Government, coherent response to the threat facing the UK and the pressing need to tackle the poisonous ideology of Islamist extremism. As the chair of the Task Force, each responsible Minister reports to me on their progress in delivering their Departmental priorities to tackle extremism. The recommendations by the Task Force were...

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Patrick Finucane Review (16 January 2015)

David Cameron: The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland appointed Sir Desmond de Silva QC in October 2011 to conduct an independent review into the question of State involvement in the murder of Patrick Finucane in 1989. His report was published on 12 December 2012. On that day, I told the House that we would study Sir Desmond’s report in detail to see whether any further lessons could be learnt....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Press Freedom (15 January 2015)

David Lidington: The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron) led the UK’s expression of condolence and solidarity with France after the events in Paris last week and my noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Anelay of St Johns has written to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to commend their responses to the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: UK Delegation (15 January 2015)

David Cameron: The right hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Charles Kennedy) has been appointed as a full member of the United Kingdom delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in place of the hon. Member for Portsmouth South (Mike Hancock). The hon. Member for Taunton Deane (Jeremy Browne) has been appointed as a substitute Member. [HCWS191]

Recall of MPs Bill: Committee (1st Day) (14 January 2015)

Lord Davies of Stamford: ...back in the 1970s very substantially changed its political views. I could not possibly have imagined at the last election I fought as a Conservative that the Conservative Party would win, elect David Cameron as its leader and withdraw from the European People’s Party. I had been in the shadow Cabinet when we decided and gave a written commitment to join the European People’s...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 January 2015) See 31 other results from this debate

David Cameron: This morning, I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall have further such meetings later today.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Second Reading (13 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Viscount Hanworth: ...orders. They seem to have originated in an extemporary pronouncement of the Prime Minister when the atrocities of ISIL were prominently exposed for the first time in our media. It was in August that David Cameron first raised the prospect of barring a British jihadist from returning to the UK. At the time Dominic Grieve, the former Attorney-General, said that the proposal was likely to be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Clause 29 — Secure colleges and other places of detention for young offenders etc (13 January 2015)

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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religious Freedom (13 January 2015)

David Lidington: ...projects on community dialogue with civil society and faith groups. Taking Pakistan as an example of our bilateral engagement, the Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the member for Witney (Mr Cameron) raised our concerns about Pakistan’s blasphemy law with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 5 December.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Radicalism (9 January 2015)

David Cameron: I refer my hon. Friend to the evidence I gave to the Liaison Committee on 16 December 2014, in particular the responses I gave to Q54 and Q68. A transcript can be found on the parliament.uk website.

Early Years Intervention — Motion to Take Note (8 January 2015)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: ...in improving the child’s educational outcomes and thereby their future employment prospects. This is exactly what the Sure Start programme introduced by the previous Government was intended to do, which is why it is so sad that David Cameron has reneged on his promise to protect the service. A recent local authority survey by 4Children showed that one-third of the remaining...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 January 2015) See 30 other results from this debate

David Cameron: I am sure the whole House will want to join me in condemning the barbaric attack this morning on an office of a magazine in Paris, in which it is reported that 10 or more people may have been killed. While details are still unclear, I know that this House and this country stand united with the French people in our opposition to all forms of terrorism, and we stand squarely for free speech and...

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Christmas Cards (5 January 2015)

David Cameron: I send Christmas cards to a wide variety of people I meet, work and engage with throughout the year. This includes foreign Heads of State and Government, charities and the voluntary sector, business leaders and Parliamentarians.

Written Answers — Prime Minister: Northern Ireland Government (5 January 2015)

David Cameron: I regularly meet the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to discuss a range of issues and will continue to do so. I most recently met them at the Joint Ministerial Council on Monday 15 December 2014.

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