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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (23 October 2014)

Contribution of the construction industry to the UK economy – Lord Popat. Debate

Bosnia and Herzegovina — Question for Short Debate (21 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...forward. My noble friend Lady Falkner of Margravine and the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, referred to corruption, unemployment, the difficulties with the delivery of justice and the problems of the economy. We agree with the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, that judicial reform is crucial. We have long been a staunch supporter of true state-level judiciary, a crucial prerequisite for a...

Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill (21 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Charles Walker: As important as recall is, what was much more important in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 was fixing this country’s economy, and ensuring that people could pay their mortgages and remain in work. Let us not overestimate the Bill’s importance, because—dare I say?—the Public Gallery is not doing so.

Domestic Energy Efficiency (21 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Amber Rudd: ...be ready to meet some of the costs, with real, effective help for the most vulnerable. That is good for all bill payers, as subsidy will go where it can have the most effect; and it is good for our economy, as innovative businesses will enter the market and develop better, cheaper products.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business : Clause 2 (Functions of the Authority) (21 October 2014)

Sean Rogers: ...system for all our children. The Minister has talked frequently about a strategic direction for this Bill, and that is what we need. We need our young people to have the right skills so that we can set our economy in fast-forward mode. There are many things that we need to fix, and we all acknowledge the problems we have, whether they are in early years, in our curriculum, in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (21 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

George Freeman: My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. As well as providing a 10 billion boost to the economy, which I am surprised to see that the left is not in favour of, and securing 13 million jobs in the EU, this treaty also helps our NHS pioneers and innovators and our UK life science companies generate revenue for this country from our innovations in health care in the world’s biggest...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: NHS Trusts (Deficit Forecasts) (21 October 2014)

Jeremy Hunt: ..., and it has got them because this Government took the difficult decision to protect and increase the NHS budget, because those of us on the Government Benches know that a strong NHS needs a strong economy. We are taking measures, but there is more to do. I recognise that the staff on the front line are working very hard, but I think that he should also give credit when things are starting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Nurses (21 October 2014)

Luciana Berger: Research published yesterday by the Centre for Mental Health and the London School of Economics shows that perinatal mental illness is costing our economy more than 8 billion each year. Does the Minister think it is acceptable that half of mums do not have access to a service, are being separated from their babies, are being forced to travel hundreds of miles for a bed, or are not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jeremy Hunt: ...NHS budget spend this Parliament by double the amount that Labour promised at its conference. We did that because on this side of the House we understand a simple truth: a strong NHS needs a strong economy.

Infrastructure Investment (Stroud) (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Andrea Leadsom: ...;36 billion of investment planned for 2014-15. The Government are taking steps to ensure that the benefits of investment in infrastructure are distributed across the country to generate growth, create jobs and help rebalance the economy. The south-west region is no exception, with more than 18 billion of planned investment in the published infrastructure pipeline across 31 different...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business : Off-street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill:  Second Stage (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Stephen Moutray: ...that all successful business districts afford adequate parking or park-and-ride facilities to potential users, whether they are travelling into town or city centres to work or to visit shops and spend their money in the local economy. Successful town centres provide car parking. In almost all council areas in Northern Ireland, it is the income generated through successful town...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Relationships and Children’s Well-being (21 October 2014)

Stephen McCabe: ..., homosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. It varies in the world we now live in. Relate also suggests that one of the things that puts the greatest pressure on families is the state of our economy. Relate says that couple relationships are eight times more likely to break down as a result of economic pressures. In the era of austerity Britain, we need to take that...

West Cumberland Hospital (20 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jamie Reed: .... They have created a group with passion and purpose, and it is time for decision makers to sit up and take notice of them—that means the Government as well as the trusts in question. The group exists only because the local health economy is in turmoil and because its members, like everyone else, are being purposely shut out of decisions relating to their hospital, as service...

Isil: Topical Questions (20 October 2014)

Michael Fallon: Yes. The agreement that I signed last week with the Chief Minister, whom we welcome to London today, is for the resurfacing of the runway, a transfer of surplus land for the benefit of the Gibraltar economy and the fuller incorporation of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, all of which demonstrates our long-term commitment to Gibraltar and should leave nobody in any doubt as to the strength of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Corporation Tax (20 October 2014)

Peter Robinson: Securing the power to lower corporation tax is a key priority for the Executive to promote the growth of the local economy. As part of our economic pact that we signed last year, the United Kingdom Government indicated the intention to make a decision on the devolution of corporation tax powers no later than the coming autumn statement, which will be on 3 December. Since the...

North Cotswold Line (17 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...with him and others in future to develop those ambitions still further. I thank all my hon. Friends for their passionate advocacy of the better train links for their constituents that are so important to the economies in their areas. I particularly thank my hon. Friend the Member for Worcester, who has made such a powerful case today. I wish him well on his visit to China to drum up...

The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill (17 October 2014) See 8 other results from this debate

Mike Gapes: ...day, and because EU migration is vital to the provision of health care for my constituents. If the Government get their way and cut off our relationship with the EU, the many immigrants providing vital services in our economy and health service will no longer be able to do that. The nasty party is back. The Bill is another example of the Conservative party chasing the UKIP vote. UKIP is...

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Agricultural Tractors and Trailers (Weight and Speed Limit) (17 October 2014)

Claire Perry: ...two distinct phases from spring 2015. I intend to update these regulations to better reflect the capabilities of modern machinery, improve the efficiency of the farming sector and help to boost the economy. The regulations governing tractors and trailers are outdated and the limits were set in the 1980s and do not reflect the significant advances in technology that have been made in this...

Autonomous Vehicles — Question for Short Debate (16 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...is now closed and we expect the winners to be announced next month. These projects may see driverless cars on UK roads from as early as January 2015. That will put the UK at the forefront of this transformational technology and open up new opportunities for our economy and society. In parallel with the competition, the Department for Transport is currently undertaking a review of the...

Social Justice Strategy — Motion to Take Note (16 October 2014)

Lord Nash: ...to work with localities to identify gaps in the national welfare system and reduce or remove duplication or fragmentation. Government will work with local enterprise partnerships to support their plans to strengthen their local economy by developing a response to the question of how integrating local services across geographical areas can provide value for money and improve outcomes for...

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