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[Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Norman Baker: ...opened in Berkshire in 2012, which accommodates males, including those with children, who have had to flee domestic abuse. There may be others that I am not aware of. The hon. Member for Finchley and Golders Green (Mike Freer) asked what we were doing to deal with religious groups that ostracise victims. That is of course a difficult matter to deal with, but the Under-Secretary of State...

Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment (10 April 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Jim Shannon: ...for an elderly person who lives in the countryside, where there is no such thing as the corner shop. My rural constituents are reliant on cars to run even the smallest errand. I can hear those with green hearts crying, “Use public transport” or “Get on your bike”, but that is not as easy as it might be for those living in London. It is much more difficult for those...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (10 April 2014)

Oliver Colvile: ...for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government of 27 March 2014, Official Report, columns 345-6W, on the Green Deal scheme, if he will take steps to enable Green Deal providers to access all the supporting data for Green Deal reports held by Landmark Information Group.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (10 April 2014)

Tom Greatrex: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much has been disbursed to Ombudsman Services for work relating to the Green Deal in each month since January 2013; and how many complaints relating to the Green Deal have been processed by Ombudsman Services over the same period.

Higher Education — Motion to Take Note (9 April 2014)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: ...they may be in employment—are not in graduate-level jobs. I will make brief reference to the Minister’s Statement on the disabled students allowance. The noble Lord, Lord Addington, expressed concern about it, and having gone through the Statement I can understand why. Can the Minister reflect on what the level of consultation was—is the recommendation a done...

Rural Crime — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] (9 April 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Damian Green: ...required into the next Parliament. That will mean that difficult decisions will have to be made, and we should not shy away from that. Despite all that, we have pushed to secure the best possible deal for the police and protected them again for 2014-15, this time from the further cuts to departmental budgets announced in December’s autumn statement. Central Government funding for the...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Development Framework (Health) (9 April 2014)

Justine Greening: be eradicated. It is one of the key issues African leaders raise in relation not just to its impact on individuals and families, but its economic impact. The recent Bali World Trade Organisation deal was worth about $10 billion a year to the African economy—that is also the cost of malaria every year regionally.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Aid Dependency and Job Creation (9 April 2014)

Justine Greening: Protectionism, including by the EU, ultimately does not help anyone. [Interruption.] That is one of the reasons why getting a deal in Bali was so important. I had the chance to make that point personally to the director general of the WTO yesterday. [Interruption.]

[Albert Owen in the Chair] — Personal Independence Payments (Wales) (9 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Penning: ..., it is very useful for me as the Minister to see what goes through, because if individual MPs write to me then I—as Members probably know—write them an individual reply, and while I cannot deal with every individual case, it does give me a better feel for what is going on. With that in mind, I will go back from Westminster Hall today and act; my officials have heard what hon....

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Assembly Committees' European Priorities 2014:  Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister Report (7 April 2014)

Colum Eastwood: research funding; in the South it is 185. That is a very big difference, and it is an opportunity that our universities and our Government need to look at even more vigorously. There are also massive opportunities around the green new deal. We do not really have a green new deal here, and I would like to see one. There are major opportunities in Europe, given the...

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Incapacity Benefit Migration (3 April 2014)

Sheila Gilmore: ..., replaced incapacity benefit, severe disablement allowance and income support on grounds of disability with employment and support allowance in 2008. Since then, the benefit has attracted a great deal of criticism. Under the Conservative Government between 1979 and 1997, the total number of people claiming the predecessor benefits that I mentioned more than doubled from 1.2 million to 2.6...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Bills (Park Homes) (3 April 2014)

Gregory Barker: ...from support. Additionally, we have made it possible, since February this year, to create an energy performance certificate—an EPC—for a park home, and this lifts a key barrier to accessing green deal finance for park homes.

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Efficiency (3 April 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Gregory Barker: Over 600,000 homes have so far received energy-efficiency improvements as a result of the coalition’s energy company obligation and green deal initiatives. Green deal assessments are stimulating interest. There had been more than 160,000 green deal assessments by the end of February, and yesterday we announced an additional 88 million from the Government to drive a...

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (3 April 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Andy Slaughter: ...poverty. Apart from increasing energy bills by an average of 60 this year and cutting insulation projects by 90%, what is the Secretary of State doing on this issue? Please do not refer to the green deal, which is a complete flop. My constituents want a price freeze. Why does he prefer energy company profits over people who cannot afford to heat their homes?

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Conservation (3 April 2014)

Gregory Barker: Over 600,000 homes have received energy efficiency improvements so far as a result of the coalition's energy company obligation and Green Deal initiatives. Green Deal assessments are stimulating interest and there had been over 160,000 by the end of February. Yesterday we announced additional 88 million from the Government to drive street-by-street roll out under the Green Deal...

Future of English Heritage (2 April 2014)

Caroline Dinenage: ...will help to preserve historic sites and improve their financial viability. Sadly, that is not what has happened to Fort Brockhurst, in my constituency. My remarks will be blatantly parochial and will deal with the performance of English Heritage in my area. Fort Brockhurst is an imposing structure built in the 1850s and 1860s to protect Portsmouth harbour against a French invasion. The...

Ukraine: Gas Supplies — Question (2 April 2014)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: My Lords, we have been hearing a great deal about the massive coal supplies which are available off the north-east coast of this country, which would give this country energy independence for hundreds of years. Would it not be as well to find ways in which this resource could be used, on a green basis, by gasification or other means?

Opposition Day: [Un-allotted Half Day] — Energy Price Freeze (2 April 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Tom Greatrex: ...because investment is coming from outside the big six. A number of state-owned utilities from other countries, including Norway and DONG in Denmark, are filling the investment gap with a number of projects. That helps to deal with the suggestion that is sometimes made by commentators—in fairness, it has not been made in this debate—that the big companies are a prerequisite for...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Clause 18 (Permitted forms of governance) (1 April 2014)

Peter Weir: I want to address a number of aspects. There are probably two main areas and three amendments that are of interest or concern. Perhaps I will deal with the less controversial ones first. Certainly, subject to what is said by NI21, its amendments Nos 7 to 10 probably put in place what is likely to happen anyway. They seem to be reasonably sensible amendments. It...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (1 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

David Rutley: ...will slash the cost of taking on a first-time employee. These are pro-enterprise, pro-competition measures that will create long-lasting benefits for the economy, for jobseekers and for our consumers. By making it easier and less expensive to deal with the state and to pay its taxes, the Bill also makes it easier for first-time entrepreneurs to become first-time employers and first-time...

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