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Control of Horses Bill (24 October 2014)

Caroline Nokes: ...they are called to places such as Alton in Hampshire, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for East Hampshire (Damian Hinds), the rescue charities are not contending with fit and healthy animals; they are dealing with starving, sick animals, riddled with parasites, and with hooves that have grown to such an extent that they bring to mind pictures that used to be seen only in...

[Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] — Communicating Climate Science (23 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Joan Walley: ...at what we are doing in education. I have looked at the computer model for teaching climate science in schools, and I do not think that there is a great understanding of that model. I was speaking to somebody yesterday about the Canadian Parliament’s green citizenship programmes. I think that environmental issues are all part of the citizenship agenda, and far more can be done...

Construction Industry — Motion to Take Note (23 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Popat: ...creating the right conditions for business to flourish. Secondly, the industry needs a clear and healthy workload. Thirdly, it needs a strong and resilient supply chain. Fourthly, it must adopt emerging technologies and new processes. I will deal with each of these in turn and finish by saying a little more about housing in particular and construction more generally. First, on having a...

Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: Military Covenant (22 October 2014)

Jim Shannon: ...8220;duty of care”. We owe a duty of care to our service personnel—those who live with the scars and the pain of conflict. He noted that Sinn Fein is opposing the covenant, yet it does not sit on the green Benches in this House and make a contribution. He spoke of a voice for those who need their MPs to fight for them, and a voice for the families as well. He also spoke about...

Development Projects (Afghanistan) (22 October 2014)

Stephen McCabe: ...happens—on 18 March, I asked a number of questions about the contractual arrangements surrounding the Bost development proposals. In her reply to that debate, the Minister—the Under-Secretary of State for International Development, the right hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green (Lynne Featherstone)—did not mention the memorandum of understanding that had been signed...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Schedule 1 (The Education Authority) (21 October 2014)

Steven Agnew: ...strategic body for the future of education in Northern Ireland. I fail to understand why the DUP is so opposed to this proposal and so set on the make-up of the board being as it is in the Bill. Only it can answer that. The Green Party welcomes the cross-party support for integrated education that is recognised by the amendments. I will use the excuse of the short...

Domestic Energy Efficiency (21 October 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Amber Rudd: I urge the hon. Gentleman’s council to consider what it can do within the current ECO arrangements, which as I said have been extended for the next two years. Turning to the green deal home improvement fund, which I also urge his council to consider, he is absolutely right. The green deal home improvement fund opened in June and was closed at the end of July, such was the take-up. It...

Separated Families Initiative — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (21 October 2014)

Kate Green: .... However, in later iterations, the object of increasing the number of children to benefit from the arrangements has disappeared. I can understand that the 17 HSSF innovation pilots differ greatly with respect to the groups that they deal with and the approach that they take; but surely a simple, measurable way to test their success and compare them would be to assess whether something, at...

Public Bill Committee: National Insurance Contributions Bill: Clause 5 - Categorisaton of earners etc: anti-avoidance (21 October 2014)

Shabana Mahmood: ...a difference in this difficult and complex area, which focuses on the criteria for workers in the construction industry, where there is a particular problem with avoidance and false employment. From the evidence given by Mr Green this morning, it is clear that this is a complex area. When we take action in one area, we only see problems move elsewhere. The Minister and I have debated the...

Infrastructure Investment (Stroud) (21 October 2014)

Neil Carmichael: ...to infrastructure investment in railways and that of the previous Labour Government is stark. The second big project for which I have been campaigning successfully is 5 million of investment in the GREEN—Gloucestershire Renewable Energy, Engineering and Nuclear—Skills Centre at Berkeley, a training centre for renewable and nuclear energy and engineering. The great triumph...

Public Bill Committee: National Insurance Contributions Bill: Examination of Witnesses (21 October 2014)

Shabana Mahmood: ...about the targeted anti-avoidance rule, starting with clause 5 of the Bill. I know the Minister certainly heard—and I hope that the official response will also have heard—a discussion with Mr Green in the previous session, about ways that end-users are already manipulating the rules. They are adopting different models, such as the elective deduction model or the contractual...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (1st Day) (20 October 2014)

Lord Beecham: ...clause that would require the Secretary of State to consult the Parole Board about the resources required for additional hearings resulting from the implementation of this clause of the Bill, which deals with the arrangements for the Parole Board, and lay a report before Parliament containing his assessment of the resources required for additional hearings and his plans to ensure that the...

Transparency and Accountability Bill (17 October 2014)

Stephen Twigg: ...wide-ranging Bill, which focuses on the important principles of openness, transparency and freedom of information. I will briefly comment on some aspects of the Bill, starting with part 1, which deals with family justice. A sensitive balance needs to be struck between the support given to children and families in the courts and the maintenance of confidentiality where that is needed, and...

[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Police Recorded Crime Statistics (16 October 2014)

Norman Baker: ...’s report, so it might be helpful if put on record part of the letter I wrote to him on 4 April this year. I confirmed that if “an officer is dissatisfied with the way their concerns have been dealt with by their force, or they do not feel comfortable raising their concerns with their force in the first place, they can raise their concerns directly with the Independent Police...

Energy: Onshore Wind Farming — Question for Short Debate (15 October 2014)

Viscount Ridley: ...ratio, double that of Scotland. This issue is of course for the planners but the county council is often overwhelmed by applications. There are many of them. The council finds it very hard to get the resources together to deal with them, and it is in a very difficult position. It needs support and guidance from a national level on how to cope with this flood of applications. As the noble...

Public Sector Executive Pay and Governance (15 October 2014)

David Amess: ..., costing 46 million. According to its report, taking the east of England as an example, there are 52 unnecessary public relations jobs in the NHS. Why we need to have all these public relations people, I do not know. If the organisation is doing such a marvellous job, I would have thought that the media would cover it in any case, and it would be self-evident. I should think it is...

Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure — Motion to Direct (14 October 2014)

The Archbishop of Canterbury: ...of the shallow pool from which they are drawn. I am very sorry about my education but I could not do much about it at the time. All I can say is that the pool is being improved. The noble Lord, Lord Green, chaired a committee which completely reviewed the way in which those who are seen as potential bishops are developed and selected. The right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Ely, who is in...

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (14 October 2014)

Luciana Berger: ..., NOFAS UK, Alcohol Concern and Drink Wise North West, which has engaged with me in my role as a constituency MP. We have also heard a lot about the former Children’s Commissioner, Sir Al Aynsley-Green, who is the incoming president of the BMA, and Lord Parry Mitchell, who have both done significant work on raising awareness of the issue. I recently had the privilege of joining a...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Department for Communities and Local Government: Recess Business (14 October 2014)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...of which got the go-ahead without needing to go through the whole planning process. These figures are just for one quarter, but illustrate how our local planning reforms are helping deliver new homes and support home improvements. Protecting the countryside and Green Belt The Coalition Government is determined to protect our countryside and the Green Belt, as stated in the Coalition...

Wales Bill: Committee (1st Day) (13 October 2014)

Baroness Randerson: ...debate to start the Committee proceedings on this Bill. In response, I begin by reminding noble Lords of the intention behind the Bill. It encompasses three strands: first, issues flowing from the Green Paper issued by the Wales Office early in this Parliament; secondly, amendments to the Government of Wales Act requested by the First Minister; and, thirdly, measures to introduce fiscal...

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