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Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Altnagelvin Hospital (16 September 2014)

Gordon Dunne: ...PCI service and the radiotherapy unit are key priorities for our Health Minister. I know that he recognises the importance of these services for the people of the north-west. That was underlined when he gave the green light to the radiotherapy unit shortly after taking up office in 2011. The Minister also visited the hospital recently to confirm the commencement of the 24/7...

Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries (11 September 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

David Mowat: ..., how we act unilaterally, costs and jobs. Whenever we have to make that judgment, however, the Labour party has always, during my time in Parliament, belligerently taken the view that the Government are not being green enough and we need to go further. I remember the debate of three years ago on the reduction of solar PV from six times grid parity to four times grid parity. That was a...

Regeneration (South-East Wakefield) (10 September 2014)

Penny Mordaunt: .... We are investing nearly 2 billion to unlock major housing sites, including on brownfield land, and 150 million to kick-start the regeneration of large housing estates. The hon. Gentleman mentioned the green belt, and although I cannot comment on the individual case, I shall write to him about the others issues he touched on. I am pleased that a couple of areas in his...

Money Transfer Organisations (9 September 2014)

Andrea Leadsom: It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Streeter. I say first of all to the hon. Member for Bethnal Green and Bow (Rushanara Ali) that I completely understand how vital money service businesses are to the humanitarian effort. I assure her that the Government and I have been extremely focused on creating safe remittances for UK residents to post money to relatives and...

Superfast Broadband (Urban Areas) (9 September 2014)

Mark Field: My hon. Friend’s area does not only have green fields; I expect that there are also green boots in that bit of Gloucestershire. However, as he will rightly point out, many of his voters and constituents live in a relatively urban part of Gloucester, which I do appreciate. There are some fundamental problems, and I am glad that we have had an opportunity to ensure that this is not seen...

Cyprus — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (9 September 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Tobias Ellwood: ...for our military: the Army, Air Force and Royal Navy. The hon. Member for Harrow West (Mr Thomas) mentioned Operation Tosca, which, sadly, is one of the longest running UN operations and polices the green zone. It is hoped that it can be wrapped up in the near future if the final agreement can be made. I am pleased that Britain has been a long-term contributor to that operation. My hon....

Business of the House: High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill (9 September 2014)

John Bercow: ...of Denham, Wendover, Ellesborough, Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell, Quainton and Grendon Underwood and the town of Aylesbury in the County of Buckinghamshire, (ii) the parishes of Offchurch, Burton Green, Little Packington, Coleshill, Curdworth, Wishaw and Moxhull and Middleton in the County of Warwickshire, (iii) the parishes of Drayton Bassett, Hints with Canwell, Weeford, Swinfen...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Afghanistan (9 September 2014)

Philip Hammond: ...lives every day, even at this late stage in combat operations. Just a few weeks ago, on 5 August, an attack at the national defence university outside Kabul cost the life of US army Major General Harold Greene and injured many more, including two UK personnel. I know I speak for everyone in this House when I say that our thoughts go out to the general’s friends, family and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (9 September 2014)

Simon Hughes: The colour is green; we are proceeding successfully with an issue that the right hon. Gentleman and his colleagues never dealt with. A third of those who have community orders, and a third of those with long sentences, reoffend within a year, but the figure is nearly six out of 10 for those on short sentences. We are going to deal with that issue now.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Members: Correspondence (9 September 2014)

David Winnick: ...and Climate Change when the member for Walsall North will receive a reply to his letter of 28 July 2014 to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Climate Change concerning the early closure of the Green Deal Home Energy Efficiency Improvement Fund.

Business of the House (10 September): Backbench Business — Food Fraud (8 September 2014)

David Heath: I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for coming up with a suitable colour on the spectrum. We must not stretch the thin green line so taut that we are unable to deal with an act of God, or an act of wicked men, that might cause our nation enormous problems, but I just feel that we are getting close to that edge.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Questions (8 September 2014)

Penny Mordaunt: I congratulate my hon. Friend and his constituents on what they have managed to secure themselves in terms of on local growth. Deal is a fantastic example of a thriving high street, which I myself visited only a few weeks ago. It is already award winning, but I wish it good luck in the great British high street contest, which it has entered. I look forward to visiting Betteshanger park...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: British-Irish Council:  Misuse of Substances (8 September 2014)

Edwin Poots: I will deal with detoxification first. Certainly, that is a discussion that can be had with the Department of Health and my counterpart. Indeed, I am aware that we also have an excellent facility in Newry that is being run by the voluntary sector. We can look at how best we can progress these things. We had an all-Ireland conference on alcohol and the problems...

Burial Space (London) (5 September 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...important in policy terms, but hugely important to individuals at various stages in their lives and to families. People are faced, sometimes unexpectedly, with the task of making practical arrangements, while dealing with a wealth of emotion—their own and that of other grieving friends, relatives and neighbours—and they may never have been through this process before. Burial...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Bills (4 September 2014)

Graham Jones: Last year Hyndburn council launched a scheme to deal with hard-to-treat homes, based on the energy companies obligation. In the autumn statement, that funding was withdrawn and all the leaflets had to go in the skip. This summer it launched a scheme with the green deal home improvement fund. All the leaflets were printed, but the goalposts were moved and on the last day before the recess the...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Efficiency (4 September 2014)

Lilian Greenwood: ...work of Nottingham Energy Partnership and Nottingham city council, many of my constituents want solid wall insulation to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, but the sudden closure of the green deal home improvement fund just a month after it opened means that they cannot afford it and local firms offering to insulate cannot plan future work. The Secretary of State dodged the...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Efficiency (4 September 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Amber Rudd: Over 750,000 homes were improved under the green deal and ECO between January 2013 and June 2014, and we are on track to meet our target of improving the energy efficiency of 1 million homes by March 2015. A further 20,000 homes could be improved under the green deal home improvement fund, which has a pipeline of work over the coming months. In the longer term, we are providing certainty for...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (4 September 2014)

Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to refund people who paid for a Green Deal assessment prior to the exhaustion of the fund.

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Infant Class Sizes (3 September 2014)

Justin Tomlinson: ...the number of school places, we are finding that it is an absolute nightmare to renegotiate the schools with PFIs. Also, because they were privately built, they were often landlocked and space was very limited, even if a deal could have been thrashed out, at great expense to local rate payers. I was staggered that developers were given the green light to press ahead with developments...

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Energy Company Licence Revocation (3 September 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Jonathan Reynolds: ...Government have gone about policy changes of that kind has caused terrible damage to important low-carbon parts of our economy. Let us look at what has happened quite recently. Let us look at the green deal for home improvement. There have been quick changes in policy which businesses cannot survive and with which they cannot contend. The same thing happened in the case of the energy...

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