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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...

Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Work of the Department during Conference Recess (13 October 2014)

Eric Pickles: ...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 are determined to protect our countryside and the green belt, as stated in the coalition agreement. On 2...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy Companies Obligation (26 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will extend the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund to provide householders with additional financial support via the Energy Company Obligation where they are replacing their central heating boiler and that boiler is reliant on off-grid supplies.

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.

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