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International Money Transfer Charges (17 December 2014)

Andrea Leadsom: ...banks that fail properly to protect against these risks. The money service business sector has been particularly affected, as she knows. The right hon. Lady mentioned the actions taken by the hon. Member for Bethnal Green and Bow (Rushanara Ali), and my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing Central and Acton (Angie Bray) and many other colleagues have also brought this issue to the attention...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Meters (17 December 2014)

Baroness Verma: ...the consumer how they can obtain additional and impartial information or assistance in improving energy efficiency. This includes, for example, generic information about programmes such as the Green Deal and ECO.

Kew Gardens — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (16 December 2014)

Angela Smith: ...“Kew must guard against the risk that the allocation of its core funding is distorted by the need to chase external money.” There is real concern that, in a context of declining resources for animal and plant science, Britain will not be able to deal with potential risks or new outbreaks of plant disease. I refer specifically to the recent outbreaks of ash dieback and oak...

Implications of Devolution for England — Statement (16 December 2014)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon: ...our country. Ultimately, the way we go about constitutional reform has to change; it must not be done for political advantage. The old “Westminster knows best” approach will not wash any more. Labour, like the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and others, is prepared to put aside tribalism and put our faith in a constitutional convention—a bold and new way of delivering...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Devolution (Implications for England) (16 December 2014)

Sadiq Khan: ...important than uniting the Tory party. Ultimately, the way in which we bring about constitutional reform has to change. The old “Westminster knows best” approach will not wash any more. Labour, like the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and others, is prepared to put aside tribalism and put its faith in a constitutional convention to determine a bold, new way of delivering...

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — UK Company Supply Chains (16 December 2014)

Ian Lavery: ...showing a total disregard for basic health and safety regulations by not providing gloves to workers picking tobacco plants, so that their skin is exposed to the toxic nicotine, which meant that many of them develop green tobacco sickness, an affliction with symptoms including nausea, intense headaches, vomiting and insomnia. We visited about five farms. We also met many people working in...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Lighting (16 December 2014)

Amber Rudd: Energy Efficient Luminaires were introduced into the domestic Green Deal Assessment Software on 7 December 2014 allowing an assessor to recommend low energy lighting to consumers to improve the overall efficiency of their home. This means that Energy Efficient Luminaires can appear on a Green Deal Advice Report, which can be used to take forward a Green Deal Finance Plan. Energy Efficient...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (16 December 2014)

Gregory Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what plans he has put in place to ensure that there are sufficient funds to support all successful applications to the Home Improvement Fund from 10 December 2014.

National Parliaments (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (15 December 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Boswell of Aynho: ...parliament chamber here but the European institutions as well. It is incumbent on us all to avoid being baffled or bamboozled by technical complexity. That is inevitable in an institution of 28 member states dealing with some complex and often outward-looking technical issues. However, we need to look at the real situation that is going on. In terms of the references that have been made to...

Disability and Development (11 December 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Desmond Swayne: I begin by dealing with the points raised about prevention. I agree entirely that it is highly appropriate. One principal area not touched on in the debate is the fact that for every birth that results in the death of either the mother or the child, 20 result in disability, so our emphasis on maternal health, and the health of women and girls, is fundamental to this. I agree with my hon....

Global Development Goals — Motion to Take Note (11 December 2014)

Lord Chidgey: ...in the developing world to deliver sustainable development goals post-2015, particularly strengthening parliaments and their ability to establish transparency, accountability and probity in their dealings with the executive arms of their Governments. Before I do that, I should like to refer to a number of the issues raised with me and with other colleagues by various aid and development...

Economic Leadership for Cities — Motion to Take Note (11 December 2014)

Lord Scriven: ...the debate. Why have I chosen this debate in which to make my maiden speech? I am steeped in localism and local government and I love my adopted home city of Sheffield, where I have lived for 18 years—a city that is green, open, welcoming, industrious and nonconformist. I suppose that is why I chose that city as my adopted home. As a former leader of Sheffield City Council, I...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (11 December 2014)

Caroline Flint: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many households in each (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) local authority area have been issued with vouchers under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Insulation (11 December 2014)

Amber Rudd: Estimates of home insulation levels in Great Britain can be found at the link provided: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/green-deal-energy-c ompany-obligation-eco-and-insulation-levels-in-great-britain -quarterly-report-to-june-2014. Stats: Green Deal, ECO & Insulation up to June '14 (PDF Document, 1.3 MB)

Energy Policy and Living Standards (10 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Matthew Hancock: ..., families and households. I am focused on that, and on ensuring that we get the best possible value. The Government have expanded energy efficiency enormously. Home insulation has been expanded and the green deal has reached hundreds of thousands of people. Those changes will ensure that we get the best possible value for money and that people pay lower bills, as far as is consistent with...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Commons Reasons and Amendments (9 December 2014)

Lord Horam: ...in Bromley were ultimately found to be completely meritless. They were meritless because Bromley Council, which has more Travellers than any other council in the country, had plans on how to deal with Traveller sites. Therefore, it was an argument about the nature of the problem of dealing with Travellers. It was not something that could be dealt with by judicial review. That is my point....

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Infrastructure Bill [Lords] (8 December 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Eric Ollerenshaw: I will not detain the House for long, so that remaining Members get a chance to speak. I have just a few points to raise, as many issues have been dealt with exhaustively. My hon. Friends the Members for Wealden (Charles Hendry) and for Castle Point (Rebecca Harris) spoke about gas storage. As I understand it, enough applications for gas storage have already been approved, but they have not...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (8 December 2014)

Caroline Flint: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many households in each council tax band have been issued with vouchers under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund.

New Clause 1 — The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (5 December 2014)

Philip Davies: ...should spend only what they can afford. They are allowing us to take up the slack. How stupid are we? They are taking us for mugs. Unfortunately, by going along with it, we are accepting that we are mugs. My amendments would deal with that, and I hope that we will reduce what we are legally obliged to give. To give an illustration, my amendments would put us more in line with Germany,...

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