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Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: European Scrutiny Priorities 2015 (13 April 2015)

Bronwyn McGahan: ...and investment. Our priority, given the dire economic situation facing us all from the austerity agenda of the various conservative European Governments and, in turn, finding ourselves having to deal with year-on-year cuts to our block grant by David Cameron's cabinet of Tory millionaires, is to ensure that European Union funding is made as accessible and effective as possible. European...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government Delivery (26 March 2015)

Eric Pickles: ...government. Scrapped Labour’s expensive and time-consuming top-down imposition of unitary local government restructuring. Are taking forward proposals to remove the ‘volunteering tax’ on councillors through Data Protection registration fees; we would also have reformed the rules on travel expenses for councillors had the Opposition just not...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing and Planning Delivery (26 March 2015)

Eric Pickles: ...an average turn-out of 33 per cent and an average ‘yes’ vote of 88 per cent). 42 neighbourhood plans are now fully in force, forming part of the statutory development plan, and giving communities real power to shape planning decisions. Protecting the Green Belt and open spaces As pledged in the Coalition Agreement, we have safeguarded national Green Belt protection and...

Modern Slavery Bill — Commons Amendments (25 March 2015)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ..., rightly said, there is plenty of time for this to go to another place tonight. I have served in one or other of these Houses for the last 36 years. As the noble Baroness said, I remember the so-called wash-ups where we were here all night long dealing with things going between the two Houses until we got it right. Often, we got it much better as a consequence. I think back to the LASPO...

High Speed 2 (25 March 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Robert Goodwill: ...in her constituency. The scheme now boasts over 13 km of tunnel under the Chilterns. Indeed, of the overall kilometerage in the Chiltern area—there is 20.8 km of line there—46% is in bored tunnel, 12% in green tunnel and 28% in cutting. Therefore 86% of the route in the AONB is below ground level or in a tunnel. I think my right hon. Friend has made a tremendous contribution to...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (25 March 2015)

Christopher Leslie: ...forward several clauses relating to tax avoidance. Everybody knows that the Government’s record on this is atrocious, given that the tax gap increased by 1 billion to 34 billion last year. We also know that Lord Green, the champion of the Tories on many of these issues, has his own track record at HSBC. In this context, any moves to tackle extreme tax avoidance and...

Bill Presented: Tax Transparency and International Development (25 March 2015)

Fiona O'Donnell: ...developing countries, to raise decent taxes. In 2013, the Government altered the rules so that they applied only to profits shifted out of the UK, and not to profits shifted out of other countries. In effect, the coalition gave a green light to avoidance by multinationals based in the UK. In contrast, the Bill would reverse the revisions and strengthen the rules, which the Treasury has...

EU and Russia (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (24 March 2015)

Lord Lamont of Lerwick: ...conclusions. It was not always easy as there was a certain amount of division in the committee. I also pay tribute to our policy advisers, Sarah Jones and Roshani Palamakumbura, and our adviser Sam Greene. I join in the general condemnation of Russia’s and Mr Putin’s actions. He runs a paranoid regime, where his opponents are imprisoned and critics harassed or worse. The...

Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Clause 41 — The Pubs Code (24 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Greg Mulholland: ...course speak about the pubs code. I am delighted that there is a string of amendments from the other place which I and my colleagues on the all-party parliamentary save the pub group and the Fair Deal for Your Local campaign can support and welcome. I thank all Members from all parts of the House who voted for the market rent only option on 18 November 2014, which will go down as a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Organised Crime (23 March 2015)

Damian Green: Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the signal successes of the NCA is that it has made more than 600 arrests in dealing with online child sexual exploitation through the operation that she has just mentioned? Will she assure the House that this will continue to be a high priority, not just for the NCA but for each individual local force?

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Carbon Emissions (23 March 2015)

Amber Rudd: ...www.gov.uk/government/collections/energy-and-emissio ns-projections” Breakdown of the estimated number of UK dwelling insulated each year from 2010: From : https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/green-deal-and-ene rgy-company-obligation-eco-statistics#quarterly-statistics Year Number of cavity wall installations April 2010 to March 2011 600,000* April 2011 to March...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (20 March 2015)

Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, pursuant to the Answer of 2 March 2015 to Question 224408, on Green Deal Scheme, how many assessor organisations and installers those proportions represent; and for what reasons each such authorisation was removed.

Shooters Hill Mobile Phone Mast (Stoke-on-Trent) (19 March 2015)

Robert Flello: ...not surprising that there was none of the compulsory publicity that was required by the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, and none of the publicity required by the Highways Act 1980. There was no reference to development on the green belt, as required by planning policy guidance note 2, and no reference to the fact that a 25 metre mast would be deemed visually intrusive under PPG8, the...

European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (19 March 2015)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...She was extremely helpful in her narrative about the twists and turns, and the ongoing debate on this issue. It was of benefit to the House to hear about the frustrations that her committee had in dealing with some of these issues. Other noble Lords who took part in our previous debate on this issue on 28 October 2013 will recall that the report that we then discussed and the scrutiny...

Amendment of the Law (19 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Vincent Cable: ...the word “employment”, which is interesting because when we first entered office we heard nothing other than the threat of mass unemployment. Let me pursue the argument about how we will deal with the deficit in the future. It is perfectly right to say that the parties could debate our actual priorities. To be fair to my Conservative colleagues, they are quite explicit about...

Energy and Climate Change: Fiscal Responsibility and Fairness (19 March 2015)

Christopher Leslie: ...be committed to the measures? When will it be committed and with what guarantee? With the tax gap widening a further 1 billion to 34 billion, why should we believe that these steps will be any different from the Government’s failed deal on tax disclosure with Switzerland, which has raised less than a third of the promised 3 billion and involved agreeing to turn a...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Efficiency (19 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Amber Rudd: Making households more energy efficient is the surest and safest way to reduce energy bills. Thanks to the energy companies obligation and green deal schemes, more than 1 million homes have been made more energy efficient, helping households stay permanently warmer for less. In Luton North, more than 2,726 households have been helped by ECO alone, which is nearly the twice the national...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Energy (19 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what processes are in place to monitor the standard of installations carried out under (a) the Energy Company Obligation and the Green Deal and (b) the Warm Front Scheme; what processes are in place to limit the use of sub-contractors in those schemes; and what right of redress householders have in the event that installations are...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Planning Permission: Urban Areas (19 March 2015)

Kris Hopkins: ...cyclists or pedestrians, and give priority to pedestrian and cycle movements;enables local communities, through the preparation of local and neighbourhood plans, to identify for special protection green or open areas of particular importance to them as Local Green Space; andseeks to conserve and enhance the natural environment and reduce pollution. The Public Health Responsibility Deal...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Energy (19 March 2015)

Amber Rudd: ...Authority there were 2,074 measures delivered under ECO, up to end September 2014. The statistics referred to can be found in Table 1.11a and 1.11b at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/green-deal-energy-c ompany-obligation-eco-and-insulation-levels-in-great-britain -quarterly-report-to-september-2014 The next quarterly release covering the period up to the end of December 2014 will...

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