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Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 March 2015)

Malcolm Bruce: ...up the framework for what became the Scotland Act 1998, which he and I helped to deliver. I had one disagreement with him, however, and I think that the outcome shows that I was right. It was about the voting system. I supported it, as did he in the end, but we had an argument about whether the additional Members should be elected on the basis of a second vote or an adjustment of the first...

Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading (and Remaining Stages) (26 March 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Newby: ...of young people going to university, including record numbers of girls and of young people from poorer backgrounds. That is exactly the sort of change and development that I thought the Labour Party supported. We have recognised that there is a need to improve skills below university level. As I was saying, we have supported the creation of university technology colleges and overseen the...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Greater London (26 March 2015)

Brandon Lewis: ...the housing and regeneration programmes inherited from the Homes and Communities Agency, the London Development Agency and for the development of the Olympic Park. Budget measures Our commitment to support London was set out in the recent Budget, where the Government set out the following proposals for London: 1 million to allow the London Land Commission to create a...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax (26 March 2015)

Lord Deighton: ...off from the personal allowance increase, as will a taxpayer who receives other means-tested benefits. Universal Credit will improve work incentives by allowing people to keep more of their income as they move into work. Universal Credit will provide a single deduction rate of 65 per cent: for each 1 increase in post-tax income, 65 pence of Universal Credit will be withdrawn. ...

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

Eric Pickles: ...homes. Abolished council tax (through 100 per cent tax relief) for military personnel serving on operations overseas. Removed the unfair council tax surcharge on family annexes by introducing a new national discount, to help support extended families. Changed council tax rules to give local taxpayers a new legal right to pay their yearly bills over 12...

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

Eric Pickles: ...on time. Alongside this, we have published new data on local planning authorities’ performance in meeting their statutory duty to process smaller planning applications within 8 weeks. We have introduced a legal requirement that local planning authority requests for additional information to support planning applications must be reasonable and removed the need to submit a design...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 March 2015) See 10 other results from this debate

Baroness Thornton: ...sense to fixate on the roof while causing the social foundation to crumble? What has life been like for the last five years under this coalition Government if you are a woman with children on a low or modest income or you are disabled? As my noble friend Lord McFall said, quite rightly, the success of any economic strategy is measured in its effect on people and their lives. So how have...

Petitions: Social Care and Military Compensation (25 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Gordon Marsden: ..., both nationally and locally in Blackpool, and together we delivered a petition with 3,000 signatures calling for stronger punishment for those who vandalise war memorials. I was also pleased to support the Blackpool armed forces covenant and veterans charter in 2011. I wish to touch on that veterans charter and covenant, praying in aid the arguments I will present tonight. As chair of...

Modern Slavery Bill — Commons Amendments (25 March 2015)

Lord Hylton: ...-slavery Commissioner, who has given me time on these issues. Some might think that I should be content with the Government’s moves, but I shall try to show why I am not. I seek to protect the incoming domestic workers from the first day of their arrival here. What I am proposing is a real improvement on the Government’s amendment, because that amendment takes effect only once...

Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities (25 March 2015)

David Gauke: ...that any of the measures announced last week will feed through to higher house prices. We also announced supply-side policies and 20 housing zones last week. It is right that we take steps to support supply. The hon. Gentleman said that I was being generous with my time, but I am conscious that I am also being generous with the Committee’s time, so let me make a little progress. To...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (25 March 2015) See 6 other results from this debate

Priti Patel: ...’s Budget last week. A number of points about living standards have been raised. I reiterate that living standard will be higher in 2015 than they were in 2010, real household disposable income per capita will grow at its fastest rate since 2001 and, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, families are now set to be 900 better off this year than they were previously....

High Speed 2 (25 March 2015)

Cheryl Gillan: There is a lot of support for that on this side of the House. I do not want a Labour-led Government, and certainly not one that will be blackmailed by a smaller party. I want an incoming Conservative Government with a healthy majority to rethink, refine and re-engineer this project before we are locked into the most expensive Procrustean bed in history. I turn to some of the detail and the...

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

Fiona O'Donnell: ...in the next Parliament. The charities say that such a Bill could raise an additional 3.6 billion for the Treasury, as well as help developing countries to improve their revenue collection and national income. They say that developing countries currently lose $160 billion a year in potential revenue owing to corporate tax dodging, which is more than the amount given annually in...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pensions (25 March 2015)

Earl Howe: ...into account in calculating what a person can afford to contribute towards the cost of their care based on the social care charging rules for the product the funds have been moved to. To be treated as income, the resources would need to be in respect of a specified period or form part of a series of payments. With regard to Deferred Payment Agreements (DPA), the universal scheme...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Rwanda (25 March 2015)

Desmond Swayne: DFID Rwanda’s 2011-2016 Operational Plan (OP) supports the Government of Rwanda’s Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy 2 (EDPRS2 2013-2017/18). In 2014/15 DFID will spend around 67 million supporting delivery of basic services, in particular education and social protection; private sector and economic development; and the strengthening of domestic...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Parking (25 March 2015)

Penny Mordaunt: ...: ‘The local government sector already has significant powers to raise revenue through fees and charges in return for the provision of services, and many councils have used this mechanism extensively to support local service delivery (for example through parking charges… The Government supports councils in looking creatively at the scope offered by fees and charges’...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Performance Targets for the National Measurement & Regulation Office for 2015-2016 (25 March 2015)

Matthew Hancock: ...for the benefit of British business. I have agreed with the NMRO that their objectives for 2015-2016 will be to: simplify the legislative framework for weights and measures and hallmarking to support well-functioning competitive markets, and use our strong international influence to shape new and existing EU legislation to ensure that burdens on UK business are minimised or...

Sports: Volunteering — Question for Short Debate (24 March 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...noble friend Lady Scott that we must ensure the database is widely used. I am pleased to hear that while the funding for Join In has come from the Cabinet Office, with sponsorship from BT and Intersport, it is able to support clubs and volunteers across the United Kingdom. It also receives funding from Sport Wales to provide specific services in Wales. Join In’s work complements that...

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

Lord Hannay of Chiswick: ...sanctions unless every part of Minsk is implemented, in particular the provision for Ukrainian control and international monitoring of the whole Russia-Ukraine border. I would argue that we should also fulfil our 2% of gross national income commitment for defence spending to NATO and press others to do so, too. We should be more active in supporting NATO members closest to Russia and...

Property Taxes in London (24 March 2015)

Mark Field: ...prime properties worth between 5 million and 15 million and a band J for super-prime properties worth more than 15 million. Crucially, the Government ought to ensure that all additional council tax or prime property tax income over and above the existing band structure is retained by the local authority on the proviso that it is earmarked exclusively for affordable...

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