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Higher Education — Motion to Take Note (9 April 2014)

The Bishop of Winchester: ...Liverpool Hope University’s creative campus, in which its ethos of what is a public good and what the common good is for is expressed right in the heart of Everton. Secondly, today’s societies require the kind of space in which there is the opportunity to have multidisciplinary engagement reflecting the globalisation of civilization. A university today needs to be able to offer...

Scottish Parliament: Autism-friendly Theatre and Cinema (2 April 2014)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...King” and “The Snowman”. The drive towards helping autistic people to engage in mainstream pleasure pursuits is not confined to cinema and theatre. Scottish Autism, which is a charity that works with high-functioning autistic adults, has been exploring new ways of helping individuals to develop relationships and connections with others through healthy socialisation and...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland: A Good Global Citizen (1 April 2014)

Patricia Ferguson: This has been an interesting debate. It has given us the opportunity to explore, perhaps more widely than I thought would be possible, the issues that are reflected in the motion and the amendments. I very much welcome the fact that the UK has become the first global player to reach the 0.7 per cent of GNI aid contribution. All of us in the chamber should be proud of that and talk about it...

Written Ministerial Statements — Justice: Female Offenders (27 March 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...guidance to steer providers so that they understand the gender-specific needs of women. We have written into contracts that providers should give female offenders the option, where practicable, of a female-only interview space, female-only supervisors and not to be the only woman in an all male unpaid work group or attendance centre group. In addition, I am pleased to announce today that,...

Written Answers — Justice: Empty Property (24 March 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...across the central civil estate, we have also delivered cumulative, gross run rate savings of over 454 million per year. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end, the Government looks to explore all disposal options, including commercially sub-letting all or part of the space. Surplus property is listed on gov.uk Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease...

Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee — Motion to Take Note (19 March 2014)

Lord Mawson: ...lead regeneration and create opportunity in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park through a number of routes. First, we will create a successful and accessible park with world-class venues, leisure space for local people, arenas for thrilling sport, enticing entertainment and an ongoing programme of sporting, cultural and community events to attract visitors. Secondly, we will create...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Non-domestic Rates: Empty Property (19 March 2014)

Jennifer Willott: ...the central civil estate, we have also delivered cumulative, gross run rate savings of over 454 million per annum. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end, the Government looks to explore all disposal options, including commercially sub-letting all or part of the space. Surplus property is listed on gov.uk. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end but...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Empty Property (19 March 2014)

Francis Maude: ...the central civil estate, we have also delivered cumulative, gross run rate savings of over 454 million per annum. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end, the Government looks to explore all disposal options, including commercially sub-letting all or part of the space. Surplus property is listed on: www.gov.uk There is no liability at taxpayers' expense for business...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Empty Property (19 March 2014)

David Lidington: ...across the central civil estate, cumulative, gross run rate savings of over 454 million per annum have also been delivered. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end, the Government is looking to explore all disposal options, including commercially sub-letting all or part of the space, and the listing of surplus property on the gov.uk website. Where surplus property is...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Stormont Estate (18 March 2014)

Peter Weir: ...make admission to the Building and the Stormont experience, for want of a better phrase, the best that it can be. Assembly management continue to discuss the issue of parking with DFP colleagues, and they are exploring further possibilities for improving the situation. One positive measure that has already emerged is the handing-over for management by Assembly staff of the lower east...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Empty Property (17 March 2014)

Brandon Lewis: ...across the central civil estate, we have also delivered cumulative, gross run rate savings of over 454 million per annum. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end, the Government looks to explore all disposal options, including commercially sub-letting all or part of the space. Where surplus property is awaiting disposal or lease end but cannot yet be sold or sub-let...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Waste Disposal:  BBC 'Spotlight' Programme (11 March 2014)

Raymond McCartney: ...160; His outlining of the need for a public inquiry, or an inquiry beyond the inquiries that we have had to date, was about bringing clarity to the issue. We have to accept that there is still a degree of confusion around the issue. There is ample space, and that space is being well filled by people who continue to speculate about the nature of the problem, how the problem came...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: STEM Subjects (10 March 2014)

Stephen Farry: ...of all, the Member is right to put emphasis on STEM subjects. Tomorrow, I head to the United States to talk with the US State Department and a number of organisations about how we can further explore opportunities for the United States Government and businesses to support our STEM agenda locally. We have taken forward initiatives to create the space and opportunity for more...

Scottish Parliament: NHS Scotland (2020 Vision) (5 March 2014)

Duncan McNeil: ...; —and “Action without vision is only passing time”. That applies to not only to the digital issues, but to all other issues on the route map. We cannot just have a debate about digital innovation, and today’s debate allows us to explore the issues without too much political knockabout. However, we could have discussed safe care, patient-centred care, unscheduled or...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Bases: Yorkshire and the Humber (24 February 2014)

Andrew Murrison: ...statement of 18 July 2011, Official Report, columns 66-70WS. The option to relocate headquarters 15 Brigade to Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Strensall was ruled out at an early stage in the project on space and capacity grounds. The possibility of moving the headquarters to Bourlon Barracks, Catterick and merging with Catterick Garrison headquarters was explored in more detail to establish...

Public Bill Committee: Consumer Rights Bill: Clause 2 - Key definitions (13 February 2014)

Andrew McDonald: Does my hon. Friend agree that micro-businesses are in the same space as individual consumers? It is one thing for them to go about their core business, but when they conduct other business activity in furtherance of their trade they do not have the expertise or resources to devote energy and time to exploring the quality of the goods they buy. Surely it would be a freedom for those...

Forestry: Independent Panel Report — Question for Short Debate (12 February 2014)

Lord de Mauley: ...she said, except of course her scepticism about the Government’s intentions. England’s public forests are a cherished national resource which provides precious habitats for wildlife and natural spaces for people to enjoy, as many noble Lords have said. We want to conserve and enhance them for now and for generations to come. Half of the country’s population lives within...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget Bill:  Second Stage (11 February 2014)

Simon Hamilton: ...and others — which, a number of years ago, would not have entertained the notion of investing in Northern Ireland. He was right to point out that we often understate the good things that are done in the Northern Ireland economy. A number of weeks ago, I was in B/E Aerospace and I was impressed, not just by what it does and the customers that it serves but by the fact that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Afghanistan (10 February 2014)

Philip Hammond: I think our allies are aware of the importance of at least exploring the possibility of some kind of negotiated settlement with the Pakistan Taliban in North Waziristan. I observe that there appears to be a space being allowed for these negotiations to progress, but that space will not remain open for ever, and I hope the parties will do everything in their power to reach a conclusion rapidly.

Children’s Toys (Gender–specific Marketing) (5 February 2014)

Jennifer Willott: ...toys from the ’70s, including an orange toolbox, a blue kitchen and a blue and grey ice cream parlour with girls and boys playing in it. They are from only a couple of decades ago—during my own childhood—but they show a very different image of childhood. If the space hopper were invented today, it would not be iconic orange; there would be a pink version that looked like...

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