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Business of the House (5 May 2016)

Chris Bryant: .... The use of food banks up by 19%. Absolute child poverty set to rise. NHS waiting lists up. Libraries closed. Net migration higher than it has ever been. There has been one Budget in which the Chancellor attacked working tax credits, and another in which he attacked welfare payments. Morale at rock bottom—in the NHS, the teaching profession and the police. Election rules bent to...

Housing and Planning Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons (4 May 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...right-to-buy scheme, or they may be able to take up shared ownership offers. We have brought forward a package of amendments which significantly improves the operation of the policy by protecting work incentives and vulnerable tenants. I am very grateful to your Lordships’ House for recognising this and accepting the government amendment to enable the creation of exceptions for...

Opposition Day: NHS Bursaries (4 May 2016)

Nicholas Dakin: ...saddening; it’s such a wonderful course to be a part of and our nurses are absolutely vital in the care of society’s health and the maintenance of OUR NHS. If the bursary is scrapped, a lot of student nurses will end up working 70 plus hours a week (placement, study time, job/s). Is a student nurse working that many hours a week safe patient care?” Those words capture...

Poverty Programmes: Audit - Question (4 May 2016)

Lord Freud: The design of universal credit, which the noble Baroness is looking at, is very different from existing legacy benefits. It incorporates real incentives to work more and we are already seeing people who are on universal credit looking to work more, looking to do more hours and looking to earn more in a way that they were not on legacy benefits. At the same time as we have those reductions to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (4 May 2016)

Owen Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2016 to Question 25156, if he will publish the list of circumstances that would trigger natural migration from tax credits to universal credit.

Housing and Planning Bill: What is a starter home? (3 May 2016)

Brandon Lewis: The hon. Lady will be interested to hear what I have to say in a few minutes about how the policy will work in practice to ensure not only consistency, but that it always pays to work. We have brought forward a package of amendments and statements of intent to ensure that the policy is fair and that it does not damage the incentive to find work and keep in work. In addition, we have committed...

The Economy - Motion to Take Note (28 Apr 2016)

Lord Bhattacharyya: ...response to each threat to jobs, communities and businesses. Yet, when we examine the causes of the crisis, we discover that they are complex and often a result of our own previous decisions on supporting, taxing and regulating our industries. This was the case during the financial crisis, when our history as a trading nation, our reliance on financial services for tax revenues and a boom...

Backbench Business: Social Security (Equality) (26 Apr 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) because, although we may disagree on many of the points raised, he makes very clear alternative suggestions. It is one thing to criticise the Government but, to his credit, he sets out how his party would do things differently. I have always said that I will look very closely at what our friends in Scotland do. If something works there, we will be first in the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (25 Apr 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...for the services of caring, nor is it intended to replace lost or forgone earnings in their entirety. The earnings limit for Carer's Allowance is a net figure which is the figure left once income tax, National Insurance contributions and half of any contributions to an occupational or personal pension are deducted from earnings. There are also a number of other deductions which can be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (21 Apr 2016)

Shailesh Vara: ...West Midlands and (c) England relating to (i) Personal Independence Payment (PIP), (ii) Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), (iii) Income Support (IS), (iv) Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) and (v) tax credits between October and December 2015, the latest period for which figures are available. Proportion of appeals decided in favour of the appellant between October and December 2015 6...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (21 Apr 2016)

Ed Vaizey: What can I say? I think it would be a disaster if we left the European Union. Thanks to the fantastic support for our introduction of tax credits and putting coding in the national curriculum, and our backing for e-sports, Britain is forging ahead in the video games industry. However, we must work with our European partners.

Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]: Money Laundering (19 Apr 2016)

Harriett Baldwin: ...and I commend him for his use of both in this example. The Chancellor and I are very concerned about this issue, as my hon. Friend knows, and we are grateful to my hon. Friend for his assiduous work in collating examples that he has heard from colleagues and from the banking sector. It is absolutely right that the “know your customer” requirements should be tailored to the risk...

National Living Wage (18 Apr 2016)

Eilidh Whiteford: I certainly acknowledge that the approach is different, but I think that we should all appreciate the work done by the Low Pay Commission in assessing the levels of pay increase that our economy can sustain without pushing up unemployment, and the possibility of gaining that optimal balance between the two. However, I fear that the commission’s role has been rather undermined by this...

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (3rd Day) (18 Apr 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...and of housing associations through the right to buy and shared ownership. In Committee, I reinforced the Government’s commitment to ensuring that the policy is designed fairly and that work always pays. On this basis, I gave three reassurances: first, that we would introduce a taper to ensure that it would always be in the tenant’s interest to increase their earnings;...

Tax Avoidance and Evasion (13 Apr 2016)

James Cartlidge: That is an excellent point. It was a fundamental injustice, and we dealt with it. In the latest Budget, we announced a series of measures to tackle tax avoidance on matters such as hybrid mismatch, VAT evasion through online sales and the general anti-abuse rule. We will introduce a new penalty of 60% of tax due in all GAAR cases that are successfully tackled. We have brought in a long list...

Improvement of Rail Passenger Services (Use of Disruption Payments) (13 Apr 2016)

Joan Ryan: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require Schedule 8 disruption payments between Network Rail and train operating companies to be allocated to specified projects aimed at increasing the quality, value for money or reliability of passengers’ experience of railway travel and associated services; and for connected purposes. I am grateful for the opportunity to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (13 Apr 2016)

Owen Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether transitional protection where entitlement is lower will begin as soon as tax credit recipients start migrating to universal credit.

Energy Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (12 Apr 2016) amended as follows. (2) After section 32LC (inserted by section [Onshore wind power: closure of renewables obligation on 31 March 2016] of this Act) insert—“32LD Onshore wind generating stations accredited, or additional capacity added, on or before 31 March 2016The circumstances set out in this section are where the electricity is— (a) generated by an onshore wind...

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