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  • Andrew Reeves-Hall: The Minister of Transport stated on 23 November 2015 that "for spending for which the Government is responsible, in the five years 2011/12 to 2015/16 the Department has increased its spend on... (11 February 2016)
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  • David Clark: Good point Sir George, let us at last grasp the West Lothian question. (28 November 2014)
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  • Ian Sandeman: Having "hope" and being "determined" will do little to reassure Carers that any government for the last 40 years has really taken Carers needs seriously. There is no evidence that this one will do so. (29 June 2012)
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  • beth morris: I think George Young did not understand the quyestion and is ill informed the labour MOP was asking about companies that are preying on vulnerable people saying they can help people get benefits... (17 June 2012)
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  • Tony M: The MoD's recent record on getting value for the taxpayer is woeful, can they be trusted here? (24 February 2012)
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  • Chris Beazer: The single most important measure that would improve the safety of cyclists (and pedestrians) is to implement "strict liability" for a motorist in collision with a vulnerable road user. This, and... (3 February 2012)
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  • Katja Leyendecker: It's good to hear that The hon. Norman Baker, takes cycling seriously. I wonder whether he takes seriously the INVESTMENT in cycling infrastructure and changes to our road system? (3 February 2012)
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  • Neil Roberts: http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commo ns-vote-office/4.HomeOffice-ScrapMetalDe alers.pdf (27 January 2012)
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  • jane eades: It is simply not true that the academies and 'free' school programme is driving up standards and is irrelevant to the issue raised. (9 December 2011)
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  • Robert Battersby: No Government is bound by the "Buy Foreign" procurement process as "set by the last Government". Other EC countries buy their own and if a foreign company is involved, then manufacturing plants... (9 July 2011)
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  • Tony M: The decision has already been made: 5.37 As a foreign award, the FCO has the Government lead on the subject of the PJM but in the MOD’s view there is no case for recommending to the HD... (10 June 2011)
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  • Ryan Jendoubi: I think this is the debate referred to: http://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id= 2011-03-17a.139.0 (29 April 2011)
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  • Steve Turnbull: Steven's comment on Mr Timpson's post is slightly inaccurate. These Surestart Centres have NOT closed. The privately funded Nurseries attached to them have, as they went into administration... (1 February 2011)
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  • Steven Roberts: This response is 'rich' as it was the Local Authority (Tory-controlled Cheshire East) that forced these Sure Start Child Care Centres to shut in the first place, then took over the running of... (29 January 2011)
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  • Sian Balsom: Instead of making it harder for employees to raise tribunals, couldn't the government work with employers to help them improve working conditions, preventing employees feeling so deeply unhappy... (28 January 2011)
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  • David Clark: Oh dear, Sir George, two wrongs do not make a right. (18 November 2010)
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  • Dave Whyte: Bravo to Thomas Docherty. The British Nuclear Test Veterans and their Allies have been waiting for over fifty years for closure on this disgraceful event in our history. A final conclusion is... (16 October 2010)
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  • Roy England: A pity that George Young was quite so 'short' with Mark Lazarowicz. Mr. Lazarowicz was after all one of few Labour M.P.s who signed the EDM and it seems that he [ML] agrees that ELAS sufferers... (25 June 2010)
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  • Tim Hollis: Not likely! (25 June 2010)
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  • Eleanor Goodison: Sir George Young has pressed for a debate on the Wright report at every Business Questions since the report was published at the end of November. (16 January 2010)
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  • david gussman: I also agree with the above statement of if a 20 year old decides he wants to move out, should he automaticlay be given a house, by the local authority, its another problem arisen by the handout... (23 October 2008)
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  • David Clark: Sir George quotes yet another example where Scotland has already changed its law to provide a more logical outcome but England appears to be dragging its feet. Yet it will allow Scottish... (1 April 2008)
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  • David Cropper: I e-mailed Sir George on these points and I quote part of his very prompt reply (within hours), probably written by an assistant, as follows: "I did not ask for less time to debate the Lisbon... (25 February 2008)
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  • David Clark: This European legislation is possibly one of the most important acts going through parliament for may years in that it gives up so much power to the EU. However, I have watched some of the... (25 February 2008)
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  • David Cropper: Sir George(Conservative) is my local MP and my vote in, I can't remember, how many elections has helped him retain his seat in Westminster. But here I cannot understand why he wants less and not... (23 February 2008)
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