Results 4701–4720 of 4920 for speaker:Hugh Bayley

Business of the House: Defence Spending (19 Jun 2014)

Hugh Bayley: The first responsibility of any Government, as every Member of this House will agree, is the security of their citizens. In order to provide security for our citizens, we need to work in partnership with our allies. The reason for that is that none of us in NATO, with the possible exception of the United States, has armed forces that are strong enough on their own to deter all the external...

Business of the House: Defence Spending (19 Jun 2014)

Hugh Bayley: The hon. Gentleman makes a good point, with which I agree, in relation to the Falklands. I certainly agree that one should not pluck a figure out of the air and say, “This is the target.” We need to look at the security risks we face and then at how we, perhaps on our own in certain circumstances but more usually in combination with allies, would deploy military force to counter those...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: European Council (30 Jun 2014)

Hugh Bayley: If the Prime Minister wants to strengthen Britain’s hand in any future renegotiation, it is important that he should be able to say that he represents the national consensus and that he has consulted other parties, business and the CBI, as well as the TUC, to set out clearly what changes he is after. What plans does he have to play this in the national interest rather than from a party...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Winter Fuel Payments: York (1 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area received winter fuel payments in the last year for which data is available.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Warm Front Scheme: York (1 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (1) how many (a) single-pensioner households in York and (b) two-pensioner households in York have received Warm Front assistance in each year since the inception of that scheme; and what the average spend has been on each such household; (2) how much his Department has spent on the Warm Front scheme in York local authority area...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: King Richard III (1 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: If he will meet hon. Members and civic and Church leaders from Leicester and York to discuss how the reburial of the mortal remains of King Richard III can be done in a way which acknowledges King Richard’s close association with Yorkshire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: King Richard III (1 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: I do not want to raise the matter of the licence, but I ask the Minister, in the interests of fairness, to reconsider. It is 16 and a half months since the Under-Secretary of State for Justice, the hon. Member for Kenilworth and Southam (Jeremy Wright) said in this House that many of the points that I had raised in the debate “deserve further consideration”. On 12 March 2013 in...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Organic Farming: Yorkshire and Humberside (2 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much land in Yorkshire was given over to organic farming in each year since 2008-09.

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: York (2 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many families in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area received child and working tax credits in 2009 and in each year since.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit: York (2 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many people in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area received pension credit in the last year for which data are available; (2) how many people in (a) the city of York local authority area and (b) York Central constituency were in receipt of (i) the basic state pension and (ii) pension credit in 2008-09...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Forests (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been spent on biodiversity on the public forest estate in each year since 2004-05.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Forests (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much Government spending there was on public forest estate in each year since 2008-09.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Forests: Yorkshire and Humberside (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many hectares of Forestry Commission public forest estate there was in Yorkshire and the Humber in each year since 2008-09; and what the make-up of such forest was.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling: York (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of waste collected in City of York has been recycled in each year since 2008-09; and what funding his Department provided to City of York local authority to increase recycling rates in each of those years.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Television: Licensing (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households with a person aged 75 or over in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area were eligible for a free television licence in the last year for which data are available.

Written Answers — Education: Education: Yorkshire and the Humber (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of children in state education in (a) York local authority area and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber region achieved (i) Level 2 or above in key stage 1 SATS, (ii) Level 4 or above in key stage 2 English and mathematics tests and (iii) five or more GCSE grades A*-C in 1997-98 and in each year since.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Tour de France (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: What long-term cycling legacy he expects from the Tour de France grand départ in Yorkshire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Tour de France (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: I sincerely hope so. I know the Minister will join me in congratulating City of York council and the other local authorities involved, along with the cycling organisations, on all the preparations they have made for the race. In terms of public participation, cycling is the third most popular sport in the country. The biggest single disincentive for cyclists is the state of the roads and the...

Women and Equalities: Rights of Women and Girls (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: In last night’s Adjournment debate, my right hon. Friend the Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Mr Brown) talked about the case of the abducted girls in Nigeria. He made the point that the problem is not that those girls were abducted, or that others have been abducted since, but that many are at risk and are no longer going to school. Will the Minister look at that speech and prepare a...

Local Government Procurement (3 Jul 2014)

Hugh Bayley: Thank you all for an interesting debate. Question put and agreed to. Sitting adjourned.


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