Results 201–220 of 1297 for speaker:Brian H Donohoe

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Food Banks (9 Jan 2013)

Brian H Donohoe: We are in 2013 and not 1813, are we not? The need for food banks this year in Scotland is an abominable reflection on society. There is even a food bank in Prestwick, which is one of the most salubrious parts of my constituency. According to the Trussell Trust, 15% of the people who use that food bank are in employment. What an indictment that is of the Government.

West Midlands Economy (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. Coventry’s economy has been greatly assisted over the years by the car industry, particularly Jaguar. What does he think about Tata’s proposal to open a factory in China?

Charities Act 2011 (Amendment): Energy Bill (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: rose—

Charities Act 2011 (Amendment): Energy Bill (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: Does the Secretary of State agree that one way to overcome the problem of the deficit in energy generation would be if the nationalists were to allow new nuclear stations to be built north of the border? Does he agree with that as a way forward?

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Food Banks (Scotland) (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: Is it not absolutely ironic that in two days’ time Halls of Broxburn, in my hon. Friend’s constituency, is closing and as a consequence, the workers are setting up a food bank? Is that not an indictment against the nationalists and the Government in Westminster?

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Food Banks (Scotland) (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: I thank my hon. Friend for giving way and congratulate him on securing the debate.

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Food Banks (Scotland) (19 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: Thank you, Mr Betts. I am sorry. Will my hon. Friend confirm that he is saying that in this age—in 2012—there is a necessity for food banks? Is that not an abrogation of all Governments’ responsibilities?

Welfare Reform (Disabled People and Carers) — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] (18 Dec 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate about an issue that is burning hot in my constituency. Does he agree that Atos is not the problem? Although it has to administer the problem, it has been set certain parameters in which to work. The consequence is that everyone blames Atos, when the Government should be blamed for all that is happening to disabled people.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Road Congestion (29 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: One way that congestion could be greatly reduced would be by having a dedicated police service for the highways? Does the Minister agree?

Prime Minister: Central Ayrshire (21 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: When he next expects to visit Central Ayrshire.

Prime Minister: Central Ayrshire (21 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: I thank the Prime Minister for his response. A few months ago, he came to Troon in my constituency and he was going to give me the opportunity to take him around. One of the areas I was going to take him to was the Troon shipyard, where I served my apprenticeship many years ago—in fact, when he would probably still have been in short trousers. Outside the door of the shipyard on a Thursday...

Prime Minister: Central Ayrshire (21 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: Mr Speaker, you hold one of the great offices of state, as does the Prime Minister. What is he personally going to do to drive these sharks out of our economies?

Civil Aviation Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Clause 1 — CAA’s general duty (20 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: Will the Minister give way?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands (19 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the Government's management of the Turks and Caicos Islands during the period in which self-governance was suspended.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands (19 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will allow the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands to delay the introduction of VAT if it wishes to do so.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands (13 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will reconsider the implementation of VAT in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands (13 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will work with the new Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands to ensure that it provides effective governance of the islands.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Turks and Caicos Islands (13 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will take steps to ensure resources are made available to support the new government in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Fuel Duty (12 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: As the Minister was in his place earlier he will have heard me ask what is the amount of tax on a litre of petrol. Does he agree that, for the first time, a Government should allow that figure to be displayed on the forecourts of all our petrol stations?

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Fuel Duty (12 Nov 2012)

Brian H Donohoe: What is the total taxation on a litre of petrol, how does it affect the general public, and is it something that should be advertised in every forecourt in the land?


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