Results 101–120 of 8441 for speaker:Angela Eagle

NHS Winter Crisis (10 Jan 2018)

Angela Eagle: Does my hon. Friend recognise the pressure across the system? At Arrowe Park on the Wirral, staff made 48 extra beds available for the winter crisis and over Christmas, and in the event they had to make 40 more extra beds available by cancelling all elective surgery. Does he believe that this is the way to plan for the winter, and does he believe that the Department of Health made robust and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations (8 Jan 2018)

Angela Eagle: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish the total number of people who were awarded a score of zero in the assessment of the (a) mobility and (b) daily living components of the personal independence payment in each month of the most recent 12 months for which data is available.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (19 Dec 2017)

Angela Eagle: On admissions to hospital for malnutrition, will the Minister tell me what has been happening at Wirral University Teaching hospital? Admissions for malnutrition went up from 21 in 2009-10 to 707 in 2014-15. They went up again to 728 and this year currently stand at 586. That seems very, very high. Can anyone tell me what is going on? If not, will Ministers write to me to explain these huge...

EU Exit Negotiations (5 Dec 2017)

Angela Eagle: Yesterday, our Prime Minister was humiliated by having the rug pulled from under her by the DUP. Was she not naive even to attempt to do a deal of the sort she tried to do, knowing that the DUP would inevitably veto it? With the negotiations in such fantastic hands, will the Secretary of State now admit that the only way to move forward without a hard border in Northern Ireland, to protect...

Social Mobility Commission (4 Dec 2017)

Angela Eagle: The Minister is doing his best to ignore the fact that the entire board of the social mobility commission has resigned. Why does he think that is? Can he give us an answer?

Leaving the Eu: Sectoral Impact Assessments (28 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: This is not my definition of taking back control. This huge mess that the Government have got themselves into shows the limits of their clever-clever tactic of not engaging with Opposition motions by sitting on their hands. Despite what the Minister says, the fact is that a Humble Address, which it is compulsory for the Government to act on, has been carried. It calls not for the documents to...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Wokingham (John Redwood). The Office for Budget Responsibility forecast, which was published today, has demonstrated that we are in a downgraded economy. Real wages are down, business investment is down and productivity is downgraded now and far into the future. It is therefore no wonder that growth is down from the Chancellor’s...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: The right hon. Gentleman has just spoken; he can go off and advise his clients on investing their money abroad. The Conservative party saw an opportunity to pursue a minimal state agenda in the aftermath of the global financial crash, and it has done so at great cost to many. It made a deliberate choice that cuts to public spending would bear 80% of the cost of eliminating the deficit and...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: That is absolutely right. Merseyside police will have suffered cuts of £183 million by 2021 and is 1,000 officers and 700 support staff down. It is little wonder that crime levels are now the highest in a decade. Madam Deputy Speaker, I could go on, but I think you get the point. Austerity has exacted a brutal cost from the most vulnerable. This Budget takes place against a backdrop of...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: I would certainly buy a second-hand car from the right hon. Gentleman. The Chancellor, who is regarded with the utmost suspicion by the Brextremists on his own side, was warned at the weekend that he had to produce a game-changer of a Budget or his career would be over. They want rid of him because they do not think he is Eurosceptic enough. The Prime Minister has already shown her faith in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: Earlier in the year, the Prime Minister told the country that she was the only person who could offer strong and stable leadership in the national interest. With her Cabinet crumbling before her eyes, can she tell us how it is going?

Hospital Car Parking Charges (Abolition): Tax Avoidance and Evasion (14 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: Does my right hon. Friend agree that one of the best ways of trying to deal with this increasingly serious issue is to have openness and transparency in all funds held offshore, so that those who are doing this have to face the legitimate scrutiny of taxpayers in this country?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Cammell Laird: Strikes (9 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Youth Justice of 25 April 2017, Official Report, column 993, on Cammell Laird, what steps he has taken following that contribution to look at that case further.

Paradise Papers (6 Nov 2017)

Angela Eagle: Is not the Minister worried about the tangled web of Russian money that appears to be involved at very high levels, as shown by these leaks? Will he not agree that there is now a great public interest in having transparency of ownership and getting these registers published as soon as possible? Why do not the Government just make an announcement that the overseas territories are going to do...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: The Minister is living in a parallel universe. He says that schools are getting increases. Kingsway Primary School is going to lose £131,306—a 19% fall in what it would have expected—and three teachers. St Mary’s College will lose £223,778—a 3% fall in funding—and four teachers. Fender Primary School, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: I have read some of the right hon. Gentleman’s responses to other debates like this and he spends a great deal of time not responding to the actual questions that have been raised, by telling us in great technical detail about what the national funding formula is meant to do. Will he address some of the issues that I raised about the unfairness of Kingsway Primary School, which has 53%...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: The right hon. Gentleman is taking as his baseline this financial year, yet there have been real terms cuts in schools for the last two years, as I thought I had explained, so he is trying to claim that there has been an increase, when in fact he is discounting the cuts that have already happened. He knows that it is not an accurate way of talking about what happened. Why doesn’t he...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: They have had it cut.

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Angela Eagle: In real terms, they have had it cut.

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