Results 1–20 of 4715 for speaker:George Howarth

Transport: Public Transport Authorities: Buses (17 Sep 2020)

George Howarth: What plans he has to enable public transport authorities to operate their own bus services.

Transport: Public Transport Authorities: Buses (17 Sep 2020)

George Howarth: I thank the Minister for his response, but I do not think it amounted to an answer to my question, so let me try again. If publicly owned bus services are right for London, why are they not right for the Liverpool city region?

Written Answers — Treasury: Events Industry: Coronavirus (15 Sep 2020)

George Howarth: What fiscal steps he is taking to help companies in the live entertainment industry remain in business during the covid-19 outbreak.

Birmingham Attacks and Extinction Rebellion Protests (7 Sep 2020)

George Howarth: On behalf of the people of Knowsley, may I express our solidarity with the people of Birmingham? In a free society, peaceful protest is important, as is a free press, but does the Minister agree that that does not extend the right to any group to prevent the people of Knowsley from going about their lawful business? Will he also confirm that the police have all the powers they need to prevent...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid: Religious Discrimination (9 Jul 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she taking to ensure that aid is targeted at the most vulnerable regardless of their faith; and what criteria her Department applies to ensure that religious minorities are not discriminated against.

Economic Update (8 Jul 2020)

George Howarth: In response to an earlier question, the Chancellor said that everything in the garden was rosy with local government finance, but he will know that local government faces a catastrophic loss of revenue next year as a result of covid-19, and that that will have a devastating effect on jobs and services. Knowsley Council alone faces a loss of income of £90 million, and the Liverpool city...

Arts, Culture and Heritage: Support Package (7 Jul 2020)

George Howarth: In response to an earlier question from my hon. Friend the Member for Garston and Halewood (Maria Eagle) about Adlib in Knowsley, which provides technical support to live events, the Minister effectively said that it will not get any support until the industry gets back up and running and it can then provide its services. Does she accept that, if it is going to take as long as seems to be...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Contact Tracing: Computer Software (2 Jul 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much has been spent on developing the Government’s covid-19 contact tracing app to date; which companies were paid sums as part of that process; how much each such company received; and what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of that expenditure.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Finance (26 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the UK budget deficit by the end of 2020; and what that deficit equates to per household.

Written Answers — Treasury: Money (26 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value is of notes and coins in pounds sterling in circulation in the (a) UK and (b) rest of the world.

Written Answers — Treasury: Government Securities (26 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total value is of gilts issued in the (a) UK and (b) rest of the world.

Education: Educational Disadvantage: Covid-19 (22 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: What plans he has to help schools deliver programmes to enable pupils to catch up on progress lost as a result of the covid-19 lockdown.

Education: Educational Disadvantage: Covid-19 (22 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: I welcome the additional £350 million announced last week for catch-up tutoring, but the Secretary of State is aware that schools with already badly overstretched budgets will have to find a quarter of that cost. Will he give an unequivocal commitment that schools, which are best placed to know their pupils’ needs, will be able to target those funds in the most appropriate way for them?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: China: Coronavirus (15 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Chinese counterpart on releasing prisoners of conscience Gedhun Choekyi Nyimain, Hu Chigen and Bishop James Zhumin due to the risk of covid-19 to detainees in overcrowded prisons.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Riot Control Weapons: USA (15 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, if she will publish (a) a list of all current export licenses to the US of riot control projectiles and equipment including (i) who has purchased those items and (ii) their declared purpose; and if she will (A) suspend all existing licenses and (B) halt any new licenses for the export of riot control projectiles and equipment to the US if...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Wildlife Parks and Zoos: Social Distancing (15 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of re-opening zoos and safari parks with appropriate social distancing measures.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Charities: Coronavirus (11 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the Government has plans to introduce a stabilisation fund for the charity sector in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: India: Religious Freedom (9 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the appropriateness of India’s designation as a country of particular concern for religious freedom violations by the US Commission for International Religious Freedom.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Saudi Arabia: Coronavirus (8 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Saudi Arabian Government on releasing prisoners of conscience Raif Badawi, Ashraf Fayadh and Ahmad Al Shamri due to the risk of covid-19 posed to detainees in overcrowded prisons.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Mexico: Religious Freedom (8 Jun 2020)

George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his Mexican counterpart on freedom of religion and belief in that country.


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