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Results 1–20 of 5264 for speaker:Anne McGuire

Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 Mar 2015)

Anne McGuire: It is a rare privilege to be allowed to make a valedictory speech, Mr Speaker. I have to admit that this is the first one I have ever had the opportunity to make in leaving a job; normally, there was a wee present and a drink in the local pub, so this certainly is an elevation beyond my expectations. The people of Stirling paid me the honour of electing me four times and I thank them...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Evasion (19 Mar 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of calls made to the Tax Evasion Hotline was from parents with care who receive statutory child maintenance reporting alleged tax evasion by a non-resident parent in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2013-14.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Evasion (17 Mar 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what mechanisms HM Revenue and Customs has in place to investigate allegations of tax evasion by non-resident parents reported by parents with care following advice from the Child Maintenance Service.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Biofuels (4 Mar 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the implications of his Department's report on the Life Cycle Impacts of Biomass Electricity published in July 2014, for the life cycle assessment of the Renewable Energy Directive; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Biofuels (4 Mar 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment has been made of the potential contribution of biomass to meeting the 2020 targets of the Climate Change Act 2008; and if he will make a statement.

Gaza — [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] (25 Feb 2015)

Anne McGuire: It is a pleasure to speak in the debate. Like others, I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow (Mr McCann). For the record, I am the parliamentary chair of Labour Friends of Israel. All of us around the Chamber have really good instincts about what needs to happen. We want peace for the Palestinian people and the Israelis. It is a tragedy and a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Property Taxes (25 Feb 2015)

Anne McGuire: What recent discussions he has had with Ministers of the Scottish Government on property taxes in Scotland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Property Taxes (25 Feb 2015)

Anne McGuire: May I encourage the Secretary of State to be a little more forthcoming and share with the House his view on whether Revenue Scotland is ready for the transfer of property taxes in April?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Gaza (4 Feb 2015)

Anne McGuire: What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the tripartite mechanism for the reconstruction of Gaza.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Gaza (4 Feb 2015)

Anne McGuire: Does the Secretary of State agree that the UN needs to take action to ensure that all the building materials going into Gaza are used to alleviate the dire conditions of the Gazan people, rather than diverted by Hamas for military purposes?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (20 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: This week, as part of the congregation of Stirling Methodist church, I joined other local politicians in writing to the UN about a global climate agreement in Paris. Can the Secretary of State tell us what work is being done on the agreements reached in Lima in December 2014, leading up to the Paris conference in 2015?

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Holocaust Memorial Day (20 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: Actually, it is Stirling.

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Holocaust Memorial Day (20 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. I will keep my remarks brief, as I appreciate that other Members want to speak. It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Southend West (Sir David Amess). Like others, I congratulate the hon. Member for Hertsmere (Mr Clappison). I also wish to pay a special tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Riverside (Mrs...

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Holocaust Memorial Day (20 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: Everyone will find that shocking. Although we were not born when these things happened, we lived with the aftermath, and those of us who, like the hon. Member for Southend West, grew up in the post-war period, saw the images of the Holocaust on BBC television in black and white and had a broadening knowledge of it. That is why such debates, as well as the work of the Holocaust Educational...

[Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] — Holocaust Memorial Day (20 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: As the chair of Labour Friends of Israel, I like to think that, although we are not there to be apologists for any Israeli Government or any politician in Israel, the existence of the state of Israel is an important element not only in post-Holocaust history, because of the Holocaust, but in the future of the Jewish people. I want now to talk about the visit to Auschwitz to commemorate the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy (15 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will apply the same criteria for industries which qualify for relief under the Climate Change Agreement to the industries eligible for relief from the indirect costs of renewables.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (8 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when he expects to publish the final recommendations from the consultation on the Electricity Intensive Industries - Relief from the Indirect Costs of Renewables.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy (7 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he expects to publish final recommendations following his Department's consultation, the Electricity Intensive Industries - Relief from the Indirect Costs of Renewables.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy (7 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the UK sawmilling sector of its exclusion from the provisions of the Electricity Intensive Industries - Relief from the Indirect Costs of Renewables scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Renewable Energy (7 Jan 2015)

Anne McGuire: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the cost of including (a) the UK sawmilling sector and (b) all industries eligible for relief under the Climate Change Agreement in the scope of the Electricity Intensive Industries - Relief from the Indirect Costs of Renewables scheme.


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