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EU Exit Negotiations (15 Nov 2018)

Nicholas Soames: May I congratulate the Prime Minister on her exceptional efforts to honour the result of the referendum and to achieve a deal with the EU under the most difficult and demanding circumstances? Will she elaborate on the scale and breadth of the future partnerships agreed on security and defence?

Housing, Communities and Local Government: New Homes (5 Nov 2018)

Nicholas Soames: What steps his Department is taking to reduce the time taken to build new homes.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: New Homes (5 Nov 2018)

Nicholas Soames: The Government would see greater progress in their quest to shorten the time it takes to build new homes if people were able to have greater confidence in the design and layout of large housing developments. I congratulate my right hon. Friend on the steps he is taking to get that done, but does he agree that what really worries people is not only the housing but the inability to provide...

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (23 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: What is it, precisely, about the NHS’s management and leadership that means it seems to be unable to achieve consistent excellence in its hospitals, such as happens at the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust? Why is it so hard for lessons learned to be better disseminated?

October EU Council: Death of Jamal Khashoggi (22 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: It grieves me to have to say this, as a friend of the Saudis for nearly 40 years, but the Saudi explanation on this matter is completely implausible, and there can be no doubt that the order for this terrible crime came from the very top. Therefore, as good friends and allies of Saudi Arabia for many years, it behoves us to be extremely robust and candid with the Saudi Government. Yes, we...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Antisubmarine Warfare (18 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to increase anti-submarine warfare capacity.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Antisubmarine Warfare (18 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what anti-submarine warfare capability he plans to include on the Type 31e Frigates.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark (18 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the timetable is for the replacements for landing platform docks Albion and Bulwark.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Tomahawk Missiles (18 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to introduce Tomahawk Land Attack Missile capability to the surface fleet.

EU Exit Negotiations (15 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: I welcome the Prime Minister’s statement and the progress that has been made, but will my right hon. Friend make it clear that throughout the tangle of these incredibly complex and difficult negotiations, security co-operation must remain a national priority, and will she confirm unequivocally that this will be the case?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Operating Costs (15 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the reasons for higher rail operating costs in the UK than in Europe.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Leadership Academy (15 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what courses the NHS Leadership Academy provide for candidates for management positions in the NHS; and what the scope is of those courses.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Primary Health Care: Nurses (15 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to expand the role of qualified nurses in primary care.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit Roll-out (15 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: Will my right hon. Friend commend the work of the jobcentre in Haywards Heath, which I visited last Friday, for the extraordinarily effective, humane and decent way in which they are rolling out universal credit?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Leadership Academy (9 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how and where the NHS Leadership Academy's courses are delivered.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership: Foreign Investment in UK (9 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what estimate he has made of the amount of foreign direct investment into the Coast to Capital local enterprise partnership area since 2016.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Violence in Prisons (9 Oct 2018)

Nicholas Soames: Will my right hon. Friend pay tribute to the prison officers in both public and private prisons who, by and large, do an exceptional job in very, very difficult circumstances? Does he agree that we should on every occasion do what we can to encourage them and raise their status as an important part of the whole process of judicial sentencing?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Curlews: Conservation (18 Sep 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to introduce predator control as part of the work to secure the future of the Curlew.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Biodiversity (18 Sep 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to include predator control in agri-environment schemes.

Written Answers — Treasury: Foreign Companies: Russia (14 Sep 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what guidance his Department has issued to the Listing Authorities on the suitability of Russian-controlled companies that apply to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.


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