Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans the Government has to introduce a legal framework after the UK has left the EU that will ensure UK restructuring and insolvency practitioners will be able to practice across the EU.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of nursing students who were overpaid loans and maintenance grants by the Students Loans Company.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which universities have been affected by overpayments of student loans and maintenance grants to nursing students by the Student Loans Company.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to support nursing students who were overpaid loan and maintenance grants by the Student Loans Company.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to write-off all the loan and maintenance grants overpayments made by the Student Loans Company to nursing students.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support he plans to make available to nursing students affected by overpayments of loan and maintenance grants by the Students Loans Company to ensure they can complete their course.
Gary Streeter: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Gary Streeter: We live in a London-centric country. Can my right hon. Friend update the House on what he is doing to ensure that Government Departments are relocated to other parts of the United Kingdom, including, of course, the great south-west?
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a free bus pass scheme for armed forces veterans across the UK similar to the Veterans Concessionary Travel Scheme operating in London.
Gary Streeter: When I met Devon’s secretary of the Royal College of Nursing recently to discuss nurses’ pay, she made the obvious point that she was getting a bit fed up with politicians saying that they valued nurses while not actually adding to their pay packets. Does my right hon. Friend agree that from today not only will we be saying that we value nurses, but that that will be reflected in...
Gary Streeter: Will my right hon. Friend seek to install a sense of urgency into Departments, perhaps starting with the Department for Transport? Once again, following heavy rainfall, the line from London to Plymouth has been cut—I hope, temporarily—due to flooding in the Exeter region. There is a plan to fix it, but it is taking far too long, and my constituents are fed up about it—and so...
Gary Streeter: Over the years, I have strongly supported the pressure we have rightly put local authorities under to improve efficiency and bear down on waste, and I am sure that elsewhere in the country there are examples of where more needs to be done. In the south-west, however, my impression is that the finances of Devon, Plymouth and many other local authorities have been cut to the bone. I think there...
Gary Streeter: I thank all hon. Members for collaborating on timing.
Gary Streeter: The Scottish National party spokesman has graciously given us a few extra minutes, for which I am grateful.
Gary Streeter: I call Marsha De Cordova. Take your time. People have been so very good that we have an extra couple of minutes, which the hon. Lady may take if she wishes.
Gary Streeter: Before I call Mr Reed to open our debate on this important matter, you can all see that there is a cast of thousands. This is a very important subject. When Mr Reed has sat down, I will let you know exactly what the time limits will be. You should plan for three or four minutes, and we will see how we go.
Gary Streeter: Thank you, Mr Reed. Colleagues can do the maths for themselves. I am going to impose a voluntary time limit of three minutes to start, but let us see how we get on.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the reasons are for the time taken by Ofsted to give approval for the new Tregosse residential care home.
Gary Streeter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the efficacy of Ofsted's registration process for new residential care centres for children with severe and multiple additional behavioural needs.
Gary Streeter: I beg to move, That this House has considered funding for higher education. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie, in a debate that I suspect has been slightly snow-affected. No doubt my hon. Friend the Member for Cannock Chase (Amanda Milling), who is standing in for the Minister, will say more about that in a moment. Also, I would like to thank Mr Barnaby Austin, who...