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Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (11 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: What plans she has to encourage the take-up of apprenticeships.

Social Care (7 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: In the absence of any provision I may make—Dilnot might have encouraged me to make such provision—is it reasonable for me to expect my social care costs to be paid for by the state while my heirs inherit my substantial housing assets?

Israel: Us Embassy (7 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: If the President has a cunning plan which he has not shared with any of his allies, may I invite my right hon. Friend to speculate on what it might be?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Food Prices (7 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: What about the price of animals for live export? Is there any prospect of banning that grisly trade altogether?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water: Environment Protection (7 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment has he made of the environmental sustainability of England's chalk streams; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Mobile Homes: Fees and Charges (7 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent representations has he received on the (a) 100% maximum resale charge and (b) rate at which pitch fees can increase under the Mobile Homes Act 2013; and if he will make a statement.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Welsh Ministers — Power to make consequential and transitional provision (6 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: The difficulty is that it will be in the interests of Scotland that there is a swift increase in the volume of trade as a consequence of new trade agreements that are negotiated. That will be significantly limited if the powers to deliver those agreements have been diffused throughout the United Kingdom.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Welsh Ministers — Power to make consequential and transitional provision (6 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: Given the thrust of the hon. Gentleman’s amendments, has it occurred to him that these powers were ceded to the EU in order to maintain an integrity of the internal market? Equally, when these powers return to the UK, there will be a need, in the interests of many Scottish businesses, to maintain the integrity of the UK market, which is of vital importance to the Kingdom of Scotland.

EU Exit Negotiations (5 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: May we return to the Prime Minister’s original intention that there would be no running commentary? This discussion is driving the Opposition into a state of apoplexy when strategic patience is required.

Social Mobility Commission: Points of Order (4 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: Or mine!

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Adult Social Care (4 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: Are we abandoning Dilnot?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Solicitors: Regulation (1 Dec 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to alter the arrangements for supervision of solicitors in response to the Ecohouse fraud; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: Recruitment (30 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for how many days the Army recruiting website been inoperable in each of the last six months; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services: Regulation (30 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to change financial regulation in response to the ecohouse fraud; and if he will make a statement.

State Pension Age: Women (29 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker.

State Pension Age: Women (29 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I was just going to observe the contradiction that it is impossible to, as the right hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) said, “inadvertently seek” to mislead the House. One either misleads the House seeking to do so or not.

Exiting the Eu: Costs (29 Nov 2017)

Desmond Swayne: My right hon. Friend should not pay more than we owe, but she should be confident that, whatever that is, it is a bargain against the cost of staying in.


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