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Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling (18 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Does my hon. Friend plan to rescue humanity from the blight of disposable nappies?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nappies: Recycling (18 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment has he made of the possibility of recycling disposable nappies.

Bullying and Harassment: Cox Report (16 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: I have encountered instances of disgraceful behaviour, and perhaps our constituents could be forgiven for believing that we are constantly going at it with knives, but overwhelmingly hon. Members behave perfectly properly. As for being treated like demi-gods, all I can say is that that experience is not general. I ask the Leader of the House therefore to hold on to a sense of proportion as...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Prices (16 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: The price comparisons available to the public are not transparent and often unintelligible. Can the system be made easier?

EU Exit Negotiations: Green GB Week and Clean Growth (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Aside from cutting the emission of hot air in this Chamber, we can do a number of things individually. Will the Department be issuing advice to nudge us in the right direction?

EU Exit Negotiations: Green GB Week and Clean Growth (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: indicated assent.

EU Exit Negotiations (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Were it to become necessary to implement a backstop agreement, the subsequent ending of that arrangement must be a matter for the British Government, must it not?

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Plans (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the case People Over Wind and Sweetman v Coillte Teoranta (C-323/17), when he plans to issue guidance regarding local plans; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Church Commissioners: Salisbury Cathedral (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Honourable Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what the policy of the Commissioners is on renewal of leaseholds within the precincts of Salisbury Cathedral; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Local Plans (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when Natural England plans to issue Sweetman guidance for the purposes of local plans; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Household Debt (15 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: What sort of honeymoon is this?

Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty (11 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Some of us, and most of our constituents, are a lot less squeamish about this than the Minister and the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant). Indeed, they take the view that these people had it coming, didn’t they?

Agriculture Bill (10 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: In the course of his remarks, will my right hon. Friend reassure me that the Bill will be a vehicle for the support of common land, which accounts for 20% of our areas of special scientific interest and nearly 40% of open access, but which is nevertheless the subject of fragile traditional systems?

Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment: EU Exit Negotiations (9 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: Any decision to exit a backstop agreement must be one for Her Majesty’s Government, must it not?

Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment (9 Oct 2018)

Desmond Swayne: If we are to avoid a growing army of underemployed, desperate and angry young people, we need 600 million new jobs over the next decade. Does the Secretary of State imagine that that can be provided without an enormous mobilisation of private sector investment in the developing world?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: VKontakte (13 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps (a) Government Departments and (b) agencies of his Department have taken to restrict internet access to the Vkontakte website.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Supply (13 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what measures is he taking to reduce the amount of water leakage by water companies; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Criminal Injuries Compensation (13 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he has plans to remove the same roof rule from the criminal injuries compensations scheme.

International Trade: Free Trade Agreements (13 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: We trade effectively without them. They often come with producer-interest strings attached. They might be nice to have, but we do not need them, do we?

Police: Financial Sustainability (12 Sep 2018)

Desmond Swayne: In God’s own town of Lymington a robber was captured but had to be released because there was no police officer available to be sent. We do need more police officers, don’t we?


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