Results 241–260 of 2112 for speaker:Paddy Tipping

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Energy Supply (17 Jan 2008)

Paddy Tipping: What recent discussions he has had with energy supply companies on reducing fuel poverty.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Energy Supply (17 Jan 2008)

Paddy Tipping: That is a good record, but more needs to be done. Some householders face price increases of 27 per cent., which has clear implications for the Government's fuel poverty targets. In his discussions with companies, will my right hon. Friend commend those that offer good social tariffs and reprimand those that do not, reminding them of the possibility of compulsion?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (9 Jan 2008)

Paddy Tipping: In the 60th year of the NHS, there remain major challenges such ashealth inequalities and the need to provide preventive care. Will the Prime Minister ensure that in the light of the statement he made on Monday areas of disadvantage such as the Nottinghamshire coalfield receive sufficient focus and a fair share of resources?

Written Answers — Health: Patient Satisfaction (18 Dec 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent research he has commissioned into levels of patient satisfaction with the NHS.

Orders of the Day: Planning Bill (10 Dec 2007)

Paddy Tipping: Given that the Secretary of State rightly spoke about the importance of Labour planning policy as a way of delivering social change, does she understand the concern of many of us that the infrastructure planning commission will be removed from democratic control? Do we not need to focus on that during the passage of the Bill?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Climate Change (Flooding) (6 Dec 2007)

Paddy Tipping: Is not one of the most significant issues to arise from this summer's flooding the inability of urban sewers to deal with flash flooding? What steps are being considered to deal with that problem, bearing in mind that the financial costs will be significant over a long period?

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Commission for Rural Communities: Finance (3 Dec 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will publish the budget of the Commission for Rural Communities for (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08; and what the planned budget is for (i) 2008-09 and (ii) each subsequent year of the current spending round.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Credit Unions (29 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: When he last met representatives from the voluntary sector to discuss credit unions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Credit Unions (29 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: Just over a year since the Farepak fiasco, what further steps are being taken to help credit unions such as the Cashfields credit union based in Hucknall meet the needs of the more economically disadvantaged members of our society?

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Natural Gas: Distribution (29 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what recent estimate he has made of the number of households with access to mains gas supply.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Circuses (29 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he plans to introduce regulations under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to ban the use of non-domestic animals in travelling circuses; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Coastal Areas: Access (28 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many responses he has received to his consultation document on access to coastal areas; what assessment he has made of such responses; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Household Rubbish (27 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: Would not many local authorities like the opportunity to experiment with variable charges? Provided that the pilots are cost-neutral, should we not be backing them?

Business of the House: Pandemic Influenza (22 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: The Secretary of State has made it clear that there is no chance of people catching avian flu from eating poultry, provided that it is properly prepared and cooked. Given that this is an important time for the poultry industry, will he work with his colleagues in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and with the industry to promote that message in the run-up to Christmas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Carbon Capture (22 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: What financial support he is making available to carbon capture and storage projects.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Carbon Capture (22 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: I am grateful for that reply, and for this important initiative. Does the Secretary of State accept that the electricity generators feel that there have been long delays in bringing the programme forward? Secondly, there are concerns about the kind of technology being evaluated—post-combustion rather than pre-combustion. Can he say whether there will be only one winner of the demonstration...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran (20 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on Iran's nuclear programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Avian Influenza (13 Nov 2007)

Paddy Tipping: The Secretary of State has made it clear that if poultry is properly prepared and cooked there is no danger to human health from eating it—but this is a vital time for the poultry sector. Will he talk to colleagues and the wider industry to promote the case for poultry at a critical time for the industry?

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (30 Oct 2007)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he received the report Bovine TB in Cattle and Badgers: A Report by the Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir David King; when he commissioned the report; what its terms of reference were; what steps he now plans to take; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Foot and Mouth Disease (25 Oct 2007)

Paddy Tipping: The Secretary of State has just stressed the importance of learning from disease outbreaks. One of the lessons of the 2001 outbreak was that the decision to close the countryside to visitors led to enormous economic consequences. Does he understand that although farming is important, the value brought by people who visit rural communities and boost the rural economy is more significant?


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