Results 141–160 of 2112 for speaker:Paddy Tipping

Opposition Day — [20th Allotted Day]: Post Office Card Account (10 Nov 2008)

Paddy Tipping: The hon. Lady is rightly making a strong case for a planned and sustainable post office network, but will she tell us this: does she oppose all post office closures? If she does, what resources will she make available to sustain the post office network into the future?

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Databases (10 Nov 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he has taken to ensure that databases of those in receipt of benefit are kept up to date; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Health Inequalities (4 Nov 2008)

Paddy Tipping: One of the ways of reducing health inequalities is to ensure that resources follow need. When will the Minister and her colleagues be in a position to increase funding to primary care trusts that are currently below target?

Orders of the Day: New Clause 16 — Carbon emissions reduction targets (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: The hon. Gentleman spoke about the direction of travel. What is the direction of travel of his own energy policy? He and many of his colleagues in local government are against wind power, nuclear power and new, cleaner coal plant. Does he want us to be so heavily dependent on gas that our source of power and our security of supply are at risk?

Orders of the Day: New Clause 16 — Carbon emissions reduction targets (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: Will the hon. Gentleman at least acknowledge that the Government have significantly increased winter fuel payments, as has just been announced? More particularly, he recognised that the CERT scheme was paid for in the main by energy companies, and seemed to imply that that was not enough. What is his commitment? What is he saying? What money would he make available, were he in government, to...

Orders of the Day: New Clause 16 — Carbon emissions reduction targets (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: I support the hon. Gentleman on the introduction of smart metering. He will know that discussions are taking place on that subject in the other place today. He talked about an ambitious roll-out, so will he tell us how he proposes it should be done? What will the cost be? What will the cost to the consumer be? If he has answers to all those questions, the House would be keen to hear from him.

Orders of the Day: New Clause 16 — Carbon emissions reduction targets (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: Will my hon. Friend remind me of the Government's policy on carbon capture and storage? Are we not one of the few countries in the world that are supporting it? Are we not one of the few countries that are in discussions with the EU about it, talking about some of the 12 demonstration plants that are coming to Great Britain? On a more critical point, I know that my hon. Friend will not want...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Electoral Administration Act (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: When he plans to bring into force section 59 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Electoral Administration Act (28 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: Is the Minister aware that a system of dual reporting to the Registrar of Members' Interests and the Electoral Commission causes concern and confusion across the House? Is it not important to have a one-stop shop? If we do not implement section 59, the Political Parties and Elections Bill, currently before the House, provides other opportunities. Will the Minister take the opportunity and act?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Small Businesses (22 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: Small businesses are vital to the health of the rural economy. Will the Minister continue to work to ensure that high-quality broadband services are available even in the least populated areas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: A46 (21 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: What highway improvements are planned on the A46 between Newark and Widmerpool.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: A46 (21 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: Let me welcome my hon. Friend to his new position, and immediately ask for his help in resolving a problem that applies to the whole of the east midlands. He recognises the problem; it is simply one of funding. The road scheme costs £370 million, and it is simply unreasonable to ask the regional pot to fund it. It is like keeping a whale in a bucket. Will he look again at this matter?

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (16 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what steps he is taking to reduce the levels of fraud and error in the benefit system; (2) what steps his Department is taking to tackle benefit fraud.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (16 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people did not receive benefits to which they were entitled due to (a) fraud and (b) error in the benefit system in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (16 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the proportion of all cases of fraud and error in the benefit system that arose from misdirected mail in the latest period for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Fraud (16 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many benefit payments were made in error due to fraud arising from the impersonation of the deceased in the latest period for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan: Entry Clearances (9 Oct 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he plans to extend the scheme of entry clearance operating for locally employed staff in Iraq to similar staff in Afghanistan.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Bromine (15 Sep 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he last met representatives of the bromine industry.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Sewers (10 Sep 2008)

Paddy Tipping: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what timetable he proposes for the adoption of private sewers; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Primary Care (22 Jul 2008)

Paddy Tipping: But do a significant number of patients not want more flexibility about seeing their GP at weekends and in the evenings? In the 60th year of the NHS, should we not back the patients rather than the professionals?


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