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Results 1–20 of 1642 for speaker:Mark Tami

UK Fisheries — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] (12 Feb 2020)

Mark Tami: The hon. Lady mentioned the app. A number of fishermen have told me that it is difficult to use: certain species are difficult to record on it and, in some cases, it does not seem to work at all. I think it was given a one-star rating on Google for its effectiveness. Does she think that needs to be looked at?

Historical Stillbirth Burials and Cremations (6 Feb 2020)

Mark Tami: We all agree that the woman, and indeed the whole family, should receive that psychological support if they need it, but just saying it does not mean that this help is getting to the people it should be reaching. In many cases, people find it almost impossible to get that support.

NHS Funding Bill: Funding Settlement for the health service in England (4 Feb 2020)

Mark Tami: I have never been a member of the Procedure Committee. The Countess of Chester, which is a foundation hospital, has trustees who are elected from Wales. They are elected and can take part in decision making, but as an elected representative in this place, I cannot, apparently.

NHS Funding Bill: Funding Settlement for the health service in England (4 Feb 2020)

Mark Tami: Is not that the key point? Young people’s experience of CAMHS on the ground is that they just cannot get an appointment. Rather than being seen in the early stages, as they should be, they often get seen only when they have become suicidal or have tried to commit suicide. That is the wrong way round.

NHS Funding Bill: Funding Settlement for the health service in England (4 Feb 2020)

Mark Tami: My hon. Friend will agree on the importance of the Countess of Chester Hospital to his area and mine. It is quite a unique hospital, in that it was built to serve the people of Deeside in north Wales as well as Chester and the surrounding area, so is it not strange that, although many in my area rely on it, I will not be allowed to vote on the Bill today?

Policing and Crime (29 Jan 2020)

Mark Tami: My hon. Friend mentioned back-room staff, who provide vital support to the frontline. Does she agree that, when those back-room staff were lost, frontline staff had to go back and do some of those jobs?

High Speed 1: Rolling Stock: Economy and Society: Contribution of Music (21 Jan 2020)

Mark Tami: Does my hon. Friend agree that it is important that we protect the music venues we still have? There are still far too many of them closing. Let me mention the Tivoli in Buckley, which is famous, particularly for a sad old punk like me who has seen bands such as Stiff Little Fingers and Public Image Ltd there. It is good that we can still go and see such bands, but venues of that type are...

Wales: North Wales Growth Deal (15 Jan 2020)

Mark Tami: I welcome the Minister to his place. I hope he lasts longer than his predecessors, and that I can meet him more than once about the north Wales growth deal—more than I did any of his predecessors. May I ask him for more money, because the money on offer is not enough? I also ask for a strategic growth deal, not a series of pet projects across north Wales.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Directors: Prosecutions (5 Nov 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the letter of 23 September 2019 from the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility to the hon. Member for Alyn and Deeside, for what reasons it is the Government’s policy that it is rarely in the public interest to prosecute directors who abandon companies.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Company Law (31 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of incentives for directors to apply for voluntary strike-off to dispose of unwanted companies.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Companies: Registration (31 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of checks on company registrations in England and Wales.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (22 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is her Department's policy for Jobcentre staff proactively to inform universal credit claimants that they should make a claim to new-style ESA or new-style JSA if they are likely to be eligible.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (21 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is her Department's policy that jobcentre staff should inform claimants of universal credit that they should make a claim for new-style employment and support allowance or jobseeker's allowance if they are likely to be eligible for those benefits.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (21 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether Jobcentre staff receive training to identify when a new claimant would be entitled to (a) new-style employment and support allowance and (b) new-style jobseeker's allowance.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason universal credit is paid pro-rata when a claimant becomes eligible part way through an assessment period for state pension credit but not when a claimant becomes eligible for the state pension without state pension credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance and Jobseeker's Allowance (8 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether Jobcentre staff receive training to identify when a new claimant would be entitled to new-style employment and support allowance or new-style jobseeker's allowance.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (8 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether universal credit claimants who are eligible for (a) new style employment and support allowance and (b) new style jobseeker's allowance who would receive more money from one of those benefits than from universal credit are able to have their award backdated to when they made their claim.

Women’S Mental Health (3 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: Does the hon. Gentleman agree that social media companies that hide behind the claim that they are just platforms and are not responsible for the content need to take a serious look at themselves?

Leasehold and Commonhold Reform — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (2 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: The Minister talks about going forward, which is great, but we must go back too. We cannot leave behind the people who have been sold a pup. People tell us how they were advised to use Taylor Wimpey’s own lawyers and how it was never pointed out to them that the properties were leasehold. Even now, some people do not realise that they have a leasehold property.

Leasehold and Commonhold Reform — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (2 Oct 2019)

Mark Tami: My area has quite a few new leasehold housing estates, some of which have now been there for a number of years. The residents are being hit with a double whammy. They have all the costs associated with leasehold and they also have service management fees, which are absolutely enormous and growing. More and more people are reporting to me that they cannot sell their properties because they get...


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