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Results 1–20 of 2697 for speaker:Roger Williams

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Science: Finance (19 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what his policy is on continuing the ring-fencing of science revenue spending; and if he will make it his policy to increase that budget in line with inflation.

Tourism Industry and VAT — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (17 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: Does the hon. Gentleman agree that one of the main challenges for tourism in our constituencies is extending the tourist season? A reduction in VAT would make weekend breaks and mini-breaks all the more affordable and attractive.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Aarhus Convention (6 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what representations he has received about the use of the Aarhus Convention in challenging planning decisions in the High Court from (a) local authorities, (b) other bodies and (c) individuals; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Meat: Smuggling (5 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many seizures of illegally imported meat have been made at (a) airports and (b) seaports in each of the last 10 years.

Broadband — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (4 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: I pay tribute to the Minister for his commitment to the project and the investment of £57 million in the Welsh roll-out. However, there were always people who were not to be connected to rural broadband and in Wales that was set out under postcodes. In the rural areas, postcodes cover communities that are spread widely and some people have not been able to get broadband even when it was said...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Cross-Border Health Care (4 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: Rural GP practices are at particular risk, as shown by the proposed closure of the Llanwrtyd GP surgery, and patients will have nowhere to go. Will the Minister make representations not only to the Royal College of General Practitioners but to the Wales Deanery, to encourage more GPs?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Middle East (4 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on the legality of Israeli actions in occupied Palestinian territory; and if he will make a statement.

Estimates 2014-15 — Department for Work and Pensions: Department of Health — Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (3 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: Because of the Minister’s visit to my constituency, he will be aware that young people from Wales are being treated in Kent and Northampton. Does he agree that that will do nothing to provide decent service, care and treatment for them?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine (3 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: What steps his Department is taking to ensure a lasting ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine (3 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: Many of my constituents have asked me why, when President Hollande and Chancellor Merkel met Putin, there was no senior British political presence or representation. When will Britain play its full part in protecting the sovereign nations of Europe?

Written Answers — Home Office: Meat: Smuggling (2 Mar 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Border Force sniffer dogs operate at (a) Heathrow Airport and (b) other airports and seaports in the UK to detect illegally imported meat.

Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Backbench Business — Equitable Life (26 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: I am sure that like all right hon. and hon. Members, the hon. Gentleman and I have constituents affected by this matter, and what they fear most is uncertainty. Mr and Mrs O’Meagher, who are 80 and live in my constituency, have to travel to London so that Mrs O’Meagher can give music lessons in order to top up their income, but they cannot continue to do that, and with their losses from...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phone Coverage (26 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: I may be wrong, but I believe I glimpsed the Minister in my constituency—on a mini-digger and endangering a cabinet that was about to be upgraded. While he was there, did he get any information about the timeliness of the roll-out of broadband in Wales, given that the Government have contributed £57 million to the project?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Cold Weather Payments (9 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the criteria for awarding cold weather payments have changed since May 2010.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Nurses (9 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to set minimum nurse staffing levels on wards in English hospitals.

Backbench Business: GP Services (5 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: My hon. Friend represents a very rural constituency, as I do. We do not have any single GP practices, but many of our practices have fewer than five GPs. Our experience is that when one leaves and the practice has difficulty recruiting, it really puts the practice under pressure. Can anything be done to make rural GP practice more attractive to young doctors?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Gaza (4 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: Many of my constituents, including a group called Knighton Action for Peace and Justice, have grave concerns about the humanitarian situation in Gaza. How are the Government using their influence to encourage Israel and Palestine to reach a more satisfactory agreement about water resources in the occupied territories?

National Grid (Montgomeryshire) (4 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: The important point made by the hon. Member for Montgomeryshire (Glyn Davies) was about the attitude of National Grid, which I experienced when a pipeline was being laid to take liquefied natural gas from Milford Haven to Gloucestershire. National Grid took no notice whatever of representations about the integrity of rivers and spawning areas—it was incredible. I think it is that attitude...

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Dairy Industry (4 Feb 2015)

Roger Williams: I apologise to the House for arriving late. Other duties held me back. I am impressed with the understanding of the dairy industry that I have heard in this debate, which is partly due to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee report. I am pleased that a number of those recommendations have been enacted so soon. I will concentrate my few remarks on the groceries code adjudicator. I...

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Dairy Industry (4 Feb 2015)

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