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Results 41–60 of 2441 for speaker:David Evennett

Transport: Rail Performance (24 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: What steps he is taking to improve rail punctuality.

Transport: Rail Performance (24 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: As my right hon. Friend is well aware, in my borough of Bexley we suffer from a very poor rail service operated by Southeastern. We experience regular cancellations—including the cancellation of my train this morning—and persistent short delays. What more can my right hon. Friend do to get our train company to improve punctuality and reliability?

Debate on the Address: Public Services (16 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: It is a great pleasure to participate in this Queen’s Speech debate and to follow the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Steve McCabe). Although I could not agree with a word he said, it was a good story. I warmly welcome the content of the Queen’s Speech, which has a strong emphasis on the people’s priorities. Of course Brexit is paramount and needs to be implemented, but the...

Debate on the Address: Public Services (16 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: My hon. Friend makes a very good point. I agree totally. I will return to what we have done in education: the academy programme, which the coalition Government began and this Conservative Government have continued, has transformed the educational landscape, while a record proportion of 16 and 17-year-olds are now participating in education or apprenticeships, which is good news, as, too, is...

Debate on the Address: Public Services (16 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: I welcome the Home Secretary’s comments and approach to her new job, and I wish her all the best in it. There is a real concern among my constituents about the increase in knife crime across the capital and the terrible loss of life. Only last weekend, another young life was lost in my constituency. What she is doing is right, to protect our young people and to end the terrible tragedy of...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (14 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: I welcome the Queen’s Speech and its emphasis on the people’s priorities. Is my right hon. Friend aware that in my borough of Bexley people want Brexit done, but then they want a one nation Conservative Government going forward with all the other policies that we have in the Queen’s Speech for the benefit of all of the people? We do not want to go back to the Labour period of the 1970s,...

Withdrawal Agreement: Proposed Changes (7 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: I welcome my hon. Friend the Minister’s statement in response to the urgent question, and we all hope for no further delays on the Brexit negotiation. Is he aware that business groups across the country want certainty, to allow them to plan for the future? What discussions has he had with them to reassure them?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses (7 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department has taken to ensure that small businesses are prepared for the UK leaving the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses (4 Oct 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to support small business growth in (a) London and (b) England.

Brexit Readiness: Operation Yellowhammer (25 Sep 2019)

David Evennett: I welcome my right hon. Friend’s statement. Will he update the House on the advice and funding that are available to ensure that businesses, particularly small and medium-sized businesses, are ready for Brexit on 31 October?

Education: Funding Increases for Schools: Timetable (9 Sep 2019)

David Evennett: I warmly welcome the recent education financial settlement, which is good news for all schools across our country. Does the Minister agree that such resources will help to make schools and education provision even better so that all children across the country can benefit?

Education Funding (3 Sep 2019)

David Evennett: I warmly welcome my right hon. Friend’s statement on education funding. It is really good news. We must ensure that our young people have the skills they need to succeed in our modern economy. Does he agree that investing in further education is the best way to achieve this?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Crossrail Line (30 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has made to the Mayor of London on the date for the opening of Crossrail.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nurses: Vacancies (25 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many unfilled NHS nursing posts there were in (a) London and (b) England in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nurses: Recruitment (25 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support the recruitment and retention of nurses in (a) London and (b) England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Services (15 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it is policy to introduce a dedicated dementia fund as recommended by the Alzheimer's Society.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Services (15 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps his Department has taken to improve (a) awareness and (b) diagnosis of dementia.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Services (15 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much was spent on dementia care in (a) Bexley, (b) London and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Innovative Technologies: Public Services (10 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: Does my right hon. Friend agree that while our country has always been at the forefront of innovation, to allow businesses to thrive and flourish we need a sound and successful economy, which would then result in innovative public services?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Dartford-Thurrock Crossing (9 Jul 2019)

David Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the level of air pollution caused by traffic congestion on (a) the A2, (b) Bob Dunn Way and (c) other roads approaching the M25 to cross the Dartford Crossing.


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