Results 1–20 of 1622 for speaker:Kitty Ussher

Written Answers — Health: Burnley Hospital (8 Apr 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department has spent on providing building and services at Burnley General Hospital in (a) capital and (b) revenue terms in each of the last 10 years; and how much is projected to be spent in each such category in each of the next five years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Allowances: Housing (8 Apr 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 18 March 2010, Official Report, column 195W, on tax allowances: housing, if he will estimate the number of (a) UK taxpayers and (b) hon. Members who varied the nomination of a main residence in order to obtain private residence relief from capital gains tax in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Allowances: Housing (23 Mar 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent estimate he has made of the number of (a) UK taxpayers and (b) hon. Members who varied the nomination of a main residence in order to obtain private residence relief from capital gains tax in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Todmorden (22 Mar 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport with reference to his contribution of 15 October 2009, Official Report, columns 547-48, on the Todmorden rail link, what recent assessment he has made of the prospects for a fast direct train link from Burnley to Manchester via the Todmorden curve; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Shop Direct: Burnley (10 Feb 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to protect Shop Direct workers facing possible redundancy in Burnley.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Shop Direct: Burnley (10 Feb 2010)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if officials of his Department will meet representatives of Shop Direct to discuss measures to protect jobs at the Burnley site.

Business of the House (4 Feb 2010)

Kitty Ussher: I am deeply honoured, Mr. Speaker, to be the first of those 28. I know that my right hon. and learned Friend shares my view that it is wrong that religious organisations should be able to discriminate against, for example, gay people or women who apply for non-religious posts in those organisations. She will also know that a Government amendment on that subject was defeated recently in the...

Todmorden Rail Link (15 Oct 2009)

Kitty Ussher: I am extremely grateful for the constructive approach that my hon. Friend is taking. As a Minister, he has a large amount of personal experience of how these things work in other parts of the country. Does he think that it is a realistic aim for the local partners to try to achieve starting work on the ground in 2011?

Todmorden Rail Link (15 Oct 2009)

Kitty Ussher: I am grateful for the opportunity to raise an issue of critical importance to my constituency, both now and for its future prosperity. When I first rose in this House to give my maiden speech, a mere four and a half years ago, I drew the House's attention to two critical strengths of my constituency of Burnley. The first is our proud manufacturing tradition, which I am pleased to say is still...

Todmorden Rail Link (15 Oct 2009)

Kitty Ussher: I agree with my hon. Friend. Notwithstanding the fact that the track that would benefit my constituents lies in her constituency, her constituents would benefit from it, too. She has got right to the heart of this issue, because we must not view transport links as simply a tool to reduce congestion; they are also a regeneration tool in themselves. My constituency provides a good example of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Deportation (20 Jul 2009)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many foreign nationals with addresses in Burnley were deported in each of the last five years; and how many of them had committed a crime in the UK.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Migrant Workers: Burnley (20 Jul 2009)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many employers in Burnley have had enforcement action taken against them for employing illegal migrant workers in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Elevate East Lancashire: Finance (6 Jul 2009)

Kitty Ussher: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the budget of the Elevate East Lancashire housing renewal pathfinder will be for each of the next five years; and how much of the budget will be spent in Burnley.

Written Answers — Treasury: Banks: Finance (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: As announced on 26 February, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) agreed in principle to protect £325 billion of assets in the Asset Protection Scheme; and on 7 March Lloyds Banking Group (Lloyds) agreed in principle to protect £260 billion of assets in the scheme. After the deduction of the first loss (£42.2 billion and £35.2 billion respectively) that falls to the participating...

Written Answers — Treasury: Banks: Finance (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: The Treasury and its advisers are continuing to work with the participating banks to reach a final agreement on the terms and conditions of the Asset Protection Scheme (APS) and to conduct due diligence on the assets intended for inclusion in the scheme. The Government are in the process of recruiting a chief executive to run the new agency, the Asset Protection Agency, at arms length from...

Written Answers — Treasury: Bradford and Bingley (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: I refer the Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Romsey (Sandra Gidley) on 10 March 2009, Official Report, column 257W.

Written Answers — Treasury: Bradford and Bingley (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Wyre Forest (Dr. Taylor) on 27 January 2009, Official Report, column 365W.

Written Answers — Treasury: Employment Tribunals Service (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: It is the Treasury's policy not to release data on staff where to do so could lead to the identification of individuals, including aggregated data relating to fewer than five staff members. In each of the last three financial years there have been fewer than five industrial tribunal cases.

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: The Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknotes Regulations (17 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: Today I am publishing a consultation document on secondary legislation made under part 6 of the Banking Act 2009, regarding arrangements underpinning the commercial issuance of Scottish and Northern Ireland banknotes. Copies of the document entitled, "The Banking Act 2009 (Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknotes) Regulations 2009: a consultation" have been deposited in the Libraries of the...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: (Except clauses 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 20 and 92) - Clause 56 (16 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: The clause applies only to MEPs. The tax applies to EU officials and MEPs. As I have tried to explain—I apologise if I was not clear—if there are such categories of people who are working in the UK, they will normally pay UK tax. However, I obviously cannot comment on every individual case.


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