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The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (26 Apr 2017)

Douglas Carswell: What assurances can the Prime Minister give to the 3.8 million people who voted UKIP at the last election that if she is Prime Minister after 8 June, the United Kingdom will become a sovereign country again, living under our own Parliament and making our own laws?

Article 50 (29 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: The Prime Minister has the good will of the country as she seeks a new relationship with our European allies. Will she confirm that in transposing EU directives and regulations into UK law, we do not transpose all the rulings of the ECJ? Will she ensure that, for example, the EU charter of fundamental rights is not imposed, given that we have long-standing assurances that it will not have...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons and Courts Bill (23 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what consideration was given to including punishment as a purpose of prisons in clause 1(2) of the Prisons and Courts Bill.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Rural Areas (23 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health of 15 March 2017, Official Report, column 144WH, if the proposed creation of super-hubs in rural areas means the closure of local practice buildings to be replaced with new larger buildings.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Freedom of Speech: Student Campuses (20 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: If she will make it her policy to issue guidance to higher education institutions on ensuring freedom of speech for students on campuses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Freedom of Speech: Student Campuses (20 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: Notwithstanding the obligations under section 43 of the 1986 Act, does the Minister believe that action is needed to safeguard universities as places of free speech and challenging ideas?

Primary Care: North Essex — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (14 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: I beg to move, That this House has considered primary care in North Essex. I am grateful for the opportunity to have this debate. We face a serious problem of primary care provision in our corner of Essex. To put it bluntly, there are not enough GPs. In my part of Essex, there are three local GP surgeries, which are not taking on any new patients at all. Those fortunate enough to be...

Primary Care: North Essex — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (14 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: My hon. Friend, as so often, is absolutely spot on. His judgment is impeccable. The failure to provide people with the primary care they need when they need it means that more people then tend to go to A&E departments. The people who run the ambulance service tell me that that then causes a bottleneck in A&E, which has a knock-on effect on ambulance response times. Many of the problems we are...

Primary Care: North Essex — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (14 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: The hon. Gentleman is absolutely spot on. This is a cumulative problem that has been allowed to get worse over decades—perhaps a generation or more. I am often struck how some of the GP surgeries in my constituency are located in what started out as residential houses built in the 1930s. There has simply not been the investment that was needed over a long period of time. That is also part...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Abellio Greater Anglia: Standards (13 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that Abellio Greater Anglia meets its franchise commitments related to performance; and if he will make it his policy to use his enforcement powers as the franchising authority in the event that those commitments are not met.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Credit (13 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support small and medium-sized enterprises in accessing extended credit terms.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (13 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Clause 4, Part 2 of the Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: China: Guided Weapons (13 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Chinese DF-21D missile.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Topical Questions (7 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: Obviously, we do not want to follow the United States in politicising the judiciary. However, to ensure some degree of public accountability when appointing Supreme Court judges, might the Minister consider allowing the Chair of the Justice Committee to sit on the relevant appointment panel?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Fisheries (2 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: What her policy is on the self-regulation of the UK fishing industry after the UK leaves the EU.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Fisheries (2 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: Leaving the EU is a wonderful opportunity to rethink public policy. What are the Minister’s thoughts on ensuring better terms for UK fishermen and better access to our exclusive economic zone?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (2 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: Tendring District Council recently did a superb job dealing with a flood threat, calmly overseeing a mass evacuation. Is any extra funding available to support local councils when they are putting in place flood contingency plans?

Written Answers — Home Office: Antisocial Behaviour (2 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to introduce new powers for police forces in England and Wales to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals (2 Mar 2017)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the potential cost savings arising from the cessation of benefit payments to EU nationals after the UK has left the EU.


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