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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I intend to speak briefly because I know that many other colleagues want to speak. I am grateful to you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for calling me so early in the debate. I congratulate my good friend the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant). He is a friend—sometimes, a critical friend—and we have worked well together on numerous issues over the years. It has been particularly good to...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I agree with my hon. Friend. The vast majority of incidents never appear in newspapers and never get talked about in the media. They are hidden and affect just the officers and their families. At a time when so much good work is going on in the field of mental health and policing, we should also recognise the physical, psychological and emotional impact that an assault can have on an officer...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I understand my hon. Friend’s point, but I will resist the temptation to draw this debate into a discussion about the detail. We will have time in Committee to sort that out. Let us stick to the broad principles today. One officer with whom I spoke told me that she had recently had her nose broken on duty and that her daughter is now afraid every time her mummy puts on her police...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: Those are shocking figures. There is a real sense of anger, certainly among the police officers with whom I spoke and other emergency workers, when they have suffered an attack and see those responsible walking away from court with no punishment at all. That is a factor in people deciding to quit these really important occupations in our society. Another female officer in my police force area...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I agree with the hon. Gentleman. The devolved Administrations have their own systems for collecting data, but that should not be a barrier to ensuring a proper UK-wide picture of what is going on across the whole country. If we are serious about taking a zero-tolerance approach to mindless attacks on frontline workers, let us ensure that we have a framework of law that reflects that, not only...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

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Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I am grateful to my hon. Friend—he is my hon. Friend too. Does he agree that there is a real sense of anger and frustration not just among police officers but among other emergency workers when they see people walking out of court with, effectively, a slap on the wrist?

Universal Credit Roll-Out (18 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: The Secretary of State is being very generous with his time. Did not the shadow Secretary of State rather give the game away when she denied any link at all between universal credit and the increase in employment levels? Since 2010, the Labour party has set its face against welfare reform. In 2010, Labour Members ran to the barricades to defend an outdated system that trapped people in...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Commonwealth Development (18 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: One practical way to promote development in Commonwealth countries is through DFID’s procurement, so will the Minister examine ways to increase procurement with businesses in developing countries to strengthen the private sector there and increase employment growth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (17 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: I strongly welcome the Foreign Secretary’s earlier remarks about Hamas, but does he share my deep concern about the groups linked to Islamic State that now have a presence in Gaza and Sinai and that, even in recent days, have been firing rockets into southern Israel?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Young People (16 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has received on raising the driving age to 18.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Young People (16 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to promote the use of black box technology to encourage safer driving among under 18s.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Dangerous Driving: Young People (16 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of drivers under the age of 18 that cause death or serious injury through dangerous driving being convicted as adults instead of minors.

International Trade: Foreign Direct Investment (12 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: In the 12 months since the EU referendum in 2016, 32 Israeli companies have invested in new business ventures in the UK, bringing an increase in capital investment of 32% from that country. Does that not demonstrate, first, a strong vote of confidence in the UK economy, and, secondly, that Israel should be a natural partner for any future free trade agreement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Oct 2017)

Stephen Crabb: Does my right hon. Friend agree that one of the reasons why more people have gone out to work this morning than ever before in our nation’s history is that we as a Government have not ducked the challenge of welfare reform, we do not let people languish for years on out-of-work benefits, and universal credit is an essential part of the welfare reform programme?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Records: Disclosure of Information (13 Sep 2017)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what (a) recent discussions he has had with Health ministers in the devolved governments and (b) progress has been made on ensuring full access to NHS patient records in all constituent parts of the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Severn River Crossing (11 Sep 2017)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the estimated annual cost to the Government is for (a) maintenance and (b) operations of the Severn Crossings after they return to public ownership.

Exiting the European Union: Citizens’ Rights (7 Sep 2017)

Stephen Crabb: Does my hon. Friend agree that striking a positive position with respect to future migration from the EU will be really important not just for the labour market, where we have skills shortages at all skill levels in the economy, but as one of the keys to help secure the best possible final trade deal with the EU?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Transport Infrastructure (6 Sep 2017)

Stephen Crabb: Returning to the subject of electrification, it is true that the bi-mode trains are good, but they are a second-best solution. However, looking to the future and further rail infrastructure investment in Wales, does my right hon. Friend agree that there are major questions to be asked about Network Rail’s ability to deliver projects on time and control its costs? What more can be done...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: North Sea Oil and Gas (27 Jun 2017)

Stephen Crabb: The Minister will be aware that over the past decade Qatar has become an increasingly important source of gas for the UK, not least from imports of liquefied natural gas through my constituency. What steps is he taking to ensure that the current diplomatic crisis in the Gulf affecting Qatar does not lead to any disruption of energy supply into the UK?


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