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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Old Oak Common Station: Construction (22 Apr 2024)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions officials in his Department have had with (a) Great Western Railway and (b) Network Rail on disruption to rail services to and from Wales during the construction of Old Oak Common Station.

Energy Security and Net Zero: Green Technologies: Investment (16 Apr 2024)

Stephen Crabb: What steps she is taking to help increase investment in green technologies.

Energy Security and Net Zero: Green Technologies: Investment (16 Apr 2024)

Stephen Crabb: It is true that the UK has a remarkable track record of winning investment in green technology, but given that other countries are now proceeding apace with their own green investment plans, does my hon. Friend agree that if we can show that we have effective policies for speeding up planning consents for energy projects and expanding grid capacity at a far faster rate, and if we can fix our...

Iran-Israel Update (15 Apr 2024)

Stephen Crabb: There is one thing right now that would do more than anything to help end the conflict in Gaza: the release of all the Israeli hostages being held by Hamas. Does my right hon. Friend agree that no matter how well intentioned and no matter how much we all want the conflict to end as soon as possible, simply calling for an unconditional immediate ceasefire reduces the incentive on Hamas to do...

Iran-Israel Update (15 Apr 2024)

Stephen Crabb: There is one thing right now that would do more than anything to help end the conflict in Gaza: the release of all the Israeli hostages being held by Hamas. Does my right hon. Friend agree that no matter how well intentioned and no matter how much we all want the conflict to end as soon as possible, simply calling for an unconditional immediate ceasefire reduces the incentive on Hamas to do...

Justice: Reducing Reoffending (26 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: What steps he is taking to reduce reoffending.

Justice: Reducing Reoffending (26 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: I am grateful to my right hon. and learned Friend for his answer. He may be aware that the Welsh Affairs Committee has recently heard from businesses such as Timpson and Williams Homes about the work being done to train and recruit prisoners in Wales. While there was a lot of praise for the New Futures Network, which brokers partnerships between employers and prisons, what is being done to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces (25 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to recruit armed forces personnel.

Treasury: Regional Economic Inequalities (19 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: The port of Milford Haven in my constituency has been right out in front, taking a lead in investing in decarbonisation and showing how it can boost the economy of Wales and reduce inequality. Yesterday, it was told that its bid to the Government’s floating offshore wind manufacturing investment scheme—its port funding scheme—had been rejected out of hand. Will my hon. Friend ask his...

Work and Pensions: Regional Variations: Unemployment and Inactivity (18 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: In recent months, the Welsh Affairs Committee has heard from young adults about their experiences with the benefits system. We have been struck by how this group of young people want to work and feel that they can work, but they have been written off as long-term sick and passed to the long-term sickness benefit roll by jobcentres. They feel incredibly let down. Does the Minister agree that...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waterway Cleanliness (14 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: What recent progress his Department has made on improving water quality.

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waterway Cleanliness (14 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: I welcome the action that this Government are taking to improve water quality, but in Wales, which has some of the worst levels of sewage pollution, there are no legally binding targets for the water companies to reduce sewage or to upgrade their waste water treatment plants, and there is no overall reduction plan for sewage. There are not even any prosecutions, because the policy in Wales is...

Written Answers — Treasury: Carbon Emissions (13 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to undertake a review of the criteria used to determine which industries are included in its carbon border adjustment mechanism proposals.

Written Answers — Treasury: UK Emissions Trading Scheme (13 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to make an assessment of the potential merits of providing relief from the emissions trading scheme to businesses that export products to external markets.

Written Answers — Treasury: UK Emissions Trading Scheme (13 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing new measures to help support businesses participating in the emissions trading scheme.

Wales: Budget 2024: Businesses in Wales (13 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: What assessment he has made of the potential impact of the spring Budget 2024 on businesses in Wales.

Wales: Budget 2024: Businesses in Wales (13 Mar 2024)

Stephen Crabb: Sadly, pubs and restaurants are closing at a faster rate in Wales than in any other part of the UK. The measures in the Budget that the Secretary of State mentioned will bring some relief, but does he agree that what is pushing many of these businesses to the wall right now is Welsh Labour’s slashing of business rates support?

Welsh Affairs (29 Feb 2024)

Stephen Crabb: I thank all Members who participated this afternoon in what has been a very good debate. I am particularly grateful to fellow members of the Select Committee who joined me in the application to the Backbench Business Committee. We thank that Committee for granting the debate. We look forward to future St David’s Day debates that are perhaps longer and more expansive. I was particularly...

Welsh Affairs (29 Feb 2024)

Stephen Crabb: I beg to move, That this House has considered Welsh affairs. It is good to see you back in the Chair for the annual debate on Welsh affairs, Mr Deputy Speaker. We call it the St David’s day debate, although this year it falls just prior to St David’s day. I wish all Members a very happy St David’s day for tomorrow—Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus. Let me start my remarks, however, on a slightly...

Welsh Affairs (29 Feb 2024)

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