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Non-EEA Visas: Inshore Fishing — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: I thank my hon. Friend for giving way and I congratulate the hon. Member for Moray (Douglas Ross) on bringing this debate. My hon. Friend will know that we have a lot of people working across the wider spectrum of the agri-food industry from other parts of the European Union and from outside the European Union. Surely, if accommodation can be reached there, it can be reached on the fisheries...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Domestic Violence: Sentencing (11 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of people convicted of domestic abuse were given a prison sentence in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Antisocial Behaviour: Football (11 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to reduce anti-social behaviour during the world cup period.

Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: Customs Arrangements — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: Customs Arrangements — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: I thank the hon. Gentleman for giving way. Does he not agree that, in relation to trying to get a deal and to how we conduct the negotiations, the perception out there among the general public is that Europe keeps changing the goalposts and therefore we cannot get to a definitive position?

Backbench Business: Air Passenger Duty — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: I am sure my hon. Friend will be as surprised as I was to hear that within five years it is reckoned that Dublin airport will be a strong competitor of Gatwick. At one point that was unimaginable, and it is simply because of APD.

Backbench Business: Air Passenger Duty — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: My hon. Friend knows that the UK has the highest flight taxes anywhere in the world. We surely need to look at that. Hopefully we are going to be in a post-Brexit situation, so we need to make sure we can attract businesses and more people into the country. Cutting the tax is one way we can do it.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Advertising: Eating Disorders (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he has plans to encourage advertisers to promote healthy body images.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Tickets (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department has plans to encourage sports clubs to offer family package deals on match tickets.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Motor Vehicles: Exports (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions has he had with representatives of car manufacturers in the EU on continuing to use British made car parts after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Training (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many pilots were trained in the UK in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Repairs and Maintenance (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department has allocated to road repairs as a result of damage caused by hot weather.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Northern Ireland (10 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make representations to the owners of Heathrow Airport on increasing the number of flights to and from Northern Ireland on daily basis after the expansion of that airport.

Business of the House: Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill (9 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: The hon. Gentleman said earlier that the lack of an Executive was a failure of political representation in Northern Ireland. Would he accept that the DUP has set no red lines for going back into an Executive, but that Sinn Féin has ruled it out? Will he acknowledge that Sinn Féin is the road block here?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Patients: Transport (9 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding from the public purse his Department allocated to patient transport in 2017.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offensive Weapons: Convictions (9 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were convicted for being in possession of a (a) firearm and (b) weapon in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Females (9 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many female police officers have been recruited in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Finance (3 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what financial support his Department provides to the construction industry.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Utilities: Prices (3 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to encourage utilities providers to offer discounts to customers purchasing two or more utilities from a company.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Business: Northern Ireland (3 Jul 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many business owners he met during his visit to the Northern Ireland border in April 2018.


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