Results 1–20 of 1488 for speaker:Adam Afriyie

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Agency: Inland Waterways (20 Nov 2017)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an assessment of the potential benefits to waterways management of the proposals by the Inland Waterways Association to transfer management of the waterways from the Environment Agency to the Canal and River Trust.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Rural Broadband (16 Nov 2017)

Adam Afriyie: What steps she is taking to improve broadband speeds in rural areas.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Rural Broadband (16 Nov 2017)

Adam Afriyie: Windsor is a well-connected constituency —particularly given one notable resident—but we do have concerns that some rural and semi-rural areas may need further connectivity. In order to boost the creative, home education and home entertainment markets, does my right hon. Friend agree that developers and local authorities would do well to push on with ensuring that they deliver...

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

Adam Afriyie: What steps she is taking to promote development in other Commonwealth countries.

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

Adam Afriyie: Given the health and vibrant link between Commonwealth countries that open up to trade and their subsequent rapid economic development, does my hon. Friend agree that we have not only an economic imperative, but a moral obligation to do whatever we can with foreign aid to focus our efforts on supporting free trade? [Interruption.]

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Space Sector (12 Sep 2017)

Adam Afriyie: What steps he is taking to support growth in the UK space sector.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Space Sector (12 Sep 2017)

Adam Afriyie: The ingenuity, expertise and experience of our UK space sector enables us to punch well above our weight and to collaborate globally in bodies such as CERN, ESA and many others that predate the EU. Does the Minister agree that we should continue fully to support the role that British companies play in both other European space agencies and the EU space programme?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Social Mobility: Disadvantaged Areas (11 Sep 2017)

Adam Afriyie: What steps the Government are taking to improve social mobility in disadvantaged areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Social Mobility: Disadvantaged Areas (11 Sep 2017)

Adam Afriyie: One of the best gifts we can give young people is a job with prospects for a decent career. It helps with mental health challenges and gives them a sense of belonging to society. When we look at this part of our history, I think we will discover that one of the greatest achievements has been the reduction in unemployment among young people. Does the Secretary of State agree we must continue...

Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry (12 Jul 2017)

Adam Afriyie: I am listening carefully to the hon. Lady. Does she not accept that it should be for the people who are offered accommodation to choose whether to take it?

Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry (12 Jul 2017)

Adam Afriyie: My hon. Friend is making a powerful speech and I very much value his experience in the building sector. Does he agree that often the devil is in the detail of the legislation, which uses terms such as “limited combustibility”? A definition of a precise standard for fire retardancy might be more useful. Perhaps there will be an opportunity for the inquiry to provide some...

Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry (12 Jul 2017)

Adam Afriyie: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Commonwealth: Foreign Relations (11 Jul 2017)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans the Government has to strengthen relations with Commonwealth partners.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Topical Questions (11 Jul 2017)

Adam Afriyie: It is striking that Commonwealth countries trade 25% more with each other at a cost that is 90% lower than with non-Commonwealth countries. Does the Minister agree that, as we leave the EU, we have a great opportunity to boost our mutual trade and security interests by enhancing our diplomatic relations with Ghana and other Commonwealth countries?

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (9 Mar 2017)

Adam Afriyie: My hon. Friend is making a very powerful speech, and I agree wholeheartedly with him on tobacco duty. In fact, I would go further and urge the Chancellor, as well as everyone in the House, not only to increase the duty on cigarettes significantly, but, conversely, to ensure that vaping and heat-not-burn devices get a better hearing, because switching to such devices will actually save lives...

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (9 Mar 2017)

Adam Afriyie: The picture of doom and gloom that the hon. Gentleman paints is completely disconnected from the reality for people overall. Will he at least acknowledge that those in the lowest quartile have had a bigger tax cut than those in the highest quartile?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (28 Feb 2017)

Adam Afriyie: I very much welcome this Government’s healthy commitment to scientific spending over several years, but it seems that our business investment in research is below the OECD average. May I urge the Chancellor to examine measures that will increase private company business expenditure on research?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Science and Technology (28 Feb 2017)

Adam Afriyie: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to encourage investment in innovative UK science and technology projects.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport (24 Feb 2017)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the final National Policy Statement on Aviation will include an estimate of the cost of clearing landfill necessary for a third runway at Heathrow; and whether that cost will be borne by the public purse.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (21 Feb 2017)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to (a) support democracy in and (b) strengthen UK relations with countries in Africa.


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