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Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen (9 Sep 2022)

John Lamont: I, too, want to reflect on the immense loss that we in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth have sustained with the passing of Her late Majesty the Queen. Like every other Member of this House, I can say with pride that the Queen knew well my constituency, in the Scottish Borders; she visited it many times in her seven decades of service as our sovereign. I treasure memories of two of Her...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sanctions on Russia (6 Sep 2022)

John Lamont: What recent assessment she has made of the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sanctions on Russia (6 Sep 2022)

John Lamont: I know the sanctions have strong support across the House and in communities in the United Kingdom, but will the Government consider going further to ensure that additional pain is inflicted on President Putin and his cronies?

Defence: Topical Questions (18 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: I am a member of the Scottish Affairs Committee, which recently welcomed the increase in military capacity in Scotland, especially in the light of the Russian aggression. What plans do the Government have to ensure that Scotland remains at the heart of the United Kingdom’s defence capacity?

Cabinet Office: Food Prices (14 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to mitigate increases in food prices.

Cabinet Office: Food Prices (14 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: I visited a farm in my constituency in the Scottish Borders last week, alongside the National Farmers Union of Scotland. The cost of feed, fertiliser and many other essential products has skyrocketed, and that is clearly pushing up food prices. What more can the Government do to help our farmers and support this important industry?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests: Scottish Borders (13 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an estimate of the (a) number of people waiting and (b) the average waiting time to take a category F driving test in the Scottish Borders in the latest period for which data is available.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (12 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: Torness power station provides excellent jobs in my constituency and low-carbon power across the UK. Have the UK Government made any progress in convincing the SNP Government of the importance of nuclear power to our future energy needs?

North Street, Keighley: Green Space (11 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this important debate. Yet again, he is demonstrating what a feisty campaigner he is for his constituents in Keighley and Ilkley. Although my constituency is, of course, some distance from Keighley, I do know the green space, and I understand the points that he is making. Does he agree that this is an example of the need for local authorities to...

Wales: Infrastructure Investment (6 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to support infrastructure investment in Wales.

Wales: Infrastructure Investment (6 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: It is of the utmost importance that every part of these islands can enjoy investment from this United Kingdom Government. Can the Secretary of State update the House on what he and the rest of the Government are doing to achieve that aim in Wales and across the whole United Kingdom?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving Tests: Waiting Lists (5 Jul 2022)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will make an estimate of (a) the number of people waiting for and (b) the average waiting time to take a category B driving test at (a) Duns, (b) Hawick, (c) Galashiels, (d) Kelso, (e) Peebles and (f) Berwick-upon-Tweed driving test centres.

Prime Minister: Engagements (22 Jun 2022)

John Lamont: I very much support the Government’s work to level up all parts of the United Kingdom, including Scotland and my constituency in the Scottish Borders. For the Scottish Borders, improved transport connectivity is the key to levelling up, so will the Prime Minister reconfirm his Government’s support for improvements to the cross-border A1 road and the feasibility study to extend the Borders...

Home Department: Support for People Fleeing War in Ukraine (20 Jun 2022)

John Lamont: What steps her Department is taking to support people fleeing war in Ukraine.

Home Department: Support for People Fleeing War in Ukraine (20 Jun 2022)

John Lamont: More than 70 Ukrainians have now found a place to call home in the safety of the Scottish Borders through the UK Government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme. What support is being offered to local authorities in Scotland to assist their new residents?

Defence: UK Nuclear Deterrent (13 Jun 2022)

John Lamont: What steps his Department is taking to maintain the effectiveness of the UK’s nuclear deterrent.

Defence: UK Nuclear Deterrent (13 Jun 2022)

John Lamont: The Government will be aware of a recent opinion poll that shows that Trident enjoys 58% support among Scots, yet the SNP and Green Ministers in the Scottish Government wish to see us remove Trident and even leave NATO altogether. Given the current international crisis, does the Defence Secretary think their position is wise?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Standards (31 May 2022)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has performance standards for clearance times for Personal Independence Payments.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Monkeypox: Scotland (26 May 2022)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assistance his Department is providing to Public Health Scotland on the outbreak of monkeypox.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Standards (25 May 2022)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what targets his Department has set for standard waiting times for new claimants of PIP to receive their first payment.


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