Results 121–140 of 982 for speaker:Martin Vickers

Health and Social Care: Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust (6 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: Will the Minister give an assurance that the support that NHS Improvement is giving to the trust will continue? He will know that this is the second time that the trust has been in special measures, and clearly we need continuing support. Will he also assure us that he will visit the trust—a promise that was made by his predecessor?

Rail Update (5 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: While privatisation has certainly resulted in more investment in the network, it is also clear that the existing franchise system needs reform. At the moment, we have competition for gaining the franchise, but very little competition in the actual provision of rail services. If we are to have improvements to services such as the direct service to Grimsby and Cleethorpes, which has already...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (5 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: Last month, I visited Grimsby jobcentre, which serves my constituency, and it is very clear that the staff are handling the changeover to universal credit very efficiently. Will the Secretary of State join me in complimenting the staff, including the work they do in motivating claimants and improving their self-confidence so that they can seek employment?

Baby Leave for Members of Parliament: Hospital Car Parking Charges (1 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Emma Hardy), who represents the other side of the Humber bridge, and it is a particular pleasure to support my right hon. Friend the Member for Harlow (Robert Halfon). He was an asset to the Front Bench, but he has also shown his campaigning skills when dealing with issues such as this on the Back Benches. We...

Baby Leave for Members of Parliament: Hospital Car Parking Charges (1 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: I thank my right hon. Friend for emphasising the point I am making. Many patients have to travel for perhaps 15 or 20 miles to get to the hospital, and that is an additional burden that they can well do without. The hon. Member for Great Grimsby mentioned the fact that there is a problem with management, and she mentioned parking in neighbouring streets. I will add the names of a few more of...

Exiting the European Union: Customs Union: Automotive Sector (1 Feb 2018)

Martin Vickers: The port of Immingham in my constituency is vital to the automotive sector. Further to the answer given by the Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, the hon. Member for Fareham (Suella Fernandes), about Teesport and free ports, may I ask whether the Minister is prepared to meet me to discuss the possibility of Immingham’s becoming a free port post Brexit?

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pilot Town Deal (30 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: What progress his Department is making on developing a pilot town deal as outlined in the industrial strategy.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pilot Town Deal (30 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: I thank the Minister for his reply, and I would point out that this deal also includes Cleethorpes—it is for Greater Grimsby. I know that discussions are continuing at official level, but I would welcome an opportunity for the Minister to meet representatives of the project board in the new future, so that we can give some political clout to this deal, which could provide a pilot for...

Leaving the Eu: Implementation (29 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: The Minister said that, during the implementation period, we will be able to negotiate and sign trade agreements. Will he confirm that there will be no compromise on that, and that it will not be added to the growing list of concessions that the Government have made?

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Mr Scott, in the notes we have been provided with, there is a section titled “Your views on the Bill”. It says that you recognise thatQ “the government is committed to maintaining the existing trade relationships, effectively preserving the status quo.” You go on to say: “It therefore seems that there is the potential to spend a significant amount of time, effort...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Q But if changes were required, surely you would want to be a part of that? It is perfectly possible that we could construct a better system.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (25 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: As the Secretary of State said, it is vital that we educate our young people about the dangers of plastics in the seas in particular. Will he join me in congratulating Alfie from New Waltham Academy in my constituency, who has done so much to promote this issue? When he visits the area in the not too distant future to meet the fishing and seafood community, as I know he intends to, will he...

Public Transport: Boxing Day 2018 (24 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Public Transport: Boxing Day 2018 (24 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: It is in that capacity that I wanted to say that the hon. Gentleman is very welcome to come along to the group next time we have a meeting of the train operating companies to put the question directly to them. At the moment, unless it is in their franchise, very few of them provide a service. They ought to be more enterprising—we need more competition in the rail network.

Public Transport: Boxing Day 2018 (24 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: On the subject of TransPennine, which provides the main services via the south trans-Pennine route between Manchester airport and Cleethorpes, when he has those discussions, will he make special mention of the fact not only that my constituents want to get to Manchester airport, but that of course people will flock in their thousands to Cleethorpes, where Grimsby Town will probably be playing...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Ms Kirton-Darling, you referred to the scrutiny process in, say, Scandinavian Parliaments and the feedback to Brussels and so on. That may be very detailed but, of course, when it gets back to Brussels, Sweden or wherever is just one of 28. Their input in the great scheme of things, eventually, is rather watered down. Wouldn’t you accept the fact that, once Brexit is achieved, the UK,...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: I thought you might say that.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Q That is a judgment in terms of the Brexit argument rather than the benefits of the Trade Bill.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: Q Of a watered-down version.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jan 2018)

Martin Vickers: MrQ Dearden, you seemed to indicate that there are some countries with which you do not think we should do trade deals. Is that a fair comment?


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