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Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: At the general election, both main parties committed to an energy price cap and the Government have now published a Bill for which I believe there is strong cross-party support, so will the 14 million customers on standard variable tariffs actually see their energy prices come down this winter, and if not, when will the Prime Minister get on the statute book legislation to ensure that this is...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (18 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to revise the process for awarding contracts to private companies for the provision of accommodation for asylum seekers.

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

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Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: What a gentleman! Thank you very much. The Minister is setting out two alternatives: the ONR taking responsibility or our staying in Euratom. However, there is a third way forward—a third way—which is to seek a transition period in which we remain in Euratom and then go for some sort of associate membership of Euratom. Are the Government exploring that opportunity, which would...

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

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Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: I do not think that anybody debated or considered leaving Euratom, or voted to leave it on 23 June 2016—

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: Except the hon. Gentleman. However, we are where we are, and the Government have made their decision. I urge them not to abandon what I and many hon. Members regard as a sensible approach: to pursue a transition period during which we stay under Euratom’s auspices, and then seek some sort of associate membership so that we do not have to recreate everything that the Minister and others...

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: My hon. Friend speaks with great knowledge. He led the Westminster Hall debate and has a constituency interest. He is absolutely right, and some of the questions I will pose later are about how we can be sure that the ONR has the capacity and the capability to take on the responsibility that the Government will pass on to it. The Bill does not resolve all the safeguarding issues. It does not...

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: Will the hon. Gentleman give way on that point?

Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

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Nuclear Safeguards Bill (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: The Secretary of State says that he speaks regularly to the experts in the sector and industry; can he give an example of anybody in the industry who would prefer the powers to be transferred to the ONR rather than for us to stay in Euratom? Is there anyone?

Iran: Vauxhall (Redundancies) (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: Eighty per cent. of the cars produced at Ellesmere Port are for mainland European and 75% of the parts to make the cars come from mainland Europe. What assurances can the Minister give that, when we leave the European Union, there will not be additional customs checks or barriers to trade, because if there are, more jobs will inevitably be lost, not just at Ellesmere Port, but elsewhere in...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what measures are in place to ensure that private subcontractors providing accommodation for asylum seekers are meeting the standards of the Housing Act and that such measures are enforced and complaints acted on.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (16 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers have been moved more than four times in a year by (a) G4S and (b) other providers of accommodation for asylum seekers.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hinkley Point C Power Station (12 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will provide a breakdown of the estimate of the total whole life costs for Hinkley Point C in the major project portfolio data published in September 2016.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Help to Buy Scheme (12 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been spent from the public purse on Help to Buy in each region of England; and how many beneficiaries in each income group there have been from the spend in each such region.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hinkley Point C Power Station (11 Oct 2017)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions his officials have had with EDF Energy and CGN Energy (a) before 29 July 2016 and (b) after 15 September 2016 on the potential financial consequences for those companies of the decision to delay approval of Hinkley Point C.


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