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Sexual Harassment in Parliament (30 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: I am delighted to hear that the Leader of the House will extend these measures to other forms of abuse. Will that include those MPs who go on rallies endorsing the lynching of other MPs? It is an absolute disgrace that senior MPs go about their business inciting violence against female MPs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Public Sector Pay (24 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: I am older and, I hope, wiser. Like all the ladies who are at my age, I am just hitting my stride and coming of age.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Transport Infrastructure: Cheshire (24 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: What investment his Department has provided for transport infrastructure projects in Cheshire in the last 12 months.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Transport Infrastructure: Cheshire (24 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: I welcome the Minister’s reply. The Cheshire and Warrington local enterprise partnership has a bold agenda for increasing business in Tatton and Chester. The local plan has an equally bold agenda for increasing the number of houses, which will bring money to the Exchequer and help to meet the country’s housing need, but we have a significant need for the mid-Cheshire rail line....

Written Answers — Department of Health: Samaritans: Telephone Services (24 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to meet the Government's commitment to provide funding for the Samaritans' helpline until the end of the current Parliament.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (19 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: Can the Minister provide an update on the progress of the mid-Cheshire rail line?

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

Esther McVey: If she will list her official engagements for Wednesday 18 October.

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

Esther McVey: Will the Prime Minister reaffirm her Government’s commitment to the northern powerhouse? Will she set out the specific schemes—[Interruption.]

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

Esther McVey: Thank you, Mr Speaker. The importance of the north will be heard. Will the Prime Minister set out the schemes that she seeks to prioritise, and does she agree that the only norths that are in tune with the Leader of the Opposition’s political correctness and Marxism are Islington North and North Korea? [Interruption.]

Monarch Airlines (9 Oct 2017)

Esther McVey: Following on from the many letters I have received from constituents, will the Secretary of State join me in thanking and congratulating the staff of the CAA, the Department for Transport and my local airport, Manchester airport, on the work they have done on the biggest evacuation in peacetime?

International Day of Democracy: HS2: Phase 2b Route (Manchester and Leeds) (6 Sep 2017)

Esther McVey: I congratulate my hon. Friend and neighbour on securing this important debate. I endorse all the points that she is making, in particular those about safety, security, suitability and cost. My constituency, too, is full of brine fields and wells where salt has dissolved and been pumped out, which creates craters underground. Ros Todhunter, a geologist who lives in Lostock Green in my...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (5 Sep 2017)

Esther McVey: Having recently met the governor of Styal prison in my constituency, I know that drones are an increasing problem in prisons, as is the illegal use of mobile phones. The two are linked together because mobile phones allow for greater frequency and accuracy of drone activity. Does the Minister agree that the way to curb drone activity and stop illegal mobile phone use is to block phone signals...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Tatton (27 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what (a) cash and (b) per pupil funding has been provided to schools in Tatton constituency in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Tatton (27 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average (a) cash and (b) per pupil funding is for (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Cheshire (21 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proposals his Department plans to bring forward to support Cheshire farmers in preventing the spread of TB; and what support is available for TB-infected farms.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (20 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: Although the Government provide support for cattle farmers affected by TB, can the Secretary of State reassure me that goat and sheep farmers in Cheshire will get comparable compensation?

HS2 Update (17 Jul 2017)

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HS2 Update (17 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: Good choice, Mr Speaker. I appreciate that the Secretary of State is seeking to be decisive, but my constituents in Tatton are deeply concerned by what they hear in the media. Will he ensure that my constituents, and I as their representative in Parliament, will be fully involved in the decisions that will hugely affect them, and that he and High Speed 2 will not ride roughshod over their...

Schools Update (17 Jul 2017)

Esther McVey: I congratulate the Government on choosing to prioritise school funding, which has been such a huge issue in Tatton and throughout the country. All the Cheshire Members of Parliament have come to my right hon. Friend saying what we need for our local schools, and I therefore welcome today’s announcement. So that everyone can be clear about the position, however, will my right hon. Friend...


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