Results 121–140 of 968 for speaker:Stephen McPartland

Written Answers — Home Office: Question (11 Jul 2022)

Stephen McPartland: The National Economic Crime Centre received a significant amount of material from the Bank Signature Forgery Campaign and is continuing to assess the material submitted to them. The National Crime Agency does not routinely confirm or deny whether an investigation is taking place.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Primary Education: Physical Education and Sports (22 Jun 2022)

Stephen McPartland: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to confirm Primary PE and Sports Premium funding allocations for young children.

Written Answers — Treasury: Electric Vehicles: Taxation (22 Jun 2022)

Stephen McPartland: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking towards setting benefit-in-kind taxation rates for 2025-26; and what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the potential impact of those rates on the adoption of electric vehicles.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cats: Animal Breeding (24 May 2022)

Stephen McPartland: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if his Department will regulate cat breeding as part of the Post Implementation Review of The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 which is due by October 2023.

Ukraine Update (25 Apr 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I pay tribute to our brave Ukrainian friends and I commend the Secretary of State for his steadfast support for them. Stevenage is home to MBDA, which manufactures Brimstone. Can he clarify whether we will be making Brimstone available? What can we do to upgrade the Ukrainians’ advanced cyber capabilities to disrupt Russian communication command and control?

Building Safety Bill: Before Clause 117 - Remediation of certain defects (20 Apr 2022)

Stephen McPartland: It is a great pleasure to be able to speak in this debate. I am very grateful to the Minister and the Secretary of State for the great work they have done since they have taken up their roles in working with us to get to a position where the Government accept that leaseholders are the innocent victims who are not responsible and should not have to pay. I will come on to the waterfall in a few...

Building Safety Bill: Before Clause 117 - Remediation of certain defects (20 Apr 2022)

Stephen McPartland: The Minister has been a breath of fresh air since he has come to the Department, and the discussions have been very productive. Will he clarify from the Dispatch Box that for leaseholders in buildings under 11 metres, who currently have no protections, the Department would be willing to look at those buildings on a case-by-case basis if support was needed?

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Review (29 Mar 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his commitment to ensure that every child with SEND has the best opportunities and chances in education. Does he agree that many of those children’s needs are met well in mainstream schools by SENCOs and family support workers, but we have to go further and faster to ensure that every teacher has the opportunity, the skills, the support and everything...

P&O Ferries (28 Mar 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I come from a family of seafarers. The behaviour of P&O has been arrogant, disgusting and unacceptable. I am grateful to the Minister for the strong action that he and the Secretary of State for Transport have taken. Will they send a strong message to the chief executive of P&O and say from the Dispatch Box that he should resign for his behaviour?

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Homelessness (24 Mar 2022)

Stephen McPartland: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will prevent local authorities from informing people that are intentionally homeless and cannot be supported.

High-rise Buildings: Remediation — [Mrs Maria Miller in the Chair] (2 Mar 2022)

Stephen McPartland: On behalf of my constituents, especially those in Vista Tower, I would like to say thank you to the Minister.

High-rise Buildings: Remediation — [Mrs Maria Miller in the Chair] (2 Mar 2022)

Stephen McPartland: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Miller. I am grateful to be following the wonderful speech by the hon. Member for Sheffield Central (Paul Blomfield), who gave an emotional account of the GP who has had to put his whole career on hold. That is something we have seen up and down the country. Lots of people have had to become experts on building safety. There is a grave...

Ukraine (24 Feb 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I am proud that the Prime Minister and this country are leading the international support for our friends in Ukraine. Domestically, will the Prime Minister be providing more support for our NHS, other public sector organisations and businesses that will now be the subject of Russian cyber-attacks?

Building Safety Bill: Schedule 7 - Building safety charges (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I am grateful for the opportunity to speak on Third Reading. I am hopeful this evening and, like many Members from all parties, I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Southampton, Itchen (Royston Smith), to the Father of the House, my hon. Friend the Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley), and to colleagues across the House who have worked so hard to get us where we are...

Building Safety Bill: Schedule 7 - Building safety charges (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I completely support the Father of the House, as he knows, in all matters. It is important that the Government have accepted the principles of everything that we have asked for throughout this 18-month campaign. I am very grateful for that. With all the technical details, that campaign has demonstrated how complicated this issue is and the many millions of people and tens of thousands of...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 20 - Regulations under section 131 (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: In the interest of helping with time, I assure you, Madam Deputy Speaker, that after what the Minister said and the conversations that we have had in the past few days and overnight, we will not be pressing any of our amendments, which are probing amendments, to a vote at the end of the debate. That will hopefully help the next debate. Like you, Madam Deputy Speaker, I saw many hon. Members...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 20 - Regulations under section 131 (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I completely accept that point, and the hon. Member will know that we are all in the same position. Every single community is affected up and down the country; there are millions of leaseholders. The new approach that the Government are taking mirrors a lot of what we want in our amendments on these issues. For example, a number of the amendments I am going to speak to refer to redress. We...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 20 - Regulations under section 131 (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I am very grateful to the Father of the House, and I would like to thank the cladding groups up and down the country, such as End Our Cladding Scandal UK, the UK Cladding Action Group and the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership. I record my thanks to the Father of the House and all my colleagues on both sides of the House who have done everything they can to get us to a position where we are...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 20 - Regulations under section 131 (19 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I would like to thank the Minister on behalf of a number of leaseholders around the country, because our amendments asked for only 25 years and the Government have gone further with 30 years. I put on the record my thanks to the Government for that.

Building Safety (10 Jan 2022)

Stephen McPartland: I welcome this brilliant statement, and I am grateful to the Secretary of State for working constructively with us, across parties, and with the cladding groups to get us to where we are today. Today’s announcement is another huge step forward for leaseholders. This is a victory for leaseholders, who will get up to £9 billion of support. We will make those responsible pay and start on the...


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