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Tax Credits: Concentrix (14 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: As long as I have represented them, people in the Wirral have been treated with disrespect and indignity by HMRC. This is only the worst of a long series of cases. Let me ask the Minister one simple question: when did she first meet Concentrix to raise our concerns with them?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (14 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: Yesterday, the all-party group on Syria—[Interruption.]—met so that we could, with friends from Syria, remember our colleague Jo Cox—[Interruption.]

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (14 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: Yesterday, the all-party group on Syria met so that we could, with our friends from Syria, remember our colleague Jo Cox. May I ask the Secretary of State, further to answers she gave a moment ago with regard to besieged areas, what discussions she has had with colleagues in the region about making sure that sufficient resources are stockpiled in nearby areas so that as soon as that...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees (13 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to support local authorities in integrating refugees into British society.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the number of unaccompanied child refugees in Calais who have family in the UK; and when that assessment was carried out.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to work with the Local Government Association to explore the possibility of accommodating more than 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the Syrian refugees planned to be taken in by the UK by 2020 will be located in each (a) constituent nation and region and (b) local authority area in the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to publish regular updates on progress on accepting Syrian refugees into the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Ambulance Services (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent steps his Department has taken to improve ambulance response times.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Ambulance Services (12 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve ambulance response times.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Licensing (7 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how long the average anticipated response time is for a review of a driving licence due to medical reasons.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (7 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Government plans to publish a comprehensive plan for resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees in the UK by 2020.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (7 Sep 2016)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress the Government has made towards its target of resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees in the UK by 2020.

Orgreave: Public Inquiry into Policing (20 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: The Home Secretary said that she will make a decision in the autumn, but my right hon. Friend the Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham) and my hon. Friends the Members for Liverpool, Walton (Steve Rotheram) and for Halton (Derek Twigg) and I, as chair of the all-party parliamentary group on the Hillsborough Disaster, spent many hours talking with the Home Secretary’s predecessor and the IPCC...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disadvantaged Families and Children: Life Chances (11 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: The Secretary of State has mentioned support for working parents several times, but those hit hardest by the Government’s cuts to in-work support for parents are single parents—those who least deserve it—so, on this issue and that of helping single parents, will he think again?

Report of the Iraq Inquiry (6 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: I join all those in the House in paying tribute to our armed forces. We owe them a huge debt of gratitude. I will quote from the resignation speech of Robin Cook: “Our interests are best protected not by unilateral action but by multilateral agreement and a world order governed by rules.”—[Official Report, 17 March 2003; Vol. 401, c. 726.] Does the Prime Minister agree that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Forward Budget Planning (5 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: The Secretary of State and others have sought to reassure us that nothing changes immediately with Brexit, but that is not right for the NHS. The impact on the economy is already clear, and that will have a knock-on effect on our health service. That is why I will meet local leaders in Wirral on Friday to try to formulate a Brexit plan for the NHS. Will the Secretary of State receive that...

Surplus Target and Corporation Tax (4 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: As ever, the Chancellor is fond of having a pop at the previous Labour Government, but there was a crisis in the markets to which that Government had to respond. This is a crisis made in Government to which the markets are responding. With that in mind, and because he has not answered this yet, will he say what proper assessment he has made of the impact of this cut in corporation tax on our...

EU Nationals: Uk Residence (4 Jul 2016)

Alison McGovern: The Minister’s answer to the question seems to be, “Trust me: it’s all in hand.” Is it any wonder that the family of my right hon. Friend the Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham) and thousands of other families up and down this country cannot trust the Government, given how they have handled the immigration question for years? May I ask the Minister to do a little better...

Outcome of the EU Referendum (27 Jun 2016)

Alison McGovern: The Prime Minister keeps saying that our economic fundamentals are strong, but our membership of the EU was one of those economic fundamentals, so may I ask him to speak to the Chancellor, who has now fled this House, to set up a plan to counter the Brexit recession, including increasing capital expenditure in the north?


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