Results 161–180 of 1100 for speaker:Liz McInnes

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Dangerous Driving: Prosecutions (14 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people convicted of causing death by dangerous driving received the maximum 14 year jail sentence in each of the last five calendar years.

Petition - Closure of Middleton Crown Post Office (13 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: I rise to present a petition signed by 1,183 residents of Heywood and Middleton. The Post Office recently announced a plan to close 74 Crown post offices, including the Middleton post office in my constituency, and to franchise the services to branches of WHSmith. That will put jobs at risk, affect quality of service and accessibility, and have a negative effect on Middleton town centre. In...

Commonwealth Day (11 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: I thank the Minister of State for advance sight of her statement on this, Commonwealth Day. The Commonwealth is more important than ever in a world where there is currently a grave lack of global leadership, where the credibility and relevance of our great international institutions is under threat, and where human rights and the rule of law are being disregarded by dozens of Governments and...

The Modern Commonwealth: Opportunities and Challenges (7 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady). It is also a pleasure to speak for the Opposition in this important debate in this, the 70th year of the Commonwealth. Many excellent speeches and points have been made about the opportunities and challenges that face the Commonwealth. The hon. Member for Rochford and Southend East (James Duddridge) made the point...

International Women’s Day (7 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: I am pleased to be able to contribute to this debate ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow, and I congratulate the right hon. Member for Basingstoke (Mrs Miller) on securing it. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Balance for Better”, which is a call to action for driving gender balance across the world. For women to reach their full potential we need to...

Kashmir (7 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: I thank the Minister of State for advance sight of his statement. There is great concern across this House, and in many of our constituencies, about what is happening in Kashmir and the tension that that is creating between India and Pakistan—the biggest military confrontation between the two countries for 20 years. I applaud the Foreign Office team for keeping the House updated and for the...

Bus Services: Greater Manchester (4 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: My hon. Friend is making an excellent speech. In my constituency, we are extremely reliant on the bus services. We have only two railway stations that serve only a part of the constituency. Complaints about bus services are a constant in my constituency emails. I am very grateful to him for raising these really important issues, which mean a lot to my constituents.

Bus Services: Greater Manchester (4 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: It is really important that we remember the role of bus services in addressing social isolation. A constituent came to see me about the cutting of a bus service, which meant she was unable to go out in the afternoons to shop and visit friends and family. She was an elderly lady. I wrote to the Minister for loneliness about it, who wrote back to me and said, “This is a matter for the...

Bus Services: Greater Manchester (4 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: Oh dear.

Stronger Towns Fund (4 Mar 2019)

Liz McInnes: My local council, Rochdale, has had its funding cut by nearly £200 million since 2010, so why does the Secretary of State think that £281 million for the entire north-west—a drop in the ocean compared with the cuts my council has had to make—offers a sustainable plan to strengthen the towns of Heywood and Middleton?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (26 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: The people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are in an invidious position in that they have the temporary peace and stability that they desperately want and need but a new President for whom they did not vote. Does the Secretary of State agree that we cannot simply shrug our shoulders and say this is a trade-off that we accept but that, instead, the people of the DRC deserve both peace...

Backbench Business: Greater Manchester Spatial Framework — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (21 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Stringer, and to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Oldham West and Royton (Jim McMahon). I am grateful to the hon. Member for Hazel Grove (Mr Wragg) for securing this important debate. It is a shame that it is on the Thursday afternoon of the non-recess week, so, unfortunately, a lot of our Greater Manchester colleagues are in their...

Speaker’S Statement: Business of the House (21 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: If the media are to be believed, this week is commonly known as “ski week.” I would not know about that, but many of us have had to cancel constituency engagements to be here. May I echo the words of the shadow Leader of the House and ask that, if such a move is planned again, the needs of House staff are taken into consideration? I have spoken to many staff this week who have had to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Species Decline (21 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: What recent steps he has taken to tackle species decline.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Species Decline (21 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: I thank the Minister for that answer, and I am sure she is as concerned as I am about the recent report on the decline in insect species. What action is being taken to address the increasing fragmentation of our landscape, which means that pollinator species are left isolated and unable to move between areas?

Transport for Towns (19 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: indicated dissent.

Transport for Towns (19 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Austin. Many passengers across Greater Manchester had a torrid time last year. With daily disruption on the rail network and congestion on the motorway network due to smart motorway construction, getting around has been hard. Transport issues form a constant, if not large, part of my constituency casework, and my office regularly receives...

Backbench Business: Santander Closures and Local Communities — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (14 Feb 2019)

Liz McInnes: I just want to raise the issue of disabled access, which would be covered by an impact assessment.


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