Results 1–20 of 104 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:John McNally

Leaving the EU: Chemicals Regulation — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (1 Feb 2018)

John McNally: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Evans. I take this opportunity to thank the hon. Member for Wakefield (Mary Creagh) for securing this crucial and topical debate. Some interesting and intriguing points and concerns have been raised. The hon. Lady has already said that she feels as though the Government are treating the chemicals industry as a Cinderella industry. Her...

Leaving the EU: Chemicals Regulation — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (1 Feb 2018)

John McNally: Am I? If I can say “Auchtermuchty”, and so on, it is fairly easy. The hon. Lady raised the importance of getting the transition right and reiterated that we need policy certainty on this issue. The modesty of the hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) and her understanding of the complexity of this inquiry is to be admired. She is without doubt a very able and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Leaving the EU: Research and Staffing (29 Jan 2018)

John McNally: What assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on future participation in EU research programmes and staffing levels in higher education.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Leaving the EU: Research and Staffing (29 Jan 2018)

John McNally: The Secretary of State will be aware of the comments made by Professor Andrea Nolan when she told the Select Committee on Scottish Affairs that Brexit “will have a significant impact on the HE sector, on the staffing profile, and on the student profile, in Scotland.” Does the Secretary of State understand those concerns, and does he agree with the convener of Universities Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution of Powers (24 Jan 2018)

John McNally: What recent discussions he has had with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) the Scottish Government on devolving powers to Scotland after the UK leaves the EU.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution of Powers (24 Jan 2018)

John McNally: Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee has stated that clause 11, as currently drafted, is incompatible with the devolution settlement in Scotland. Does the Secretary of State agree?

Forestry in England — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (11 Jan 2018)

John McNally: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate the hon. Member for Tiverton and Honiton (Neil Parish) on securing this interesting, topical and timely debate. I wish a belated happy new year to all. It is good to see members of the Woodland Trust present. I will try to be fairly brief and get to the end of this speech without losing my voice. Many enlightening...

Quality in the Built Environment (13 Dec 2017)

John McNally: It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Ryan. I congratulate the hon. Member for Bury St Edmunds (Jo Churchill) on securing the debate. She made some excellent and knowledgeable points. As we all know, anyone who wants to change the world has to get busy in their own little corner—and where better than in their own home? There is no better way of improving quality...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: “Creation of UK-wide frameworks (4 Dec 2017)

John McNally: I rise to support the amendments in the name of my right hon. and hon. Friends and to oppose clause 11. I have sat here since 3 o’clock, and I have been to the toilet once, nearly equalling Mr Speaker’s record, so he is obviously having an influence on my ability to hold in my water. As a member of the Environmental Audit Committee, I want to discuss my concerns about clause 11...

UK Bee Population (14 Nov 2017)

John McNally: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I thank the hon. Member for Cheltenham (Alex Chalk) for securing this debate on the importance of bees and other pollinators. I learned today that he has an impressive knowledge of the subject and a keen awareness of how important bees are. I compliment him on his genuine interest and wide personal understanding of the...

Marine Environment — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (14 Nov 2017)

John McNally: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Owen. The hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman) has secured a vital debate today on marine degradation and the threat to our seas. We have heard many good points about how marine environments and resources are being threatened, degraded or destroyed locally and internationally. The hon. Member for Huddersfield made some excellent...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Carbon Capture and Storage (7 Nov 2017)

John McNally: What steps he is taking to support the development of carbon capture and storage technology.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Carbon Capture and Storage (7 Nov 2017)

John McNally: The clean growth strategy falls short of boosting the investment necessary to stimulate change in carbon capture and storage, and the industrial strategy Green Paper failed to mention it. In the light of the previous failure to deliver on Peterhead, what measures will the Minister announce to recover that investment?

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (7 Nov 2017)

John McNally: After years of the Scottish National party lobbying, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy launched a review into limited partnerships, and we in the SNP welcome that. In the light of the Paradise papers, thousands of firms registered in Scotland will be forced to reveal their owners’ identities. When will the Government publish the full findings of the review?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping (26 Oct 2017)

John McNally: Zero Waste Scotland estimates that Scotland’s deposit return scheme will save Scottish councils around £13 million a year in fly-tipping, litter-picking and kerbside recycling costs. Has there been any attempt to conduct a similar analysis in England?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (24 Oct 2017)

John McNally: Inflation now stands at a staggering five-year high and businesses in Scotland, Falkirk and across the UK face the prospect of increased trade tariffs post-Brexit. On the high street, it is increasingly a case of bricks versus clicks, and businesses are closing down, as people buy online, leaving town centres struggling. Has the Chancellor spoken to retailers about the possibility of reducing...

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

John McNally: Does the Prime Minister notice that I am wearing a red card in my pocket today? She will be aware that the hon. Member for Moray (Douglas Ross) is not in his place. Indeed, he is in Barcelona doing his other job—today of all days. What signal does she think this sends to hard-working members of the public who are expected to turn up for their day jobs or face sanctions?

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

John McNally: indicated assent.

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

John McNally: I thank the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) for securing the debate. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gapes. If a post office fails, a lot of people are in trouble. The slash-and-burn approach to closing scores of outlets across Scotland and the UK is nothing short of a disgrace. Public opinion has been ignored and a blind eye turned to the needs...

Race Disparity Audit: Bombardier (10 Oct 2017)

John McNally: I thank the Secretary of State for advance sight of the statement. The Scottish National party regrets the preliminary ruling by the US Department of Commerce that could put these highly skilled jobs at risk in Northern Ireland, and we sincerely hope that the UK Government are doing all that they possibly can to engage with Bombardier and the trade unions to ensure that the future of all...


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