Results 1–20 of 458 for speaker:Craig Tracey

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Childcare (15 Jun 2015)

Craig Tracey: What steps she is taking to ensure that there are sufficient childcare places to meet demand.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Childcare (15 Jun 2015)

Craig Tracey: My constituents in North Warwickshire and Bedworth welcomed the commitment in the Conservative manifesto to provide 30 hours of free childcare and look forward to its delivery. What plans are being made to bring that forward?

Energy and Climate Change: Child Poverty (25 Jun 2015)

Craig Tracey: Does my right hon. Friend agree that ensuring that all children are given a high-quality education and an opportunity to acquire vital skills is critical to enabling those who are growing up in low-income households to escape from welfare dependency and find well-paid jobs?

Business of the House (25 Jun 2015)

Craig Tracey: My constituency has a growing problem of heavy goods vehicle drivers parking overnight on industrial parks and in neighbouring residential areas, such as Coleshill. They are predominantly drivers from eastern European countries. Hams Hall distribution centre is seeing up to 70 trailers a night. As a result, there is an increase in accidents and antisocial behaviour. May we have an urgent...

Women and Equalities: Career Progression (2 Jul 2015)

Craig Tracey: What steps the Government are taking to ensure more women are appointed to boards and to help them progress in their chosen career.

Women and Equalities: Career Progression (2 Jul 2015)

Craig Tracey: It is great news that the Institute of Directors has appointed its first female chair in its 112-year history, but the fact remains that women still make up only about 20% of the membership of boards. Does my right hon. Friend agree that one of the key ways to redress the balance is by encouraging and inspiring more female executives?

Bills Presented: Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (9 Jul 2015)

Craig Tracey: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity to make my maiden speech. It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Mitcham and Morden (Siobhain McDonagh). Standing here now, I realise how wise were the words of my hon. and good Friend the Member for Tamworth (Christopher Pincher) when he, during his maiden speech, suddenly understood the significance of the occasion and...

Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (17 Sep 2015)

Craig Tracey: Thank you, Mr Hollobone, for giving me the opportunity to speak in this very important debate, which is my first here in Westminster Hall. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Reading West (Alok Sharma) on securing it and on the powerful argument that he made. During my previous career as an insurance broker, all too often I saw the aftermath of avoidable dangerous and careless...

Secondary Breast Cancer (21 Oct 2015)

Craig Tracey: I beg to move, That this House has considered secondary breast cancer. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Dorries, in the first Westminster Hall debate that I have secured. As a co-chair of the all-party group on breast cancer, I am delighted to be able to raise the extremely important issue of secondary breast cancer. I thank all the people and organisations that have...

Secondary Breast Cancer (21 Oct 2015)

Craig Tracey: I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. I am coming on to that point now—well anticipated! As I said, it is surprising that we do not have accurate figures and it is therefore difficult to plan and commission effectively. That is acutely demonstrated in the lack of specialist nurses and poor access to palliative care, which both Breast Cancer Care and the Secondary Breast Cancer...

Secondary Breast Cancer (21 Oct 2015)

Craig Tracey: I agree completely. The lack of data is astounding, and they would help in so many different areas of treatment. My second objective is access to specialist palliative care. For those living with a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer, such care can make all the difference in enhancing their quality of life, but for too many, support is not available. In many cases when support becomes...

Secondary Breast Cancer (21 Oct 2015)

Craig Tracey: I will be very quick. I thank the Minister for her response. I also thank the other Front-Bench spokesmen, especially the hon. Member for Central Ayrshire (Dr Whitford), who obviously brings a great deal of expertise to the debate. I thank all colleagues who have taken part in this debate, particularly my hon. Friend the Member for Bury St Edmunds (Jo Churchill) for sharing her experience....

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (4 Nov 2015)

Craig Tracey: If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 4 November.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (4 Nov 2015)

Craig Tracey: I would like to associate myself with the Prime Minister’s comments and I look forward to joining the Armistice day parade in Bedworth in my constituency which has been in existence since 1921 and has grown to be the largest in Britain. On the military, from speaking to constituents in North Warwickshire I know that the Government commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defence was very welcome....

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Nov 2015)

Craig Tracey: In my constituency, manufacturing is thriving thanks to innovative small businesses such as Powerkut and Naysmith Group, which are creating high quality local jobs and apprenticeships in the engineering sector. Given the challenges that these types of companies face in finding traditional bank and funding support, what assurances can the Prime Minister give that this Conservative Government...

Isil: Military Veterans (23 Nov 2015)

Craig Tracey: What steps he is taking to support military veterans.

Isil: Military Veterans (23 Nov 2015)

Craig Tracey: Research shows that veterans represent the largest single cohort in the overall prison population. What is the Department doing to address the issue, and will the Minister acknowledge the significance of charities such as Care after Combat, whose Phoenix project is intended to reduce reoffending in this important group?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (1 Dec 2015)

Craig Tracey: As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on women and enterprise, I welcome the fact that more women than ever are working in Britain today. One of the barriers to forming a cohesive forward strategy for creating more female business owners is a lack of reliable data on how many there currently are. Will my hon. Friend meet me to discuss that issue and consider possible solutions such as...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (8 Dec 2015)

Craig Tracey: A recent report revealed there had been nearly 400 illegal Traveller encampments across Warwickshire in the last three years, including four in Alveston and Bedworth in my constituency this summer alone, and these are costing the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds. The previous Justice Secretary pledged to address this issue, so will my right hon. Friend meet me to discuss what progress...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeships (15 Dec 2015)

Craig Tracey: What steps he is taking to improve standards in apprenticeships.


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