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Written Answers — Department for International Development: Nepal: Earthquakes (1 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support the Government has provided to Nepal following the earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May 2015.

Fifa: Britain in the World (1 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: Peace to this House. On the day I was selected as the candidate for Glasgow North and on the day of the Queen’s Speech last week, the Gospel reading at Mass was from a passage of Luke which said: “Whatever house you go into, let your first words be, ‘Peace to this house.’” It seems entirely appropriate to make my maiden speech now, and I am very grateful to have...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (2 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many organisations headquartered (a) in Scotland and (b) elsewhere in the UK have (i) applied for and (ii) been awarded funding through the UK Aid Match Scheme in each year since that scheme was introduced.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (2 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding has been awarded to each organisation headquartered (a) in Scotland and (b) elsewhere in the UK under the UK Aid Match Scheme in each year since that scheme was introduced.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Sustainable Development (2 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the Government's policy is on the (a) number and (b) content of the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the UN Open Working Group.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Climate Change (2 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what response the Government has made to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Sustainable Development Goals (3 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: What role does the Secretary of State see for the Scottish Government in the ongoing SDG negotiations? Will she commit to ensuring that her counterpart, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs or the Minister for Europe and Internal Development, will be part of the UK delegation to the UN SDG summit in September?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (3 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: The Prime Minister might be aware of the ongoing case of my constituent Dr Steve Forman, who, despite his immense contribution to the music and creative scene in Glasgow, Scotland and around the world, the Home Office is seeing fit to try to deport back to the United States. Will the Prime Minister tell the House why people such as Dr Forman do not seem to be welcome in this country? If the...

Rohingya Community (Burma) (4 Jun 2015)

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Rohingya Community (Burma) (4 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: Very briefly, does the Minister have any indication of the number or proportion of refugees who might be making their way to these islands? What support are the British Government prepared to offer any of them who do end up here?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Scottish Government Funding (10 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: What discussions he plans to have with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for the Scottish Government and the next Budget.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Scottish Government Funding (10 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: The SNP manifesto proposed an alternative to austerity—0.5% public spending increases a year. Does the Secretary of State accept that that means that his Government’s cuts are ideological, not inevitable, and that it is in fact possible for the Government to increase public spending by £93 billion a year to invest in the economy and public services?

Opposition Day — [1st allotted day]: Climate Change (10 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: Is the Secretary of State aware of a letter that is published in today’s Financial Times? It is signed by 80 of the country’s biggest businesses, who call for ambitious action by the Government. That shows that there is a consensus throughout society, both in business and in the wider third sector. The letter says: “Failure to tackle climate change could put economic...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Conferences (11 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which of his Cabinet colleagues will represent the UK at the (a) UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa from 13 to 16 July, (b) UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda in New York from 25 to 27 September and (c) Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris from...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Conferences (11 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether Scottish Government Ministers or officials will be invited to join the UK delegation to the (a) UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa from 13 to 16 July, (b) UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda in New York from 25 to 27 September and (c) Conference of the Parties to the Framework...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Glasgow North (11 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit recipients have been sanctioned in Glasgow North constituency in the last 12 months.

Scotland Bill: Part IIA — UK Pensions liability (15 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: Given that the Scottish Parliament, at the insistence of the Labour party, was founded through the process of a referendum, will the hon. Gentleman support our clause to ensure that it cannot be abolished without a referendum?

Sustainable Development Goals (16 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: I beg to move, That this House has considered negotiation and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Turner. I begin with the words of Nelson Mandela 10 years ago at the Make Poverty History rally: “Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of...

Sustainable Development Goals (16 Jun 2015)

Patrick Grady: That is a helpful point. I spoke briefly in my maiden speech about the ties between Scotland and Malawi; such reciprocal agreements and community links are to be found across the United Kingdom. The respect agenda, which we heard so much about during the independence referendum, means that this is a good opportunity for the voices of Scotland and the constituent parts of the UK to be heard on...


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