Results 1–20 of 440 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Jo Stevens

BBC Pay (9 Jan 2018)

Jo Stevens: May I take the Secretary of State back to the role and capacity of the Equality and Human Rights Commission? Not only has its funding just been cut, but it is running short of board members because a number of experienced candidates who have been on the board have been vetoed for reappointment as a result of Cabinet Office decisions. What is he doing to talk to his colleagues in the Cabinet...

Exiting the European Union: Horizon 2020/University Admissions (14 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: What assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on (a) UK participation rates in Horizon 2020 and (b) university admissions.

Exiting the European Union: Horizon 2020/University Admissions (14 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: Will the Minister confirm that the Government will seek to secure an early agreement with the EU on arrangements for underwriting Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ bids for their full duration, up to the end of the programmes?

City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (5 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: Although this is just an anecdote, does the Minister think it represents Hull? I remember going to a Cardiff City match against Hull where the Hull fans had a big banner saying, “Ghetto of excellence.” I think they can lose the “ghetto” bit now, after city of culture.

City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (5 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: My hon. Friend mentioned music. UK Music’s most recent figures show that music tourism results in a direct spend in the whole of Wales of £95 million a year. Much of that will be spent in Swansea. Does he agree that our passion for music in Wales and in Swansea is an integral part of the city of culture bid?

City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (5 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: I make a confession: although I represent Cardiff Central, I am actually a Jack—I was born in Swansea. I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on bringing the debate and join him in hoping that Swansea is successful on Thursday. Not only would that bring benefits to Swansea, but a lot of the people travelling to Swansea to see the city of culture will travel through Cardiff.

City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (5 Dec 2017)

Jo Stevens: I would not place too much emphasis on that, bearing in mind that Swansea City are currently bottom of the premier league and Cardiff City are second in the championship.

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

Jo Stevens: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

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

Jo Stevens: I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for letting me stop him in mid-flow. Has he never heard of the European Parliament?

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

Jo Stevens: I recall that during the passage of the Wales Bill last year we specifically asked for the JMC to be put on a statutory footing. The Government said no.

State Pension Age: Women: EU Nationals (29 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: Will the Minister give way?

Backbench Business: Rohingya Crisis — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (28 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: The Minister just said that the working group and implementation would start within two months, and that any scheme must be “safe, voluntary and dignified,” but then I think he said that clearly people are not going to return voluntarily. Will he clarify that point?

Backbench Business: Rohingya Crisis — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (28 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Colchester (Will Quince), and I thank my hon. Friend the Member for City of Durham (Dr Blackman-Woods) for securing this important debate. It is good to see so many colleagues here, particularly from the CPA delegation, of which I was a member a couple of weeks ago. I have a substantial British Bangladeshi diaspora in my constituency. As the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Net Migration Target: International Students (20 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: Whether she plans to exclude international students from the Government's net migration target.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Net Migration Target: International Students (20 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: Recent polling by ComRes shows that much of the British public do not consider international students to be immigrants, and they want to see them work for a period here to contribute to the economy. Will the Minister commit to increasing the UK’s post-study work opportunities so that we can continue to attract the brightest and the best students to the UK after Brexit?

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: S4C (16 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: What recent discussions she has had with S4C on its future funding.

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: S4C (16 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: I thank the Secretary of State for that reply, but it is estimated that S4C is going to lose £9 million of funding over the next three years, so will she tell the House what guidance she has given to Euryn Ogwen Williams in conducting her review?

Automatic Electoral Registration (No. 2) (15 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to impose certain duties upon Her Majesty’s Government to ensure the accuracy, completeness and utility of electoral registers; to make provision for the sharing of data for the purposes of electoral registration; and for connected purposes. Voting for our representatives is one of the fundamental rights of citizens in a democracy....

Voter Registration (No. 2) Bill: Music: Contribution to the UK Economy (3 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: Will the Government support the private Member’s Bill of my right hon. Friend the Member for Warley (John Spellar)?


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