Results 1–20 of 563 for speaker:Douglas Chapman

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (12 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints relating to women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age the office of the Independent Case Examiner is currently dealing with; and how many such cases that office has processed in (a) the last 12 months and (b) the last 24 months.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (12 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of complaints relating to women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age submitted to the Independent Case Examiner have (a) progressed to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman; and how many of those cases so progressed have concluded in favour of the complainant.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Green Finance (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: The Minister will be more than aware of the Ernst and Young report earlier this year indicating that Scottish GDP, including Scotland’s geographical share of renewable energy, oil and gas, grew at 3.4% as opposed to the UK’s 3.1%, despite lots of inaction from the current Government. Will the Government provide Holyrood with the powers over energy revenues to ensure that Scotland...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radar: Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 11 July 2018 to Question 161188 on Radar: Scotland, what steps are being taken by his Department with the onshore wind farm industry to ensure that consented onshore wind developments in Scotland which require the implementation of a Military Radar Mitigation Scheme are brought forward into construction and operation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radar: Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 11 July 2018 to Question 161188 on Radar: Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the potential effect on the Government's commitment to delivering subsidy free onshore wind in Scotland of the time being taken by his Department in developing radar...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radar: Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 11 July 2018 to Question 162083 on Radar: Scotland, if he will (a) review the efficacy of the work of Aquila in engaging with the onshore wind farm industry and (b) take steps to ensure the timeliness of Aquila's engagements with that industry relating to the development of radar mitigation schemes.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radar: Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 11 July 2018 to Question 162083 on Radar: Scotland, if he will meet with developers to discuss the (a) time being taken by his Department in developing radar mitigation solutions and (b) associated investment risks and impacts incurred by developers and investors as a result of that time being taken.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many staff have been assigned to the office of the Independent Case Examiner to deal with complaints raised by women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (11 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints submitted to the Independent Case Examiner relating to women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age have been upheld; and what proportion of the total number of complaints received by that office that number represents.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance (10 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many paying parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service in Dunfermline and West Fife constituency; and what the value of those such arrears is.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (10 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has had discussions with WASPI campaign groups on the time taken for complaints raised by women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age to be dealt with by her Department; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females (7 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average time is between a complainant (a) submitting an enquiry and (b) receiving a conclusive response relating to women affected by measures taken to equalise the state pension age; whether that average waiting time meets her Department’s target response time for such enquiries; and what the trend in such response times has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen (4 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: What representations he has made to his Saudi Arabian counterpart on the bombing of a school bus in Yemen by Saudi-led coalition forces.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Yemen (4 Sep 2018)

Douglas Chapman: As the Minister will know, in the past I have offered help from SNP Members to support the work of Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy for Yemen. I have also issued a plea for a halt to the bombing and the weapon sales from the UK to Saudi Arabia, and for the envoy to be given space in which to do his work and, indeed, back up some of the great work done by Karen Pierce, our ambassador to...

Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I start by putting a few things that have happened in the past 48 hours in context, regarding President Trump’s visit and discussions with President Putin. I thought the whole point of playing golf on a quiet Scottish golf course was to clear the mind and think about other things, but President Trump has left us in a much...

Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: I thank the hon. Gentleman for the Committee’s report. He mentioned our exit from the EU, so I wondered how he sees our ability to support long-term security in the western Balkans diminishing. What measures could be taken to help mitigate that loss of influence in this geopolitically important region? Separately, what steps should the Government be taking to give UK business the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: RAF Lossiemouth: Air Traffic Control (12 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the timetable is for the implementation of the air traffic control radar mitigation scheme at RAF Lossiemouth in relation to consented but unbuilt onshore wind farms.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Protected Geographical Indications: Export Value (12 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade on the export value of food and drink sector products with the protected geographical indication mark.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Protected Geographical Indications: Export Value (12 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: I thank the Minister for that reply. Arbroath Smokies, Stornoway black pudding and Scotch whisky are all key products in maintaining a high profile for Scottish food and drink. When he comes to agree trade deals post Brexit, will he be consulting and involving the Scottish Government in these discussions to make sure that all brands are protected?

Defence Industry and Shipbuilding (11 Jul 2018)

Douglas Chapman: I will try to make my speech go at the drumbeat of a Croatian polka rather than a Morris dance, Mr Speaker. Let me start with something really positive: the early-day motion that I lodged last month on the contracts for the ships that we are talking about today has received cross-party support. I also say at the outset that Rosyth really needs the support of all 13 of the Tory MPs from...


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