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Tobacco Control Plan (19 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: It is a pleasure to take part in today’s debate, and I welcome the one-year anniversary of the tobacco control policy for England. A great deal of progress has been made in reducing smoking prevalence across the UK. As has been pointed out, whereas in 1974 more than half of adult males and more than two in five women smoked, the latest figures from NHS Digital suggest that smoking rates...

Exiting the European Union: Contingency Plans (19 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: What contingency plans his Department has made for no deal being reached on the UK leaving the EU.

Exiting the European Union: Contingency Plans (19 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: There has been recent press speculation that the Government are considering emergency measures that would include the stockpiling of food and medicines. Will the Minister confirm whether that is accurate? If so, what would be the proposals for the distribution of those stockpiles?

Written Answers — Treasury: Pension Funds (19 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of the change in the value of the pound on private pension funds since the EU referendum.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Linlithgow and East Falkirk (18 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people were in receipt of the state pension in (a) 2010 and (b) 2018 in Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (17 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to pilot the self-sampling of cervical screening for women who would prefer to access their screening in that way; and if he will make a statement.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Power-Generating Companies (17 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: Solar power has been shut out of clean power options for three years, and onshore wind vilified. Will the Minister heed the National Infrastructure Commission’s recommendations to forgo new nuclear investment in favour of bringing back clean power options for cheap and established renewables?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Timesharing: Regulation (12 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2018 to Question 136940 on Timesharing, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the provisions for people who entered into timeshare contracts before the new regulations came into force.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Antibiotics: Drug Resistance (12 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason Tuberculosis was excluded from the scope of the £10 million Small Business Research Initiative competition on antimicrobial resistance in humans.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Government Assistance (12 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to provide financial assistance to military veterans who retired with fewer than 22 years' service before 5 April 1975; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Government Assistance (12 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect of the provisions of the Social Security Acts 1973 and 1975 on the standard of living of military veterans who retired with fewer than 22 years' service before 5 April 1975.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Government Assistance (12 Jul 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has estimated the cost to the public purse of making payments to support military veterans who retired with fewer than 22 years' service before 5 April 1975; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cattle: Exports (29 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to prohibit the export of unweaned calves for fattening after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cattle: Exports (29 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Scottish Government on the prohibition of the export of unweaned calves for fattening.

Select Committee on Justice: Russian Federation Activity (28 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone. I am grateful to the hon. Member for Isle of Wight (Mr Seely) for securing time for this wide-ranging and topical debate. He also reminded us that the debate is not anti-Russian, and identified the need for a permanent structure against subversive measures. I agree with that and will return to it later. I was pleased to listen to...

Select Committee on Justice (28 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: I thank the Select Committee for the report, and for fully endorsing the Scottish Government policy of a presumption against short sentences of 12 months or less. Recidivism rates are at a near-20-year low in Scotland, following the introduction of the prohibition. Does the Chair of the Committee expect to see a similar reduction in reoffending in England and Wales, or are there other,...

Business of the House (28 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: My constituent, Ms Tomasiak, applied for an EU registration certificate last May, after which her documents, including a Polish passport, were lost when the Home Office erroneously sent them to the wrong address. May we therefore have a statement or a debate in Government time regarding the issue of compensation payments, with a view to reconsidering why there is no process to forward-fund...

Nuclear Sector Deal (28 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: With Mark Carney saying that Brexit has cost each household £900, this Government’s support for costly nuclear energy is a further blow to household budgets. The deal coincides with the proposed nuclear power station at Wylfa in Anglesey in north Wales with a trailed strike price of around £80 per megawatt-hour, brought down from Hinkley’s £92.5 per megawatt-hour...

International Trade: Topical Questions (28 Jun 2018)

Martyn Day: The Government claim that they are aiming to promote British produce to the global market, post Brexit. On Sunday in Scotland, a strategy was launched to increase the value of fruit and vegetables to Scotland’s economy. The picking of that produce is heavily dependent on migrant labour from Europe; we simply cannot promote or export goods that are left rotting in the fields. What...


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