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Results 141–160 of 847 for speaker:Carolyn Harris

Written Answers — Treasury: Tobacco: EU Law (12 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how the level of compensation for the hardware and software for the recording and transmission of the information for product movement and transactional events to the data storage systems (Article 15(7) of TPD2014/40/EU) was calculated.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tobacco: Smuggling (12 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps HMRC will take to (a) enforce the regulations within the Tobacco Track and Trace scheme past 20 May 2019 and (b) ensure that business have adequate time to register for Economic Operator identifier codes.

Backbench Business: Retail Crime — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (11 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Wilson. First, I declare an interest as a very proud member of USDAW and the Co-op, both of which have featured quite heavily in the debate. I congratulate my very knowledgeable and right hon. Friend the Member for Delyn (David Hanson) on once again securing a really important debate. I will keep my remarks short to allow the Minister to...

Backbench Business: Retail Crime — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (11 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: It will be a pleasure to give way to our newest Member and a fellow Welsh MP.

Backbench Business: Retail Crime — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (11 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: May I say that that point was very well made? The point that we are making is that the lack of action because of the lack of resources is causing a lack of reporting. USDAW says that 17% of those attacked do not report the crime. I have always been clear, when I have spoken about the effects of antisocial behaviour and crime, whether it involves physical violence or verbal abuse, that those...

Business of the House (11 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: The Government’s recent review of Whirlpool tumble dryers paid little attention to product recall and consumer safety. The London Fire Brigade, Electrical Safety First and Which? joined me in calling for better product recall processes for dangerous products. Can we have a debate in Government time to discuss this important issue?

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (11 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: On the very day that the stake reduction on fixed odds betting terminals was introduced, we discovered that the bookmakers had found a way to bypass that reduction. What promises can the Secretary of State make that the industry will not be allowed to do that in pursuit of further exploitation?

Waste Incineration: Regulation (9 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: In my constituency of Swansea East, in the very pleasant community of Llansamlet, Biffa is currently attempting to get permission to build one of those incinerators and 2,500 members of the local community have come together to object. Does my hon. Friend agree that placing such a facility in the middle of a community is detrimental to its health, schools and homes and that we should be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Mother and Baby Units (1 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress he has made on plans to revise the Prison Service Instruction for Mother and Baby Units which expired at the end of last year; and whether those plans will include mandatory standards for the care and support of all pregnant women and new mothers in custody, including those who are separated from their babies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Violent Crime: Young People (1 Apr 2019)

Carolyn Harris: Right across the country, vulnerable children are being coerced and threatened into joining gangs that run drug operations. There are instances where vulnerable and isolated children are groomed, exploited and filmed while being sexually abused and subsequently blackmailed into selling drugs. What assurances can the Home Secretary offer the House about the specific action being taken to...

Modern Slavery and Victim Support — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (27 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. It is also a pleasure to speak from the Front Bench in support of my friend, the right hon. Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Mr Duncan Smith). We have campaigned together on many issues and I congratulate him on his excellent speech. During my time as an MP I have spent many hours working with vulnerable groups, from...

Gambling-Related Harm — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (19 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr McCabe, and I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) on securing this important debate. Many hon. Friends present have campaigned vigorously for the stake on fixed odds betting terminals to be cut to £2. The blight of FOBTs was eventually acknowledged by the Government, and that stake will be reduced in April...

Gambling-Related Harm — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (19 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: I certainly do. It appears that we are able to protect the vulnerable only when we let the press know of such stories, because the industry refuses to take responsibility for its actions. The first priority of our APPG will be to look at the harms caused by the growth of online gambling. According to recent reports on British gambling behaviour, the prevalence of problem gambling among those...

Gambling-Related Harm — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (19 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: It has long been acknowledged that technology has left legislation way behind—in the dark ages, in some cases. Whereas there are clear limits on the maximum stakes, prizes and spin speed of gambling machines in betting shops and casinos, and big cash deposits are subject to fraud and money laundering checks, online gambling lacks similar limits. The APPG has met many times with Liz and...

Women and Equalities: Differential Gender-based Pricing (14 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: I am delighted to hear the Minister’s commitment to supporting women who wish to take the matter of the pink tax to task. As it happens, we are in the process of establishing an all-party group concerning the beauty industry. I would welcome the Minister joining the group, so she could, alongside me and colleagues, encourage companies to look at the pink tax. It seems an irony, given that...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Lotteries: Regulation (11 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to respond to his Department's consultation on the regulation of society lotteries.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Alcoholic Drinks: Advertising (11 Mar 2019)

Carolyn Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans his Department has to include tackling the advertising of alcohol to children in the upcoming alcohol strategy.

ST David’S Day (28 Feb 2019)

Carolyn Harris: In the interests of other Members who wish to speak I will curtail the first two pages of my speech, but my thoughts are with the families of Paul Flynn and Steffan Lewis, and I wish to say how sad I am at their parting. Since we last had this debate, I have been privileged to be elected as the deputy leader of the Welsh Labour party, so I am in the privileged position of working not only...

ST David’S Day (28 Feb 2019)

Carolyn Harris: The Welsh Labour Government do so many things so much better. Examples of shocking disregard for Welsh communities are sadly all too many in number. Take investment in rail services. The electrification of the main line between London and Swansea had been a sworn promise for years; indeed, it formed a key plank of the Tory campaign in Wales during the 2017 general election campaign. We were...


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