Christina Rees: May I thank all Labour MPs, and particularly the Welsh Labour MPs, for their support? The Welsh Labour Government tell me that the Joint Ministerial Committee is not listening or responding to the voices of the devolved Administrations. It is not fit for purpose. Does the Secretary of State agree that the JMC should be given statutory powers so that the great repeal Bill will not in any way...
Christina Rees: The Welsh Labour Government have proved that lasting economic success comes only through continued investment in Welsh industry and infrastructure. Is there any chance of progress on the electrification of the Great Western Railway to Swansea, the north Wales growth plan and the HS2 hub in Crewe before purdah kicks in?
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when she plans to answer Question 60547, on domestic violence, submitted by the hon. Member for Neath on 18 January 2017.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the effect of the eligibility criteria for family legal aid funding on the number of litigants in person in domestic violence cases.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she or officials of her Department have had regarding placing limitations on UK universities' ability to recruit international students to the UK.
Christina Rees: I wish a happy International Women’s Day to all the women in the world, especially my daughter, Angharad, who has been my inspiration. Last week, Economy and Infrastructure Minister Ken Skates launched “Moving North Wales Forward”, the Welsh Government’s “Vision for North Wales and the North East Wales Metro”. When will the Minister launch his vision for north Wales?
Christina Rees: At a St David’s day celebration, Wales’s First Minister, Carwyn Jones, declared that Wales is open for business. Last week he spent four days in America, boosting post-Brexit trade between the USA and Wales. Does the Secretary of State plan to visit the USA and recruit more business for Wales?
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the feasibility of extracting figures on the number of international students from overall migration numbers.
Christina Rees: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Ynys Môn (Albert Owen) on securing this important St David’s Day debate. He is not only a great ambassador for his constituency in north Wales, but an advocate of all things Welsh—he is not a quockerwodger. I echo his calls for unity and connectivity. I live in the Dulais valley of Neath where the signal falls like rain, but we have so much...
Christina Rees: Again, yes, but he also mentioned Cardiff Central station in his contribution. He pointed out that the Champions League finals for both men and women will be held in Cardiff, but he did not mention the Women’s Six Nations championship, some of which is being hosted at Cardiff Arms Park. The hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd (Liz Saville Roberts) spoke to us in Welsh, and she assured us...
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many representations she has received from whom on placing limitations on UK universities' ability to bring international students to the UK.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 7 February 2017 to Question 62976, on higher education standards, (a) how the current immigration rules for study migration differentiate by institution and (b) what criteria are used to define top universities.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of his Department's funding was allocated to reduce physical inactivity in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2016-17; and what he plans to spend on that in 2017-18.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many of his Department's officials are solely responsible for (a) reducing physical inactivity and (b) reducing obesity among children and adults.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when she plans to answer Question 61012, on reparation by offenders, tabled by the hon. Member for Neath on 20 January 2017.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if she plans to extend the use of restorative justice measures for victims in domestic violence cases.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she has taken to establish a network of employers to encourage their staff to be more physically active.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, on what dates the Government plans to (a) start and (b) end the review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
Christina Rees: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many civilian personnel are employed at Sennybridge Storage Compound on a (a) permanent and (b) temporary basis.