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Opposition Day — [6th allotted day]: Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean and Europe (9 Sep 2015)

Caroline Ansell: I am afraid I am obliged to disagree with the hon. Member for Glasgow North East (Anne McLaughlin) on a variety of points, not least Scotland’s lack of success. It might be little known on the Opposition Benches that I have Scottish heritage, Walter Smith being part of that extended family. She does well to pay tribute to Germany’s contribution, but we must be incredibly careful, as...

Opposition Day — [6th allotted day]: Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean and Europe (9 Sep 2015)

Caroline Ansell: And so we are. We have already accepted 5,000 under normal asylum-seeking processes, and we are to accept a further 20,000 more—not the 10,000 proposed by Oxfam, but 20,000 more. That is a considerable contribution, alongside our considerable humanitarian aid. With that, I end my speech.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (6 Jul 2015)

Caroline Ansell: On the occasion of her visit to the Eastbourne and Willingdon constituency, I was very pleased to show the Home Secretary the new partnership-working between local officers at the borough council and local police officers; that is shared space, partnership-working which is really delivering for local people because of the ease with which communications can be shared. I am very pleased to say...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report (1 Jul 2015)

Caroline Ansell: My right hon. Friend will know of the strength of support for Gatwick’s second runway in my constituency of Eastbourne and Willingdon and across East Sussex from every chamber of commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses—connectivity is so important for coastal communities such as mine. He highlighted in his statement capacity and connectivity in relation to the Heathrow proposal,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Health and Social Care (2 Jun 2015)

Caroline Ansell: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for calling me to give my maiden speech as this House debates Her Majesty’s most Gracious Speech—particularly on this day, as we consider health and social care. It is a privilege to follow the right hon. Member for Rother Valley (Kevin Barron). I am a teacher and passionate about education, but it was my boy’s shock diagnosis of a life-threatening brain...

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