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Byron Davies: Record employment, the national living wage, strong national defences and keeping our promises on Europe—these are just some of the achievements that we can be proud that this Government have delivered. Does my right hon. Friend agree that only a vote for strong and stable Conservative leadership in the national interest on 8 June will continue to deliver on the economy, defence and a deal...
Byron Davies: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will assess the potential merits of creating a levy or tax-free training scheme for general aviation on the condition that pilots qualifying through such a scheme must volunteer for charitable purposes such as air ambulances and civil air patrols.
Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to use general aviation airfields and volunteer pilots to enhance emergency supply chains during natural disasters such as floods.
Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much public funding was provided to air ambulance organisations in each of the last five years.
Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the criteria are for granting of planning permission on strategic airfield sites to be reviewed.
Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what criteria he plans to use to assess the case for planning permission for housing on Dunsfold Aerodrome.
Byron Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to incentivise the use of quieter aircraft in the general aviation sector.
Byron Davies: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if the Government will assess the potential merits of donating a fleet of 10 single piston-engine, high-wing aircraft to the UK Civil Air Patrol on the condition that they provide support to emergency services on a voluntary basis.
Byron Davies: I thank the Prime Minister for her statement this morning and for her message last night in Downing Street. As a former Metropolitan police officer, may I pass on my condolences personally to Constable Palmer’s family, and to the pedestrians and everybody who was involved yesterday? As someone who served on the counter-terrorist command here in London in the 1980s, when the IRA, the Irish...
Byron Davies: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue the Exchequer has received in each year from 2009-10 from the taxation of Avgas.
Byron Davies: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue the Exchequer has received since 2009-10 from the duty on the sale of the private aviation turbine fuel Autur.
Byron Davies: With the arrival of electrification in south Wales and the Government’s investment in the new bimodal trains, which have been greatly welcomed in my constituency, we need the correct infrastructure to ensure that people in south-west Wales can benefit. This could be realised by the creation of a Parkway station at Swansea. Will the Minister meet me to discuss this, please?
Byron Davies: I am grateful for the shadow Minister’s kind words, her support for the Bill and her assistance in allowing for its smooth transition. I am grateful to the Minister for addressing the point raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Bexhill and Battle, and I hope that that matter has been put to rest for him and his constituent, Mr Jeffrey Newnham. That is about all I have to say.
Byron Davies: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I am delighted to be able to present the Bill, to which I have some attachment, as my father started life as a farrier before the second world war. When he came back from the war, things had changed and he followed another career, but I am delighted to have this opportunity to introduce the Bill. The purpose of the Bill is to protect...
Byron Davies: What assessment she has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the relationship between British police forces and their counterparts in EU countries.
Byron Davies: The sharing of intelligence with our European counterparts is vital to the work of our police forces in keeping our citizens and country safe, and data-sharing underpins that co-operation. How will the Home Office meet the challenge of maintaining those arrangements when Britain has left the European Union?
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Byron Davies: Does my hon. Friend agree that Gower is also worth a visit as it is the first area of outstanding natural beauty in the UK?