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Results 1–20 of 169 for speaker:David Warburton

High Speed 1: Rolling Stock: Economy and Society: Contribution of Music (21 Jan 2020)

David Warburton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms McDonagh, and to have another opportunity to talk on a subject that is close to my heart. I thank the hon. Member for St Helens North (Conor McGinn) for securing this debate and for his record of championing the interests of music and musicians in this place. I echo his tribute to the outgoing chief executive of UK Music, Michael Dugher,...

High Speed 1: Rolling Stock: Economy and Society: Contribution of Music (21 Jan 2020)

David Warburton: Absolutely; my hon. Friend is entirely right. There is some superb work going on around the country, particularly with music hubs, although it can vary from one place to another. The music hubs alone have enabled more than 700,000 children from state-funded schools to learn a musical instrument. Many challenges faced by the music industry are also a demonstration of its enormous success. As...

Environment Bill (28 Oct 2019)

David Warburton: It is a pleasure to speak on a subject that I hope transcends party politics, to some extent, and on which a consensus, at least on the underlying principles, can be assumed. There can be no doubt about the severity of the crisis that the planet faces. At a time when political divisions undoubtedly seem to be hardening somewhat, it is worth repeating that there is no challenge more universal,...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Birds: Conservation (29 Jul 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to include provisions in the proposed Environment Bill to tackle the use of netting on hedges, hedgerows and trees on development sites.

Music Education in England — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] (17 Jul 2019)

David Warburton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir George, and to take part in this debate. We have heard so many eloquent and passionate speeches, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Bury North (James Frith) on bringing us to this place and allowing us to enjoy talking about such an important topic. I, too, have to declare an interest. I was lucky enough to have an extensive...

Defence Spending — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (16 Jul 2019)

David Warburton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I join with others in paying tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed (Anne-Marie Trevelyan) not only for securing this debate but for her consistent championing of our armed forces. It is worth putting the debate in the context of our international alliances. This year, NATO celebrated its 70th birthday. Despite...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sustainable Energy: Somerset (16 Jul 2019)

David Warburton: What steps his Department has taken to develop sustainable energy in rural communities in Somerset.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sustainable Energy: Somerset (16 Jul 2019)

David Warburton: I met a large group of people from Somerset the other day at the Time Is Now rally in Westminster. It is clear that people from every walk of life are keen for the Government to lead the way in environmental sustainability, yet reductions in feed-in tariffs, a lack of incentives to use brownfield resources and a lack of obligations on new build houses make the going tough. How will the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Roads: South West (27 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with the (a) Secretary of State for Transport, (b) Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and (c) Chancellor of the Exchequer on the potential wider economic benefits to the South West of the Government’s proposed improvements to the A303/A358/A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential economic benefits to the South West of the proposed improvements to the A303-A358-A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department used the re-balancing toolkit to assess the regional and local economic benefits of improving the whole A303/A358/A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department used the Economic impact study produced by local authority partners in January 2019 in making an assessment of the potential merits of improving the A303/A358/A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with the (a) Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, (b) the Treasury and (c) Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the wider economic benefits to the South West of the his Department’s proposed improvements to the A303/A358/A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on economic growth in the South West of the planned improvements to the A303/A358/A30 corridor.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: South West (25 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary for transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on growth in the South West of upgrading the A303/A30/A358 corridor.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance (21 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) adequate support is available from HMRC for people affected by the 2019 Loan Charge and (b) that further interest will not be accrued on outstanding loans due to the delays experienced with the HMRC help desk.

Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services (18 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: What steps he is taking to ensure the long-term provision of adequate mental health services.

Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services (18 Jun 2019)

David Warburton: I recently met representatives from Somerset’s NHS trust and its child and adolescent mental health services to look at young people’s mental health services and I heard some worrying stories of bed allocation. This has led to teenagers with mental health problems being moved out of the county, sometimes a huge distance from home, or sharing wards with very young children. So what is the...

Pension Funds: Financial and Ethical Investments — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (22 May 2019)

David Warburton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I join others in congratulating the right hon. Member for Kingston and Surbiton (Sir Edward Davey) for his efforts to bring this important debate to the House. I found his five points interesting and inviting. The question we are looking at today might seem divorced from the emergency that Parliament has rightly declared in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme: Offences against Children (21 May 2019)

David Warburton: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference his announcement on 9 September 2018 of a review of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, whether his Department will extend the period of time for which survivors of child sexual abuse can claim compensation beyond 1964.


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