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Exiting the European Union: No Deal: UK Border Delays (25 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: As you will know, Mr Speaker, Labour’s 2017 general election manifesto was rightly hailed as a transformative blueprint for a Britain that works for the many, not the few, but even we did not go so far as to propose the nationalisation of roll-off, roll-on lorry ferries. In addition to contingency plans for Government-owned or operated logistics, can the Secretary of State tell us which...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: EU Nationals (17 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for people who have secured settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme but who are subsequently absent from the UK for a period of less than five years, what constitutes a return to the UK in order for their leave not to lapse and the clock on absence to be reset.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (11 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if his Department will include the World Health Organisation’s limit for fine particulate matter PM2.5 in the upcoming Environment Bill.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (11 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he is putting in place to protect (a) children, (b) the elderly, (c) people with a (i) lung and (ii) heart condition and (d) other vulnerable people from air pollution.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Exhaust Emissions: Cars (11 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the new Clean Air Strategy will include proposals to (a) tackle idling by cars and (b) raise awareness of the harmful levels of pollution inside cars.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (11 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: Tomorrow, Southeastern will introduce a temporary autumn recovery timetable, which will cause reductions in services and station-skipping throughout my constituency. Will the Minister commit himself to monitoring the situation to ensure that a normal timetable is introduced as soon as possible?

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: USA (10 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: What assessment she has made of the effect on Palestinian refugees of recent reductions in US aid.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Greenwich and Woolwich (9 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an estimate of the number of households in Greenwich and Woolwich constituency that will be migrated from legacy benefits to universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (9 Oct 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when her Department undertook the most recent equality impact assessment of universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: EU Law (13 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which body is planned to enforce the EU-derived climate regulations that govern the UK energy market after they are transposed into domestic law; and whether the Government plans for there to be any role for the proposed new environmental watchdog in such enforcement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thameslink Industry Readiness Board (13 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 7 June 2018 to Question 149570 on Thameslink Industry Readiness Board, whether anybody not associated with the parties represented at the Thameslink Industry Readiness Board has attended any meetings of that Board.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Greenhouse Gas Emissions: EU Law (11 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which body is planned to enforce carbon dioxide standards for cars and other product standards that reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the UK’s exit from the EU; and whether the Government plans for there to be any role for the proposed new environmental watchdog in such enforcement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention (11 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to publish either an addendum or an update to the current housing health and safety rating system operating guidance on fire safety in high rise buildings.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Regulation (11 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which body is planned to enforce regulations governing the release of F-gases after the UK has left the EU; and whether the Government plans for there to be any role for the proposed new environmental watchdog in such enforcement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Household Debt (11 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: What plans he has to tackle household debt.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Household Debt (11 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: According to the Money Advice Service, the proportion of people in Greenwich and Woolwich who are over-indebted is higher than both the UK and the London averages. I know from my advice surgery that a significant amount of that is down to the behaviour of rip-off lenders. What more will the Government do to clamp down on predatory lending?

Yemen: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement (10 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: It is a pleasure to take part in this debate, and I very much welcome the fact that we are having it. I suspect that many right hon. and hon. Members, particularly those who took part in its Committee stage, will share my view that the year-long passage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 was perhaps the most demanding legislative exercise that Parliament has undertaken in recent...

Yemen: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement (10 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: My hon. Friend makes a good point. It will be difficult, which is why it is imperative that the Government bring back a negotiated agreement at the earliest opportunity. I hope that Ministers will confirm that it remains the Government’s intention to do so after the October EU summit. If the passage of the withdrawal Act is anything to go by, the Bill may be in trouble time-wise.

Yemen: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement (10 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: Yes, I do welcome today’s announcement from the TUC. We have been clear that in the event of no deal, all options must be on the table. As I think I said in a debate just before the summer recess, we have to remember what no deal would mean: it would be a complete failure, in two years, of the Government’s entire Brexit policy. In that situation, as I am sure my hon. Friend appreciates,...

Yemen: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement (10 Sep 2018)

Matthew Pennycook: I am going to make a little progress, if that is okay. Let me turn to the relationship between the proposed withdrawal agreement Bill and the recently enacted European Union (Withdrawal) Act, which received Royal Assent on 26 June. Arguably, the most striking feature of the Bill that is the subject of the White Paper is the extent to which it will modify the European Union (Withdrawal) Act...


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