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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Blood: Contamination (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to implement the recommendations of the Second interim report of the Infected Blood inquiry on psychological services.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Blood: Contamination (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to page 22 of the Infected Blood Inquiry’s second Interim Report of the Infected Blood Inquiry, published on 5 April 2023, what steps his Department plans to take to help ensure (a) the independence of and (b) confidence in the arms length body.

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Skilled Workers: Vacancies (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, whether her Department has made an assessment of the potential reasons for skills shortages.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Training (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of increasing the number of weeks for which a person can undertake training and remain eligible for universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of increasing the permitted working hours criteria for Employment and Support Allowance.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Married People (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of removing minimum income thresholds for spouse/partner visas.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Pay (18 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of including hospitality roles on the immigration salary list.

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: I am happy to educate the hon. Gentleman. If he would like to speak to any of the tourism organisations that have been calling for this change, he will find that it is a great way for them not only to cope with some of the increased costs they have just now, which are front-loading their business, but to encourage people to come and use their facilities. It is something that the tourism...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: I am happy to educate the hon. Gentleman. If he would like to speak to any of the tourism organisations that have been calling for this change, he will find that it is a great way for them not only to cope with some of the increased costs they have just now, which are front-loading their business, but to encourage people to come and use their facilities. It is something that the tourism...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: I beg to move an amendment, to leave out from “That” to the end of the Question and add: “this House declines to give a Second Reading to the Finance (No. 2) Bill because it fails to make a much-needed reduction in VAT for the hospitality and tourism sectors; fails to reintroduce tax-free shopping for international visitors; does not establish a more progressive tax system by...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: That is a very good point. I do not think that the Government understand what happens to people. I do not think they are paying attention to medical advice, such as an article in The Lancet drawing attention to the health deprivations that result from living in fuel poverty or extreme fuel poverty. They do not understand the effect on children’s learning and wellbeing over this period, or,...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: That is exactly right. This is one of the many things that the UK Government have been called on to do, but they have been deaf to industry asking for them and often begging for help on some of these issues. This spring Budget has introduced disastrous cuts to Scottish capital funding, with the aforementioned conspiracy of silence that the Institute for Fiscal Studies identified permeating...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: I beg to move an amendment, to leave out from “That” to the end of the Question and add: “this House declines to give a Second Reading to the Finance (No. 2) Bill because it fails to make a much-needed reduction in VAT for the hospitality and tourism sectors; fails to reintroduce tax-free shopping for international visitors; does not establish a more progressive tax system by...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: That is a very good point. I do not think that the Government understand what happens to people. I do not think they are paying attention to medical advice, such as an article in The Lancet drawing attention to the health deprivations that result from living in fuel poverty or extreme fuel poverty. They do not understand the effect on children’s learning and wellbeing over this period, or,...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: That is exactly right. This is one of the many things that the UK Government have been called on to do, but they have been deaf to industry asking for them and often begging for help on some of these issues. This spring Budget has introduced disastrous cuts to Scottish capital funding, with the aforementioned conspiracy of silence that the Institute for Fiscal Studies identified permeating...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Blood: Contamination (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether he is taking steps to ensure there are no delays to implementation of the final Infected Blood inquiry compensation report.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tourism: VAT (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the impact of ending tax-free shopping for international visitors on levels of tourism since 2020.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tourism: VAT (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate his Department has made of the impact of ending tax-free shopping for international visitors on levels of spending by international visitors since 2020.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Expenditure (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential impact of the use of different economic forecasts by (a) the Bank of England and (b) the OBR on (i) monetary and (ii) fiscal decisions.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tourism: VAT (17 Apr 2024)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential impact of reinstating tax-free shopping for international visitors on the high street economy.


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