Results 1341–1360 of 1415 for speaker:Seema Kennedy

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I appreciate that you are going to submit it. It seems to me, as somebody who represents a northern constituency, that the north is a term that is sometimes bandied around. Do you accept that it is quite a lot of people?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: And comprising a large geographical space, with massive variations between one area and another?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I would appreciate that. Do you accept, though, that when you say that outside the north of England they will be unaffordable—we do not accept that—therefore they will be affordable in large parts of the north of England?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: On that London point, we heard from the Deputy Mayor for housing this morning and he said that first-time buyers’ house prices were £290,000.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: You accept that that is right? It is well below the cap.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: This is for a first-time buyer.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: Mr Orr, I want to ask you about affordable housing in rural areas, and the portable discount in particular. Will you expand on that? How do you think it will affect the affordability of housing in rural areas?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: Mr Orr, I want to ask you about affordable housing in rural areas, and the portable discount in particular. Will you expand on that? How do you think it will affect the affordability of housing in rural areas?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: Councillor Tett, what is the LGA’s view on the Bill’s provisions on brownfield sites? Will the power for local authorities to compile registers of brownfield land help to protect the green belt, particularly in places such as Buckinghamshire? I know that your view is of the whole LGA.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: So as a concept you think it is a good idea. Do you also think that it helps communities to have ownership of these things, because there will be something very visible for them to see and feed into?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: Councillor Tett, what is the LGA’s view on the Bill’s provisions on brownfield sites? Will the power for local authorities to compile registers of brownfield land help to protect the green belt, particularly in places such as Buckinghamshire? I know that your view is of the whole LGA.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: So as a concept you think it is a good idea. Do you also think that it helps communities to have ownership of these things, because there will be something very visible for them to see and feed into?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witness (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: In relation to clauses 22 to 31 on rogue landlords, do you think the provisions in the Bill will raise the standard of property available in the rental sector in London?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Examination of Witness (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: In relation to clauses 22 to 31 on rogue landlords, do you think the provisions in the Bill will raise the standard of property available in the rental sector in London?

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I draw Members’ attention to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests.

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill (10 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I draw Members’ attention to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Police Funding Formula (9 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I thank my right hon. Friend for meeting me, and other Lancashire Members of Parliament. Will he confirm that he will continue to meet all the Lancashire MPs to establish a fair funding settlement for the Lancashire constabulary?

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Policing (4 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I welcome today’s debate on this important matter. The headquarters of Lancashire constabulary are in my constituency of South Ribble. Indeed, I can see the building from my bedroom window. I have many neighbours and friends who are members of the police force. Lancashire constabulary was rated an outstanding force as recently as last month. I commend the work of Chief Constable Finnigan...

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Policing (4 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: The word is “proposed”, but the problem is that a lot of what the police and crime commissioner says is based on figures that we know nothing about. There is a lot of speculation about what will come out in the autumn statement in three weeks’ time.

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Policing (4 Nov 2015)

Seema Kennedy: I do not know whether I am allowed to respond when somebody speaks to me from a sedentary position and names a Member. The Lancashire constabulary has made changes and will carry on making changes. Some of the talk about the changes has been speculative and unhelpful.


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