Results 41–60 of 130 for speaker:Corri Wilson

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Bradford and Bingley (12 Jan 2017)

Corri Wilson: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will investigate the collapse of Bradford and Bingley plc in 2008.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Contracted-out Health Assessments (9 Jan 2017)

Corri Wilson: I am afraid that many of my constituents have been refused home assessments for personal independence payments, and others have been unable to have their assessments recorded at home with the DWP. Given that it was recently reported that 61% of 90,000 claimants who appealed against a PIP decision at the tribunal period up to September 2016 won their case, will the Minister today commit to a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fire and Rescue Services: Pensions (5 Dec 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress she has made on plans to bring forward legislative proposals to support firefighters who joined the Firefighters Pension Scheme 1992 before the age of 20 who were required to continue paying pension contributions beyond the maximum entitlement before drawing their pension.

ESA and Personal Independence Payments — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (30 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Lanark and Hamilton East (Angela Crawley) for securing this important debate. I was recently contacted by a constituent after his DLA was stopped when he failed to attend an assessment that he knew nothing about. A missing letter resulted not only in the loss of more than £400 a month in DLA payments but, because he was no longer in receipt of DLA, he...

Education and Social Mobility (22 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: The evidence about the adverse effects of poverty on educational attainment and achievement is undeniable. My constituency has one of the highest child poverty rates in Scotland. In some parts of my constituency, one in three children are living in poverty. Data from the 10-year study “Growing Up in Scotland” show that children living in poverty are much more likely than others to face...

Education and Social Mobility (22 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: I agree 100% with what my hon. Friend says. Our curriculum for excellence is combining academic excellence with the attitudes and skills for success, and it is giving young people the opportunity to gain vocational qualifications without being seen as second best. In Scotland, we are making progress on ensuring that every child has the ability to reach their full potential—from baby boxes...

Community Pharmacies (2 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: We in Scotland recognise just how important community pharmacies are. They are part of the fabric of our local communities, providing crucial access to the NHS and support for some of our most vulnerable people. In fact, the community pharmacy model that has been adopted in Scotland has been recognised by the Health Minister as one to aspire to, which makes the mess that the UK Government...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland (1 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether a recent assessment has been undertaken of the extent of the sale of counterfeit electrical goods in Scotland which includes the (a) cost to the economy of such sales, (b) amounts of such goods being imported and (c) extent of the sale of such goods.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland (1 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on provisions in the Digital Economy Bill to protect Scottish consumers from counterfeit electrical goods being sold online.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland (1 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the effectiveness of the Plugs and Sockets etc. (Safety) Regulations 1994 in preventing counterfeit electrical goods being sold and imported by online retailers in Scotland.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Scotland (1 Nov 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on government campaigns to raise awareness on the dangers of Scottish consumers buying counterfeit electrical goods.

Concentrix (26 Oct 2016)

Corri Wilson: The Government have made it clear that the burden of austerity must be borne primarily by the most disadvantaged in our society. They made that clear through their repeated assaults on the welfare state, in their victimisation of the disabled, in their system of sanctions and in their attacks on benefits for our young people. They have made it clear that tax credits cost too much and are a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (17 Oct 2016)

Corri Wilson: Given the complaints about the conduct of assessors during the PIP assessment process, a failing in the absence of a recording and recordings made on mobile phones, tablets and computers not being accepted, what action is the Minister taking to ensure that recordings are taken as a matter of course and that claimants are not required to provide their own specialist equipment?

Leaving the EU: UK Tourism (12 Oct 2016)

Corri Wilson: Almost 1.5 million visitors arrived in Scotland from the European Union last year, and spending by tourists in Scotland contributes about £6 billion to Scottish GDP. We have in the region of 15,000 tourism-related enterprises, accounting for almost 8% of employment in Scotland. What we do not have is certainty. Despite years of bickering between the factions in the Conservative party,...

Leaving the EU: UK Tourism (12 Oct 2016)

Corri Wilson: Yes, absolutely. That proves what a complex situation we are in, and we need some answers. Office for National Statistics figures suggest that Brexit could create a huge financial barrier to businesses and tourism if visa charges are levied on travel to Scotland. If EU visitors to the UK have to start shelling out £87 a pop for a standard short-stay visitor visa, how many will decide to stay...

Petition - Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts (11 Oct 2016)

Corri Wilson: I rise to present this petition on behalf of the residents of Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock in the same terms as the hon. Member for Worsley and Eccles South. The Petition of the residents of Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock. [P001718]

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (12 Sep 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many decisions taken on claims for (a) employment and support allowance and (b) personal independence payment have been appealed in (i) Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock and (ii) the UK in each of the last five years; and how many of those appeals have been successful.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (20 Jul 2016)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what key priorities have been agreed by the National Autism Programme Board on improving data and information collected on autism to support the effective commissioning of services for autistic people.

Business of the House: Carers (9 Jun 2016)

Corri Wilson: According to the family resources survey, there are at least 5.3 million informal carers in the UK, although the number might be higher. There are thought to be more than half a million carers in Scotland, 10,000 of whom are in my constituency. The good news for carers is that, under the Scotland Act, benefits for carers, disabled people and those who are ill are being devolved to the...


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