All 7 results for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Eleanor Smith

The Rohingya and the Myanmar Government (17 Oct 2017)

Eleanor Smith: Before the recess, I handed in a petition on the behalf of my constituents, and I have received several emails since then requesting that I ask the Government to do more. They have suspended the training of Burmese military, but that is not enough. A constituent of mine also pointed out that the media were slow to pick up on the situation, so I want the Government and everyone else to note...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (9 Oct 2017)

Eleanor Smith: As of November 2016, youth unemployment in my constituency of Wolverhampton South West was 27%. Now, we are due to have the roll-out in December and this will see the enforcement of the youth obligation. What steps has the Minister taken to ensure that young people who reside in constituencies such as mine are provided with support into employment, while the transition to the full UC service...

Petition - the Rohingya in Myanmar (14 Sep 2017)

Eleanor Smith: This petition is from the Muslim community in my constituency and is about the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The petition states: The petition of residents of the UK, Declares that urgent action should be taken to stop the violence against Myanmar’s Muslim ethnic minority, the Rohingya i.e. genocide, ethnic cleansing, crimes against humanity…The petitioners therefore request that...

NHS Pay (13 Sep 2017)

Eleanor Smith: It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Broxtowe (Anna Soubry). As a nurse of 40 years, I can say that the issue we are debating today is close to my heart. I, like many other NHS staff, struggled to make ends meet with the 1% pay cap, which acted as a pay cut. Since 2010, NHS staff who have decided to stay in the profession have experienced a real-terms pay cut of 14%. They are...

NHS Pay (13 Sep 2017)

Eleanor Smith: The hon. Gentleman talks about eight years, but Andrew Lansley’s Bill basically destroyed the NHS. That is why we are in this state with the pay cap. I think the hon. Gentleman has forgotten about that.

NHS Pay (13 Sep 2017)

Eleanor Smith: I have been a nurse for 40 years, but this is not just about nursing. There are other groups as well, including occupational therapists and physiotherapists, who are also registered professionals. Along with everybody else, they are just as important as nurses.

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Eleanor Smith: I am proud to address the Chamber as the newly elected representative of the people of Wolverhampton South West. Whether they voted for me or for the Conservative, Liberal Democrat or Green party representative, I will endeavour to represent them in the House to the best of my ability. I pay tribute to my predecessor, Rob Marris, who stood down when the general election was called. He was a...

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