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Esa Underpayments: Business of the House (19 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: The Leader of the House will know that the housing crisis blights communities across our United Kingdom. Will she find time for a debate on the pay, terms and conditions of the senior management of housing associations? Money should be put into building decent and affordable homes for all our constituents, not filling bosses’ pay packets. I want to know what the Government can do about this.

Esa Underpayments (19 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: The DWP—not the staff—is quick to point out and to recover overpayments, but it takes rather longer to correct underpayments. That has taken six years in this case, and underpayments are at the highest estimated level to date. What actions will the Government take to put that right and, more importantly, to make sure that it does not happen again?

Exiting the European Union: Employment in Scotland (19 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: What assessment the Government have made of the effect on levels of employment in Scotland of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Exiting the European Union: Employment in Scotland (19 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: I welcome the new Ministers to their jobs. As we have seen this week, the Government’s Brexit plans are in tatters. What assurances can the Minister give the House, my constituents and residents across the country that no deal is in fact the worst of all worlds and that the jobs of hard-working people in Scotland will not be sacrificed to keep this Tory party together?

Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Henry, and thank you for calling me to speak. It is pleasure to speak in this debate, and I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Stretford and Urmston (Kate Green) for her powerful speech. A local Member could pick up many issues to champion in this place. As well as fighting for workers’ rights, for a better deal for the...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sainsbury’s-Asda Merger (17 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: What assessment he has made of the effect of the merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda on the employees of those companies.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sainsbury’s-Asda Merger (17 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: Asda and Sainsbury’s combined will have a workforce of 330,000 people. Will the Secretary of State provide any assurance to these workers today that the Government will do everything in their power to stop any job losses or any cuts to pay and conditions? Is this a supermarket deal for workers and customers, or is it one for private profiteer shareholders?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Scotland (12 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Scotland.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Crime: Drugs (12 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on drug-related crime in Scotland.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Industry: Scotland (12 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues and Ministers of the Scottish Government on the effect of the UK Government’s industrial strategy on Scotland.

The Secretary of State’S Handling of Universal Credit (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: I came to the House to stand up for the most vulnerable, and for those who need a better deal from their Government, in Holyrood and in Westminster. Those people are public sector workers, single parents with families, people with disabilities, and refugees who are making new lives for themselves. They are people, including parents, who are doing two or three jobs just to survive, pay the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Scotland (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of the Government’s reassessment of people who may be eligible for personal independence payments in Scotland.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Windrush Generation (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Windrush generation cases there are in (a) North Lanarkshire and (b) Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill constituency.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Transport: Scotland (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on transport provision in Scotland.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Agriculture: Scotland (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs on the replacement of CAP funding for Scottish farmers after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: EU Grants and Loans: Scotland (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Chancellor of the Exchequer and (b) Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on the replacing of EU structural funding after the transition period after the UK has left the EU.

Written Answers — Treasury: Local Government Finance (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on changes in the level of funding for local government since 2010.

Written Answers — Treasury: Social Services: Children (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on changes in the level of public funding for children’s services since 2010.

Leaving the Eu: Negotiations (10 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: The motion calls for a Government of national unity. How many Cabinet jobs will the Liberal Democrats look for in this new coalition? This time round, how many red lines will they agree with the Tory Government?

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Import Duties: USA (10 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment he has made of the proportionality of the EU's counter-measures to US tariffs on steel and aluminium.


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