Results 81–100 of 554 for speaker:David Duguid

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Costs (15 Jun 2022)

David Duguid: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will bring forward further fiscal measures to help tackle recent increases in fuel costs.

Economy Update (26 May 2022)

David Duguid: As the Chancellor knows, I have spoken in this House and privately to him against Labour’s proposals for a windfall tax—[Interruption.] I was waiting for the heckle. In my opinion, which I believe the Chancellor shares, they were entirely too blunt an instrument and frankly punitive for the sake of being punitive. I welcome his support for those most affected by the rising costs, his more...

Transport: Topical Questions (19 May 2022)

David Duguid: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

Transport: Topical Questions (19 May 2022)

David Duguid: I regularly hear from residents in Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Turriff and other towns and villages across my constituency complaining about the excessive noises from car exhausts, as was mentioned earlier. I welcome the recent announcement of trials and pilot schemes for noise cameras, but I was disappointed to hear that they will apply only in England and Wales. Given that the legal framework...

Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases (17 May 2022)

David Duguid: I genuinely thank the hon. Member for giving way. It is two or three short months since I welcomed his stance against Labour’s calls for a windfall tax, but putting that aside, he quoted Bernard Looney, the chief executive of BP. Is he aware that, as well as saying that currently committed investments would not be at risk from a windfall tax, Bernard Looney has also said that future...

Debate on the Address: [1st day] (10 May 2022)

David Duguid: I am genuinely grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for giving way, particularly as the Scottish cluster is so important to my constituency. Does he agree that the UK Government have thus far committed £41 million to that project? However, that was not what I wanted to intervene on; I wanted to intervene on his mention of the £500 million just transition fund for the north-east of Scotland....

Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (31 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: Will the Veterans Minister join me in thanking the Department for Work and Pensions and other Government services that help veterans find work when they leave the armed forces? Will he consider visiting some of those services and the many veterans support charities in a visit to my constituency? Finally, will he also join me in thanking those veterans in Banff and Buchan and across the...

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (30 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: I welcome the Down Syndrome Bill and fully support its passage through Parliament. How will the Minister ensure that from the perspective of equality the Bill will not have the unintended consequence of prioritising support for Down’s syndrome over other genetic and chromosome disorders? Some of those, although not as well-known, are thought to be just as prevalent, if not more so, and...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Transition Projects in Scotland (29 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: I thank the Minister for reminding the House that this is a transition, not an extinction. Can he confirm that, as part of the North sea transition deal, we need to keep extracting hydrocarbons for the ongoing, albeit declining, demand that we have in this country and to support investment and jobs in that industry? Finally, does he agree that the companies on which the Opposition parties,...

Defence: Defence Jobs (28 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: What steps his Department is taking to help support defence jobs across the UK.

Defence: Defence Jobs (28 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: The Minister will be familiar with the company Score in my constituency. It is a major supplier of valves across different industries, including for naval vessels. May I invite him to see for himself the fantastic facilities, technology and expertise, including the award-winning apprenticeship schemes, utilised by the single largest employer in my constituency of Banff and Buchan?

Justice: Ukraine: Potential War Crimes by Russia (22 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: What steps his Department is taking to support an investigation into potential war crimes committed by Russia in Ukraine.

Justice: Ukraine: Potential War Crimes by Russia (22 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: Can my right hon. Friend outline to the House what steps the Government have taken to build the broadest caucus of support for prosecuting President Putin and his regime over their actions in Ukraine? Will he join me in applauding the role of the British ICC judge and British prosecutor in their work on the issue?

Scotland: Legislative Consent (16 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: The Scottish National party likes to present itself as the defender of devolution, but does my right hon. Friend agree that there is an inherent contradiction between that position and its desire to rip our United Kingdom completely apart? Does he also agree that it is the UK Government who are promoting devolution, including the transfer of powers regained from the European Union?

Delivery Charges: Scotland (7 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Moray (Douglas Ross), my constituency neighbour, on bringing this important issue to the House. Does the Minister agree there is an issue not just for customers who are looking for things to be delivered to their homes and businesses in the north of Scotland but for the businesses across the UK that are missing out on achieving that custom simply...

International Trade: CPTPP Membership (3 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: What progress her Department has made on securing UK membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

International Trade: CPTPP Membership (3 Mar 2022)

David Duguid: I thank my right hon. Friend for her response. The CPTPP is a great opportunity to deal with a growing economy, a growing market, and a market that is precisely for the kind of high-quality food and drink products that are produced in Scotland, and in my constituency of Banff and Buchan. Contrary to some reports in recent weeks, will my right hon. Friend provide a firm commitment that in no...

North Sea Oil and Gas (9 Feb 2022)

David Duguid: I welcome my right hon. Friend’s confirmation that these are not new fields and, in some cases, have been licensed for many decades. Can he confirm that these fields and their production profiles are already factored into this Government’s energy transition plans for net zero by 2050—not only the Government’s plans but the recommendations of the Climate Change Committee? As part of an...

Down Syndrome Bill (4 Feb 2022)

David Duguid: I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for North Somerset (Dr Fox) on introducing this Bill, which has huge support across the House. Does the Minister agree that, when the Bill passes, it will be an example for the communities that suffer from other genetic and chromosomal disorders and learning disabilities? They might not be as common or as well known as Down syndrome, but they...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Procurement (3 Feb 2022)

David Duguid: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much and what proportion of defence procurement on services and equipment was from firms operating or based in Banff and Buchan constituency.

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