Alex Norris: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the evidential basis is for the Government's position that individual electoral registration is the most effective method of voter registration.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether UK pensioners living in EU countries will continue to get their state pension uprated after the UK has left the EU.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2017 to Question 118502, what the estimates used by his Department as determined by the Office of the Rail Regulator for the current control period are.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department plans to publish updated guidance on the use of Public Spaces Protection Orders and Community Protection Notices.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2017 to Question 118752, on Sports: Children, how many children the (a) Families Fund and (b) Potentials Fund aims to support; and how many schools those children attend.
Alex Norris: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December 2017 to Question 119260, whether his Department has a minimum acceptable level for the (a) accuracy and (b) completeness of the electoral register.
Alex Norris: The Prime Minister pledged to consign slavery to the history books. However, the National Audit Office says that the Home Office has not set out how a reduction would be measured; it does not set clear anti-slavery activity; it does not know what activity is going on across Government; and it does not monitor business compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Is the Prime Minister...
Alex Norris: Last Friday, Nottinghamians woke up to the awful news that our recently redeveloped train station was ablaze. Will the Leader of the House allow a debate in Government time to consider the terrific work done by Nottinghamshire fire and rescue and the policing council in tackling the fire and having things running again within a day?
Alex Norris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship for the first time, Mr Sharma, and to engage with the new Minister for the first time, too. She and I share a couple of things in common. We share a background in local government, but we also come to this place from the east midlands. In the east midlands, we are very practical and pragmatic people, and it is that practical and pragmatic side of...
Alex Norris: The hon. Lady and I were both in the evidence-gathering sitting of the Bill Committee, in which Dr Golshan said that “we will not be able to replicate Euratom standards on day one.”––[Official Report, Nuclear Safeguards Public Bill Committee, 31 October 2017; c. 7, Q9.] Is this perhaps a matter of fact, rather than a question of confidence in Britain? In taking this course of action...
Alex Norris: I enjoyed serving on the Public Bill Committee, and I rise to speak in support of new clauses 1 and 2, and amendment 3. On new clause 1, while I have slightly buried the lead by referencing this earlier, it needs full consideration in this place. Members need to know the judgment of Dr Golshan, who is responsible at the ONR for recreating Euratom in this country: “Our aim, currently, is to...
Alex Norris: This month, Nottingham City Councillor David Mellen is reading to 2,018 Nottingham children to raise funds for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library scheme in Nottingham. Given the Leader of the House’s enthusiasm for early intervention programmes, will she join me in congratulating Councillor Mellen?
Alex Norris: What steps his Department is taking to ensure that all schools teach awareness of LGBT issues in an age-appropriate manner.
Alex Norris: With the change in leadership at the Department, may I ask whether the new Secretary of State shares the commitment of his predecessor that relationship and sex education lessons must be lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusive and reflect the needs of all young people?
Alex Norris: Unfortunately, Nottingham was not selected as one of Sport England’s pilot cities for new models of physical activity. The House will know, however, that Nottingham people have developed lots of good ideas and, with our typical fortitude, will be making those ideas happen anyway in any way we can. Will the Leader of the House support us in that venture by accommodating a discussion in...
Alex Norris: I congratulate the Committee on the report. Disrupting modern slavery supply chains across Europe requires high-quality diplomatic skill on our part. What assessment has the Foreign Affairs Committee made of our future diplomatic capacity in this area to disrupt this blight?
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to release reliable, disaggregated data on unaccompanied minors entering and leaving the UK.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 6 December 2017 to Question 116533, on rolling stock, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect on the environment of the development of bi-modal trains; and if he will make a statement.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2017 to Question 118503, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect of diesel particulates from bi-mode trains on the health of passengers, railway workers and people who live near to railway lines.
Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to amend current legislation in order to fulfil the remaining unallocated spaces under Section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.