Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Results 21–40 of 91 for speaker:Scott Benton

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders: Health Services (17 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions his Department has had with representatives from the General Medical Council on the implementation of the recommendations made by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s in its report entitled, Ignoring the alarms: How NHS eating disorder services are failing patients, published in December 2017.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders (17 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what statutory responsibilities the General Medical Council has to ensure that doctors have sufficient (a) knowledge and (b) clinical skills to (i) identify and (ii) treat patients with eating disorders.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders: Children and Young People (17 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS report entitled Stepping forward to 2021, the mental health workforce plan for England, published in July 2017, what assessment his Department has made of the progress made by (a) Health Education England and (b) the partners of that organisation on meeting the target of recruiting 30 consultant psychiatrists...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Cultural Heritage: Northern Ireland (17 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps his Department is taking to (a) support and (b) promote the Ulster-Scots cultural heritage in communities throughout Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Treasury: Foreign Companies: Internet (17 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking with his international counterparts to ensure that internet-based businesses pay an adequate level of tax in the UK.

Defence: Vexatious Claims (16 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: What steps his Department plans to take to tackle vexatious claims against armed forces personnel.

Defence: Vexatious Claims (16 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: I thank the Secretary of State for his answer and welcome the introduction of the Bill to this place next week. The tabling of that legislation within 100 days of this new Parliament really does show the Government’s resolve to crack on and do the right thing. Will my right hon. Friend join me in asking the Opposition to put party politics to one side, support our troops and back this Bill?

Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill (13 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for mentioning bullying in schools. It is incredibly important that the Government continue to stamp it out, particularly LGBT and transphobic bullying. Does she welcome the fact that 1,800 schools have so far taken part in the Government’s pilot scheme to stamp out LGBT bullying in schools, and would she encourage the Government to do more to ensure that...

British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill (13 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: I could not agree more on the importance of reading books, and encouraging young people to do so. Will my hon. Friend congratulate the Chancellor on the announcement this week about VAT on books? Hopefully that will see far more young people spend money on books.

Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill (13 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: May I begin by thanking the hon. Member for Weaver Vale (Mike Amesbury) for introducing this private Member’s Bill? As a former teacher, I understand the impact that the high cost of school uniforms can have on parents. I would like to start by stressing the importance of school uniform, of which I am an ardent supporter. I recently visited two of the top-performing schools in my...

Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill (13 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: My hon. Friend makes a valid point. I am sure that all Members will have heard the phrase, “You’ll grow into it.” I suppose many parents hope that their child will not grow out of it. As a primary school teacher, it never ceased to amaze me how hard-wearing school uniforms can be, when I would see children knee-slide across the hall at the school disco, or rolling around in the...

Income Tax (Charge) (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: It was a pleasure to listen to the three maiden speeches given by my new colleagues this afternoon. I know that my hon. Friends the Members for Warrington South (Andy Carter) and for Leigh (James Grundy) will be assiduous in joining my efforts to get investment into the north-west region, while my hon. Friend the Member for Hastings and Rye (Sally-Ann Hart) was fluent in articulating many of...

Veterans’ Mental Health (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: I am proud that our party has enshrined the armed forces covenant in law, highlighting the importance that we place on our armed forces. What steps is my hon. Friend taking to ensure that local authorities sign up to the covenant so that they can support people with their housing and local services needs?

Planning for the Future (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: What steps is my right hon. Friend taking to ensure that local authorities such as Blackpool include adequate provisions for the environment in their local plans?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: North of England (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with representatives from Transport for the North on the (a) integration and (b) economic benefit of transport infrastructure programmes in the North.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Coronavirus (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to support (a) bed and breakfasts, (b) guest houses and (c) hotels in coastal towns in the event of reduced tourism as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football (12 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to work with the (a) English Football League, (b) Premier League and (c) Football Association to promote sustainable (i) financial planning and (ii) good governance in football league clubs.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport for the North: Finance (11 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of providing a devolved budget for Transport for the North.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Literacy (11 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to encourage people to take part in adult literacy programmes in (a) Blackpool and (b) England.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Pupils: Bullying (11 Mar 2020)

Scott Benton: What steps she is taking to tackle (a) homophobic and (b) transphobic bullying in schools.


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.