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European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (9 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for the honour of calling me to give my maiden speech, especially on this European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill that has dominated our political life for years and will dominate and define our country for a generation or more. There could not be anything more important to speak about. I start by thanking God, and I start as I mean to go on by thanking the...

Local Services: London Suburbs — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (28 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I will be brief. I thank the Minister for allowing me to speak. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing Central and Acton (Dr Huq) on securing the debate. I will highlight a couple of areas that have already been mentioned. I support the need for a taskforce to join up some of the areas that are looked at differently...

Homelessness (29 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for calling me to speak in a debate that is important for my constituents in Putney, Southfields and Roehampton. I pay tribute to Glass Door, a charity which runs night shelters in local churches. There are no homeless shelters run by the state or the council in Wandsworth, so Glass Door is making up the shortfall. I will focus on the hidden homelessness of...

Homelessness (29 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I absolutely agree, and I will share the story of one family to illustrate how the benefits and housing system are failing. I have been working with the family for several years as a councillor—I am also a Wandsworth councillor. The hard-working dad of three children works on the buses, so he is suffering from in-work poverty. At their lowest point, the family, including the three children,...

Homelessness (29 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I have already mentioned that Wandsworth does not have emergency accommodation, so does my hon. Friend agree that there should be more emergency accommodation and that it needs to provide services, not just rooms?

Global Britain (30 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this important debate on the eve of our departure from the EU. I congratulate the many Members who have spoken. I say to the hon. Member for Wolverhampton South West (Stuart Anderson), who is just leaving, that we share many things. Although we do not share a party, we share a surname; we share the experience of spending time in Bosnia; we share...

Global Britain (30 Jan 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I wholeheartedly agree with my hon. Friend. I have spoken to women in Bangladesh about ways in which trading policies can be fair. Even those with very small incomes can engage in the global trading system. If we make that our aim and goal, it can be done right from the start. My second point is that the Department for International Development should be kept as an independent Department....

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Hammersmith Bridge: Repairs and Maintenance (5 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made on the assessment of the potential merits of funding options for the repair of Hammersmith Bridge.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Finance (5 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to increase the level of (a) financial and (b) other support for (i) Eastwood nursery Roehampton and (ii) other state nurseries.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Future High Streets Fund: Putney (5 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether Putney town centre is on his shortlist to receive funding under the Future High Streets Fund.

Written Answers — Treasury: Employment: Taxation (5 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish the outcome of his review of proposed changes to IR35 tax regulations.

Transport (5 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: Thank you, Mr Speaker, for calling me to speak on this very important issue for residents of Putney, Roehampton and Southfields. As hon. Members have rightly pointed out, transport issues, social justice and climate action go hand in hand. My constituents know this only too well. I would like to outline some of the major transport issues they are facing, which are interlinked. First, on...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (6 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: Putney High Street is one of the most polluted streets in London and the country, although electric buses have helped a lot. Ammonia emissions, predominantly from farming, are rising and are above World Health Organisation safe limits. In London, particulates derived from that ammonia are the largest contribution to imported background or particulate pollution. Will the Secretary of State...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: Sustainable Development (6 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether her Department plans to undertake sustainability impact assessments of trade deals agreed after the UK leaves the EU.

Business of the House (6 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: Hammersmith suspension bridge is a national treasure, built in 1824. Its necessary closure for repair works has caused chaos across south-west London. There are additional vehicles on roads that are already congested, people are spending an hour extra each way to get to work on buses, and people are unable to get to hospitals—we do not have an A&E in Putney. Will the Government make time to...

Leaseholders and Cladding (12 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn) and all those from across the country who have spoken in the debate to show what strength of feeling there is. I want to join them, to represent my many constituents who feel just as strongly. Their lives are a misery because of the situation—surely...

Leaseholders and Cladding (12 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: I absolutely agree. There has to be a way to make the fund easy to use and urgently accessible, so that it is not held up for a long time in red tape, and the right people have to foot the bill. I argue that the Government need to extend the cladding fund to all types of unsafe cladding. That is what it is there for. As to the emotional toll, one person said: “The net result for me is that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport: Air Pollution (13 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) Putney Heath and (b) other wildlife sites are protected from air traffic pollution if a third runway is built at Heathrow Airport.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling and Walking (13 Feb 2020)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to support (a) local authorities and (b) communities to implement (i) walking and (ii) cycling strategies.


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