Results 1–20 of 547 for speaker:Virginia Crosbie

Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : The Growth Plan (23 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: As chair of the Anglesey freeport bidding consortium, I am delighted with the announcement of new investment zones by the UK Government. Can the Chancellor say what that means for Ynys Môn and its freeport bid, especially with a deadline to submit by 24 November?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Oil and Liquefied Natural Gas: Rural Areas (23 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support people who live in rural areas and use (a) heating oil and (b) liquified natural gas for domestic heating.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Housing: Insulation (23 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to encourage consumers to improve the insulation of their properties; and what recent assessment he has made of the potential contribution that reducing the demand for energy can make in helping the UK meet its climate targets.

Energy Prices: Support for Business (22 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: Anglesey is known as energy island. We have wind, wave, solar and hydrogen power and, hopefully, new nuclear at Wylfa, yet we have one of the lowest gross value added rates of any constituency across the UK. Can my right hon. Friend reassure my constituents that this package will help protect their jobs and bring much-needed new employment, investment and skilled jobs to Anglesey?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Heat Pumps (22 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to (a) support a globally competitive heat pump manufacturing sector in the UK and (b) help ensure that the industry is supported in the upskilling and recruitment of engineers to install and maintain heat pumps.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Evusheld (22 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment the UK Health Security Agency of the effectiveness of the drug Evusheld against the Omicron variant of covid-19; and if she will make that treatment available on the NHS to people who are immunocompromised.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Marine Protected Areas: Fisheries (22 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to ban bottom trawling fishing in offshore Marine Protected Areas.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Car Allowances (22 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to reflect the recent rise in fuel prices in Approved Mileage Allowance Payments for public sector workers.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (21 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps his Department has taken to encourage more women to attend cervical screening appointments; and what recent steps his Department has taken to make cervical screening more accessible.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Natural Gas: Electricity (20 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to help separate the link between the cost of gas and electricity.

Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen (9 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: Today we are united in mourning our beloved Queen Elizabeth II. For 70 years, she has been a source of stability and comfort. She is the only monarch that many of us have known. I begin my tribute by remembering the warmth and joy that the Queen brought to so many of us. She knew how to have fun and make us smile. We all remember when, joined by her beloved corgis, she teamed up with 007 to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy (9 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to decouple the cost to the consumer of renewable energy from fossil fuel energy sources on energy bills so that households can see the cost of renewable energy.

Women and Equalities Committee: Coastal Communities (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: It is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Dr Huq. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Hastings and Rye (Sally-Ann Hart) for securing this important debate on the future of coastal communities and for her excellent suggestion that there should be a Minister for coastal communities. I will add that an island Minister would be good, too. I will address three points: why coastal...

UK Energy Costs (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: I share in the thoughts and prayers for our Queen and her family. The energy crisis has hit rural communities such as mine on Ynys Môn particularly badly. On Ynys Môn, schools, shops and employment are often too far away for walking and public transport is sparse. A car is not a luxury; it is a necessity. As our farming community relies on vehicles and fuel-driven equipment, their...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Infrastructure: North Wales (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he is taking steps to assess the potential wider impact of (a) HS2 and (b) other infrastructure projects on regional economic activity in North Wales.

Written Answers — Wales Office: Railways: Wales (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, whether he has had recent discussions with the Welsh Government on establishing a new Wales Rail Board to bring forward Welsh rail projects, including upgrading the North Wales mainline.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disability (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which policies have been paused by the Government following the High Court declaration on the National Disability Strategy.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water: Standards (8 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to help improve water quality.

Small Modular Reactors: Government Funding (7 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on small modular reactors, I thank my right hon. Friend for allowing me to intervene in this important debate. Rolls-Royce SMR has secured funding of £210 million from UK Research and Innovation, and a further £280 million from private investors. We now need to move to the next stage, which is all about deployment. We need to agree with the UK...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Line: Leeds (7 Sep 2022)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of the Government's decision not to proceed with the HS2 rail extension to Leeds on commuters from North Wales.


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