Results 1–20 of 869 for speaker:Virginia Crosbie

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Factory Farming: Animal Welfare (23 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of factory farms; and what assessment he has made of the impact of the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (23 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether she has taken steps with the Chancellor of the Exchequer to increase the offshore wind capacity delivered in the Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 6 compared to Allocation Round 5.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Genetically Modified Organisms (22 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of genetically modified foods on public health; whether he has had discussions with corporations involved in the manufacture of genetically modified foods about indemnities for potential future harms; what the annual budget is for the Genetic Modification Inspectorate...

Defence: Topical Questions (20 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: RAF Valley is the largest employer of skilled workers on Ynys Môn. The UK Government have cemented their commitment to RAF Valley with £175 million for a new flying school, £600 million for Hawk engineering support and £44 million to improve the second runway. What assurance can the Minister give to engineers and those who work on the Hawk T2 maintenance contract that there will be well...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genetically Modified Organisms: Food (17 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to ensure (a) clear and (b) transparent labelling of genetically modified foods.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genetically Modified Organisms: Food (17 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to ensure traceability in the food chain for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.

Prime Minister: Engagements (15 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: Last week, along with apprentices from the nuclear fuel company Urenco, I visited Coleg Menai in Llangefni. The students were excited, but they need certainty about the future of Wylfa before they commit to a career in nuclear. Will the Prime Minister confirm when Great British Nuclear will decide whether Wylfa will be a gigawatt or a small modular reactor site, when my students can expect to...

Employment (Allocation of Tips) (14 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: I am delighted to be speaking on the day that this code of practice is approved by this House. When I took over the sponsorship of the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill, a private Member’s Bill due to his promotion of my hon. Friend the Member for Watford (Dean Russell)—a champion for Watford—I knew just how important it would be to the pockets of millions of people across the UK,...

Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (13 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: I have visited the old Rehau building in Amlwch, which is being repurposed with business units and a new jobcentre for the north of the island. Will the Minister visit Amlwch, meet some of my constituents and personally thank the team who have worked so hard to find a suitable building?

National Grid: Pylons — [Mrs Pauline Latham in the Chair] ( 2 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Latham. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Boston and Skegness (Matt Warman) and the Backbench Business Committee for enabling this debate. I am speaking in this important debate to give a voice to many of my Ynys Môn constituents, such as Jonathan Dean, who are concerned about the impact of pylons on Ynys Môn and the Welsh...

National Grid: Pylons — [Mrs Pauline Latham in the Chair] ( 2 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: I absolutely welcome that debate and how important it is to have developers investing in this sector. I also welcome the action that the Government are taking. Last year’s connections action plan will cut the time that it takes for low-carbon projects to connect to the electricity grid. The Chancellor also announced plans for a strategic spatial energy plan in the autumn statement to set...

Business of the House ( 2 May 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: The UK hedgehog population is in sharp decline. Next week is Hedgehog Awareness Week and an opportunity to promote the plight of this beloved, iconic species. It costs around £50 to look after a hedgehog admitted to rescue. Anglesey Hedgehog Rescue is run by brilliant volunteers Sue Timperley, Debbie Evans and Chris Mead, and to raise funds, they are running a name the hedgehog competition....

Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: My island constituency of Ynys Môn is accessed via two bridges: the Menai suspension bridge and the Britannia bridge. Holyhead is the second busiest port in the UK, but bridge repairs and the weather can result in long traffic queues. To make the most of our Anglesey freeport and new nuclear at Wylfa, a third crossing is vital. Last year, the Welsh Labour Government scrapped plans for all...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Question (22 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking to bring together islands from across the UK to discuss shared challenges.

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Topical Questions (22 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: Ynys Môn is looking forward to hosting the fourth Islands Forum on 7 and 8 May. It is an opportunity to showcase our heritage, culture and language. It is also an opportunity for Ministers to see at first hand how the £17 million from the UK levelling-up fund is transforming Holyhead. Will the Secretary of State accept my invitation to visit St Cybi’s church, the Ucheldre centre and the...

Business of the House (18 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: For years, the town of Amlwch has been forgotten, but not on my watch. Anglesey freeport and the UK Government’s recent purchase of the Wylfa nuclear site mean jobs and investment coming to the north of the island—but I am not stopping there. Along with a local resident, Mandy Jones, I have launched a campaign to get the supermarket Aldi to come to Amlwch to give my constituents the...

Culture, Media and Sport: Sports Facilities: Funding (18 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the multi-sport grassroots facilities programme in funding new sports facilities.

Culture, Media and Sport: Sports Facilities: Funding (18 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: Thanks to the UK Government’s multi-sport grassroots facilities programme, almost £100,000 has been invested across Anglesey to improve sports facilities at Holyhead Hotspur, Plas Arthur in Llangefni, Tŷ Croes and Bodedern. Sport helps families across Ynys Môn be more active, healthier and happier. Will the Secretary of State join me in thanking Ynys Môn gymnastics club, Barton Dance...

Health Services: Cross-border Co-operation (16 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: I beg to move, That this House has considered cross-border cooperation on health services. It is an honour to have you chairing this important debate on cross-border co-operation on the health service, Dame Caroline, and I thank you for the opportunity to hold it. My constituents in Ynys Môn, like those of my colleagues here today, are served by the devolved Welsh NHS, which is managed and...

Health Services: Cross-border Co-operation (16 Apr 2024)

Virginia Crosbie: I thank my hon. Friend for his intervention, which gives me the opportunity to thank him for his hard work in fighting not only for his constituents, but for everyone across Wales. They deserve a better service than they are getting, and it is only by working together that we can get action, so I am delighted that he is here today. He is a doughty campaigner and a doughty champion for his...


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