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All 11 results for speaker:Selaine Saxby

Written Answers — Department for Education: Mathematics: Primary Education (17 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of using the grid multiplication method in maths teaching at key stage 2; and whether he plans to publish revised guidance to encourage that method in the curriculum.

Budget Resolutions (16 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: This was a great Budget for the NHS, but a week is indeed a long time in politics. North Devon District Hospital is the UK’s most remote mainland hospital and is unavoidably small. Our population is significantly older than the UK average, with more than a quarter of people being over 65, versus just 18% nationally. North Devon’s population reflects how the UK will look in about 20...

Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Does my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister agree that the great south-west has a fantastic opportunity to become the first region to become not just net zero but net negative? Will he assure me that that will be a top priority in the levelling-up agenda?

Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (9 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Many of my constituents are taking advantage of the online application for advance payments of universal credit. I recognise that it is a useful facility, but no bank would lend to people in this manner. Will the Minister work to ensure that claimants receive proper debt advice before requesting an advance and look to significantly extend the repayment period?

Education: Young People: Equitable Opportunity (2 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: What steps he is taking to ensure equitable opportunity for young people throughout the UK.

Education: Young People: Equitable Opportunity (2 Mar 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Schools in my constituency face the dual challenge of rural and coastal deprivation, and, despite the welcome increase in funding, Devon will remain in the bottom 10% of local authorities in terms of dedicated schools grant per pupil. Will the Secretary of State work with me to ensure that North Devon schools have the funds that they need to support and encourage the aspirations of every child?

Ministry of Justice: Rape and Sexual Abuse Victims (25 Feb 2020)

Selaine Saxby: What steps his Department is taking to support victims of (a) rape and (b) sexual abuse through the criminal justice system.

Ministry of Justice: Rape and Sexual Abuse Victims (25 Feb 2020)

Selaine Saxby: My constituent Dominique Martin has suffered the horror of being a rape victim twice in her life. Dominique described her ordeal to me as “like being murdered, except you are left alive.” What is more, Dominique has had to wait 18 months and counting to see the local mental health team. Will the Minister meet me to discuss the issues Dominique has raised to ensure nobody else has to...

Policing (England and Wales) (24 Feb 2020)

Selaine Saxby: It is a pleasure to speak in this debate about police funding, which is a particularly important issue for North Devon. North Devon faces significant pressures because of its relative isolation and rurality, and policing is no exception. Our police officers have a large geographical area to cover, different types of crime to prevent and limited opportunity to co-operate with other forces....

Agriculture Bill (3 Feb 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for calling me to speak in the debate on this key Bill for North Devon where, I am assured, we have a higher density of sheep per square acre than south Wales. It is easy to be the one-woman tourist board for North Devon: it boasts stunning surf beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton; the Tarka trail connects our sand dunes from Braunton to Instow; and...

Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (22 Jan 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Will my right hon. Friend set out for the benefit of the House the work being done across Government and co-ordinated by his Department to ensure that farming communities like mine in North Devon climb, soar and succeed as a result of Brexit?

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