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All 20 results for speaker:Jo Gideon

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Climate Change (17 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: What progress the Government have made on tackling climate change through international co-operation.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Climate Change (17 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: Does my hon. Friend agree that central to delivering a successful COP is the UK playing a leadership role in the international community and pushing our global friends to more ambitious climate targets?

Budget Resolutions (16 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: I want to start by expressing my gratitude and admiration for the dedication and professionalism of all in our health services at this extremely difficult time. It is a challenge that none of us wanted to face, but it is important that we are united in doing so. I congratulate the Chancellor on his determination to take mitigating action against the challenges of covid-19 in his ambitious...

Veterans’ Mental Health (12 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: I agree with my hon. Friend that the ability to speedily find a high-skilled, high-quality job after leaving the forces is essential to help veterans to transition back into civilian life, and for their mental health. What progress has he made in increasing the numbers of veterans who have transitioned successfully into civilian employment?

Health and Social Care: Low-risk Medicines (10 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: What steps his Department is taking to increase the range of healthcare professionals permitted to administer low-risk medicines.

Health and Social Care: Low-risk Medicines (10 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: Would my right hon. Friend join me in welcoming the Government’s commitment to an extra 26,000 primary care staff and confirm that this will improve access to primary care services for my constituents in Stoke-on-Trent Central?

UK-US Trade Deal (2 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: I really welcome the visits by my right hon. Friend and by the Minister of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Bournemouth West (Conor Burns) to Stoke-on-Trent. I think that my right hon. Friend is very well aware of the particular issues facing the ceramics industry. Within this ambitious trade deal, we certainly want punitive tariffs removed from the ceramics industry, and I hope that...

Ministerial Code (2 Mar 2020)

Jo Gideon: Does my right hon. Friend agree that everyone has a duty to treat colleagues with respect, but that we ought not to take lectures from the Labour leadership on how to deal with bullying and harassment?

Child Protection (27 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: I welcome the investment in the county lines co-ordination centre, but I am concerned that looked-after children can be in facilities that are not registered and not regulated. I urge my hon. Friend to ensure that our looked-after children are really looked after.

Rough Sleeping (27 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: I welcome my right hon. Friend’s announcement of additional funds and an urgent review. May I also pay tribute to our wonderful local charities and Stoke-on-Trent City Council, which have been doing such tireless work in this regard? A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of seeing a production by a charity called Voices of Stoke, which presented the back stories of people who were...

Business of the House (27 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: As my right hon. Friend knows, for those furthest from the job market, good employment means good training and upskilling. Will he join me in congratulating North Staffordshire Engineering Group Training Association—which I visited recently—on its excellent academy, which places 98% of the people it trains from the most disadvantaged backgrounds into local engineering companies?

Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (27 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: I welcome the veterans interview guarantee, but I have spoken to veterans in Stoke-on-Trent Central, where we have quite a number, and sometimes the issue relates to pre-employment in that they need help to prepare for being ready for an interview. Will the Minister give some idea of whether we can support them on that?

Apprenticeship Levy — [Caroline Nokes in the Chair] (11 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: It is a pleasure to speak today, and I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester (Richard Graham) on securing this hugely important debate. Given our manifesto commitment to investigate how the levy can be improved, I know that Ministers will have listened to his excellent speech carefully. I am certainly pleased to follow in my hon. Friend’s wake. I share his concern for SMEs...

Written Answers — Treasury: *No heading* (11 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: What fiscal steps he is taking to help give people the skills they need for the jobs of the future.

Treasury: Topical Questions (11 Feb 2020)

Jo Gideon: The Goodwin International training school in my constituency is an exemplar of skills training by a successful modern manufacturer with a world-class reputation. For less established firms such as challenger small and medium-sized enterprises, what support is on offer to level them up to Goodwin International standards?

Business of the House (30 Jan 2020)

Jo Gideon: I am very concerned about the drop in bus usage in my constituency. A lack of bus shelters too often puts people off using buses. What opportunities might there be to debate what can be done to level up some parts of Stoke-on-Trent with parts of London that have state-of-the-art, solar-powered and vandal-proof bus shelters that provide up-to-the-minute travel information?

NHS Funding Bill (27 Jan 2020)

Jo Gideon: I am delighted to contribute to this important debate. I made several key commitments to the people of Stoke-on-Trent Central, not the least being that we would get Brexit done in order to get our money out of Brussels and into our NHS. We will meet the first part of that commitment on Friday, when, finally, we will honour the referendum result and leave the EU. The second part of the...

Public Transport: North Staffordshire — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (23 Jan 2020)

Jo Gideon: Thank you, Sir Christopher, for chairing the debate. I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute, and I congratulate my constituency neighbour, my hon. Friend the Member for Stoke-on-Trent South (Jack Brereton), on securing it. There is great consensus among all the north Staffordshire and Stafford MPs about some of the issues and how we need to address them. As my hon. Friend the Member...

Economy and Jobs (20 Jan 2020)

Jo Gideon: I am absolutely determined to focus on the economy and jobs in Stoke-on-Trent Central, and I am extremely grateful to have been called to speak today. Stoke-on-Trent is on the up—confident about Brexit, proud of our industrial heritage and committed to a manufacturing future. It is an incredible honour to represent the people of Stoke-on-Trent Central, and I thank them for sending me to...

Football Association and Bet365 (9 Jan 2020)

Jo Gideon: Does my hon. Friend agree that we should work with banks as well as betting companies to ensure that the sort of behaviour that suggests that someone is developing a gambling addition is spotted? I raise that because Bet365 is a major, well respected and responsible employer in my constituency, employing several thousand people. We need to get the balance right in how we tackle this issue and...

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