Results 61–80 of 432 for speaker:Olivia Blake

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Reviews (1 Nov 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he will set out in the forthcoming SEND Review to ensure a smooth and supportive transition from school to college for young people with Education Health and Care Plans.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Buildings: Land Drainage (1 Nov 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to implement Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 to require the mandatory implementation of sustainable drainage systems for new developments to help achieve biodiversity net gain targets.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Building Regulations: Floods (1 Nov 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will introduce a set of flood resilience baseline building regulation standards for new properties and properties that have been flooded which are being reinstated.

Business of the House (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. Parents and carers up and down the country will be really worried about what climate catastrophe will mean for young people. Ahead of COP26, will the Leader of the House join me in celebrating the great work of Voices for Action, a group of mums and children from Hallam Primary School who have recorded a song to celebrate COP26 and to highlight the issues that...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: UK Environmental Protections: COP26 (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: The UK is among the most nature-depleted countries in the world and the decline is not slowing. The Government have made a deliberate decision not to announce any concrete targets to reverse it until October next year, long after COP26, and are instead focusing on cutting the costs of internal flights rather than cutting rail fares. Does the Minister think this undermines the Government’s...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Life Sciences: Public Expenditure (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received from representatives of the life sciences sector on the upcoming Spending Review.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Innovate UK: Finance (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on increasing Innovate UK funding in the upcoming spending review.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will commit to allocating additional funding to NHS eating disorder services in 2022-23.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection: Finance (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2021 to Question 54035 on Environment Protection: Finance, what proportion of the 130 funded projects were nature-based defence projects; and what proportion of the total number of applications received by his Department were nature-based defence projects.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control: Lincolnshire (28 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential effectiveness of Lincolnshire County Council’s Homeowner Property Flood Resilience assistance scheme trial; and what plans his Department has to introduce similar schemes across the UK.

Sustainability and Climate Change (National Curriculum) — [Nusrat Ghani in the Chair] (27 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship, Ms Ghani. It is fantastic that my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham East (Nadia Whittome) has secured the debate. Although she is a Gen Z-er and we are millennials, and our two generations disagree on many things, what unites us is our passion for the environment. Certainly, we millennials have been very inspired by Gen Z pushing forward...

COP26: Limiting Global Temperature Rises (21 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: I thank the hon. Member for Brighton, Pavilion (Caroline Lucas) for securing this debate. The COP26 President has tweeted that “to host a successful, inclusive #COP26 this November, both youth and civil society must be at the heart of both our preparations, and the summit itself”. I agree that the climate emergency requires a democratic response, and our approach to the talks should...

Covid-19 Update (21 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: I declare that I have diabetes. One in three people who have died from covid had diabetes, yet it has been unclear to those with diabetes whether they are eligible for a third vaccine. Can the Minister clarify whether all groups, including group 6, will be offered a booster? Will that be urgently communicated to people suffering from diabetes?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries (20 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will (a) develop and (b) publish a climate-smart fisheries strategy ahead of COP26.

Written Answers — Home Office: Question (18 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: What assessment she has made of trends in the level of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic abuse and assaults faced by LGBTQ+ asylum seekers in processing centres (a) in the UK and (b) offshore.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Controlled Burning: Licensing (18 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many licences to burn heather on grouse moors have been (a) received and (b) granted; and on which such estates those licences have been granted.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Controlled Burning: Licensing (18 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if his Department will publish a public register of the heather burning licences it has granted.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection: Finance (18 Oct 2021)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many applications his Department has received to fund nature-based defence projects in the last five years.

Baby Loss Awareness Week (23 Sep 2021)

Olivia Blake: I thank the hon. Member for highlighting counselling, which is such an important issue. Does he accept that the quadrupled risk of suicide among people who experience miscarriage should be taken into consideration in suicide prevention work?

Baby Loss Awareness Week (23 Sep 2021)

Olivia Blake: Does the hon. Member share a concern that has been raised with me by midwives—that the term “continuity of carer” has been misinterpreted by some trusts, with multiple midwives seeing people in their early appointments to increase the chance that that person will see the same midwife in hospital?


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