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Holocaust Memorial Bill (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: I am extremely grateful to the Secretary of State for giving way. On the location, what assurances can he give that the Bill does not undermine the environmental protections that Victoria Tower gardens currently enjoy?

Holocaust Memorial Bill (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: I agree with everything that the Secretary of State has just said. He will be aware that the Jewish Museum in Camden is due to close because of a lack of funds—that is my understanding. What consideration have the Government given to providing some funds to keep that recognition of the holocaust alive?

Holocaust Memorial Bill (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: My interest in this Bill is primarily driven by constituents of mine who are related to Thomas Fowell Buxton, and there is a very important monument to his memory and the campaign he waged against slavery on this site. If this Bill proceeds, what can we do to ensure that this memorial complements that memorial?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Euthanasia: Wales (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has had discussions with the Welsh Government on devolving powers in relation to assisted dying.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: West Bank: Palestinians (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the (a) Israeli Defence Force operation and (b) reported use of a helicopter gunship in Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank on Monday 19 June; and whether he has had recent discussions with (i) his counterparts in the Israeli Government and (ii)...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Coal: Concessions (28 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how many households in Carmarthen East and Dinefwr constituency are in receipt of the National Concessionary Fuel Scheme.

Import and Sale of Fur — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (27 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: The hon. Member and I were no supporters of Brexit, but much of the talk following Brexit has been about how the UK Government are going to place animal welfare at the top of their international trade policy. Would banning the import of fur not be a huge statement that furthered that agenda considerably?

Import and Sale of Fur — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (27 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: I echo the comments of colleagues in congratulating the hon. Gentleman on securing the debate. Does he share the concerns of some about the impact of fur farms, which become reservoirs of disease, on human health? We need only look to our experience of the recent pandemic in that regard. That experience is another good reason for the UK Government to take the steps the hon. Gentleman is...

Mortgage Charter (26 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: The so-called mortgage time bomb will hit younger generations in particular, so what fiscal measures is the Chancellor considering to help younger generations and to address the intergenerational financial unfairness that exists in the UK?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Processed Food: Labelling (26 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of introducing warning labels for ultra-processed foods to help consumers make more informed choices.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Radiation Exposure (26 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he plans to issue medals for nuclear test veterans before the Remembrance Sunday in November 2023.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Alternative Fuel Payments: Carmarthenshire (26 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if he will make an estimate of the number of people in Carmarthenshire living in areas supplied by mains gas who were eligible for the Alternative Fuel Payment but who have not applied for their entitlement.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Alternative Fuel Payments (26 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of reopening the Alternative Fuels Payment scheme for people who live in mains gas areas and use an alternative fuel but have not yet claimed their payment.

Finance (No. 2) Bill: New Clause 4 - Domestic top-up tax to apply from 31 December 2023 (20 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Has the shadow Minister seen today’s report from the Institute for Public Policy Research? It states that the UK is in the middle of an economic growth “doom loop” as a result of decades of under-investment by Government and businesses. Recent statistics indicate that the UK has the lowest business investment in the G7, ranking 27th among the 30 OECD countries. Does that not suggest...

Cost of Living Support (20 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: In his statement, the Minister mentioned support with energy bills. Earlier this week I received an email from a constituent in the village of Capel Hendre in my constituency, which is on the mains gas network, but a large proportion of households use alternative fuels such as heating oil. The payment on alternative fuels was not made directly through electricity bills, but people had to...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Delivery Services: Regulation (20 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of extending Ofcom's regulatory role to include courier services.

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Consumers: Rural Areas (19 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, whether he has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of strengthening consumer protections for people in isolated properties in rural areas to which courier services do not deliver.

Written Answers — Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: Broadband (19 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, what guidance her Department issues on whether Building Digital UK vouchers are transferable assets if a broadband company falls into administration.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Geothermal Energy: South Wales (15 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether he has made an estimate of the geothermal energy potential of minewater in the South Wales Coalfield; and whether he has had recent discussions with the Welsh Government on this issue.

Mortgage Market (13 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Earlier this year we saw the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse. What assessment has the Treasury undertaken of the general resilience of UK financial institutions, especially in a context where rising mortgage costs might lead to a rapid increase in household repossessions?


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