Results 141–160 of 3495 for speaker:Jonathan Edwards

Asylum-seeking Children: Hotel Accommodation ( 7 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: I congratulate the hon. Lady on obtaining the debate. Further to the intervention by the hon. Member for Llanelli (Dame Nia Griffith), whose constituency neighbours mine, we have a specific issue in Carmarthenshire, where a hotel will be used to house asylum seekers without any consultation whatsoever with the local authority. The Welsh Government have a policy that Wales is a nation of...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Minerals: Wales ( 5 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, what recent discussions she has had with the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre on (a) the amount of critical mineral deposits available in Wales and (b) the value of those deposits.

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Minerals: Wales ( 5 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, whether she has had recent discussions with the Welsh Government on the implications for her policies of the report by the British Geological Survey for the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre entitled Potential for Critical Raw Material Prospectivity in the UK, published on 17 April 2023.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Deep Sea Mining ( 5 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 May to Question 184795 on Deep Sea Mining, what regulatory safeguards would be sufficient for the Government to support deep sea mining exploitation at the International Seabed Authority Council and Assembly.

Written Answers — Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: Voice Over Internet Protocol ( 5 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, what steps she is taking with BT to ensure that consumers who do not have mobile signal in their homes will be able to contact emergency services during a power cut following the digital voice roll-out.

Written Answers — Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: Voice Over Internet Protocol ( 5 Jun 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, what recent discussions he has had with telephone providers on the transition from analogue to digital landlines.

G7 Summit (22 May 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Diolch, Madam Deputy Speaker. The sanctions strategy against Russia is being undermined by so-called leakage to other countries. For instance, Russian oil exports to India have reportedly increased substantially, a point that I suspect President Zelensky will have made to Prime Minister Modi during their discussions at the summit. Did the Prime Minister make similar points during his...

Victims and Prisoners Bill (15 May 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: It is a pleasure to speak on Second Reading. I commend right hon. and hon. Members for the contributions that we have heard so far. This House is undoubtedly at its best when we engage in serious debate free from tribal engagement. My contribution is largely based on the experiences of the family of my constituent Michael O’Leary, who was murdered in what was described by prosecutors as a...

Energy Bill [Lords] ( 9 May 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: It is a pleasure to speak on Second Reading and to follow the right hon. Member for Camborne and Redruth (George Eustice). Energy policy has been at the forefront of political debate in the UK for many years as policymakers grapple with the challenges that humankind faces with climate change. However, the war in Ukraine and the subsequent huge increases in energy prices over the past year...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Supply: South East ( 9 May 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with (a) the Welsh Government, (b) Powys County Council, (c) Thames Water, (d) Seven Trent Water and (e) United Utilities on proposals to redirect water supplies from Llyn Fyrnwy to the South East of England.

Police Uplift Programme (26 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Diolch yn fawr iawn, Mr Speaker. One of the unintended consequences of the programme is that police forces have to reduce backroom police staff because of the financial penalties they receive if they do not increase officer numbers, leaving police officers undertaking non-public-facing roles. As 50% of funding for Dyfed-Powys police now comes from the police precept, should the police and...

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Electricity: Distribution (20 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how many licenses OFGEM has awarded for companies to become Independent Distribution Network Operators.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Tibet: Oppression (19 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has had recent discussions with his (a) Chinese counterpart and (b) other international partners on the oppression of the Tibetan people.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ukraine: Depleted Uranium (18 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential impact of deploying depleted uranium shells to Ukraine on (a) the environment and (b) civilian health.

CPTPP: Conclusion of Negotiations (17 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Many of the existing CPTPP members already have integrated supply chains due to their close geographic location in the Indo-Pacific region. One of the criticisms of the deal by experts, coupled with our rupture from the EU single market, is that Great Britain—excluding Northern Ireland—is effectively choosing to be more a customer than a participant in international manufacturing supply...

Vladimir Kara-Murza (17 Apr 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Diolch, Madam Deputy Speaker. The UK Government’s press release in response to today’s sentencing of Mr Kara-Murza mentions the investigative work of the UN Human Rights Council’s rapporteur on internal oppression in Russia. Will the Minister update the House on the work of the rapporteur, on the UK Government’s engagement with the rapporteur and on what he hopes the outcome of the...

Fuel Costs: Rural Households and Communities: Spring Budget: Wales — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (29 Mar 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: Diolch, Mr Hollobone; it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I congratulate the hon. Member for Newport West (Ruth Jones) on securing this debate and on her opening remarks. During my time as a Member of Parliament, I have often found that the key document to read following any Budget is the Office for Budget Responsibility report that accompanies it. This often provides a more...

Antisocial Behaviour Action Plan (27 Mar 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: The website article supporting this statement mentions that up to £5 million will be made available for CCTV and equipment restoration in vandalised parks. Is that £5 million the total budget, because the restoration of Ammanford children’s park in my constituency, which was recently vandalised, and the installation of CCTV will cost £140,000 alone? Will county councils and town and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (23 Mar 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent estimate he has made of when the Law Commission will begin its review of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Expenditure (23 Mar 2023)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish his Department's expenditure on Network Rail operations in England in each of the last five years.


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