Results 121–140 of 963 for speaker:Ronnie Cowan

Independent Adviser on Ministerial Interests (30 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: It is important to point out that the Prime Minister appoints his own ethics adviser. He then determines which investigations can be undertaken, and then he determines what actions are taken depending on the outcome. Is that maybe why the last two ethics advisers have resigned?

Scottish Referendum Legislation: Supreme Court Decision (23 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: On 18 September 2014, the people of Inverclyde voted to remain in the Union by 86 votes. A few short months later, they returned me as the SNP MP on an independence manifesto; they had changed their mind. They returned me in 2017 and 2019—if the Government want to go again I will go again. But what is the route for the people of Inverclyde to express their views now in a referendum?

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Levelling-up Fund (21 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: I have heard “shortly” and I have heard “sometime before Christmas”, so I am thinking maybe there is a date in Ministers’ minds here, and I would be grateful if we could have a share of this. In Inverclyde, local government money and Scottish Government money work hand in glove with us to improve the area. We need to know when so that local stakeholders can be involved in this...

Points of Order (15 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: rose—

Points of Order (15 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I thank you for your forbearance on this matter; I have no intention of rehearsing the debate. All I would say is that I checked Hansard and I clearly said “potential”, and I stand by that. If the Scottish Government and the industry had had investment from the UK Government, that potential—

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Gambling: Probation ( 9 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether specific support is provided via the probation system to those suffering with gambling disorder.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Gambling: Custodial Treatment ( 9 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans his Department has to increase support provided to sufferers of gambling disorder who are serving custodial sentences.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments ( 8 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people are prescribed cannabis-based medicines via private healthcare services in the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Gambling: Public Health ( 8 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the impact to public health caused by the delayed publication of the gambling white paper.

Written Answers — Treasury: Gambling ( 8 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential economic costs of delaying the publication of the Gambling White Paper.

Asylum Seekers Accommodation and Safeguarding ( 7 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: If the dispersal strategy is to be successful, local authorities must be engaged in a conversation before they are told what is happening in their own local authority. That way, we can ensure that the correct support, services and funding are in place. Otherwise, does the Minister not just risk fuelling the increasing intolerance and bigotry?

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Economic Situation: Gambling ( 7 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential economic effects on individuals of harmful gambling habits.

Scottish Independence and the Scottish Economy ( 2 Nov 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: Norway has been mentioned a lot this afternoon, has it not? I had the good fortune to visit Norway last week. I met representatives from Parliament, Government, academia, the civil service, trade unions and non-governmental organisations, and I was struck by the way that they worked together with respect and trust to create a better Norway for everyone. Had I suggested to them that they were...

Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (31 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: A number of my constituents who work for the DWP have told me that they are not being given the enhanced holiday pay that they were promised in return for working overtime consistently. In response to my inquiry, the DWP has told me that current legislation provides no definition of regularity. Will the Minister please address this issue?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Pay (27 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his Department's timescale is for issuing holiday pay to Jobcentre staff.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sky Betting and Gaming: Football (19 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make an estimate of the number of football clubs in the English Football League operating as affiliates for SkyBet.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sky Betting and Gaming: Football (19 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether she has made an assessment of the implications for her policies of EFL football clubs receiving from bookmakers a share of money lost by their fans while betting.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sky Betting and Gaming: Football (19 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will take steps to prevent football clubs making money from gambling losses.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Bills Rebate (18 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the £100 payment to support people who are not served by the gas grid with their energy bills will be given to people who receive energy through their landlord's windmill.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Pay (18 Oct 2022)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Jobcentre Plus employees are waiting to be paid their entitled Enhanced Holiday Pay.


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