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Commonwealth in 2020 ( 9 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: I welcome my friend and mentor the Minister to his place, and I welcome his experience and passion. Many have mentioned that this is not his first time at the Dispatch Box in a similar role, and I know he will serve us and our Commonwealth friends diligently. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Romford (Andrew Rosindell), who does great service to the Commonwealth. If he ever...

Commonwealth in 2020 ( 9 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: But you’re an Army man.

Commonwealth in 2020 ( 9 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: The hon. Gentleman raises the issue of what was on the agenda at CHOGM, but does he recognise that the majority of diplomatic work that is done to achieve genuine difference is done behind the scenes? It is not about dragging our partners to the front of the stage and shaming and embarrassing them; it is about working behind the scenes to change their minds, showing them alternatives and...

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs ( 5 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: Work is ongoing on this exact issue. I encourage Labour Members to join the all-party parliamentary group on geographically protected foods, at which we will discuss this, so that we can hold the Minister to account.

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Import of agricultural goods ( 5 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: Does the hon. Gentleman not recognise that we have put it into law that we cannot import chlorinated chicken? We would require primary legislation for that to be removed once we have left the EU, so it is not up for discussion. It is in the legislation. All hon. Members will have a chance to vote on that. The hon. Gentleman says that the Government are giving all the signs of having no...

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Import of agricultural goods ( 5 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: Does the hon. Gentleman recognise that that email was sent in a personal capacity by an adviser? It is MPs and Ministers who make legislation, not advisers—I am pretty sure about that. [Interruption.] I do not know who that individual adviser is, so clearly he is not advising my views. The Secretary of State for International Trade, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Overseas Students: Entry Clearances ( 4 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of changes in the levels of university enrolment among overseas (a) undergraduates and (b) postgraduates as a result of the implementation of a points-based immigration system.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Rural Areas ( 4 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of firms that have been successful in bidding for Government contracts between 2015 and 2020 are (a) headquartered and (b) registered with Companies House at an address in a predominantly rural area as defined by the Office of National Statistics' Rural/urban classification 2011.

Recent Violence in India ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: The fact that the Indian Government have felt able to pass this law and some of the responses that we have seen to it are deeply distressing. Will my hon. Friend not only confirm that he will continue to raise this at the highest level but make a commitment that Foreign Office staff will now start planning how we can act to raise the pressure on this issue before there is any further...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport: Leicestershire ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on improving public transport links in Leicestershire.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Parental Bereavement Leave Regulations 2020 ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that parents are aware of the provision in the Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Regulations laid on 23 January 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Mental Health Services ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on ensuring that pupils in (a) Rutland and Melton constituency and (b) England are able to receive support from Mental Health Support Teams.

Written Answers — Treasury: Local Government Finance ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on (a) the allocation of long-term funding for local authorities and (b) increasing the budget allocated for local authorities.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Food: Tourism ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to support food tourism in (a) the UK and (b) Rutland and Melton constituency.

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Faith Schools: Gender ( 3 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Education on ensuring that faith schools encourage equal opportunities and aspirations regardless of a pupil's gender.

Ministerial Code ( 2 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: I was a civil servant at three Departments. On the day of the Brexit referendum result, I was told at the Foreign Office by multiple senior civil servants that it was the wrong decision and that the people had got it wrong. Is it not right that sometimes, sadly, Ministers do need to be robust with civil servants to make sure the people’s priorities are always delivered?

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: Schools ( 2 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress her Department has made with the Georg Eckert Institute on the review of the textbooks included in the Palestinian Authority’s school curriculum; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Trespass ( 2 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many instances of (a) trespass on land under section 61 and (b) aggravated trespass on land under section 68 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 have taken place in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance: Rural Areas ( 2 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Fair Funding Review includes consideration of rural indicators.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food Supply ( 2 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to help ensure that local British food producers have access to a fair, competitive and transparent supply chain after the transition period.


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