Results 3081–3100 of 3260 for peter aldous

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisoners (Training and Education) ( 3 Jul 2012)

Peter Aldous: What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on improving training and skills of adult prisoners to improve their employment chances after the end of their sentence and reduce the risk of reoffending.

Rail (East Anglia) ( 3 Jul 2012)

Therese Coffey: ...and the track improvements that are required on the great eastern main line to make a difference for passengers. My hon. Friends the Members for Great Yarmouth (Brandon Lewis) and for Waveney (Peter Aldous) wanted to remind us that we need green transport, enabling green growth in the green enterprise zone shared between Norfolk and Suffolk. The hon. Member for Cambridge (Dr Huppert)...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Park Homes ( 2 Jul 2012)

Greg Clark: ...Local Government’s important report, which highlights widespread abuse. The Government will therefore offer their full support to the Mobile Homes Bill of my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) in order to secure a better deal for residents.

Business of the House: Backbench Business — Green Economy (28 Jun 2012)

Chloe Smith: ...and Sheppey (Gordon Henderson), for Romsey and Southampton North (Caroline Nokes), for Selby and Ainsty (Nigel Adams), for Cleethorpes (Martin Vickers), for St Ives (Andrew George) and for Waveney (Peter Aldous). I hope to be able to address their points, and those of other speakers, later in my remarks. Sadly, my right hon. Friend the Member for Hitchin and Harpenden (Mr Lilley) has had...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: State Pension (25 Jun 2012)

Peter Aldous: What steps he is taking to introduce a flat-rate state pension.

Business of the House: Interest Rate Swap Products (21 Jun 2012)

Peter Aldous: I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy (Guto Bebb) for raising this important issue and for campaigning on it with such determination. I wish to draw attention to a case study concerning a medium-sized business in my constituency, setting out its experiences and seeking to draw some lessons from them. At this stage, the business wants to remain anonymous, as it is seeking...

Bills Presented — Bank of England (Appointment of Governor) Bill: Mobile Homes Bill (20 Jun 2012)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Peter Aldous, supported by Stephen McPartland, Heather Wheeler, Natascha Engel, Sarah Newton, Annette Brooke, Andrew Miller, Steve Brine, Ian Paisley, Dr Sarah Wollaston, Rebecca Harris and Mr Robert Buckland, presented a Bill to amend the law relating to mobile homes. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 19...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (24 May 2012)

Peter Aldous: Last week, UK Trade & Investment put on an extremely useful event for businesses in my constituency and that of my hon. Friend the Member for Suffolk Coastal (Dr Coffey). Subsequently, my constituent, Simon Chater, has expressed concern about the cost to small and medium-sized enterprises of using the overseas market introduction service. Will the Minister confirm that UKTI is doing all it...

Petitions: VAT on Static Caravans (22 May 2012)

Peter Aldous: I present a petition in similar terms on behalf of residents of the Waveney constituency in Suffolk. The Petition of residents of Waveney. [P001032]

Lowestoft Train Station (15 May 2012)

Norman Baker: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) on securing the debate and providing the House with an opportunity to discuss the necessary redevelopment of Lowestoft train station. The coalition Government understand that the quality of stations is an important issue for passengers and are committed to facilitating investment in station improvements through reforms to...

Static Caravans (Vat) (26 Apr 2012)

Peter Aldous: Does my hon. Friend agree that the Treasury has failed to take full account of the impact of the proposal on jobs, which will cascade all the way down from manufacturers to small and medium-sized enterprises? Moreover, it will be concentrated in particular parts of the country, such as his constituency and mine, which will not be able to take that extra impact.

Diabetes Prevention (Soft Drinks): New Clause 1 — Value Added Tax: limitation on new orders (18 Apr 2012)

Alan Johnson: I join the hon. Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) in supporting new clause 6, and I wish to make a few brief points. First, on the anomaly issue, in the early ’70s a Conservative Chancellor looked at towable caravans, which are VATable, and residential caravans, which are not, and decided that so-called static caravans should be classified as residential property and therefore not be...

Backbench Business: Common Fisheries Policy (15 Mar 2012)

Fiona O'Donnell: ...whether he said “sub-sea” or “subsidy”, so there we are. It has been an afternoon with some serious, thoughtful and well-informed contributions. I say to the hon. Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) that no one in the debate should apologise for being parochial or speaking up for their own communities. If there is one thing I have learned in my short time in this shadow role, as I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeships (15 Mar 2012)

Peter Aldous: What steps he is taking to enable small and medium-sized companies to offer high-quality apprenticeships to young adults.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (15 Mar 2012)

Peter Aldous: Given that we now know that the new Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult centre will be in Glasgow, with a base in Blythe but with no regional hubs around the country as originally envisaged, can the Minister outline how the considerable expertise and resources found on the East Anglia coast can be best utilised?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Empty Homes (12 Mar 2012)

Peter Aldous: What steps he is taking to promote the refurbishment of empty and vacant homes.

Opposition Day — [Un-Allotted Day]: Jobs and Growth in a Low-carbon Economy ( 5 Mar 2012)

Gregory Barker: ...under Labour, 80% of the components were manufactured overseas and imported. That is a shameful record that the coalition are determined to turn around. My hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) was right to point to the important role that East Anglia can play in the new green economy. I listened carefully to his thoughtful comments and suggestions. I was only sorry that my...

Financial Institutions (Reform) (29 Feb 2012)

Steven Baker: ...your money where your mouth is. By all means make a fortune, but if you want the reward, bear the risks.” Question put and agreed to. Ordered, That Steve Baker, Mr Douglas Carswell, Ian Paisley, Peter Aldous and Mr Richard Bacon present the Bill. Steve Baker accordingly presented the Bill. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 27 April , and to be printed (Bill 312).

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (29 Feb 2012)

John Bercow: Order. Let us hear Mr Peter Aldous.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters (29 Feb 2012)

Peter Aldous: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to ensure that any objections to the Draft Technical Specification by the European Commission or other EU member states will not delay implementation of the smart meter rollout.

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