MP for Twickenham

Tania Mathias

Conservative MP, Twickenham , 8 May 2015 –

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National Health Service Funding (22 Nov 2016)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...8217;s former iteration in 2011, the Better Services Better Values programme, that the closure of St Helier was the main recommendation. Despite that, however, colleagues on the Government Benches, including the hon. Members for Wimbledon (Stephen Hammond) and for Twickenham (Dr Mathias), have been taken in by the STP, peddling the myth that no hospitals will close. When is a closure a...

Heathrow Expansion: Air Quality — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (22 Nov 2016)

John Hayes: ...communities. My right hon. Friend also made it clear that the Government’s announcement was just the beginning of the consultative process I described earlier, which will allow my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham and others in the community and elsewhere to make their views known. Let me be clear on the impact of the expansion. The Government’s commitment to dealing with...

Written Answers — Home Office: Mobile Phones: Proof of Identity (22 Nov 2016)

Sarah Newton: I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I given to the hon. Member for Twickenham on 7 September 2016, UIN 44233.

Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit (17 Nov 2016)

Eilidh Whiteford: ...these cuts to ESA and universal credit that will cause hardship and distress to thousands of people who are not fit for work. The exchanges between the hon. Members for South Cambridgeshire (Heidi Allen) and for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) captured this point succinctly when they said that we need to pause to allow the support infrastructure to catch up. Ministers know that we in the SNP have...

Air Quality (3 Nov 2016)

Therese Coffey: In answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias), I set out that the Government believe that the runway at Heathrow can be delivered without impacting on the UK’s compliance on air quality. The Secretary of State for Transport was at the Dispatch Box on 25 October and talked about the Department for Transport, DEFRA and the Treasury embarking on a joint project...

National College for Wind Energy (1 Nov 2016)

Melanie Onn: ...for the proposed national college for wind energy, meaning that the project will stay stalled. The college was first announced in December 2014 by the then Business Secretary, the former Member for Twickenham. Three other colleges were aimed at addressing existing or forecast skills shortages in particular industries, and the policy included 80 million of Government funding to be...

Concentrix: Yemen (26 Oct 2016)

Kate Osamor: for a proper investigation of all these allegations. As an illustration of the cross-party concern on these issues, we heard forceful and eloquent contributions from the hon. Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias), who told us of the use of cluster bombs, the hon. Member for Ochil and South Perthshire (Ms Ahmed-Sheikh), who spoke of the atrocities in Yemen and the targeting of innocent...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Oct 2016)

Tania Mathias: Around Heathrow legal air quality limits are being breached, and over Twickenham noise pollution has increased, according to Heathrow data. Can the Prime Minister explain how a third runway can be delivered and comply with legal pollution requirements? Does she agree that, environmentally, Heathrow is not good enough and cannot possibly be both bigger and better?

Airport Capacity (25 Oct 2016)

Chris Grayling: First, let me say to my hon. Friend, and to my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) and others, that I know this is a difficult decision for a number of colleagues to accept. I respect their views and have every sympathy for the pressure that we are putting them under by doing this. My hon. Friend the Member for Kingston and Surbiton (James Berry) is my constituency next-door...

BHS: Industrial Strategy (20 Oct 2016)

Chris White: ...Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright), in his seat—and we are currently taking evidence on this concept. We have recently heard evidence from the right hon. Member for Tatton (Mr Osborne), the former Member for Twickenham and Lord Heseltine, who all assured us in their own different and special ways that we have had an industrial strategy all along. Perhaps they are right, but I would...

Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: Rating the quality and standards of higher education (11 Oct 2016)

Jo Johnson: .... The Social Market Foundation research points to a number of institutions, with different profiles, that are making a success of the student experience. They include City University, St Mary’s Twickenham, Aston, Bishop Grosseteste, Lincoln and Kingston, which have among the highest retention rates of all institutions for the most disadvantaged students. It is also worth hon. Members...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (10 Oct 2016)

Tania Mathias: True childcare costs in Twickenham are double the current Government funding formula. Will the Minister meet me to share how we can avert a crisis and ensure that every three and four-year-old in Twickenham will be able to get 30 hours of free childcare?

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Michael Ellis: It is a major problem. She wants to restart the Keep Britain Tidy campaign, and I will ask the relevant Department to write to her about that. One could hear the medical expertise of my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) coming through in her remarks. She spoke about the importance of having water provided on platforms when it is too hot on crowded trains. She also...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Buildings (27 Jun 2016)

Mark Lancaster: ...presence (people permanently living and working) at the site once it has been released. I am keen to reinforce the Military relationship with the Kneller hall site, utilising our historic links with Twickenham Borough Council who have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging specific support for the Armed Forces Community. We have also previously committed to continue to hold...

Human Rights and Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (8 Jun 2016)

Kirsten Oswald: ...explained, and as the hon. Member for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) indicated, we simply do not have the clout either to get full information about those death sentences or to stop them. As the hon. Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) said, such sentences are imposed on grounds that cause us huge concerns about human rights and freedom of speech. The targeting of anyone who raises civil rights...

Yemen: Cluster Munitions (24 May 2016)

John Bercow: I earnestly hope that the hon. Member for Twickenham was here at the start of the statement.

“Educational Excellence Everywhere”: Academies (9 May 2016)

Nicky Morgan: ...through being governors, but through, for example, parent councils, as my hon. Friend the Member for Pudsey (Stuart Andrew) set out recently, and the parent portal. My hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) is right to say that parent governors make a huge contribution to schools. I happen to know that because I am married to one of them.

Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (28 Apr 2016)

George Freeman: a passionate advocate of how we can accelerate innovation in the NHS and harness the NHS as a catalyst for innovation and accelerated access to new treatments and drugs. My hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) brings to the debate considerable professional expertise, as well as the passion with which she has spoken here this afternoon and elsewhere in the House. The hon....

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Heathrow Expansion (Transport Infrastructure Costs) (28 Apr 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...what I just said, he would know that I explained that those figures relate to different things over different timescales. On the decision, perhaps he could wait until my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) poses her question to the Secretary of State.

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued) (20 Apr 2016)

Lord True: ...8217;s concerns about the order. But I ask for a degree of compassion and understanding. I mentioned some examples and I will not go on with the list, but there is a fast-expanding consultancy with six employees that was ousted from central Twickenham to a fringe location with a higher rent; there were relocation costs of almost 1,000 and a loss of parking. That should not be...

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