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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (22 Jul 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I am sure the Secretary of State was shocked to see the huge volumes of litter left around Wembley and London’s west end after the Euro final. He referred earlier to extended producer responsibility for packaging. That seeks to put the blame for litter on manufacturers, making them responsible for the cost of the clean-up. Does he agree that this was all caused by illegal actions of the...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (22 Jul 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I am sure the Secretary of State was shocked to see the huge volumes of litter left around Wembley and London’s west end after the Euro final. He referred earlier to extended producer responsibility for packaging. That seeks to put the blame for litter on manufacturers, making them responsible for the cost of the clean-up. Does he agree that this was all caused by illegal actions of the...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Climate Change (20 Jul 2021)

Mark Pawsey: What diplomatic steps his Department is taking to promote international co-operation on tackling climate change.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Climate Change (20 Jul 2021)

Mark Pawsey: We have already heard this morning about emissions from China. Following up on the point from my hon. Friend the Member for St Austell and Newquay (Steve Double), I should say that China generates 60% of its electricity from coal, which compares with a figure of just 2% in the UK. As well as being a major contributor to global climate change, that gives Chinese manufacturers a competitive...

Written Answers — Home Office: Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships: Internet (7 Jul 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans she has to make permanent the temporary powers within the Coronavirus Act 2020 enabling the electronic registration of deaths.

EU Settlement Scheme (29 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I welcome my hon. Friend’s encouragement to people to make their applications, something that my constituent and his family, who have been in the UK since 2008, did together. His wife and children are among the 5.2 million people who have already received settled status, but my constituent has yet to hear. To provide certainty and reassurance to families, can the Minister arrange for a...

International Travel (29 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: The travel sector has had to deal with more disruption from the pandemic than most as countries are added and then taken away from different coloured lists. Travel agents have been particularly affected as customers book, then cancel their holidays. Will my right hon. Friend ensure that they receive the support that they need to enable those businesses to survive at this most difficult time?

Prime Minister: Engagements (23 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: The Prime Minister’s groundbreaking 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution has ambitious targets for a switch to zero-emission electric vehicles, and the UK’s automotive manufacturers are ready to deliver, with vehicle manufacture taking place close to where batteries are made, because of the high proportion of an electric vehicle’s cost and weight being made up by the battery....

Business of the House (17 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: In Rugby, we are providing new homes 25% faster than the rate in the country as a whole. The consequence of all those extra residents is that 83% of people now live more than 15 minutes’ drive of a major accident and emergency unit. The residents of Rugby have time after time expressed a firm wish for that service to be provided at our local Hospital of St Cross. NHS commissioning has...

G7 and NATO Summits (16 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I applaud the Prime Minister for the time that he has spent at the Dispatch Box this afternoon in which he has spoken of the importance of increasing vaccine coverage around the world. I very much welcome the 100 million doses of covid vaccine that he has committed to countries with less-developed healthcare systems than our own. Supporting the poorest in this way does needs finance from both...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (10 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will ensure that the UK delegation to the Ninth Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Conference in November 2021 takes the opportunity to speak about the UK’s progress on the implementation of tobacco harm reduction policies and the role of vaping in making that progress.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (10 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer on 18 May 2021 to Question 170 on Tobacco, in the context of the decision of the Ninth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the Second Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP2) to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products to...

Employment Rights (8 Jun 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I welcome the way in which the Minister is today extending the rights of the most important asset of any business, which is people. I am sure he will agree how essential it is to ensure that flexibilities enable workers to work the hours that suit them best, while also allowing employers to respond to the changing demands of their customers.

Post Office Update (19 May 2021)

Mark Pawsey: I was a member of the Select Committee that in March last year heard really distressing accounts from Post Office staff, including constituents of my hon. Friends who were wrongly convicted of discrepancies, and we heard about the devastating effect on their lives. I am really pleased that the Minister, the Secretary of State and the Prime Minister have heard about that for themselves, and I...

Affordable and Safe Housing for All (18 May 2021)

Mark Pawsey: ...but not yet built. It would be a fundamental change to the basis on which applications would be granted. It might provide an incentive to build out before applying for further consents, but housing markets operate in peaks and troughs, and circumstances change. Market conditions two years after an approval might be very different from those at the time an application was made. I believe...

Affordable and Safe Housing for All (18 May 2021)

Mark Pawsey: It is entirely right that we support small and medium-sized builders to get houses delivered, but at one end we will need more system building—houses that are prepared in a manufacturing plant and then assembled—to get to the 300,000. What support is the Secretary of State providing for that sector, and what innovation can he tell us about?

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Courts: Opening Hours (18 May 2021)

Mark Pawsey: What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of court sitting days.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Intensive Industries: Biofuels (29 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Green Gas Levy volumetric charges on the operations of gas intensive industries.

GKN Automotive Plant: Birmingham — [Dame Angela Eagle in the Chair] (28 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: ...remained headquartered and listed in the UK, that the board would have a majority of UK residents, and that GKN Aerospace and Driveline businesses would retain the same rights to the GKN trademarks. Significantly, rightly or wrongly, there were no undertakings in relation to jobs, employment or sites of any of the GKN businesses. It is important to consider the business environment since...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Question (22 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: What steps his Department is taking to support local authorities in tackling (a) littering and (b) fly-tipping.


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