Results 141–160 of 2000 for mark pawsey

Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: Clause 13 - Single Source Regulations Office (or “SSRO”) (15 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: The new arrangements are a step forward. The Minister could have done a further revision of the “Yellow Book”, which goes back to the 1960s. Can he spare a moment to explain why and  how the arrangements will be better than continuing with the facilities that existed under the previous Government?

Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] — Zero-hours Contracts: High Streets (16 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Will the hon. Lady give way?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Local Authority Performance (21 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: What representations he has received on the effectiveness of independent assessments of the performance of local authorities.

Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: Clause 45 - Unfair dismissal of reserve forces: no qualifying period of employment (22 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: As a former employer, I cannot conceive of any applicant who would not want proudly to tell a prospective employer that they were a member of the Reserve forces, and I think that most employers would consider that to be a great positive in their application.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Small Business (24 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: What steps he is taking to support small businesses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (29 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Small businesses produce the kind of niche products that are well received in export markets, but they often lack the expertise and confidence to sell abroad. What steps is the Department taking to assist and encourage smaller businesses in particular?

Business of the House: Clause 1 — Preparatory expenditure (31 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Does the hon. Lady think that the Spanish economy has benefited from Spain’s investment in high-speed rail?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (4 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Given previous failures, the Government are rightfully changing the framework for defence procurement, which generates a £22 billion turnover. Will the Minister confirm that under the new arrangements there will be more opportunities for small businesses to get their fair share of that expenditure?

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and AccountabilityBill [Lords]: Clause 1 - Abolition of existing audit regime (5 Nov 2013)

...Elan Jones, Emma Lewell-Buck, Andy Sawford, Alan Whitehead, Chris Williamson Voting no: Andrew Bingham, Neil Carmichael, John Glen, Andrew Griffiths, Duncan Hames, Brandon Lewis, James Morris, Mark Pawsey, Claire Perry, John Stevenson, Andrew Stunell, Martin Vickers

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords]: Clause 7 - Appointment of local auditor (7 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Does the Minister agree that this is localism in practice? We are giving local authorities the right to choose what is best for their community: either to go it alone with its own contract or to join other authorities to get the best of whatever is more suitable in their area.

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords]: Clause 8 - Procedure for appointment (7 Nov 2013)

..., Paul Blomfield, Mary Glindon, Susan Elan Jones, Andy Sawford, Chris Williamson Voting no: Andrew Bingham, Neil Carmichael, John Glen, Andrew Griffiths, Duncan Hames, Brandon Lewis, James Morris, Mark Pawsey, Claire Perry, Andrew Stunell, Martin Vickers

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords]: Schedule 4 - Further provisions about auditor panels (7 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: The Minister suggests that the minimum number of independent members should be two, but does he have a view about the recommendation of the Select Committee on Communities and Local Government that independent members should have a majority on auditor panels?

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords]: Schedule 9 - Data Matching (19 Nov 2013)

...Blomfield, Mary Glindon, Susan Elan Jones, Emma Lewell-Buck, Andy Sawford, Chris Williamson Voting no: Andrew Bingham, Neil Carmichael, John Glen, Andrew Griffiths, Brandon Lewis, James Morris, Mark Pawsey, Claire Perry, Andrew Stunell

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food Packaging (21 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: What assessment his Department has made of the role of packaging in minimising food waste.

Public Bill Committee: Local Audit and Accountability Bill [Lords]: Clause 38 - Code of practice on local authority publicity (21 Nov 2013)

Division number 5 - 9 yes, 6 no Voting yes: Andrew Bingham, Neil Carmichael, John Glen, Brandon Lewis, James Morris, Mark Pawsey, Claire Perry, John Stevenson, Martin Vickers Voting no: Roberta Blackman-Woods, Paul Blomfield, Mary Glindon, Susan Elan Jones, Andy Sawford, Chris Williamson

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Sector (25 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: What steps he is taking to encourage the delivery of more private rented sector accommodation.

Small Businesses (28 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: My hon. Friend is setting out measures that will enable small businesses to grow. Let us not forget that every big business was once a small business, and, taken together, such measures should provide an incentive for businesses to get bigger.

[John Robertson in the Chair] — Energy Intensive Industries (4 Dec 2013)

John Robertson: I am sorry. I call Mark Pawsey.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tourism: Sporting Events (12 Dec 2013)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps her Department has taken to maximise the benefits to tourism of major sporting events.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Local Government Finance (18 Dec 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Does the Minister agree that enlightened and far-sighted local authorities such as Rugby borough council anticipated several years ago the tough economic environment in which we now find ourselves, and started to put their houses in order at an early stage by taking a hard look at all their items of expenditure?


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