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Public Disorder (11 Aug 2011)

Mark Pawsey: May I congratulate the Prime Minister on his diligence and energy in remaining at the Dispatch Box for two and a half hours and welcome the measures he is bringing forward to compensate victims of the mindless violence we have seen? One group with concerns are people who own vehicles that have been torched by thugs and who have only third-party insurance. Will he provide some comfort to those...

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Theft (6 Sep 2011)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the financial loss attributable to theft of medical equipment and other supplies from each health authority was in the last five years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Insolvency (9 Sep 2011)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of micro-businesses in the insolvency profession.

Business of the House (13 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: There is real concern about carbon taxation policy among industries that are large users of energy, such as CEMEX, which manufactures cement and is also a large employer in my constituency. May we have a debate on the matter, and on the need to ensure that UK industry remains competitive?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Care Sector (Uniforms) (18 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: What representations he has received on the need for effective and clear distinction in uniforms worn by fully trained nurses and other workers in the care sector.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Care Sector (Uniforms) (18 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: There is real concern about the lack of distinction between the uniforms worn by qualified nurses and care workers. The latter are free to wear whatever uniform they like and often give the impression that they are medically qualified. This presents a risk to patients, especially because more and more vulnerable elderly patients are being treated in their homes. Will the Minister look again...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy-Intensive Industries (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: I am pleased that the Minister recognises the concerns of energy-intensive industries such as those involved in packaging manufacture and CEMEX, in my constituency, which manufactures cement. CEMEX faces a £20 million bill for complying with carbon legislation, which is causing concern about the viability of its UK plant. Will the Minister do all he can to ensure that UK manufacturing...

Business of the House: National Planning Policy Framework (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: Will the right hon. Gentleman give way?

Business of the House: National Planning Policy Framework (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: The issue of sustainable development comes into play only in the absence of a local plan. Does the right hon. Gentleman therefore agree that Government and Opposition should come together to encourage local authorities to get their local plan in place early?

Business of the House: National Planning Policy Framework (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: Will the hon. Lady give way?

Business of the House: National Planning Policy Framework (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: I say at the outset that it is important not to underestimate the importance of this afternoon’s debate, because we are talking about the development of land, and once land is developed it remains developed. There is no going back. When development takes the form of a building, the average life of a structure is 60 years, so it is very important that we get these things right. What are the...

Business of the House: National Planning Policy Framework (20 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: The Minister refers to the importance of plans. Does he agree that the essential purpose of the NPPF is to put those plans in place, and that local authorities that fail to put them in place should be urged do so by both Government and Opposition, so that there is a template against which development proposals can be measured?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Oct 2011)

Mark Pawsey: My constituency was recently pleased to welcome Mary Portas as part of her review of Britain’s high streets. Does the Prime Minister agree that Rugby’s positive approach to new housing, which will create new customers for the high street, is an effective way of supporting town centres?

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Rugby League Four Nations Tournament (3 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: In the other rugby code, rugby union has just seen a successful world cup in New Zealand. The next tournament will be in England in 2015, and the town of Rugby in my constituency is already preparing to receive visitors to the home of the game. Will the Minister lend his support to that work?

Business of the House (3 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: There is concern in my constituency over the intention to close Birch ward, at the hospital of St Cross in Rugby, later this month. That action arises because of the need to reduce the deficit within the hospital trust, which includes a large private finance initiative hospital based at Coventry. May we have a debate to consider the consequences of PFI funding, which was so favoured by Labour...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Foreign Students (7 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: What steps she is taking to strengthen the accreditation regime for colleges that admit foreign students.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Foreign Students (7 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: We do need to cut out the incentives for people who abuse the student visa route, but there will of course be cases when a mature student wishes to be accompanied by their spouse and children of school age. What are the Government doing to prevent abuse of the system by those who see this as a loophole through which they believe they can bring any number of dependants into this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: M5 Motorway Accident (7 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: I was travelling southbound on the M5 in Somerset on Friday evening and was diverted from the motorway, which meant that thankfully, unlike the hon. Member for Wells (Tessa Munt), I did not have to see the incident that led to loss of life. However, I did see a multiple collision in queuing traffic, which added to the demands on the emergency services that night. As part of a review, will...

Grammar Schools (8 Nov 2011)

Mark Pawsey: I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this important debate. Like everyone who has spoken before me, I am a strong supporter of grammar schools. Like my hon. Friend the Member for Dartford (Gareth Johnson), whom I congratulate on securing the debate, I am a product of the grammar school in the constituency I represent. Rugby retains grammar schools, but we have the best of both...


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