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Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: Clause 9 - Transfer of employees: application of TUPE regulations (10 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Is the hon. Gentleman seriously suggesting that we should not make any changes to defence procurement because of his concerns about TUPE and that instead we should have a whole new set of TUPE regulations that are appropriate to the Bill?

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Cement (15 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the additional cost to the UK cement industry of the cross sectoral correction factor for Phase III of the EU Emissions Trading System.

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?

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

Mark Pawsey: On vacancy rates and betting shops, given the choice would the hon. Lady rather see a unit occupied by a betting shop or left vacant as a hole in the high street?

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

Mark Pawsey: Does the Minister agree that one way in which a community can effectively defend its town centre is to take a more positive attitude towards new housing development, which provides additional consumers for the shops in the centre of town?

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

Mark Pawsey: Given what the hon. Gentleman says, is he disappointed that the motion makes no mention of reforming the business rates system?

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

Mark Pawsey: Would my hon. Friend rather see a vacant unit or one occupied by a bookmaker?

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.

Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: New Clause 6 - Publication of data on reserves (22 Oct 2013)

Mark Pawsey: I am listening carefully to the Minister. He speaks of the work being done to increase the number of new recruits, but does he share my disappointment that the TA centre at New Bilton is unfortunately about to be closed, which will make it more challenging to find new recruits in my constituency?

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 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 7 - Appointment of local auditor (7 Nov 2013)

Mark Pawsey: Is not the hon. Gentleman disregarding the effect of local democracy and the fact that many council tax payers take an awful lot of interest in what goes on in a local authority? There are sufficient checks and balances to make the Government’s position secure.

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?

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.

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.


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