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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.

Covid-19 Update (19 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: Rugby’s primary care network-led vaccination centre at Locke House has provided over 34,000 first and 11,000 second doses to JCVI groups 1 to 9 through a fantastic team of staff and volunteers. The GPs, however, have chosen not to take part in phase 2 of the programme, and the centre is expected to close in mid-July as a consequence. Our local doctors would prefer to vaccinate groups 10 to...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Question (16 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps she is taking to improve access for UK exporters to high growth global markets.

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (12 Apr 2021)

Mark Pawsey: Mr Speaker spoke earlier today about how Prince Philip has been a constant throughout his life, and for me Prince Philip has always been the figure at the side of Her Majesty the Queen at official ceremonies, and it will take some time to come to terms with his passing. In 2013, I was invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace, and the honour was extended to partners. As my wife and I were...

Covid-19: Hospitality Industry (24 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: ...to support the hospitality industry, but where a sector is affected, there is also a massive impact on its supply chain. Over the past eight months, consumers have purchased their food in supermarkets. They have moved from out-of-home to in-home consumption, and supermarkets have done well, especially those selling foods, wines and beers that were previously available only at people’s...

Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill (23 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: ...UK role in the development of the UK battery industry. We heard Professor David Greenwood of the University of Warwick speak about the need to link research and development to the existence of a market for what is being introduced. He told us an account about the development of the lithium ion battery, I think at Oxford. It was developed in the UK at a time when there was no commercial...

Smoke-free Society by 2030 (23 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: The Minister has spoken about having a good story to tell. Is not the take-up of vaping in this country a good story? She will know that we have a very active all-party parliamentary group on vaping. We are about to send her a report—it is currently in draft form—relating to the WHO conference of the parties in November. We took evidence and I wonder whether she agrees that the WHO’s...

Business of the House (18 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: This House has legislated to spend 0.7% of our GDP to support the world’s poorest. The Leader of the House is a great parliamentarian, so does he agree that any change can be made only once there has been a vote in this House? Will he indicate when such a vote might take place?

Written Answers — Home Office: Funerals: Coronavirus (9 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to review the covid-19 regulations in respect of funerals to protect funeral directors and staff cemeteries and crematoriums in the event of breaches of those regulations at funerals.

Written Answers — Home Office: Funerals: Coronavirus (9 Mar 2021)

Mark Pawsey: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) guidance and (b) support his Department has provided to funeral directors and death care sector workers to help ensure compliance with covid-19 restrictions at funerals.


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