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Results 141–160 of 4000 for twickenham

BHS: Industrial Strategy (20 Oct 2016)

Chris White: ...(Mr Wright), in his seat—and we are currently taking evidence on this concept. We have recently heard evidence from the right hon. Member for Tatton (Mr Osborne), the former Member for Twickenham and Lord Heseltine, who all assured us in their own different and special ways that we have had an industrial strategy all along. Perhaps they are right, but I would like to use this speech to...

Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: Rating the quality and standards of higher education (11 Oct 2016)

Jo Johnson: .... The Social Market Foundation research points to a number of institutions, with different profiles, that are making a success of the student experience. They include City University, St Mary’s Twickenham, Aston, Bishop Grosseteste, Lincoln and Kingston, which have among the highest retention rates of all institutions for the most disadvantaged students. It is also worth hon. Members...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (10 Oct 2016)

Tania Mathias: True childcare costs in Twickenham are double the current Government funding formula. Will the Minister meet me to share how we can avert a crisis and ensure that every three and four-year-old in Twickenham will be able to get 30 hours of free childcare?

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Michael Ellis: .... She wants to restart the Keep Britain Tidy campaign, and I will ask the relevant Department to write to her about that. One could hear the medical expertise of my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) coming through in her remarks. She spoke about the importance of having water provided on platforms when it is too hot on crowded trains. She also spoke about aircraft noise...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Buildings (27 Jun 2016)

Mark Lancaster: ...(people permanently living and working) at the site once it has been released. I am keen to reinforce the Military relationship with the Kneller hall site, utilising our historic links with Twickenham Borough Council who have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging specific support for the Armed Forces Community. We have also previously committed to continue to hold concerts...

Human Rights and Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (8 Jun 2016)

Kirsten Oswald: ..., and as the hon. Member for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) indicated, we simply do not have the clout either to get full information about those death sentences or to stop them. As the hon. Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) said, such sentences are imposed on grounds that cause us huge concerns about human rights and freedom of speech. The targeting of anyone who raises civil rights concerns...

Yemen: Cluster Munitions (24 May 2016)

John Bercow: I earnestly hope that the hon. Member for Twickenham was here at the start of the statement.

“Educational Excellence Everywhere”: Academies (9 May 2016)

Nicky Morgan: ...through being governors, but through, for example, parent councils, as my hon. Friend the Member for Pudsey (Stuart Andrew) set out recently, and the parent portal. My hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) is right to say that parent governors make a huge contribution to schools. I happen to know that because I am married to one of them.

Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (28 Apr 2016)

George Freeman: ...advocate of how we can accelerate innovation in the NHS and harness the NHS as a catalyst for innovation and accelerated access to new treatments and drugs. My hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) brings to the debate considerable professional expertise, as well as the passion with which she has spoken here this afternoon and elsewhere in the House. The hon. Member for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Heathrow Expansion (Transport Infrastructure Costs) (28 Apr 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...what I just said, he would know that I explained that those figures relate to different things over different timescales. On the decision, perhaps he could wait until my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) poses her question to the Secretary of State.

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued) (20 Apr 2016)

Lord True: ...for a degree of compassion and understanding. I mentioned some examples and I will not go on with the list, but there is a fast-expanding consultancy with six employees that was ousted from central Twickenham to a fringe location with a higher rent; there were relocation costs of almost £1,000 and a loss of parking. That should not be happening. In an intelligent country and with the...

Small Weapons Trade — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (20 Apr 2016)

James Duddridge: As always, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Rosindell. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) on securing the debate and particularly thank my hon. Friend the Member for Filton and Bradley Stoke (Jack Lopresti) for making insightful interventions, given his history and expertise in this matter. With your permission, Mr Rosindell, I will...

Aircraft Noise — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (20 Apr 2016)

Richard Burden: ...draw links to the possibility of many serious long-term health problems, to which many hon. Members referred: my hon. Friend the Member for Hammersmith (Andy Slaughter) and the hon. Members for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) and for Wealden (Nusrat Ghani). All that shows that we need more research to understand in more detail the many variables at play. Addressing the question of noise is part...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools (20 Apr 2016)

Nick Gibb: ... December 2015 Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology Nottingham South December 2015 Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane Tottenham December 2015 Waldegrave School Twickenham December 2015 Trinity School Carlisle January 2016 Richard Rose Central Academy Carlisle January 2016 Newman Catholic School Carlisle January 2016 Fashion Retail Academy...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disability (11 Apr 2016)

Tania Mathias: ...Pensions, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of people with a (a) physical disability, (b) mental disability and (c) physical and mental disability in (i) the UK and (ii) Twickenham constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (11 Apr 2016)

Tania Mathias: ...people (a) of working age, (b) of retirement age and (c) younger than working age are in receipt of (i) disability living allowance and (ii) personal independence payments in (A) the UK and (B) Twickenham constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 Apr 2016)

Tania Mathias: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average value is of a personal independence payment in (a) the UK and (b) Twickenham constituency.

Breast Ironing (22 Mar 2016)

Jake Berry: ...practice of female genital mutilation. For any colleague who still struggles to understand FGM, I cannot put it in clearer or more stark terms than those used by my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) in her excellent contribution to the recent International Women’s Day debate, that “the equivalent of female genital mutilation in a man would be the removal of the head...

Housing and Planning Bill: Committee (7th Day) (Continued) (17 Mar 2016)

Lord True: ...a nascent dispute—I had no interest in disputing a neighbourhood forum—over where the boundaries were. In those green lands, not only did Ham have an interest but so did Petersham, Richmond and Twickenham. Yet the Ham neighbourhood forum was effectively saying, “We want exclusive control of this territory”. In the end, we agreed to the boundaries. One of the problems, however, with...

Business of the House (10 Mar 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...bringing that issue to the Commission. I am sure that he will do so and we will be able to consider it. Finally, this weekend is the denouement of the rugby six nations between Wales and England at Twickenham. I am sure that the hon. Gentleman will be there cheering on his side, and I will be cheering on the English, but I would say, “May the best team win.” One thing we can be sure...

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