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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Enterprise Allowance (10 Jan 2011)

Andrew Bridgen: What recent progress he has made on the introduction of the enterprise allowance.

Written Answers — Health: NHS: Negligence (10 Jan 2011)

Andrew Bridgen: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations his Department has received on the introduction of a legal duty of candour in healthcare.

Written Answers — Treasury: Debts: EU Countries (10 Jan 2011)

Andrew Bridgen: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions his Department has had with its international counterparts on the sustainability of sovereign debt amongst countries in the Eurozone.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Education Maintenance Allowance (20 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: This Government are to increase the compulsory age of education to 18, thereby removing the need to incentivise 16 to 18-year-olds to stay in education. Does my right hon. Friend agree that that will increase social mobility if we offer vocational and academic studies?

Backbench Business — [14(th) Allotted Day]: Park Homes (16 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Because the fact that the regulation is light-touch is now in the public domain, will my hon. Friend concede that if we do nothing, that will make it more attractive for disreputable people to go into that line of business?

Energy and Climate Change: Electricity Supply (16 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: What assessment he has made of the effects on the electricity grid of the weather of November and December 2010.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Will the Prime Minister outline to the House the steps that the Government are taking to cut through the legacy of red tape and bureaucracy that we inherited from the previous Government in order to deliver real value-for-money front-line services?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran (14 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of EU sanctions on Iran; and if he will make a statement.

Bill Presented: Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill (13 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Does my hon. Friend agree that in this country we police with consent-the consent of the people-and that there is no better way of securing the consent of the people than a democratic election?

Consolidated Fund Bill: Higher Education Fees ( 9 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Will my hon. Friend give way?

Business of the House ( 9 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: The main problem with common sense is that it is not always as common as we would like. This week, it has been reported that farmers in Suffolk have not been allowed to clear snow from the highways because their agricultural vehicles are running on red diesel, which does not attract full road fuel duty. Will the Leader of the House advise on how we can get an immediate derogation for farmers...

Safe Standing (Football Stadia): European Union Bill ( 7 Dec 2010)

David Lidington: ..., including my hon. Friend the Member for Richmond Park (Zac Goldsmith), who argued that the Bill left too much discretion to Ministers. My hon. Friends the Members for North West Leicestershire (Andrew Bridgen) and for Witham echoed that argument. My response is that a number of options were available to us. One was to draft a test phrased in fairly general terms, saying that an...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Listed Buildings: Theatres ( 7 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps his Department is taking to protect listed theatre buildings from unscrupulous developers.

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Local Government Funding ( 6 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Does the Secretary of State remember the words of the previous Chancellor of the Exchequer, the right hon. Member for Edinburgh South West (Mr Darling)? Before the last general election, he said that if the Labour Government were re-elected this country faced the biggest cuts in its history. My right hon. Friend might have noticed that that statement has not been repeated by those on the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Youth Services ( 6 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: In my constituency, there are many voluntary organisations providing key services such as children's centres and youth services. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is essential to maintain the funding for those voluntary organisations that are doing such a key work?

Gangmasters Licensing (Extension to Construction Industry) Bill ( 3 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: I declare an interest, as I am a major shareholder in a food processing business in my constituency. North West Leicestershire is a major provider of building materials and is the base for many large construction companies, as hon. Members are perhaps aware. There is a huge difference between the agricultural and food processing industry and the construction industry, and therefore in the...

Daylight Saving Bill ( 3 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Will the Minister speed up his statement? Many Members on both sides would like to get home before it gets dark.

Backbench Business — [12th Allotted Day]: Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority ( 2 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. I point out to the hon. Member for Bassetlaw (John Mann) that if he were slightly more generous with taking interventions, there would not be the number of comments from a sedentary position to which he objects so vehemently.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Sustainable Local Transport ( 2 Dec 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: What steps he is taking to encourage sustainable local travel.

Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: School Sports Funding (30 Nov 2010)

Andrew Bridgen: Did not the Labour Government have a record of selling off playing fields? Any mention of that is a complete own goal for the Opposition.

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