All 7 results for brexit speaker:Margaret Greenwood

Backbench Business: Working at Height: Safety — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (2 May 2019)

Margaret Greenwood: ...which is a cut of 45%—almost half—over 10 years. That is shocking. How do the Government seriously expect the HSE to continue to carry out its statutory duties, as well as take on new ones post Brexit, with cuts of that scale to its funding? The number of enforcement notices issued by the HSE fell in 2016-17 and 2017-18. What assessment has the Minister’s Department made of the...

Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill [Lords]: Social Security (4 Mar 2019)

Margaret Greenwood: ...George) said, is rising again, with more than 300,000 additional pensioners living in poverty compared with 2012-13. That could be made worse by the news, slipped out on the eve of an all-important Brexit vote, that mixed-age couples will no longer be able to claim pension credit. They will instead be forced into making a universal credit claim, and some couples may lose as much as £7,000...

Youth Employment — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (6 Dec 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...were people who could be said to be hidden NEETs. Talent match is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European social fund. While the Government have guaranteed funding agreed up to the point of Brexit, there is a question of where funding will come from after that. I would be grateful if the Minister would respond on that point. How do the Government plan to ensure that those hidden...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (18 Oct 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...’s future trading relationship with the EU was needed before the company would be in a position to consider future investment at Vauxhall. Cabinet Ministers have plenty to say to each other about Brexit, but what have the Government got to say to the 400 workers at Vauxhall Ellesmere Port, who face losing their jobs in the run-up to Christmas?

Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...need. However, it appears that the Government are eroding our social security system and failing to pay heed to the needs of individuals and communities, at a time when we face the uncertainties of Brexit, increased job insecurity with 1 million people on zero-hour contracts, a crisis in low pay and the Government’s introduction of in-work conditionality—sanctions for working people,...

Backbench Business (16 Mar 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...my hon. Friend the Member for Lewisham East (Heidi Alexander), who made a measured speech about the impact on her constituents and the Government’s complacency on the economic consequences of Brexit for the financial sector, on which many of her constituents rely. The hon. Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) spoke about practical problems, such as flood risk and the impact that might...

Opel/Vauxhall: Sale to Psa Group (6 Mar 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...Secretary of State for his dialogue with the trade unions and hope he is able to give us a commitment that he will continue that. Interestingly, he does not seem to be answering the questions on Brexit head-on. Many of my constituents work at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant, and they are very concerned about this. Given the risk that thousands of high-skilled jobs of the future may go,...


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