Results 121–140 of 500 for housing speaker:Rachel Maclean

Nutrient Neutrality: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill ( 5 Sep 2023)

Rachel Maclean: cases where planning permission has already been granted. This has affected home building of all types, whether that is the redevelopment of empty spaces above high street shops, affordable housing schemes, new care homes or families building their own home. The block on building is hampering local economies and threatening to put small and medium-sized local builders out of business....

Opposition Day: Government’s EU Exit Analysis (31 Jan 2018)

Rachel Maclean: Let me begin, Mr Deputy Speaker, by associating myself with what has been said by Members in all parts of the House. We are so glad to see you back in your place. I thank the Minister for coming to the House and agreeing to publish the statements. I think that, on the whole, transparency is a good thing. I also join in the praise that has been given to the civil servants. In my experience,...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Private Rented Housing: Standards (24 Jul 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ...unable to plan for the future or call where they live a home. Removing them is vital to improving tenant security - protecting their ability to stay in their homes, avoiding unwanted and expensive house moves, and enabling them to put down roots in their local communities. With the threat of retaliatory section 21 evictions removed, tenants will be better able to challenge landlords who...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties and Insurance (27 Apr 2021)

Rachel Maclean: ...and covered by an appropriate insurance policy. Unlicensed vehicles kept in certain off-road areas can be subject to enforcement action. These locations include, but are not limited to, public house car parks, private and municipal car parks, retail car parks, housing association roads, unadopted/privately maintained roads and common land. However, enforcement action cannot be taken...

Backbench Business: Freehold Estate Management Fees — [Dr Rupa Huq in the Chair] (13 Jul 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ...this debate on an issue that she feels passionately about. Indeed, many of us feel passionately about it, and it is a testament to the persistence and determination of many colleagues in the House that we are again debating this vital issue. As the hon. Member did during the recent Opposition day debate, she brought to the House’s attention powerful examples from her area; I think that...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Clause 148 - Guidance (17 Oct 2023)

Rachel Maclean: My hon. Friend is an excellent champion of infrastructure and housing in her constituency and, of course, throughout the country. She has made an important point, and I should be pleased to meet her and, possibly, her local representatives to talk about it in more detail. Last month, in response to the concerns of Members of both Houses, the Government made changes to the national planning...

A14: Junction 10a — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] ( 4 Nov 2020)

Rachel Maclean: ...that it would provide access to one of the country’s largest urban extensions and that there would be a sustainable design with access to trunk roads, which is very important for his area. The housing development would provide good-quality housing for his constituents in the local communities, and is part of the very important and strategically recognised Oxford to Cambridge arc. It will...

Renters (Reform) Bill (23 Oct 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ...standard has been raised again, and it is a key part of our reforms. We must make sure that the new system we introduce means people are living in decent, safe and warm homes. Everyone in this House will be under no illusion about how importantly this Government take this issue, as they can see the work that has been introduced by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State to tackle these...

Public Legal Education — [Mr Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (15 May 2018)

Rachel Maclean: ...also lead to isolation in and of itself. Social media is one area where young people need to be more aware of the law and how what they post can affect their future job prospects. The other area is housing, which comes up all the time with constituents in my surgery. Unfortunately, there are very bad landlords out there. The Government have done a lot to protect tenants, but sometimes...

Voter ID (27 Apr 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ...), answering questions on behalf of the Electoral Commission. The Electoral Commission is subject to scrutiny and plays a vital role in these processes. For the avoidance of doubt, I remind the House that we are very concerned to get the process of data collection correct. As set out in the voter identification regulations, data collection will take place in polling stations via two forms:...

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Clause 148 - Guidance (17 Oct 2023)

Rachel Maclean: It is a pleasure to be able to respond to the points made by colleagues across the House. This is a complex and important Bill, and it has been a thoughtful and well set out debate; everyone has contributed. I thank colleagues across the House for their remarks. I can assure everyone that the Government have listened extremely carefully to those. Because I have limited time, I may not be able...

Support for Black Victims of Domestic Abuse — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] (28 Mar 2022)

Rachel Maclean: ...overlooked. The work that is taking place in the domestic homicide review project is looking specifically at the tragic cases of suicide as part of the wider work, and I will be happy to update the House in the normal way. I thank all the Members that have taken part in the debate, including the hon. Members for Vauxhall (Florence Eshalomi) and for Hackney South and Shoreditch (Dame Meg...

New Housing Supply ( 5 Jun 2023)

Rachel Maclean: ..., I hope, hear the remarks about that later in my speech. Unfortunately, I cannot do justice to all the questions that are being asked, but I will touch on the importance of a healthy and diverse housing market, including the SME builders that were rightly mentioned by my hon. Friend the Member for Northampton South. We have launched the levelling up home building fund, which provides...

Road Traffic (23 Nov 2020)

Rachel Maclean: ...much for her consideration, for the detailed points that she has raised, and for her support for these important statutory instruments. The reason that we are taking this legislation through the House is so that we can put in place plans to manage any disruption that we have outlined in our reasonable worst-case scenario. I assure her that I engage regularly with the sector, including all...

Business of the House: Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy (28 Feb 2018)

Rachel Maclean: ... the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin) for what they have done to further this cause on the Conservative Benches. I know that there are many champions of women in all parts of the House. The hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire (Pete Wishart) talked about the issues of patriarchy in this place. We ought to be proud, however, that we have a number of incredibly...

Grenfell Tower (20 Jul 2017)

Rachel Maclean: Can my right hon. Friend assure the House that the safety of tenants in the private rented sector will also be taken into account in the independent expert advisory panel and in the Government’s future actions? Tenants living in private rented homes also deserve to feel safe.

Business of the House (25 Jan 2018)

Rachel Maclean: What more can the Leader of the House do to help millions of consumers who are being ripped off through rip-off energy prices?

High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (30 Jan 2018)

Rachel Maclean: I hope the House will forgive me for raising this issue again, but because he has visited the college and I have not done so, will he tell me what progress he saw on the initiative for getting more women into the train and engineering industry while he was there?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions (20 Feb 2018)

Rachel Maclean: In the light of the recent Vote 100 celebrations in this House and the launch of our Equalitea party in Redditch, supported by women and girls of all ages, will my right hon. Friend assure me that his international agendas are also supporting women and girls?

Women and Work — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (14 Mar 2018)

Rachel Maclean: I beg to move, That this House has considered women and work. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. May I address you as Sir David? What is your preference?

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