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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Infrastructure: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (28 Jul 2021)

Sarah Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Green Alliance's report entitled Getting the building blocks right Infrastructure priorities for a green recovery, published on 11 November 2020, whether the Government has made an assessment of whether there is an investment gap as cited in that report in helping the Government to reach its...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Green Homes Grant Scheme (14 Dec 2020)

Sarah Olney: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November 2020 to Question 119331 on Green Homes Grant Scheme, what the reasons are for the difference in the number of (a) energy efficient jobs that will be created by implementing Point 7 of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan up to 2030 and (b) energy efficiency jobs supported by the...

Business of the House: Social Care Green Paper (29 Oct 2009)

Sarah Teather: The hon. Gentleman is making a point that I wanted to make, and the same point has been made by my local Mencap organisation. The Green Paper does not acknowledge that as well as the likely increase in the number of elderly people, the numbers of the people with learning disabilities is likely to increase because of increased survival rates. The Green Paper does not recognise that or have any...

Written Answers — Education: Special Educational Needs (20 Jul 2011)

Sarah Teather: The Department has made no such assessment. The special educational needs (SEN) and disability Green Paper, “Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability”, highlights the importance of joint local commissioning of services for disabled children and those with SEN, with local authorities taking a leading role involving other professionals, including...

Written Answers — Education: Special Educational Needs (23 May 2011)

Sarah Teather: We published a Green Paper “Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability” on 9 March. This is out to consultation until 30 June. We will consider responses carefully before taking forward our reforms. We will shortly be inviting tenders for pathfinders to test proposals in the Green Paper. Within the general framework for special needs provision, it...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Transport: Domestic Wind Turbines (4 Nov 2004)

Jim Wallace: I endorse what Sarah Boyack has said. A number of companies in Scotland now make small wind turbines for use in domestic and business premises and we would want to encourage those companies. Next Friday, the Minister for Environment and Rural Development and I will address a conference in Glasgow, which is the final part of our consultation on the green jobs strategy. Sarah Boyack is right to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Special Educational Needs (23 May 2011)

Sarah Teather: We published a Green Paper, “Support and Aspiration: A New Approach to Special Educational Needs and Disability”, on 9 March, and it is out to consultation until 30 June. We will consider responses carefully before taking forward our reforms, and we will shortly invite tenders for pathfinders to test proposals in the Green Paper. Within the general framework for special needs provision,...

Scottish Parliament: Fairtrade (19 Nov 2003)

Robin Harper: I congratulate Sarah Boyack on bringing the motion to the Parliament. My support for it does not seem to have been registered, but I assure her that I warmly support it. Sarah Boyack said that 1,700kg of coffee are consumed by University of Edinburgh students every year, which makes one wonder whether they can ever sleep. I welcome members of that university's people and planet group, which...

Bills Presented: Plastic Pollution Bill (23 Jun 2021)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Alistair Carmichael, supported by Ed Davey, Wendy Chamberlain, Wera Hobhouse, Tim Farron, Layla Moran, Sarah Green, Daisy Cooper, Jamie Stone, Christine Jardine, Munira Wilson and Sarah Olney, presented a Bill to set targets for the reduction of plastic pollution; to require the Secretary of State to publish a strategy and annual...

Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (9 Oct 2019)

Colin Smyth: I thank Sarah Boyack for that important intervention. If the Government is serious about increasing cycling rates and making cycling safer, as Sarah Boyack alluded to, we should not accept barriers being put in the way of increasing the number of mandatory cycle lanes. Amendment 161, in the name of Jamie Greene, also looks to address a problem created by the move to decriminalise parking...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Special Educational Needs (21 Mar 2011)

Sarah Teather: Transition is at the heart of what we are trying to achieve with the Green Paper, and the reason for setting out an education, health and care plan from nought to 25. The focus is much more on outcomes, specifically to try to deal with transition, so that we start planning for independent life at a much earlier stage. The Green Paper sets out the direction of travel, and we hope to get input...

Whorlton Hall (23 May 2019)

Sarah Wollaston: ...of much more appropriate community care, including social care. The Minister has spoken about not wanting to delay the publication of reports, but she will know that the delay to the social care Green Paper has been unaccountably prolonged. Will she bring forward the social care Green Paper because this issue lies at the root of inappropriate admissions?

Written Answers — Education: Special Educational Needs (19 Apr 2012)

Sarah Teather: holding answer 18 April 2012 The Government will publish shortly a report on the Green Paper ‘Support and aspiration: a new approach to special educational needs and disability’ setting out progress to date and next steps and a summary of the consultation responses. We remain committed to achieving the ambitious programme set out in the Green Paper and will ensure that a copy of the...

Written Answers — Education: Special Educational Needs (9 Feb 2011)

Sarah Teather: I am publishing a Green Paper to look at the wide range of issues concerning provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities. To inform this important work, I issued a call for views and have met parents, teachers, local authorities, charities and other groups. The call for views attracted over 1800 responses from a wide range of people and organisations. In order to...

Local Government and Social Care Funding (24 Apr 2019)

Sarah Wollaston: The Minister’s reply suggests that the Green Paper already exists. There is a great deal of frustration about the delay. The Green Paper was supposed to follow hard on the heels of the 10-year plan, because the two were closely linked. The Secretary of State gave a pledge from the Dispatch Box that it would be published before Christmas. Will the Minister at least set out the reasons for...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward: Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (1 Jun 2016)

Michael Russell: ...should certainly work with the Liberals if we can. Labour played a constructive and prominent role in the detail of land reform in the last session of Parliament. I greatly appreciated working with Sarah Boyack and Claudia Beamish, and we will miss Sarah Boyack’s voice in the debate. That potential for collaboration still exists. There is the possibility of common cause with the Greens....

Policing and Prevention of Violence against Women (15 Mar 2021)

Catherine West: Homicide rates among women have shot up under this Government. The impact of Sarah Everard’s murder is devastating in Hornsey and Wood Green, where hundreds of women, men and teenagers from all corners of my constituency have written in to express their grief and anger. What urgent action will the Home Secretary take to convince us that they take violence against women and girls seriously?...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time: Renewable Capacity (Public Buildings) (5 Jun 2008)

Alex Salmond: I am sure that Sarah Boyack will acknowledge that I listed the increased funding that is available for community generation and microgeneration. Just this week, in an historic joint launch with the Scottish Green Party, we launched a climate change fund of £18 million to enable communities throughout Scotland to tackle climate change issues and embrace renewables. Sarah Boyack is right. We...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Environment: Environment (23 Feb 2000)

Sarah Boyack: ...3: Land for Housing and 8: Town Centres and Retailing. NPPG3 indicates that priority should be given to the re-use of urban brownfield sites wherever possible and that the release of sites in the Green Belt should be considered only in exceptional circumstances. NPPG8 contains a firm commitment to the protection and enhancement of existing town centres in preference to sites outwith town...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (29 Jun 1999)

Sarah Boyack: ...A74(M) Maryville–Fullarton Road, A74(M) Eaglesfield-Kirkpatrick Fleming, A74(M) Ecclefechan-Eaglesfield Ph 1, A74(M) Water of Milk- Ecclefechan, A74(M) Muirhouse- Water of Milk, A74(M) Dinwoodie Green-Muirhouse, A74(M) Cleuchbrae Dinwoodie Green.

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