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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Staff (26 Jul 2016)

Lord Touhig: ...s Government, in the light of the proposed 30 per cent reduction in Ministry of Defence civilian staff as set out in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, what assessment they have made of the ability of the Ministry of Defence to deliver major programmes.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces (26 Jul 2016)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the level of recruitment forecast in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, what assessment they have made of the Armed Forces' ability to undertake the range of tasks they face.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces (26 Jul 2016)

Earl Howe: risks to UK national interests emerge. Significant investment in a variety of critical enablers, both before and after the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, underpins our continued ability to meet demands both in the UK and overseas.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Primary Health Care (25 Jul 2016)

David Mowat: Initial analysis of the potential financial impact of self-care interventions demonstrated that there is the ability for a substantial amount of savings to be derived from the Self-care Programme over the next few years. This is subject to the successful delivery of alternative, complementary programmes of activity over the same period. NHS England is in the process of conducting detailed...

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Bob Stewart: Surely the Secretary of State for Health is thinking of the patients when he says we ought to have a seven-day-a-week NHS and the ability to see a doctor seven days a week? He is surely thinking of the patients. One may disagree with him, but that is the case.

Backbench Business: Snares (21 Jul 2016)

Simon Hart: ...pleasure. It is a practical requirement for people whose job it is to manage wildlife populations for the protection of either gamebirds or agricultural animals. Everybody who does it does it to the best of their ability. Nobody derives pleasure from it. If it was as inefficient as the hon. Gentleman claimed in his opening remarks, those people would not use it as a means of control. I...

School Funding: Business of the House (21 Jul 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...again raised the issue of the welfare of our soldiers. May I, on behalf of the whole House, convey to his fiancée and family our sincere sympathy? He was a soldier of immense courage, strength and ability, and we sorrow at his death. As the Leader of the House will know, the Defence Select Committee, of which I am a member, has recently made recommendations for training that included...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Finance (21 Jul 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...nor any consideration of changes. The Government remains committed to the principles of the NHS, enshrined in the NHS Constitution, that access to NHS services is based on clinical need, not the ability to pay. The Government is also committed to working with the NHS in implementing its own plan for the future of the NHS – the Five Year Forward View – backed up by the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Contracts (21 Jul 2016)

David Mowat: ...the credentials and capabilities of potential providers. This includes the assessment of evidence of delivery that providers are required to submit as part of the tender exercise. If evidence of ability to provide such a service is not assessed as sufficient, then the potential provider may be disqualified from the process following further clarifications and lack of additional reassurance...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Business: Loans (21 Jul 2016)

Simon Kirby: Customers whose loans are sold to or administered by overseas operators retain their ability to complain to the firm in the first instance, and then through the Financial Ombudsman Service for covered complaints or through the Courts.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Countering Terrorism (21 Jul 2016)

Amber Rudd: ...and, in particular, by Daesh, which has a dedicated external operations structure in Syria. The attacks in Paris in November, in which 130 people were killed, including one British national, demonstrated its ability to coordinate and direct complex mass-casualty attacks. The attack on tourists in Tunisia last June led to the death of 30 British nationals, the largest single loss of British...

Civil Proceedings, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and Employment Tribunals Fees (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motion to Approve (20 Jul 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...funded in order to protect the crucial principle of access to justice. A fully functioning and properly funded justice system is the foundation of our democratic society. Not only does it provide everyone with the ability to redress their problems in an efficient and effective forum, it underpins our growing economy. This Government have committed to an historic investment of more than...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (20 Jul 2016)

Lord Whitty: ...a general indication—tonight if possible but certainly before we get to Report—how the Government will bring forward amendments on Report to reflect that commitment to passenger representation and the ability of such organisations to deal with complaints with bus operators. It would be very useful if we all received a letter before Report, setting out all the points at which...

Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

Jeremy Quin: ...a magic tap can be turned on and immediately flood the economy with a fiscal stimulus is illusory, and that is why people turn to monetary policy first. There are those who get excited and say that we need the ability to change now, but I think that that is a delusion.

Online Child Abuse (20 Jul 2016)

Carolyn Harris: ...4,541 counselling sessions about cyber-bullying, which is the highest the figure has ever been. The impact of this behaviour on children can be devastating, reducing their self-esteem, impairing their ability to establish normal relationships and, in extreme cases, leading to mental health problems, including self-harm and, tragically, suicidal thoughts. Children also face peer pressure to...

Citizens Convention on Democracy — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)

Graham Allen: is when they control their own destiny and can do something about it, not least in connection with their community, locality, nation or whatever. That takes us back to the idea of giving people the ability and the framework that my colleague on the Front Bench, my hon. Friend the Member for Wansbeck (Ian Lavery), discussed so clearly. We need to provide the structure in which people...

Supported Housing: Benefit (20 Jul 2016)

Helen Hayes: ...the extent to which providers across the social housing sector are able to provide supported housing in the future. Brexit creates further uncertainty for the construction sector, and potentially threatens the ability of housing associations to borrow from the European Investment Bank and other sources at preferential rates, which further damages the ability of the sector to deliver...

Supply and Estimates Procedure (20 Jul 2016)

Margaret Ferrier: ...spending. The compelling case for the inclusion of Barnett consequentials in estimates has been further compounded by the introduction of English votes for English laws. The complicated EVEL process reduces the ability of Scottish MPs to influence matters with funding implications for Scotland. The Leader of the House has repeatedly claimed that the estimates process provides a suitable...

EU Referendum: Gibraltar — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)

Jack Lopresti: ...controls, during the future negotiations with the EU. We must seek and promote the opportunities that Brexit presents to the people of Gibraltar. Gibraltar is building its own world trade centre, and unshackled from the EU, it will be able to maximise its ability to trade globally and to seek and secure bilateral deals with its nearest neighbours and worldwide. As part of the Great British...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (20 Jul 2016)

Barry Sheerman: ...very good at the time. May I ask the Prime Minister a serious question about the younger generation, the millennials? So many of them in our country believe that they are citizens of Europe who have the ability to travel, to work and to be true Europeans. Will she soon give them her vision of how that reality as European citizens can be delivered even in the present circumstances?

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