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Delegated Legislation: Defibrillators in Public Areas (16 Jan 2017)

David Mowat: ...I can still remember how to do it. Using these things must be done in parallel with other training. I understand that some defibrillators work fairly easily without too much training, but experience of and ability in CPR buys time, which is what we need to achieve. I will talk about what the Government are doing in relation to public places, schools, the workplace more generally and, as I...

Bill Presented: National Citizen Service Bill [Lords] (16 Jan 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: ...Citizen Service goes some way towards doing that. However, I will outline some of our concerns on the Bill. First, as many hon. Members have said today, the NCS finds its unique selling point in its ability to successfully mix people from all backgrounds and to allow young people to interact with others with whom they might otherwise never have had the opportunity to build relationships....

Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (16 Jan 2017)

Lord Lucas: a time when a certain degree of sharing is necessary and Cambridge and others should recognise that though they are grand and important and have great reputations they consequently have a great ability to contribute to the nation through sharing. As far as my noble friend Lord Willetts’s remarks are concerned, we have just given the National Citizen Service the right to require...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (16 Jan 2017)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: .... Why does that dismay us? We know that, when we go out into our constituencies, people feel that they have been duped and treated in a way which undermines their confidence in the Assembly and in any honest ability to deal with the problems. Last Friday, I sat in Carryduff GAC in south Belfast with the chief executive and the heads of Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, and the...

Pension Schemes Bill [HL] - Third Reading (16 Jan 2017)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ..., I begin by welcoming the noble Lord, Lord Henley, to his role, even at this 12th hour on the Bill. We certainly do not oppose the amendment. As explained, it is intended to put beyond doubt the ability to introduce regulations relating to audit, particularly in relation to scheme funders, which under the Companies Act are not required to provide audited accounts. Perhaps for the record...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health: January Monitoring Round (16 Jan 2017)

Michelle O'Neill: ...and I did so over the past number of months. One of the issues that they consistently raised with me is their belief that the loss of core grant funding will be detrimental and take away from their ability to provide advocacy services. Therefore, I would give some consideration to what was originally tabled for the way forward, where there would have been a reducing percentage of core...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Housing Benefit (Welfare Supplementary Payment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (16 Jan 2017)

Carál Ní Chuilín: ...protected and protected properly, irrespective of legislation coming from Westminster, we would all, collectively, have been in a much different position. We stood by our convictions and, to the best of our ability, got a deal to protect the most vulnerable. In relation to fines, not one penny came out of the pockets of the claimants whom we all talk about. Yes, money came out of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Homelessness (16 Jan 2017)

Marcus Jones: The hon. Lady is right to bring that prime example to our attention. The fact that somebody is rough sleeping does not mean that they do not have the ability to reach their full potential, but we need to encourage them to do that. The Government currently pay for a service called StreetLink, which people can ring, or use an app, to report those who are sleeping rough. The details are then...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Neighbourhood Plans (16 Jan 2017)

Gavin Barwell: The Neighbourhood Planning Bill and my recent written ministerial statement will further strengthen neighbourhood planning, ensuring that communities have the ability to shape the development of their area, not speculative development.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Council Tax (16 Jan 2017)

Christopher Chope: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether principal local authorities have the ability to set different levels of Band D council tax for different parts of their local authority area; and if he will make a statement.

Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services) Bill (13 Jan 2017)

Jo Churchill: ...across East Anglia. The station’s ship, Ross Revenge, will be moored in the Essex estuary, so only the northern part of Suffolk will be able to receive DAB broadcasts. It would be good to extend that ability to broadcast across the piece, along with any new business ventures. Whether it is someone’s source of news, music, travel, politics or a little bit of something different,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Palestinians: Human Rights (13 Jan 2017)

Ivan Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the Palestinian Authority's ability to ensure equal respect for the human rights of its citizens.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Somalia: Elections (13 Jan 2017)

Tom Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the ability of independent news media based in Somalia to report freely on the forthcoming presidential elections in that country.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education (13 Jan 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: We will publish individual project amounts in due course as to do so now would inhibit local authorities’ negotiations with suppliers and their ability to secure value for money. Also attached is a document containing a list of the 510 projects originally submitted by local authorities. List of 510 projecs submitted by local...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Internet Service Providers: Email (13 Jan 2017)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with Ofcom on consumers' ability to transfer their email archive when they change service provider.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Homelessness: Young People (13 Jan 2017)

Kate Osamor: ...Government, with reference to Centrepoint's statement to The Independent newspaper of 9 January 2017, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of zero-hour contracts on the ability of young homeless people aged between 16 and 25 to escape homelessness in the long term.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Publications: VAT (13 Jan 2017)

Jane Ellison: The Government believes it is appropriate for greater flexibility to be extended to Member States in respect of the ability to apply reduced and zero rates of VAT.

Circle Housing and Orchard Village (12 Jan 2017)

Gavin Barwell: ...that remains the Government’s view, but the Office for National Statistics has reclassified them into the public sector. If we allow that situation to continue in the long term, it will have a damaging impact on housing associations’ ability to develop new housing, because not only the funding that the Government give them, but the money that they raise through private markets...

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