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Concentrix (26 Oct 2016)

Louise Haigh: ..., and one for which they have not yet answered. The company that conducted the trial that preceded Concentrix, Transactis, incorrectly removed entire awards regardless of evidence provided to the contrary. Despite the alarm bells that should have been ringing loud and clear in their ears, Ministers decided to push on. It was the beginning of a pattern that is now all too familiar....

Scottish Parliament: Local Government in Central Scotland (Meetings) (26 Oct 2016)

Margaret Mitchell: I thank the minister for that very comprehensive answer. He will be aware that councils such as North Lanarkshire operate a community alarm system that enables elderly people to remain independent within their homes. However, as of August 2016, budgetary constraints have been cited as the reason for the decision by North Lanarkshire Council to set a 5 a week—20 a...

Scottish Parliament: Enterprise and Skills Support (26 Oct 2016)

Willie Rennie: ...;will be directly accountable to the national agency. This Government’s tendency is to hoover up powers into the centre; it is not to recognise local need and variation, but to control things from the centre. That is the tendency, and I suspect that if the alarm bells had not been rung earlier, we would now be seeing the end of Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Thank goodness that...

Leaving the EU: Wales — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (25 Oct 2016)

Adrian Bailey: ...the clock controlling the time limits is working here at the desk, but not up there on the wall, so the Clerk will hit the bell one minute prior to the end of the time limit. The bell is not a fire alarm; you do not need to vacate the building. It is simply an indication to the speaker.

Public Bill Committee: Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Assistance in connection with neighbourhood planning (20 Oct 2016)

Gavin Barwell: ...makes a fair point. The cost of building, say, five new homes in his constituency will be lower than the cost of building five new homes in the City of Westminster. He is quite right to sound the alarm that we should not allow fees to go too high, but I suspect that if I spoke even to developers and the planning department in his own patch, they would say there is still an issue in terms...

BHS (20 Oct 2016)

Ian Blackford: Should we not be raising questions if any company pays out dividends in excess of its free cash flow? That should ring alarm bells, and perhaps there should be a test that companies need to meet if they behave in such a way.

Written Answers — Home Office: Abortion: Protest (20 Oct 2016)

Brandon Lewis: ...outside clinics. Section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986, makes it an offence to display threatening, or abusive words or images that, within the sight of someone, is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. Section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 allows the police to place conditions on the location, duration or numbers attending a public assembly. This can be applied where the...

Education (Merseyside) — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (19 Oct 2016)

Mike Kane: powers as well. It is not the first time that the chief inspector of schools has highlighted concerns about secondary education in the north of England. In his annual report last December, he described his alarm over the emerging educational divide between north and south. Turning to early years funding, it is clear that the Government’s proposals to offer 30 hours of free...

Savings (Government Contributions) Bill (17 Oct 2016)

Peter Dowd: ...thought about the potential for millions more to be affected. When former Conservative pensions Ministers are referring to the LISA as a “Trojan horse” and warning that such “superficial attractions” will “destroy pensions”, alarm bells begin to ring on the Opposition Benches, if not on the other side of the House. Given this scenario, common sense...

Baby Loss: Hormone Pregnancy Tests (13 Oct 2016)

Emma Reynolds: ...the family discovered that the medication that Pat had been given was equivalent to taking 40 contraceptive pills in one dosage. One does not have to be a medical professional for that to ring alarm bells. It also became apparent that, as early as the 1960s, and into the 1970s, research carried out warned of the toxic and, in some cases, lethal impact of the drug. Indeed, in 1975, GPs were...

Grammar Schools - Motion to Take Note (13 Oct 2016)

Lord Cormack: ...the sporting—and we need all our children to have a true respect for others and a tolerance of their beliefs. What is happening to freedom of speech in our universities ought to give us all real cause for concern, if not alarm. Another hallmark of good education is courtesy and respect for others, and I do not believe that what the Government are proposing in any way places that in...

The Right Hon. Member for Meriden, Representing the Church Commissioners, Was Asked: Business of the House (13 Oct 2016)

Pete Wishart: ...that their status is secure. All this talk about lists, closed or not, and about having their position in this country relegated to little more than bargaining chips, is setting off all sorts of alarm bells. We learned next to nothing about the Tory Brexit plans yesterday, other than the fact that it is the hard right of the Conservative party who are now in charge of the agenda. I...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Yemen: Armed Conflict (13 Oct 2016)

Michael Fallon: As at 12 October 2016 the following UK-supplied precision-guided weapons have been used in Yemen: Paveway, PGM500 (also known as the Hakim 2), Dual Mode Brimstone and Storm Shadow, along with ALARM (anti-radiation missiles).

Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU (12 Oct 2016)

Helen Hayes: ...people must, as a minimum, have the opportunity to voice, through their elected representatives, whether or not they consider the emerging terms of negotiation acceptable. In my constituency, there is huge alarm and, it is no exaggeration to say, distress about Brexit. Young people whose lives could be fundamentally different as a consequence of Brexit, who did not have the opportunity to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Communities: Attacks: Faith-based Locations (10 Oct 2016)

Paul Givan: ...Orange halls and against places of worship, be they Protestant churches or Catholic churches, and the desecration of the graveyards of the Jewish people in our community, should cause us huge alarm and be condemned. We need to recognise that such attacks are happening and then we need to address the situation and call out those people who engage in such behaviour for what they are:...

Scottish Parliament: Island Health Boards (6 Oct 2016)

Liam McArthur: ...of common ground between me and the health secretary. Nevertheless, the First Minister’s intention, as set out in her programme for government, to “examine the number” and “structure ... of health boards” has had alarm bells ringing in Orkney and Shetland. From my conversations with those who are directly employed in delivering health and care services in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Scrambler and Quad Bikes (3 Oct 2016)

Doug Beattie: ...that mechanically powered vehicles are not driven anywhere other than on roads — there is an issue with private land. It gives the police the power to seize vehicles used in a manner that causes alarm, distress or annoyance and the power to enforce the wearing of PPE, in the form of protective headgear. Last month — and this is interesting — the Justice Minister made it...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: BBC Royal Charter and Framework Agreement (27 Sep 2016)

Jonathan Bell: ...British Broadcasting Corporation, deriving its authority from a Royal Charter. We now have an opportunity to present the points that Northern Ireland wants to see within the report. I note with a lot of alarm that the BBC has developed production centres in England, Glasgow and Cardiff, but none in Northern Ireland. I congratulate the former Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure for...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Communities: Enabling Success: Update (26 Sep 2016)

Paul Givan: The Member rightly highlights the success that we are having in achieving employment, but tackling the problem of those who are economically inactive is something that should cause us alarm, as our figures are above the UK average. However, let me assure the Member that that is something that I intend to take forward. Nevertheless, I am not convinced that tackling this issue is all about...

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