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Durham Tees Valley Airport (22 Nov 2017)

Phil Wilson: ...their wider role as economic catalysts, supported by public sector investment and infrastructure. That is the approach that the Peel Group is taking. Besides KLM, Eastern Airways and Loganair, other users of the airport include Cobham Aviation Services, which has a training and testing contract with the Ministry of Defence; the Serco International Fire Training Centre, which is one of the...

Public Bill Committee: Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Mar 2017)

...are looking at co-location within certain infrastructure environments. For example, last month there was the launch of the first co-location of a petrol forecourt and hydrogen refuelling station in Cobham, on the Shell site. That was very much welcomed by industry. Looking at the provisions in the Bill, we could do the same for electric vehicles, with charging points being...

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Finances Bill: Examination of Witnesses (15 Nov 2016)

Alex Cobham: I am Alex Cobham, chief executive of the Tax Justice Network and a visiting fellow at King’s College London.

HGV Fly-parking: Kent — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (7 Sep 2016)

Craig Mackinlay: from unwarranted and unwanted illegal migrants. It is not just the primary routes that are suffering. Driving up here from my constituency on a regular basis, I have noticed areas particularly around Cobham. There is a particular on-off road around a petrol station, which is the main route back on to the dualled M2, and which is always chock-a-block with fly-parked lorries. The...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (23 Mar 2016)

Michael Tomlinson: JPMorgan Chase, Sunseeker, Cobham, Lush and many other local businesses are supporting the inaugural Mid Dorset and North Poole apprenticeships and jobs fair. If he happens to be free on 15 April, I know the Prime Minister would be warmly welcomed at Queen Elizabeth's school in Wimborne. I know that he will welcome the news that unemployment in my constituency is down by more than 60%, but...

Scottish Parliament: Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (16 Mar 2016)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...we introduce measures to increase transparency in land ownership that are proportionate, effective and within Parliament’s legislative competence. What Parliament can and will do is legislate on land ownership in Scotland. As Alex Cobham, director of research with the Tax Justice Network, said in The National, “The Scottish Government ... can take its own steps to ensure that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (14 Mar 2016)

Michael Tomlinson: JPMorgan Chase, Sunseeker, Lush, Cobham and many other local businesses are supporting the inaugural Mid Dorset and North Poole apprenticeships and jobs fair. Does the Minister agree that supporting young people into apprenticeships is vital, and will she agree to open my jobs fair in Wimborne?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Admissions (16 Feb 2016)

Edward Timpson: ...requirements, these are as follows: Academy The Victory Academy (Thinking Schools Academy Trust) - not approved. Free Schools Nishkam School West London (Nishkam School Trust) – approved. Cobham Free School – approved.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeships (10 Nov 2015)

Michael Tomlinson: Cobham, a company in Wimborne in my constituency, takes on between 12 and 18 new apprentices each year, and there have been just under 700 new apprenticeship starts in my constituency in the past 12 months. Businesses are responding to the call for new apprenticeships, but may I urge the Secretary of State to ensure that these apprenticeships really are worth while and high-skilled, so that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (21 Oct 2015)

Michael Tomlinson: What steps is the Minister taking to improve access for our small and medium-sized enterprises to Government procurement, not least for our businesses in Mid Dorset and North Poole, such as Cobham in Wimborne and Tradewind in Wareham?

Bill Presented — Criminal Cases Review Commission (Supplementary Powers) Bill: Summer Adjournment (16 Jul 2015)

David Amess: ...;s ideas for allocating Ofsted inspectors who have experience of the needs of deaf children. Perhaps the Secretary of State for Education should evaluate whether that proposal should be taken forward. I recently had the privilege of meeting Lady Cobham, the chairman of VisitEngland, which used to be called the English Tourism Council. I understand that the money for tourism in Scotland is...

Written Answers — Education: Free Schools (11 Sep 2014)

Edward Timpson: ...Innovation Hub 20 Bolton Wanderers Free School 200 Braywick Court School 28 Burnley High School 90 Canary Wharf College 2 60 Chapeltown Academy 150 Chetwynde School 426 Cobham Free School Senior Department 72 CUL Academy 35 Dawes Lane Academy 135 Discovery School 360 Ditton Park Academy 120 Dixons McMillan Academy 112 DV8 Academy 200 ...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Defence Growth Partnership (4 Sep 2014)

Matthew Hancock: Companies currently represented on the Steering Committee are Airbus Group, Atkins, Babcock, BAE Systems, Cobham, Finmeccanica, General Dynamics, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, Marshall, MBDA, QinetiQ, Raytheon, Rolls Royce, Serco, Thales. The trade association, ADS, is also a member and represents the interests of the wider defence sector. SME representation is currently being reviewed by...

Aerospace Industry — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (2 Sep 2014)

Gerald Howarth: ...there and promote it. It is not just BAE Systems, QinetiQ or Rolls-Royce, but a whole string of companies, whose names I cannot exhaust. I will single out a few: MBDA, which stands for Matra BAE Dynamics Alenia; Cobham; Marshall; Babcock; Serco; Martin-Baker; and Bombardier—formerly Short Brothers. I have seen some of the fantastic work that goes on in Northern Ireland, which is...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Roads (1 Jul 2014)

Baroness Kramer: ...) (Detrunking) Order 2005 2005 No. 2079 The A500 Trunk Road in Cheshire (Basford-Hough-Shavington Bypass to M6 Junction 16) (Detrunking) Order 2005 2005 No. 2249 The A2 Trunk Road (Pepperhill to Cobham) (Detrunking) Order 2005 2005 No. 2934 The A7 Trunk Road (Carlisle City Boundary to The Scottish Border) (De-Trunking) Order 2005 2005 No. 60 The A1 Trunk Road...

Written Answers — Transport: Transport: Thames Gateway (30 Jun 2014)

Robert Goodwill: ...of over £400 million. The following major (over £10 million) strategic road improvement schemes have been delivered in the past 15 years in the Thames Gateway area. Scheme Outturn cost (£ million) A2 Bean-Cobham Phase 1 Bean-Pepperhill (April 2003 to December 2004) 23 A2 Bean-Cobham Phase 2 Pepperhill to Cobham (September 2006 to February 2009) 133 A2/A282...

Written Answers — Health: Sexual Assault Referral Centres (28 Apr 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...and Stoke on Trent Cobridge Health Centre Church Terrace Cobridge Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire ST6 2JU Suffolk The Ferns Unit 10 & 10A Delta Terrace West Road Ransomes Europark Ipswich IP3 9FH Surrey The Solace Centre Cobham Community Hospital 168 Portsmouth Road Cobham Surrey KT11 1HS Sussex The Saturn Centre Crawley Hospital West Green Drive Crawley West Sussex RH11 7DH Thames Valley...

Written Answers — Defence: Colombia (4 Feb 2014)

Andrew Murrison: ...& Security Organisation arranged a small Defence & Security Industry Day (DSID) onboard HMS Richmond, comprising six UK companies: BAE Systems, Selex ES, Surrey Satellites (SSTL), Agusta Westland, Cobham and MBDA. Representatives from the Colombian Navy, including cadets from the Naval College, attended the DSID. Arfan Chaudhry is a representative of the UKTI Defence & Security...

Written Answers — Education: Academies (6 Jan 2014)

Edward Timpson: ...School Bilingual Primary School for Brighton and Hove 134 137 Free School CET Primary School (Tower Hamlets) 125 111 Free School CET Primary School (Westminster) 112 84 Free School Cobham Free School 115 115 Free School Corby Technical School 135 141 Free School Cramlington Village Primary School 65 56 Free School Dixons Music Primary 90 87 Free...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (4 Nov 2013)

George Hollingbery: The Meon Valley constituency is home to many who work in the defence sector for companies such as Northrop Grumman, Chemring, Cobham and many smaller defence-related businesses. Will the Secretary of State update the House on what efforts the Government are making to boost employment in this sector, which is so important to the prospects of many of my constituents?

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