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Public Bill Committee: Technical and Further Education Bill: The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (29 Nov 2016)

Gordon Marsden: ...as a result of unions facilitating training and development opportunities.” Separate analysis showed: “Union-led training delivers an estimated net contribution to the economy of more than 1.4 billion as a result of a boost to jobs, wages and productivity.” Those are also cogent points for broadening representation. Finally, amendment 28 asked for the institute to...

Article 50 (Constitution Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (22 Nov 2016)

the Earl of Kinnoull: .... I also add my thanks to our chief clerk, the very excellent Chris Johnson, and his clerking staff for their work. It was a short and intense inquiry and drawing together the many strands into a cogent report was a testing task, and he did it very well. I also pay warm tribute to our chairman, the noble Lord, Lord Boswell, ever the provider of a bon mot in our long meetings. In what is an...

Public Bill Committee: Technical and Further Education Bill: Examination of Witnesses (22 Nov 2016)

Stephen Harris: I feel that very cogent points could be made in saying it is a good thing. In an insolvency environment that is unclear, because you start to add in a peppering of trusts and unusual organisations and things that are not necessarily the bread and butter of corporate insolvency, when colleges start to get into difficulty the legal bill starts to rise, as people have to seek...

Stalking (Sentencing) Bill: Fireworks: Licensing of Premises (18 Nov 2016)

Caroline Nokes: ...to inform neighbouring businesses, communities and residential properties. I note carefully the specific impacts that my hon. Friend described on companies in his constituency, including River Canal Rescue. He made some cogent arguments about what can go wrong when there is a lack of adequate information or separation from other businesses. I congratulate River Canal Rescue on its success...

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Finances Bill: Interim freezing orders (17 Nov 2016)

Rupa Huq: The Minister has given a full and cogent account of why interim freezing orders are being introduced. As a London MP, I know how dirty money in the property market has skewed the entire London property market, meaning that genuine people cannot get a foot on the ladder. It sounds as if sufficient safeguards are being put in place, so we will not stand in the way of the clause.

Delegated Legislation: Leaving the EU: NHS Funding (15 Nov 2016)

Stewart Jackson: ...to have stumbled into a sort of elongated primal scream therapy session involving refighting last June’s referendum. The hon. Member for Streatham (Mr Umunna) would have a more persuasive and cogent argument if he saw the other side of the equation. Yes, EU workers have a massive impact on and are committed to the NHS, but unrestricted EU migration over a number of years has put...

Technical and Further Education Bill: M25: Dartford (14 Nov 2016)

Adam Holloway: ...and industry; the Port of Tilbury; Essex chamber of commerce; intu Lakeside; the Port of London Authority; London Southend airport; Eurotunnel; Kent Developers Group; Navigator Terminals; Glenny LLP; and Cogent Land LLP. Annoyingly, the list also includes the Freight Transport Association and the Road Haulage Association. Kent and Essex County Councils—and, indeed, all those...

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) (9 Nov 2016)

Lord Cashman: ...scheme. Pardons and disregards will only ever apply to people who, if they committed the acts today, would be innocent of any offence. In closing, I find this deeply personal and germane to how we have treated people for so long in this country based on difference. I have never heard a cogent, logical or coherent case for why we should not adopt the approach I outline: the approach of...

Scottish Parliament: Health and Social Care (European Union Workforce) (8 Nov 2016)

Michael Russell: ...to that message from those two distinguished contributors. If she does, perhaps we can get an end to the endless speculation that Liam Kerr apparently believes is “meaningless” but which is actually about the entire future of those NHS staff and, indeed, their families. I now come to the least cogent Tory contribution to the debate—I am sorry that I wrote that down before...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Copyright etc where broadcast retransmitted by cable (25 Oct 2016)

Kevin Brennan: I rise to speak to our amendments 189 and 94. I note the well-informed and cogent points made by the hon. Member for Selby and Ainsty, and I understand why the Government want to repeal section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as he laid out. Clearly apps such as TVCatchup cannot be allowed to profit from public service broadcasting content without making any sort of...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Internet pornography: requirement to prevent access by persons under the age of 18 (20 Oct 2016)

Thangam Debbonaire: First, I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley for making such a clear and cogent argument for why the Bill needs further amendment. As I think she said—I am sure that she will correct me if I am wrong—we want to ensure that the Government stick to their manifesto commitment to protect children from all forms of online pornography. That will take consistency and a...

BHS (20 Oct 2016)

George Howarth: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for the cogent way in which he has presented his argument. I have no difficulty in supporting the motion, which is in his name and the name of my right hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Frank Field) and others. In principle, I agree with the amendment in the name of the hon. Member for Bedford (Richard Fuller) and others. My only question—my hon....

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Growing Northern Ireland's Exports (10 Oct 2016)

Stewart Dickson: ...for us to continue to negotiate with states within the European Union and maintain our links with the single market. Finally, I say to the Minister directly that, while he has clearly set out a cogent argument of where we need to go now and in the future with our trade and exports for Northern Ireland — I do not necessarily disagree with what he says —

Conflict in Fragile States - Motion to Take Note (15 Sep 2016)

Baroness Goldie: ...with reference to the Central African Republic and the percentages of widows in relation to areas of conflict. Again, that was a very stark reminder of what the issues are, how serious they are and how we are indebted to the noble Lord, Lord Loomba, and his foundation for keeping these constantly before us in such a cogent manner. The noble Lord also raised the issue of UK arms to Saudi...

Drug-Resistant Infections - Motion to Take Note (15 Sep 2016)

Baroness Hayman: My Lords, like others, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Lansley, both on securing this debate and on his very cogent introduction today. My contribution will concentrate on the global health aspects of the report, particularly in relation to malaria and artemisinin resistance. I draw attention to my interests in this area, as set out in the register. Much of what I will say draws on the...

Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (14 Sep 2016)

Lord Rosser: I thank the noble Earl for explaining to me prior to today the purpose of his amendments and the objective they seek to achieve. The noble Earl has made his case in very clear and cogent terms. I, too, would very much like to hear the Government’s response.

Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (7 Sep 2016)

Baroness Hamwee: ...thought process arriving at a conclusion. I do not expect him to respond to that now unless he wants to but I am left wondering, and he might want to look at this again, whether this wording quite describes the completely cogent explanation about the clause that we have just heard. For the moment, though, I beg leave to withdraw the amendment. Amendment 231ZD withdrawn. Amendment 231ZE not...

Charter for Budget Responsibility (20 Jul 2016)

James Cartlidge: I agree on the importance of monetary policy, and once again the hon. Gentleman makes a cogent point in his own way. Fiscal policy has been compared to a blunt instrument. It is not easy for the Government and the Treasury suddenly to make things happen in the way the hon. Gentleman describes. We need to wait on the figures. I understand that there are reports in the media today that the Bank...

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

Mark Durkan: ...House of Commons from what the Government say is intended or meant by the legislation, or what an agreement entailed. We have seen that with the Scotland Act. It is important that we get these things right in a clear and cogent way, because coming up with agreements that we then disagree about does not do anything for people’s confidence in the political process. The charter should...

Terrorist Attack: Nice: UK's Nuclear Deterrent (18 Jul 2016)

Margaret Greenwood: ...in detection technology will outpace any advancement in counter-measures. It is important to take into account all the jobs that are reliant on Trident, and that a credible industrial strategy is created and a cogent plan signed off before any action is taken to not renew it. Jobs, skills, and incomes should be protected. I believe, however, that there is a real risk that these expensive...


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