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Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Second Reading (17 Jan 2017)

Lord Shipley: ...possession as regards leasehold charges and changes to the provisions around compensation. One of the benefits of the Committee stage is that it enables us to discuss such provisions in detail. My noble friend Lady Maddock made a very cogent contribution on resources and planning fees. In the summer of 2016, around 250,000 applications were recorded as not having been processed on time....

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

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...Lord, Lord Judge, was that the guidance must be subject to parliamentary scrutiny. But the duty in Clause 2 is to “have regard to” guidance. As my noble friend Lord Norton said, where the OfS has cogent reasons, it can act outside that guidance—so the provision does not impose any obligation other than that the OfS should consider it. Directions under Clause 72 are...

Burma: Rohingya - Question for Short Debate (12 Jan 2017)

Baroness Goldie: ...this. However, the commission’s interim report largely denies the accusations of human rights violations. We do not find this assessment credible. The noble Baroness, Lady Kinnock, articulated such concerns in a very cogent manner. We urge the commission, when it issues its final report at the end of January, to abide by its stated mandate to conduct an independent investigation....

Prime Minister: Engagements (14 Dec 2016)

Mark Durkan: ...struggled to save lives in that city and who will now be at particular risk because of what they have witnessed. Does the Prime Minister accept that many of us believe that these messages are more cogent when we are equally unequivocal about the primacy of human rights and international humanitarian law when we meet the Gulf states.

Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Guidance on clustering of betting offices and pay day loan shops (13 Dec 2016)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on making a very cogent case. Does he accept that the reason why the green belt has a high designation is that such areas are very special—they are green lungs in and around our great cities? Once they are built over, they are very difficult to recreate.

Savings (Government Contributions) Bill: Save as You Earn: employee request (12 Dec 2016)

Peter Dowd: ...such as my hon. Friend the Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy). No reasonable person could disagree with anything articulated by my hon. Friend the Member for Harrow West in his usual coherent, cogent and reasonable way. He has the support of Labour Front Benchers and of many other hon. Members in the Chamber. My hon. Friend is in line with organisations such as StepChange Debt...

Un International Day: Violence Against Women (8 Dec 2016)

Alex Chalk: ...am enormously proud that this Parliament is today noting the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. If I may say so, I am also hugely proud to witness the most powerful, cogent, eloquent and articulate speeches made today, particularly by the hon. Member for Edinburgh West (Michelle Thomson), the hon. Member for Batley and Spen (Tracy Brabin) and my hon....

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill: Review of the impact of the Act on pricing, research and development, and innovation (6 Dec 2016)

Keith Vaz: ...cut the level of sugar in soft drinks, as we are doing now, but the centre of its diabetes initiative is the lifestyle coach, not the GP. As we look at these provisions, we see every opportunity for a cogent and coherent review that will particularly help—this is my main argument today—those with diabetes, but also others with similar problems connected with their illnesses. I...

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...


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