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Bombardier - Statement (10 Oct 2017)

Lord King of Bridgwater: doing to Boeing. The earlier that Boeing can use its influence on the various authorities—it has some influence there—the better. Boeing did not quote for this plane. No US jobs are put at risk by Delta buying these planes. There is no evidence that they could come from an alternative American supplier, as far as I am aware. Against that background, I strongly hope that we...

Race Disparity Audit: Bombardier (10 Oct 2017)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...of State for International Trade has sadly already suggested? Fourthly, what attempts have the Government made thus far to provide evidence to the US independent Trade Commission that Boeing did not compete for the Delta contract and does not manufacture a comparable model to the C Series that would have matched the contract specification? Finally, does the Secretary of State accept that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy (13 Sep 2017)

Tulip Siddiq: ...Health, if he will place in the Library a copy of the study jointly commissioned by his Department and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from London Economics and Global Delta Collection Company on the factors which influence research and development and manufacturing investment by the pharmaceutical sector; what the cost was to the public purse of that study; and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: HS2 update (17 Jul 2017)

Chris Grayling: ...8211; Brackley to South Portal of Long Itchington Wood Green Tunnel – CEK JV (Carillion Construction Limited, Eiffage Genie Civil SA, Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Limited)Area NorthN1 – Long Itchington Wood Green Tunnel to Delta Junction and Birmingham Spur – BBV JV (Balfour Beatty Group Ltd, VINCI Construction Grands Projets, VINCI Construction UK Ltd, VINCI...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: *No heading* (10 Jul 2017)

Lord Bates: ...overcome barriers to opportunities; including unpaid care. DFID is already supporting informal women workers to secure property rights and increase their access to finance and markets. In the Niger Delta DFID is working with women farmers and entrepreneurs to increase yields and sales from cassava, palm oil and fisheries. New partnerships with business under the Work and Opportunities for...

DFID’s Programme in Nigeria — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (23 Mar 2017)

Pauline Latham: ...the case in Nigeria, investigations are proceeding at a snail’s pace. Meanwhile, the Nigerian security forces remain prone to committing human rights abuses, but continue to enjoy impunity. A more fundamental criticism is that Buhari has not yet got to grips with the interlocking root causes of violence: poverty, inequality, marginalisation and, not least, corruption, whether in the...

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (22 Mar 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...missiles. In my opinion, that is not a step by Iran that is conducive with international sanctions and obligations. We know what I am referring to. The missile was built in Iran and it will be able to strike at ships in the Gulf delta, up to 180 miles away. Am I alone in my concern? I believe I am not. The Chamber is full of people who think likewise. The difference between the Americans...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nigeria: Environment Protection (14 Mar 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions the Government has had with the Nigerian Government on tackling environmental damage to the Niger Delta.

Future Flood Prevention (27 Feb 2017)

Paul Monaghan: ...was that flooding represented a failure to deliver an adequate emergency response at a time of crisis. In the Netherlands, the situation could not have been more different. Our detailed conversations with the Delta commissioner, the special envoy for international water affairs, and many other internationally renowned experts were insightful, and highlighted many new, novel and innovative...

NHS and Social Care Funding (11 Jan 2017)

Andrew Murrison: ...163;22 billion efficiency measures that he felt might be achievable in the five year forward view. Two years in and it is clear that those savings will not be met—they never were going to be met. We need to determine how we are going to make up the delta—the difference—between the efficiency measures that the NHS can reasonably achieve and those projected two years ago. I...

Scottish Parliament: Campbeltown Airport (Spaceport Bid) (26 Oct 2016)

David Stewart: Thank you for that vote of confidence, Presiding Officer. I am delighted to speak. On 9 July 1962, a Thor-Delta rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral. On board was the United Kingdom’s Ariel 1 satellite, which not only made the UK the third country, after the USA and the Soviet Union, to operate a satellite but launched the UK’s space industry. That industry has developed to the...

EU Referendum: Energy and Environment (12 Jul 2016)

Mary Creagh: ...-bolts solutions to many of the challenges we face, and created British business as a world leader, whether through its retrofitting diesel buses in China or helping the Indian Government with water management for the Ganges delta. These are knowledge and services that our country can export proudly because we have been clean in the European Union. The result of the referendum has caused a...

Scottish Parliament: Economy (15 Jun 2016)

Richard Leonard: ...many workers who should be entitled to basic redundancy payments are not even receiving them. I turn to decommissioning. Of course where there is genuine exhaustion, wells should be closed and rigs decommissioned. Shell is already doing that in the Alpha, Bravo and Delta fields, with OGA authorisation. The Delta field is already completely decommissioned and, as we debate the motion,...

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Offshore Oil and Gas Industry (3 Mar 2016)

Hannah Bardell: ...of Scotland pretty much invented the oil and gas sector and many of its technologies and innovations. I worked with one guy in my last company called Jim Chalmers, who worked on the hook-up of the Brent Delta, which was the platform for which Brent crude was named. Before I left, we were working on the decommissioning of that platform. He has literally spent his entire career in the sector...

European Union Referendum (Date of Referendum etc.) Regulations 2016 — Motion to Approve (2 Mar 2016)

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon: ...regionally, together, that will assist us to solve that. I know that. I went not long ago to Kuala Lumpur to talk to the ASEAN nations which are already coming together to sort out the problems of massive movements of people out of the flooding Ganges delta. Here is the thing I do not understand—I genuinely do not. Do we not understand how much the terms of trade of our existence...

Egypt: British Support — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (2 Mar 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...any bother, and she recommended it for a holiday—a honeymoon is of course a bit better as a holiday—and an opportunity to enjoy some special time. There is great development potential in the Nile delta. On our visit we hoped to see some of that development. With the water source there is agriculture and agribusiness, which create jobs and enable food to be grown, moving Egypt,...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (5 Jan 2016)

David Gauke: April 2014, following a procurement exercise advertised under the open procedure. Information about the contract value and contract award is already in the public domain. d=97910033

Syria: UK Military Action — Motion to Take Note (2 Dec 2015)

Lord Ramsbotham: ...factor that defeated the Communist insurgency in that country in the 1950s. When the Americans escalated their operations in Vietnam, President Kennedy asked his advice. What he said was very interesting. It led to a delta project but, in particular, Thompson emphasised to Kennedy that in this sort of warfare you needed boots and brains. He added, “Don’t bomb villages”....

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Reserve Forces (17 Nov 2015)

Steven Paterson: advantage. The reserve is more affordable, which may be partly why we are moving in this direction. It is good if it allows our forces to become more flexible. Stirling is home to an assault pioneer platoon, part of Delta company of 7 SCOTS, whose job includes a range of things, including the construction of tools for infantry soldiers to cross natural and man-made obstacles, breaching...

[Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] — Cannabis (12 Oct 2015)

Daniel Poulter: ...mental health effects that are linked with the use of cannabis and the chemicals it contains. On that subject, there are about 400 chemicals in an average cannabis plant. The four main compounds are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol, delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinol. Apart from CBD—cannabidiol—these compounds are psychoactive, the strongest being...

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