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English Football League Governance: Derby County FC (18 Jan 2022)

Pauline Latham: (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on matters of English Football League governance surrounding the administration of Derby County football club.

Coronavirus (25 Mar 2021)

Pauline Latham: .... There have been some remarkable successes in this pandemic, but there have been some errors. My view is that we have been moving the goalposts—they started at Wembley and they are now nearly at Derby County! I am extremely worried that if we are not careful, they will be up in Scotland. We thought the vaccine was going to be the thing that would save us, and it is going to save us. We...

Business of the House (14 Jan 2021)

Valerie Vaz: ...rightly, the outgoing president will be impeached. We are on the side of the incoming Biden-Harris Administration, who want to form allies of democracy. Finally, just for you, Mr Speaker: Chorley 2, Derby County nil.

Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill - Second Reading (11 Nov 2020)

Lord Randall of Uxbridge: ...asking me, early on the first day of a five-day test match, who was winning. His response to my reply that it was far too early to know should not be repeated before the watershed, but his love for Derby County Football Club shows that he has a love of sport. I am sure that he will become as popular in your Lordships’ House as he was down the other end of the building. This Bill is...

Gambling Advertising in Sport (19 Mar 2020)

Carolyn Harris: ...accounts. With high-profile names further promoting these deals, gambling will be even more normalised among young people. An example is Wayne Rooney, who has been wearing the No. 32 shirt at Derby County since January, as part of the club’s partnership with 32Red. Although around 80% of gambling advertising budgets is now spent online, there is still a worryingly vast amount of...

Whorlton Hall: Business of the House (23 May 2019)

Maggie Throup: This weekend, thousands of football fans will be heading to Wembley for the football league play-off finals. As a fellow east midlands MP, I am sure that my hon. Friend will want to wish Derby County every success in their match against Aston Villa. Many supporters will be travelling by train. Will he consider a debate in Government time about the capacity of the rail network and how HS2...

Derbyshire CCGs’ Finances — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] (4 Sep 2018)

Steve Barclay: ...CCGs are against their target allocation—it is part of the consideration of the £40 million of capital bids for Derbyshire and part of the £12.5 million that was secured for the improvements at Derby county. It is also part of other issues in the NHS such as length of stay—43% of patients in acute hospitals do not clinically need to be there and would be better served in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification (29 Oct 2015)

Patrick McLoughlin: I congratulate the hon. Gentleman because I, too, am a football supporter—I support Derby County and any team that plays Manchester United—and his team has done incredibly well. He makes a fair point, and Network Rail uses a huge amount of steel, which helps his constituency. I will look into his point and write to him once I get the results of Peter Hendy’s re-plan.

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Midland Main Line (Electrification) (16 Sep 2015)

Iain Stewart: ...line through my constituency and into the south-west. To give an indication of the benefits that it may unlock, my local football team, MK Dons, plays in the same division as Sheffield Wednesday, Derby County and Nottingham Forest. If fans from those cities wish to come and see their teams lose in Milton Keynes, they will be able to do so very easily by rail, because Bletchley station is a...

Accessible Sports Grounds Bill [HL] — Second Reading (17 Jul 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...bad cases today and a disappointing attitude from some of the Premier League clubs. However, I wanted to pause on some good practice, because it is important to do so in order to encourage the good. Derby County Football Club’s ground, Pride Park, is an exemplar of what can be achieved to accommodate disabled spectators with regard to dignity and equality. The ground offers both...

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth (17 Jun 2015)

Amanda Solloway: all Members of the House. Derby is also noted for its straight talking, and I hope to bring some good Derbyshire straight talking to this House. We also have the tremendous football team of Derby County, or the Rams—[Interruption.] I am sorry, but we do. Recently, Mel Morris was appointed the new chairman. Mel, as Members may know, is a local businessman from Littleover in Derby...

Disabled People: Sports Stadia — Question (9 Feb 2015)

Lord Holmes of Richmond: My Lords, I must inform the House of a major structural defect in the main stand at Chelsea: it was built facing the pitch. I apologise to all Chelsea fans. This is a serious issue. Derby County has gone the extra mile, and Cardiff and Swansea have done great stuff on access. Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium is best in class. What does my noble friend believe should be done to clubs which choose...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Free Schools (Funding) (12 May 2014)

Michael Gove: is not just Conservative voters who find free schools attractive. Like so many free schools opening in Labour areas, the Derby Pride free school, an alternative provision free school backed by Derby County football club—congratulations to them on making it to the play-offs—is outstanding in its provision for disadvantaged children in a Labour area, despite the fact that the Labour...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Government Procurement Card (10 May 2011)

Bob Neill: ...Metropolitan Borough Council Trish Haines—CEO Worcester County Council Antoinette Jackson—CEO Cambridge City Council Dr Sandy Bradbrook—CEO Heart of Birmingham Teaching PCT Nick Hodgson—CEO Derby County Council Peter West—Head of Commissioner Methods Care Quality Commission The payment for e) Brasserie Blanc was for a meal for a team of 12 individuals under the Audit Commission's...

Burton upon Trent County Court (27 Jul 2010)

Jonathan Djanogly: ...took place. Hearings and counter services at Burton county court will transfer to either Derby or Stafford county courts, depending on which is closer for the parties involved. Both Stafford and Derby county courts are purpose-built buildings with a high standard of accommodation and facilities for court users, judiciary and staff.

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Local Government Financing (29 Jun 2010)

Chris Williamson: No, I will not give way. It was local authorities such as Derby county council that resisted the Tories' wicked attempts to starve the miners back to work during their year-long strike. What Derbyshire county council did was to ensure that the miners' families had enough food to eat. It was councils-

[Mr. David Wilshire in the Chair] — Online Gambling (18 Mar 2009)

Ian Gibson: ...and I were told about what can go on. Somebody can be sitting in the stand at a football match talking to somebody else in Hong Kong, and because of the time delays involved, they can say, "The Derby County goalkeeper got a red card five minutes ago and was sent off. Get a bet on that." I am not saying that that is what happened in the case that I mentioned—although I could, because we...

Written Answers — Health: Health Education (24 Nov 2008)

Ann Keen: ...PCT 59 Connect 4 life, Tameside and Glossop PCT 18 Cornwall Health Trainer Service 28 County Durham PCT Health Trainer Service 94 Coventry PCT 20 Cumbria 49 Derby City 0 Derby County 117 Devon 40 Doncaster PCT 32 Dudley Health Trainer service 0 Ealing 30 East and Coastal Kent 121 East Lancashire 129 East Sussex Downs and Weald 0 ...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: Betting (20 Oct 2008)

Norman Lamb: ...of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions he has had with the Football Association on allegations of match-fixing and unusual betting activity involving the Norwich City versus Derby County Football League Championship match on 4 October.

European Union (Amendment) Bill (1 Apr 2008)

Baroness Ashton of Upholland: ...the next generation views the world it has grown up in, and I appreciate the sporting analogy she made. But I have to say to the noble Lord, Lord Kerr, that I think it has been more Arsenal than Derby County tonight, which is the highest accolade I can give when living in an Arsenal household and being a Liverpool supporter. We need to make changes while protecting British interests and...

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