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Privatisation of NHS Services — [Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (23 Apr 2018)

Philippa Whitford: ...say, “There’s this little bit of efficiency, and this little bit has been saved”, but when I started the UK spent 4.5% of its GDP on health, and the highest it reached was 9%. Imagine if all that money had gone to frontline care, as the hon. Member for Thirsk and Malton said, and was used to pay nurses properly, get rid of bureaucracy and actually deliver care. We can do...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Defence Industry (23 Apr 2018)

Martin Docherty: ...also associate SNP Members with his earlier comments about Sergeant Tonroe? One of the ships in the Clyde—actually in Glasgow—last week was Her Danish Majesty’s ship Niels Juel which, like all frontline support ships of the Danish royal navy, is designed and built in Denmark. When small northern European countries of 5 million people can design and build all their naval...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Departmental Staff: Wages and Conditions (23 Apr 2018)

Alex Chalk: Cyber-security experts at GCHQ in my constituency are at the frontline of our nation’s defences as never before, and although they did not join up for the money, their skills are much in demand in the private sector. Does my right hon. Friend agree that paying our cyber-experts fairly has never been more important to national security?

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Patrolling: Greater London (23 Apr 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office collects and publishes information on the primary roles that police officers perform, as well as the number of frontline officers, for police force areas in England and Wales. These data are published annually as part of the 'police workforce, England and Wales' statistical bulletin, the latest of which can be accessed here:...

Surgical Mesh: Cancer Treatment (19 Apr 2018)

Rachel Maclean: ...past with long waiting times. That is not good enough, but new leadership is in place. It is beginning to make a real difference in turning around the situation, and that is down to the efforts of the incredibly hard-working frontline staff, and I pay tribute to them. I have visited the cancer ward at the Alex and seen the chemotherapy that is going on there. I have seen at first hand the...

Surgical Mesh (19 Apr 2018)

Emma Little Pengelly: ...—that even Departments and their civil servants must and do listen to the medical professionals. It is important for NICE to move more quickly, though, because its recommendations will be crucial for frontline care, advice and the pathways that are followed for women who present with the issues that have led to this procedure. Secondly—this has been discussed at some length...

National Security Situation - Motion to Take Note (19 Apr 2018)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...that cuts to local policing could have a potentially disastrous impact on counterterrorism efforts. That point has been made on many occasions during Questions in this House by noble Lords with expertise and knowledge. With the loss of frontline officers and with them the loss of the relationships and trust that has built up over decades of community policing teams, Mr Basu asked where...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police Patrolling: West Midlands (19 Apr 2018)

Nick Hurd: The Home Office collects and publishes information on the primary roles that police officers perform, as well as the number of frontline officers, for every police force area in England and Wales. These data are published annually as part of the 'police workforce, England and Wales' statistical bulletin, the latest of which can be accessed here:...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Police Funding (19 Apr 2018)

Nick Hurd: ...of PCCs used the additional flexibility to increase precept, resulting in an over £280m increase in funding in 2018/19. In addition, many PCCs have set out proposals to use this extra funding to improve frontline policing. We are also increasing investment in national policing priorities such as police technology and Special Grant by around £130m in 2018/19 compared to 2017/18....

Fishing: East Anglia: Austerity: Life Expectancy (18 Apr 2018)

Peter Kyle: Does my hon. Friend agree that what is responsible for this situation is not just the restraint in spending, but the way in which spending restraint and austerity have played out on the frontline? The issue is the withdrawal of mental health services for people living at home. It is the teaching assistants who have all but been removed. In particular, it is the impact on services that help...

Gender Pay Gap (18 Apr 2018)

Stella Creasy: ...be damaged by talking about them, and being told, “Don’t worry—we’ll just employ some more junior men to even out the figures.” There is a clear difference between what is happening on the frontline and what the Minister is talking about. Will the Minister join me and other parliamentarians in encouraging people to use our anonymous paymetoo.com website to...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (18 Apr 2018)

Work and Pensions: Universal Credit rollout. 10:00 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Nicola Kyser-Forrest, Homelessness Service Manager and Temporary Accommodation and Support Service Team Manager,Calderdale MBC Demelza Lobb, Technology abuse lead, Refuge Melissa Altman, Director of frontline services for violence against women and girls, Advance Charity Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Director and Founder of Surviving Economic Abuse Marilyn Howard, Research Associate, University of...

Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval: Anti-Semitism (17 Apr 2018)

Paul Masterton: ...and religious groups. It works under the incredible leadership of Nicola Livingston and Evy Yedd to support the community and prevent and combat discrimination against local Jewish people. They were on the frontline when a sales assistant had acid poured over her head in Braehead shopping centre because she worked on a stall selling Israeli cosmetic products. They were on the frontline...

Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval (17 Apr 2018)

Crispin Blunt: ...armed forces were on the start line, in the final stages of their battle procedure before they conducted the invasion of Iraq, in which the British armed forces were responsible for about a third of the frontline with our American allies. It struck me as extraordinary that we were having a two-day debate in Parliament that was ending at about 10 o’clock or midnight, about six hours...

Health Services in Essex (17 Apr 2018)

Priti Patel: ...demands on the East of England Ambulance Service. Five years ago the trust suffered from poor leadership, but I pay tribute to everybody in the ambulance trust. It has been an absolute privilege to meet the paramedics in Witham and on the frontline who every day do amazing and brilliant work. The events of the winter remind us that the pressures are severe. The county council has helped...

Fly-tipping — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)

Colleen Fletcher: ...in recent years by cuts to local government funding. By 2020, the council will have just half the money it had to run services in 2010. Needless to say, that places significant pressure on the provision of frontline services and has forced the council to make tough choices, one of which is to reduce the frequency of household bin collections in order to save more than £1 million a...

Syria: Syria (16 Apr 2018)

Stephen Kinnock: ..., the devil will be in the detail. Such an Act must not be so loose as to allow the Government to do anything, but it must not be so tight as to bind the hands of the Government and those on the frontline to the extent that it would become an impossibly high bar to pass. The costs of non-intervention are clear. Non-intervention would equate to a tacit approval of the abhorrent use of...

Myanmar: Rohingya Minority — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (16 Apr 2018)

Mark Field: ...and Bangladesh, which has been referred to. We are confident that the very act of visiting the camps in Bangladesh and seeing the situation in Rakhine will further strengthen council members’ resolve to find a solution to the crisis. I have not been able to get out to the frontline in Bangladesh, although a number of other Ministers have, but going to Rakhine was a salutary lesson....

Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism (16 Apr 2018)

Ben Wallace: ...that takes into account the level of risk in any given area or institution. The introduction of the Prevent Duty has embedded consideration of the risk of radicalisation in the day-to-day work of frontline statutory partners. We are equipping frontline professionals through Prevent training with the skills and knowledge to help them understand better the role that they can play in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (16 Apr 2018)

Nia Griffith: ...to the oral contribution of the Minister for the Armed Forces of 5 March 2018, Official Report, column 20, what estimate he has made of the cost of moving 150 personnel to act as role models on the frontline for recruiting.


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