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Public Bill Committee: Fisheries Bill: Fisheries objectives (11 Dec 2018)

George Eustice: ...the UK would often wish to go further than the European Union is willing to and we are forced to follow an EU line. In the final days of the last Labour Administration, the then Secretary of State ordered officials to vote for a more restrictive measure to protect bluefin tuna under CITES regulations. The EU started infraction proceedings against the UK as a result of us exercising that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Council Tax ( 2 Feb 2015)

Gisela Stuart: ...newspapers, but a few years ago The Daily Telegraph reported: “Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, who oversees local government, has also opposed any move to change council tax bands. He has ordered officials to destroy data collected by previous governments that could allow a widespread rebanding of properties.” Is that so? If not, what data are available?

Written Answers — Transport: West Coast Railway Line: Franchises (19 Oct 2012)

Simon Burns: ...franchise process. The advice at the time was that there was no evidence that the issue would have made any difference to the outcome of the franchise competition. The Secretary of State immediately ordered officials to conduct further detailed examinations to reassure her that the process and decision arrived at remained robust. Following his appointment as Secretary of State, my right...

Railways ( 4 Nov 2008)

Lord Adonis: My Lords, we have committed to provide 1,300 additional passenger carriages for the rail network by 2014. Four hundred and twenty-three new carriages have already been ordered. Officials are in commercial discussions with train operating companies to secure the remainder over the agreed period.

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