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Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Average Earnings: Pendle (7 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether an estimate has been made of the average earnings of full-time employees in Pendle constituency for April of each year since 2000.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Floods: Pendle (8 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what options her Department is considering for flood prevention in Pendle.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012: Lancashire (8 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what recent assessment he has made of the likely effects of the London 2012 Olympics on the economy of (a) Pendle constituency and (b) Lancashire.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Unemployment Benefits: Pendle (14 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people of working age in Pendle (a) are in receipt of out-of-work benefits and (b) have been in receipt of such benefits for at least nine of the last 10 years.

Building a High-Skilled Economy (17 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...is still remembered fondly in the local area. To stand here and make my maiden speech is a tremendous honour, particularly in the light of those who have previously represented the constituency of Pendle, or, as it was formerly known, of Nelson and Colne-men such as Sidney Silverman, David Waddington and, for the past 18 years, Gordon Prentice. In fact, while researching for my own speech,...

Business of the House (1 Jul 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...the law currently provides sufficient protection for telephone bill payers from being charged for calls made by an external hacker through their switchboard? Jolene Gregory, the practice manager of Pendle View medical centre in my constituency, has a bill for £4,700 for fraudulent calls made between September and December 2009, which to date, the telephone provider, Azzurri...

Military Aviation Industry (15 Sep 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...-west of England. The aerospace sector there has long been recognised as one of Europe's leading industrial clusters and as a model for development within the aerospace and other industries. In my Pendle constituency, a number of significant firms are dependent on the aviation industry and on military contracts in particular. As recently as Defence questions on Monday this week, I raised...

Military Aviation Industry (15 Sep 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...under control, and should have conducted a strategic defence review instead of delaying the pain until now. The importance of big aerospace contractors such as Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems to Pendle, Lancashire and the United Kingdom economy should not be underestimated. As my hon. Friend the Member for Fylde (Mark Menzies) pointed out, there is a significant number of subcontractors and...

Yousaf Family (12 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...school and Walshaw high school, where she is fondly remembered. After leaving school, Tania married and had two young boys of her own-three-year-old Arien and nine-month-old Harris. She worked for Pendle borough council and then as a clerical assistant at business solutions firm Liberata in Nelson. Back in May, her manager, Wendy Smith, was reported in The Times newspaper describing Tania...

Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (14 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: In my constituency of Pendle, many graduates earn far less on average than those working in other parts of the country. Does my right hon. Friend welcome the Browne review's proposals to raise the threshold for fees repayment from £15,000 to £21,000?

Written Answers — Transport: Roads: Deaths (18 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries have occurred on roads in Pendle constituency in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Pendle (25 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps his Department is taking to assist residents in Pendle constituency who are in receipt of jobseeker's allowance to enter employment.

Planning (Developer Bonds): Postal Services Bill (27 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...and the Post Office are key national institutions, and we must ensure that they are both on a secure and stable footing. Securing the future of the post office network is absolutely vital to me. Pendle lost 17 sub-post offices under the last Government, including, most recently, six branches in 2008. Many parts of the country fared even worse than my constituency, with the number of post...

Suicide and Self-Harm in a Recession (27 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: ...to what she says, I suggest that businesses have a role to play. In Nelson in my constituency, six deaths in the past six years resulted from people falling from a multi-storey car park by the Pendle Rise shopping centre. Despite that, when Pendle borough council proposed new safety measures in July last years, the car park owners refused to support such measures, saying that town hall...

Business of the House (28 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: On Friday, I met John Bottomley, managing director of JKB Shopfitting in Nelson. Like a number of other manufacturing firms in Pendle, the firm is currently doing so well that it has outgrown its premises. Sadly, however, the local council and the chamber of commerce tell me that there are no grants available to help the firm to relocate within the borough; nor were there any such grants...

Business of the House: Local Growth White Paper (28 Oct 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: Businesses in Pendle and I are keen that the Pennine Lancashire bid, for which we have recently submitted additional information, will be approved soon. Will the Secretary of State reassure me that the remaining decisions on LEPs will be taken speedily?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (10 Nov 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: The Deputy Prime Minister might be aware that, in response to the comprehensive spending review, the three most senior officers of Pendle borough council have announced a wage cut of 27%. In contrast, the chief constable of Lancashire police, Steve Finnigan, has started a 90-day consultation on making all Lancashire's police community support officers redundant. Does my right hon. Friend...

Written Answers — Education: Free School Meals: Pendle (22 Nov 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many children in Pendle were eligible for free school meals on the latest date for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Employment: Pendle (24 Nov 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what proportion of the working population in Pendle constituency is employed in the (a) public and (b) private sector.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: European Council (20 Dec 2010)

Andrew Stephenson: The eurozone economy is vital to manufacturing and defence firms in Pendle, which export products across Europe and the globe. Alongside currency fluctuations and economic uncertainty, many businesses say that red tape and bureaucracy is the main challenge that they face. Was that issue addressed at the European Council?


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