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Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: The Fee Limit (15 Sep 2016)

Gordon Marsden: ...about TEF for a later stage. We should also consider where this proposal will take a university’s position with regard to the students it wants to attract. I want to quote Professor David Phoenix, chair of MillionPlus and the vice-chancellor—since we are quoting vice-chancellors this morning—of London South Bank University. When the Government’s Green Paper was...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Investing in Town Centres in Upper Bann (13 Sep 2016)

Sinead Bradley: ...to what will revive the high street in those areas. For example, I know that the council invests in Lurgan show. I have learnt that the public park there is the largest on the island after Phoenix Park. Such shows, although they are great and draw crowds, do not greatly benefit the high street. It is about creative thinking and playing to the strengths of the area. I look again at...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (13 Sep 2016)

Science and Technology Committee (Lords): EU membership and UK science - follow-up. 10:10 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:20 AM) Professor Sir David Greenaway, Chair, Russell Group Professor David Phoenix OBE, Chair, MillionPlus Dr Patrick Vallance, President, Pharmaceuticals R&D, GlaxoSmithKline (at 11:20 AM) Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive, Science and Technology Facilities Council Mr Phil Smith, Chairman, UK & Ireland, Cisco International Ltd Professor Dame Julia Slingo OBE FRS, Chief...

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...“Let your fellow Protestants in or let them die.” The act horrified King James himself, because he had given no instruction for that to happen and in no way approved. On 28 July two armed merchant ships, the Mountjoy and the Phoenix, sailed towards a boom protected by HMS Dartmouth. The Mountjoy rammed and breached the boom and the ships moved in and relieved the city. After...

Backbench Business: Channel 4 (19 Jul 2016)

Graham Jones: ...I am not averse to that argument. Channel 4’s promotion of regional investment is impressive, and its model has produced a history of fantastic northern TV. As programmes such as “This is England” or “Phoenix Nights” testify, it represents a rare example of the Government’s so-called northern powerhouse at work. The nub of the issue is that...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (8 Jun 2016)

Public Accounts: Service family accomodation. 2:30 pm; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Bill Mahon, Director, RAF Families Federation Anna Wright, Director, Naval Families Federation Louise Simpson, Evidence Director, Army Families Federation Mrs Liz Phoenix Stephen Lovegrove, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence Colin Wood, Chief Executive, Defence Infrastructure Organisation Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People Richard Lumby, Managing Director,...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (26 May 2016)

Murdo Fraser: ...they do not have enough powers. It is in the area of industry and manufacturing that we have seen the greatest concern. A series of closures in recent months and years have decimated the sector: Tullis Russell in Fife, the Carron Phoenix plant in Falkirk—with a history going back hundreds of years—Longannet power station in Fife, Texas Instruments in Greenock, Tannoy in...

Nuisance Callers - Question (11 May 2016)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...mandatory caller line identification. The problem with fines is that they are either very small and do not hurt the company or so big that they put the company out of business and it reappears as a phoenix company. Would the Minister give some consideration to giving the Information Commissioner the powers to hold directors of these companies to account, rather than simply relying on fines?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Taxis (4 May 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...operations or training exercises, to enabaling taskings such as mountain rescue and emergency support to the civil authorities. The MOD’s vehicle lease and hire in the UK is covered by the Phoenix contract with Babcock Land Limited, which was placed in April 2012. The department does not hold readily available and comparative spend data before this date. The cost to the MOD of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester (29 Mar 2016)

Jim McMahon: ...2016 to Question 24298 and 8 March 2016 to Question 28866, on Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester, whether any value for money review was undertaken on the decision to relocate staff from Phoenix House, Oldham to Manchester.

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (17 Mar 2016)

Huw Merriman: ...LEA school or an academy, the key is having the right leadership in place and the good times then tend to follow. Prior to moving to East Sussex 10 years ago, I spent five happy years as a governor of the Phoenix High School in White City. There were over 50 different first languages, a high proportion of pupils received free school meals, and just 9% of its pupils achieved five grades at...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester (8 Mar 2016)

David Gauke: HM Revenue and Customs has not undertaken a separate value for money review of the decision in February 2008 to close the office at Phoenix House, Oldham. I refer you to my answer of 3 February 2016.

Uk Steel Industry (29 Feb 2016)

Anna Turley: ...research and development hub, which is the materials processing industry in my constituency—the Government have the perfect opportunity to put right some of their wrongs and to help some kind of steel phoenix to rise from the ashes in Teesside. Teesside can build on its industrial strength and once more play a vital role in driving the UK’s industrial and high-tech economy of...

European Affairs (25 Feb 2016)

Nicholas Soames: ...remarkable has been achieved, which has brought freedom, security and prosperity way beyond the dreams that anyone alive at the time could ever have contemplated. Not only have the sovereign states of Europe risen, phoenix-like, from the ashes of two world wars, but they have created of their own free will a European Union of 28 members comprising the biggest and most powerful single...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Greater Manchester (3 Feb 2016)

David Gauke: The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) office at Phoenix House, Oldham was announced for closure in February 2008 as part of HMRC’s earlier Regional Review Programme, and was partially vacated in November 2009 with the majority of staff relocating to Manchester and finally closed in May 2014. HMRC has not undertaken a separate value for money review on the closure of the office in Oldham....

Enterprise Bill [Lords] (2 Feb 2016)

Wendy Morton: ...businesses are the backbone of our local economy. Newer companies such as SHS, which manufactures stainless steel handles, work alongside longer-established and often larger firms such as Whitehouse Cox and Phoenix, echoing the industrial heritage of the west midlands. I want education, skills and business to drive our economy and a culture of encouragement that nurtures and develops...

Telford Co-operative Multi Academy Trust Schools — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (2 Feb 2016)

Nick Gibb: .... My hon. Friend raised particular concerns about the performance of the Telford Co-operative Multi Academy Trust, which was joined by four academies in Telford in April and June 2013: Lakeside, Phoenix, Sutherland and Wrockwardine. At the time of conversion, the schools were performing well. In February 2015, however, all four schools were judged inadequate by Ofsted and serious financial...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Schemes (16 Dec 2015)

Priti Patel: ...Shropshire Council Stoke College Stoke Council Interserve Working Futures Limited: CPA16 – Yorkshire and the Humber Halifax Opportunities Trust Aim 2 Learn Interserve Working Futures Limited: CPA17 – Yorkshire and the Humber Groundwork Sheffield Phoenix Enterprises G4S Regional Management (UK&I) Limited: CPA18 - Yorkshire and the Humber Pinnacle People JJ Training Work...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Military Veterans (8 Dec 2015)

Graham Evans: ...life, having left the armed forces. However, veterans represent the largest single cohort in our prisons. Will my right hon. Friend join me in praising the excellent work of Care After Combat, whose Phoenix project aims to reduce reoffending rates by mentoring veterans both in prison and on release?

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (1 Dec 2015)

Business, Innovation and Skills: Assessing quality in Higher Education. 9:15 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ...Gill, Editor, Times Higher Education Nicki Horseman, Lead HE Data Analyst, Times Higher Education Professor Joy Carter, Vice Chancellor, University of Winchester and Chair of GuildHE Professor Dave Phoenix, Vice Chancellor of London South Bank University and Chair of million+ John Widdowson, Principal of New College Durham and President of the Association of Colleges Professor David...


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