Results 1–20 of 31 for "welsh language" speaker:Stephen Crabb

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Macur Review (24 Feb 2016)

Stephen Crabb: The hon. Gentleman knows that I want the Welsh language to flourish and be used on a day-to-day basis. I am not familiar with the case that he has raised, but if he wants to drop me a note, I will make sure that it is looked into fully.

Written Answers — Wales Office: Welsh Language: Hearing Impairment (18 Jan 2016)

Stephen Crabb: I have regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, including on issues related to the Welsh language. Ofcom places a quota on S4C to subtitle 53% of its output. The Television Access Services report for the first six months of 2015 published on 22 October 2015 states that S4C provided subtitles on 78% of required programmes against its quota of 53%. The full...

Written Answers — Wales Office: S4C: Finance (3 Dec 2015)

Stephen Crabb: ...with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which provide opportunities to discuss a range of issues, including matters related to funding of services across Wales. The Government is committed to Welsh language programming and to the future of S4C. The majority of S4C’s funding comes via the BBC and last week's spending review settlement on the Government element of S4C's funding therefore...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: HMRC (Welsh Language Services) (14 May 2014)

Stephen Crabb: Wales Office Ministers have regular discussions with ministerial colleagues and others, including the Welsh Language Commissioner, on the delivery of Welsh language services by UK Government Departments and public bodies in Wales.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: HMRC (Welsh Language Services) (14 May 2014)

Stephen Crabb: I am very aware of the excellent work done by the Welsh language specialist team at Porthmadog. I would like to give him an assurance that the wider changes that are happening to the network of inquiry offices will not impact on the Welsh language service, an important service that we are determined to keep operational.

Written Answers — Wales: Training (20 Jan 2014)

Stephen Crabb: The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales has undertaken Welsh language tuition since November 2012. The tuition is provided by City Lit, and its cost forms part of a broader package of Welsh language tuition provided to Wales Office Ministers and staff. These costs are not itemised by individual.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Universal Credit (8 Jan 2014)

Stephen Crabb: I thank the hon. Gentleman for that question. I meet regularly Lord Freud, the Minister for welfare reform, to discuss the impact of the complete welfare reform agenda in Wales. The Welsh language, specifically, is an issue that I have discussed with him. We want to see high-quality Welsh language availability for the people who need it.

Welsh Language (Non-devolved Departments) (20 Nov 2012)

Stephen Crabb: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. It is also a pleasure to hear my hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy (Guto Bebb) defend the Welsh language, as he does like no one else. He has a fantastic reputation as a defender of the Welsh language, and he comes from a constituency that has an illustrious history of producing defenders of the Welsh language. I recall his...

Welsh Language (Non-devolved Departments) (20 Nov 2012)

Stephen Crabb: I thank the right hon. Gentleman for that update. I bow to his superior knowledge of the history of Welsh language use. In recent years, there have been a number of developments in the legal framework to support the Welsh language, as hon. Members have mentioned. The Welsh language is one of the 20 areas devolved to Wales, and the Welsh Assembly is responsible for the legislative framework...

Welsh Language (Non-devolved Departments) (20 Nov 2012)

Stephen Crabb: That is an excellent point. It is exactly the kind of point worth making when we begin the review, hopefully after the arrangements are in place for the secondee from the Welsh Language Commissioner’s office. My hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy said that he wanted positive and strong co-operation. I absolutely assure him that that is what we intend. My right hon. Friend the...

Welsh Language (Non-devolved Departments) (20 Nov 2012)

Stephen Crabb: ...My hon. Friend said that he wanted the Wales Office to lead the charge. I leave him and other hon. Members here with the assurance that we will indeed lead the charge in defending and promoting the Welsh language across non-devolved departmental areas. Question put and agreed to. Sitting adjourned.

Written Answers — Wales: Press: Subscriptions (29 Oct 2012)

Stephen Crabb: The Wales Office has a subscription with a Welsh language newspaper called Golwg.

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Welsh Language (15 Sep 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...Regulatory Reform what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Welsh Language (1 Sep 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...and Families what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Treasury: Welsh Language (7 Jul 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...of the Exchequer what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Welsh Language (1 Jul 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...Local Government what recent assessment she has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) her Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Welsh Language (25 Jun 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Health: Welsh Language (23 Jun 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...of State for Health what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Innovation, Universities and Skills: Welsh Language (20 Jun 2008)

Stephen Crabb: ...and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the level of demand for the services provided by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies and non-departmental bodies to be provided in the Welsh language; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Women and Equality: Welsh Language (20 Jun 2008)

Stephen Crabb: To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what recent assessment she has made of the level of demand for the services provided by the Government Equalities Office to be provided in the Welsh language; and if she will make a statement.


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