Former Independent MP for Hastings and Rye (6 May 2010 – 6 Nov 2019)
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Jonathan Bell: ...basis of what DECC had allowed Northern Ireland to do in the terms of its consultation. I am acutely aware of their needs, and, when the record of this period is written, they will see that, when Amber Rudd changed her position, I tried to put legislation specific to Northern Ireland through the House. The Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee turned down legislation that I was...
Christina McKelvie: Douglas Ross mentioned the Istanbul convention and the cabinet secretary’s pleas, which she has made not just to Amber Rudd but to the previous Home Secretary. Will the Scottish Tories join the cabinet secretary and everyone else in this place in pushing Amber Rudd to ratify the Istanbul convention? It has been a long time in coming and it should happen now.
Aileen Campbell: Yes , I do. The acknowledgement from Amber Rudd is long overdue, but acknowledgement alone will not help families in Fife, Scotland or the rest of the UK. Amber Rudd needs to act now to change the failed system. That means reversing the benefits cap, the benefits freeze and the abhorrent rape clause. We will then see progress that does not leave people reliant on food banks for the most basic...
John Bercow: Order. I am sorry to disappoint hon. Members; normally, I try to get through the whole list, but there is considerable pressure on time today, so we will move on to the urgent question from Amber Rudd. Just before she takes to her feet, I should just explain that this absolutely will not run any longer than midday and it could run for a lesser time—we shall see. There is heavy pressure on...
Fergus Ewing: ...the UK Government over the past three years or so. Greg Barker was personally committed to the technology, and we together opened the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters marine energy park. I also met Amber Rudd, Greg Barker’s successor, in Paris in October. At that meeting, I asked whether Amber Rudd or her senior officials would be prepared to meet representatives of Pelamis. I am sad to...
Shirley-Anne Somerville: ...fundamental flaws in universal credit. I have written to the different secretaries of state who have presided over the system; I wrote again when the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd, was appointed; and I raised our deep concerns with her directly when I had a telephone conversation with her yesterday. Most recently, I wrote to Ms Rudd last week, urging the UK...
Amber Rudd: What recent discussions she has had with the fishing industry and other interested parties on reform of the common fisheries policy.
Amber Rudd: What recent representations she has received on the amount of time spent on administrative tasks by police officers each year.
Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans he has for the future of the Communitybuilders programme in the borough of Hastings; and what assessment he has made of the potential of that programme to contribute to the regeneration of the Hastings pier.
Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he consider the merits of designating Hastings as a borough eligible for the establishment of a local enterprise zone; and if he will make a statement.
Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps he has taken to increase access to finance for small businesses.
Amber Rudd: What assessment he has made of the educational achievement of pupils in receipt of free school meals in (a) Hastings and (b) England.
Amber Rudd: Is my right hon. Friend aware that, under the overly cumbersome Building Schools for the Future, it took on average 13 months from first meeting to first construction of a site? What can be done under this Government to ensure that that does not happen again?
That Nigel Adams, Mr David Anderson, Tom Blenkinsop, Thomas Docherty, Bill Esterson, George Eustice, Mrs Mary Glindon, Neil Parish, Dan Rogerson and Amber Rudd be members of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.
Amber Rudd: Is the Secretary of State aware that some extraordinary technological advances are being made by British private companies? One in particular-Marshall-Tufflex in my constituency-would like to come and see Ministers to show them the advances that it has made that could help with general carbon reduction.
Amber Rudd: What plans he has to review arrangements for the use of consultants for Government projects.
Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many and what percentage of people aged 16 to 24 years were not in education, employment or training in each (a) region and (b) local authority in the first quarter of 2009.
Amber Rudd: What effect does my right hon. Friend expect the national crime agency's border police force to have on the number of illegal immigrants, which the previous Government estimated to be around 700,000?
Amber Rudd: What assessment he has made of the prospects for progress on the academies programme; and if he will make a statement.
Amber Rudd: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what mechanism he intends to use to review regional transport board expenditure in 2010-11.