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Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (10 Jan 2019)

Liz McInnes: I thank the Secretary of State for that answer and share his sentiments about the terrible attacks on our trains recently. On 2 January I was at Castleton station in my constituency, watching train cancellation after train cancellation as my constituents were trying to get back to work after the new year break. Does the Secretary of State think that it is fair to hit rail passengers with an...

M4 Upgrading: South Wales — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (14 Nov 2018)

Jessica Morden: ...cost to business. I have constituents, family members and friends, as well as colleagues working in my office, who commute, so I understand the cost all too well. The M4 motorway between Magor and Castleton does not meet modern motorway design standards, yet it carries a greater volume of traffic than it was designed for. Some sections of the motorway—particularly the Brynglas tunnels...

Carcraft — [Hywel Williams in the Chair] (10 Jun 2015)

Liz McInnes: ...Carcraft last month. I congratulate the hon. Members who have turned up for the debate. I urge the House to take notice of the recent closure of the car dealer Carcraft, which was headquartered in Castleton, part of my constituency of Heywood and Middleton. Carcraft fell into administration in late April, leaving 474 people unemployed. This is the first time in the new Parliament that such...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism (27 Nov 2014)

Andrew Bingham: Christmas lights are being turned on across the whole of my High Peak constituency at the moment, with the village of Castleton proving a particular draw to tourists from all around. Does my hon. Friend agree that tourism in this country is a year-round phenomenon, not just for the summer, and consequently provides a huge boost to my constituency and the whole country? Furthermore, will she...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 Oct 2014)

Liz McInnes: ...Gentleman Jim”, who is still resident in Middleton. My constituency of Heywood and Middleton comprises those two former mill towns, along with the large village of Norden, the former mill town of Castleton and the more affluent Bamford. The constituency is one of those that make up the metropolitan borough of Rochdale. The M62 motorway separates the constituency, with Middleton to the...

Outdoor Sport and Recreation — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (10 Sep 2014)

Andrew Bingham: ... the Member for Hexham (Guy Opperman) walked last year or the year before. The scenery and the fresh air are so good for people, but they also bring them to my constituency. I go to areas such as Castleton and the Hope valley in the summer and everywhere there are people with maps around their necks, the big boots and what I call the speckly socks, all coming to the Peak district and High...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Tourism (VAT) (11 Feb 2014)

Andrew Bingham: ...extol all the virtues of my High Peak constituency. Suffice it to say that many hon. Members have heard of High Peak and of Buxton, Glossop and all our fantastic attractions, such as the caves of Castleton. Tourism is a huge source of income for the High Peak. I would support a cut in VAT, which would boost the local economy by bringing more tourists into High Peak and across the country....

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (15 Jan 2013)

Home Affairs: Draft Anti-Social Behaviour Bill. 2:45 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rebecca Bryant, ASB Services Lead, Manchester Council, Ian Whiteway, ASB Manager, Richmond Housing Partnership and Peter Castleton, Community Safety Manager, Brighton & Hove City Council; Councillor Anita Lower, Local Government Association; Eamon Lynch, Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group, Gavin Smart, Director of Policy, Chartered Institute of Housing, Kevin Williamson, National...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward: Rural Affairs and the Environment (22 Jun 2011)

Graeme Dey: ..., the rural parts of Angus and, indeed, Scotland are about more than food production, important though that is. Rural Angus is the scene of many small and medium-sized business success stories. Castleton of Eassie is home to Agrico UK, the Scottish arm of one of the leading seed-potato exporters in Europe, which does business around the globe from its base on the western edge of my...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Safeguarding Children (28 Mar 2011)

Baroness Neville-Jones: ...of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC ) and a number of meetings have been held with officials. The Home Secretary's letter of 11 March to the right honourable Member for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleton (Yvette Cooper) sets out the Government's policy on remodelling the vetting and barring scheme and has been provided to the NSPCC. A copy has been placed in the House Library.

Public Bodies Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day) (29 Nov 2010)

Lord Greaves: ...that national parks authorities are in the process of selling off or leasing out property for other people to manage. I raise the issue of the Losehill educational centre in the Peak District near Castleton. The national parks authority is considering proposals by people who are willing to buy it and take it over. So there is a certain amount of selling-off going on as a result of reduced...

Speaker's Statement: Economic Affairs and Work and Pensions (8 Jun 2010)

Andrew Bingham: ..., all of it contained in the Peak District national park, which is the oldest national park in the country, and reputedly the second most visited in the world after mount Fuji. The caves of Castleton, which are the source of Blue John stone-unique to those caves and mined since Roman times-and the southern end of the Pennine way in Edale are particular delights. It is an area in which the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (2 Jun 2010)

Jim Dobbin: Four high schools in my constituency are in the last throes of the Building Schools for the Future programme: Matthew Moss high school in Castleton, Siddal Moor sports college, Holy Family-a new joint-faith school-and Middleton technology college in Middleton. Can the Prime Minister guarantee that that programme will be seen through to its completion, which would also help many of the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Roads: Roads (22 Sep 2009)

Stewart Stevenson: Traffic flows on the trunk road section of the A83 range from an Average Annual Daily Flow (AADF) of 5,027 vehicles per day between Arrochar and Tarbet to 2,805 vehicles per day at Castleton, north of Tarbert. It is not possible to quantify the volume of traffic that uses the entire A83 as the flow of traffic varies along the route.

[Mr. Mike Hancock in the Chair] — Mountain Rescue Teams (21 Jan 2009)

Tom Levitt: ...taxation reasons, as the hon. Member for Westmorland and Lonsdale (Tim Farron) said. In the words of Ian Hurst, the chairman of the Buxton mountain rescue team: "Street collections in Buxton and Castleton this Xmas have not been as fruitful as previous years...due to there being less money around and the public being unwilling to give to charity, which as the recession bites, will only...

Business of the House: Benefits Uprating (11 Dec 2008)

Paul Rowen: ...in Rochdale, which I understand from yesterday's newspapers will be closing. What steps is the Minister's Department taking to assist those people, with more than 70 losing their jobs last week in Castleton, for example? We are pleased to see from the welfare reform White Paper that the Government are moving towards our policy of having a single working-age benefit in future. Although the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Schools: Schools (29 Feb 2008)

Maureen Watt: ... PPP New Build 2007 Holy Name RC Primary School PPP New Build 2007 Glasgow St Thomas Aquinas High School PPP New Build 2003 St Clare’s Primary School New Build 2004 Castleton Primary School New Build 2004 Haghill Primary School New Build 2004 St Benedict’s Primary School New Build 2004 Lourdes Primary School New Build 2004 ...

Orders of the Day: New Clause 11 — Restriction on certain arrangements under section 3(2) (28 Feb 2007)

Tom Levitt: ...reoffending. He put it in terms of having seen the light; I am sure that it was not quite as dramatic as that. My third experience in recent weeks was to visit the Hollowford outdoor centre in Castleton in Hope Valley in my constituency and meet a group of young offenders. I saw the work that was being done with them by that charity and the interest of the people involved in working with...

Scottish Parliament: Caithness Economy (25 Oct 2006)

Jamie McGrigor: ...to local subcontractors. It is a high-tech company that fulfils a need for high-tech precision engineering. Kongsberg Simrad in Wick makes underwater cameras, sonar systems, and echo sounders. In Castleton, Icetech Freezers Ltd specialises in low-cost refrigeration. We should not forget JGC Engineering, the experts in decommissioning work whose experience at Dounreay will hopefully lead...

Written Answers — Wales: M4 (Opening Dates) (5 Jul 2005)

Peter Hain: ...Meltons 11 November 1977 Stormy Down to Groes (Stage 1) 22 December 1977 Coryton to Miskin 22 December 1977 Miskin to Pencoed 23 April 1980 Tredegar Park to Malpas 10 July 1980 Castleton to Coryton 18 September 1981 Pencoed to Stormy Down 30 April 1982 Coldra to Caerleon 26 February 1993 Earlswood to Lonlas 9 December 1994 Baglan to Briton Ferry 9...


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