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Social Security: Sport in the UK (4 Feb 2019)

Mike Amesbury: Frodsham junior football club in my constituency has done a remarkable job in fundraising for a needed 3G facility. My concern is that the premiership is not doing its bit. What is the Minister doing to ensure that those vast funds—those vast profits—are used for grassroots football?

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (11 Jan 2018)

Mike Amesbury: Harriet Shaw Weaver from Frodsham in my constituency was among the many suffragettes who helped women secure the right to vote a century ago. What steps are the Government taking to ensure that, in this centenary year, they address the lack of women’s representation in Parliament?

Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill (3 Jul 2017)

Mike Amesbury: ...MPs from all parts of the House advise me that it is important to research some notable historical facts and figures about my constituency. Its three major conurbations are Northwich, Runcorn and Frodsham. Weaver Vale takes its name from its association with the River Weaver in the heart of my Cheshire constituency. People and things of historical association include Sir John Brunner,...

Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day] — Transitional State Pension Arrangements for Women (24 Feb 2016)

Graham Evans: ...while an ever-smaller proportion are contributing through national insurance. Without equalisation, the system risks becoming increasingly difficult to afford. At my help and advice surgery in Frodsham last month, a constituent of mine, Barbara, came to speak to me about this issue. Barbara is 59, turning 60 this year, and she had been expecting to retire at 62. It was not until recently...

Energy and Climate Change: Shale Gas (11 Feb 2016)

Graham Evans: ...successful fact-finding fracking meeting at Helsby high school, ably assisted by the Environment Agency, Public Health England, and the Health and Safety Executive. Over 400 constituents from Frodsham and Helsby left better informed. What steps is the Minister taking to encourage regulatory bodies to engage further in such public meetings?

[Mr George Howarth in the Chair] — Onshore Oil and Gas (26 Jan 2016)

Graham Evans: ..., the natural environment, homes or businesses. Perhaps that is an area in which the Government need to do more to convince the great British public. I recently held two public meetings, in Frodsham and Helsby, where there is currently fracking exploration. I invited representatives of the Environment Agency, Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive, together with a local...

M56 (Junctions 12 to 14) (17 Nov 2015)

Graham Evans: ...into and out of north Wales. Accidents happen all too often on the M56, particularly between junctions 12 and 14, which is the stretch that runs alongside the important communities of Helsby, Frodsham, Sutton Weaver, Preston Brook, Norton and Beechwood in my constituency of Weaver Vale. There is a long, straight stretch of motorway between junctions 12 and 14, running east-west from...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 15 - Inheritance tax: interest (17 Sep 2015)

...Blackman FB 16 Mr Alan Wong FB 17 Rev. Dr. Peter Thomas Sanlon & Mrs. Susanna Sanlon FB 18 Chartered Institute of Taxation FB 19 Mrs Angela Bryant FB 20 Nick Mansfield FB 21 Rich Mockett FB 22 Paul Frodsham FB 23 Paul Obernay, Xarifa Holdings Ltd FB 24 Graham Chilvers FB 25 Jan Geertsema FB 26 Maureen Treadwell FB 27 Christina Windley FB 28 T.P. Properties FB 29 Phil Harmer FB 30 Melvyn...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (16 Jul 2015)

Graham Evans: I recently travelled from Frodsham station to Liverpool John Lennon airport along the Halton curve. It took 15 minutes. This is a game-changer for commuters in the area. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the £10.4 million investment and reinstatement of the Halton curve is a strong commitment of this Government to Weaver Vale, Cheshire and the northern powerhouse?

Devolution and Growth Across Britain (3 Jun 2015)

Graham Evans: ...hon. Friend the Chancellor last year, the Halton curve is now going to be reinstated. The scheme has a clear, positive business case and would reinstate and re-signal a section of railway between Frodsham and Runcorn, allowing trains to travel from Frodsham, Helsby and Halton to Liverpool and John Lennon airport, as well as into Chester and onwards to north Wales, as my right hon. Friend...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 Jul 2014)

Claire Perry: This scheme involves the installation of new crossovers at Halton and Frodsham with a track upgrade enabling trains to operate in both directions. This work reinstates a rail link which will enable passenger services from North Wales and West Cheshire to directly access Liverpool City Centre and Liverpool John Lennon airport. Further details of the work to be provided by Network Rail early...

[Martin Caton in the Chair] — Transport Infrastructure (North Wales) (26 Nov 2013)

Mark Tami: ...and 17 minutes by public transport—a bus and a train, two changes. Wrexham is 32 minutes by car, or one hour and 25 minutes by public transport—it is a bus and two changes, even from Wrexham. Frodsham is 24 minutes by car, or one hour and 14 minutes by bus and train, again involving two changes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (25 Oct 2012)

Graham Evans: What assessment has my hon. Friend made of the impact of onshore wind farms on local environments such as Frodsham Marsh in my constituency? Plans for a wind turbine farm there have just been confirmed.

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — backbench business — Onshore Wind Energy (10 Feb 2011)

Graham Evans: ...not being on beautiful British countryside or too close to homes. I want to talk specifically about an application to build a wind farm in my constituency very close to the beautiful market town of Frodsham. Peel Energy is applying to build at least 20 125-metre-tall wind turbines on Frodsham marshes, which is an important wetland habitat for numerous bird species. This year marsh...

Onshore Wind Turbines (13 Oct 2010)

Graham Evans: ...mentioned but is relevant to my constituency. In my constituency, there are proposals from Peel Energy to build a large-scale wind farm on the marshes between the Mersey estuary and the villages of Frodsham and Helsby. Those proposals would not just result in the ruin of a beautiful area of Cheshire countryside, but lead to the destruction of wetlands that provide a habitat for numerous...

Finance Bill (6 Jul 2010)

Graham Evans: ...similar interests in football and military history. Despite the views of his Labour colleagues on Halton council, we were in wholehearted agreement in our opposition to wind turbines being built on Frodsham marshes, as well as to the numerous incinerator applications across Cheshire. I was sorry to learn that Mike was forced to stand down owing to ill health and I wish him and his wife...

Bill Presented: Christmas Adjournment (18 Dec 2008)

Mike Hall: reduce the number of programme area boards from eight to five; the whole purpose of bringing democracy closer to people was that there would be those area boards. The three towns in Vale Royal—Frodsham, Northwich and Winsford—are being put into rural area boards, when they should have boards of their own, so that they can be involved in the decision-making process. That was in the...

Points of Order: Summer Adjournment (22 Jul 2008)

Mike Hall: ...a guy called Harry Pyle, a very old friend of mine. Harry died on 29 June this year, aged 85. He lived an extremely full life. He was a committed socialist and a Quaker. He was a power for good in Frodsham and worked extensively in Africa. He did wonderful work with Oxfam and the Jubilee 2000 campaign. He belonged to CND and campaigned against the war on Iraq. Despite my views on that,...

[Sir John Butterfill in the Chair] — Post Office Restructuring (29 Nov 2007)

Stephen O'Brien: my colleagues. Edward Timpson is working in Crewe and Nantwich, where we are fighting two potential closures in each town; Graham Evans is in Weaver Vale, where we are fighting a closure near Frodsham; and in Chester, Stephen Mosley is fighting six potential closures at Aldford, Brook lane, Brook street, Christleton, Handbridge and Watergate street. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for...

Written Answers — Home Department: M56: Speed Limits (19 Nov 2007)

Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many speeding tickets have been issued by Cheshire Constabulary in the 40 mph zone on the M56 between Frodsham and Runcorn since the introduction of the zone.

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