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Inequalities - Motion to Take Note (30 Nov 2017)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton: ...been great development in artistic tourism and the arts, all supported by local communities and councils: great sculptures and culture parks now bring many visitors to centres. I was recently in Ilfracombe and saw the large statue that Damien Hirst has loaned to Ilfracombe for 20 or 30 years, and the website for Antony Gormley’s great sculpture, the Angel of the North, states proudly...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Economic Opportunities: South Wales and the South-west (6 Sep 2017)

Peter Heaton-Jones: One project that could provide significant economic opportunities on both sides of the Bristol channel is the provision of a regular ferry service between Ilfracombe in my constituency and south Wales. It has been considered by a commercial company. What support could the Wales Office give to that idea?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (24 Apr 2017)

Peter Heaton-Jones: that North Devon is to receive two coastal communities grants totalling more than £2 million: £500,000 for the museum in Barnstaple and £1.5 million for the new water sports centre in Ilfracombe, which he will kindly visit soon. Will he join me in congratulating those in the community who have helped to make this happen, and does he agree that North Devon gets this sort of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Sustainability and Transformation Plans (15 Nov 2016)

Peter Heaton-Jones: ...affecting North Devon are fully aware of my constituents’ concerns, especially in relation to our geographical isolation? In particular, will he ensure that they are aware of their concerns in Ilfracombe, which has suffered from decades of health inequality because of its location?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (24 Oct 2016)

Andrew Percy: Of course I agree with my hon. Friend’s compliments to the Government on this and wish Ilfracombe all the best. It has made it through to the final 40, and we will be making an announcement on the final fund early next year, so congratulations again.

Healthcare (Devon) (18 Oct 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...west Devon compared with north and east Devon, even when age and deprivation is taken into account, as my hon. Friend the Member for North Devon (Peter Heaton-Jones) emphasised. Somebody living in Ilfracombe Central is statistically likely to die almost 15 years earlier than a person living a two-hour drive away in Newton Poppleford. Inequalities need to be reduced, and the spread of...

Business of the House: Disability Employment Gap (8 Jun 2016)

Peter Heaton-Jones: ...has concerns about the people it represents, but it wants to have a positive way of working with me and, through me, with the Government. That is typical of the positive attitude in North Devon. In Ilfracombe just two months ago, I organised a Disability Confident event, which the Under-Secretary of State for Disabled People attended. It was an extraordinarily positive event that showed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (14 Mar 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: I thank my hon. Friend for his hard work in championing disability employment opportunities. The good businesses of Ilfracombe seized that opportunity, which will make a real difference in the local community.

Local Government Funding: Rural Areas (11 Jan 2016)

Marcus Jones: ...deprivation, which is an extremely important point. He will be glad to know that the coastal communities fund has been extended for another three years, with £90 million. He invited me to visit Ilfracombe, and I look forward to doing so the next time I am in that neck of the woods. During the summer I spent several periods in Cornwall and Devon on visits. I was extremely impressed by the...

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Sep 2015)

Peter Heaton-Jones: ...brief, but separate, points. As Helen shared with us earlier, I also take an interest in people with mental health conditions being able to get back into work. There is one town in my constituency, Ilfracombe, where there is a particular issue. There are a lot of groups, both statutory and third sector, doing a lot of work. I am interested to hear your perspective on the effect you think...

European Union Referendum Bill (9 Jun 2015)

Peter Heaton-Jones: ...from an old English word that means “full of holes”. I am told that some parties considered launching their manifesto there. We also have Exmoor national park. We have beautiful towns such as Ilfracombe, South Molton and Chulmleigh and the biggest village in England, Braunton—woe betide anyone who thinks that it is not a village. We have our principal town in Barnstaple, an important...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (24 Feb 2015)

Nick Harvey: ...full and cannot cope with any more demand. Do Ministers therefore understand the public concern that the clinical commissioning group is considering closing beds in community hospitals, including Ilfracombe and South Molton in my constituency? Can anything more be done to help rural health economies that are trying to restructure but already struggling to cope with existing demand?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Unemployment: Coastal Areas (26 Jun 2013)

Nick Hurd: ...6.9 7.1 8.0 8.0 10.4 9.7 10.0 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight 4.1 4.2 4.8 5.6 5.9 7.4 9.4 9.1 8.1 Morecambe and Heysham Lancaster 5.8 5.4 5.2 5.1 6.0 6.4 5.5 6.2 7.5 Ilfracombe North Devon 3.4 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.4 5.3 6.4 5.9 4.5 Weston-super-Mare North Somerset 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.9 3.6 5.7 5.4 5.8 6.3 Whitley Bay North Tyneside 5.2 5.6...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Unemployment: Coastal Areas (5 Jun 2013)

Nick Hurd: ...Nelson 959 17.4 Hastings/Bexhill Hastings Central St Leonards 519 12.0 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight Ryde North East 216 10.2 Morecambe and Heysham Lancaster Poulton 359 7.0 Ilfracombe North Devon Ilfracombe Central 138 5.4 Weston-super-Mare North Somerset Weston-super-Mare Central 361 8.4 Whitley Bay North Tyneside Riverside 744 10.3 Swanage...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Unemployment: Coastal Areas (13 May 2013)

Nick Hurd: ... Eastbourne 4 7.6 Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth 4 9.2 Hastings/Bexhill Hastings 4 10.0 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight 5 6.1 Morecambe and Heysham Lancaster 5 7.5 Ilfracombe North Devon 2 4.5 Weston-super-Mare North Somerset 7 6.3 Whitley Bay North Tyneside 10 9.9 Swanage Purbeck 1 4.4 Scarborough Scarborough 5 8.8 Whitby Scarborough...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Unemployment: Coastal Areas (19 Oct 2012)

Nick Hurd: ... 7.0 Eastbourne Eastbourne 6.8 Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth 10.2 Hastings/Bexhill Hastings 9.6 Isle of Wight Isle of Wight 8.1 Morecambe and Heysham Lancaster 7.0 Ilfracombe North Devon 6.2 Weston-super-Mare North Somerset 6.3 Whitley Bay North Tyneside 10.9 Swanage Purbeck 4.4 Scarborough Scarborough 8.5 Whitby Scarborough 8.5 ...

Norwich and Norfolk (Structural Changes) Order 2010: Motion to Approve (22 Mar 2010)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer: only about the city of Exeter. I beg your Lordships to look again at what the NHS trust and the police authority said in evidence to the Merits Committee about the effects on towns such as Ilfracombe, Holsworthy and Bideford, which can ill afford any cuts for the reasons that I have given. When the noble Baroness, Lady Dean, did her study, it was in the good times. We are not in the...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sea Change Programme (26 Feb 2010)

Margaret Hodge: ...Bournemouth Borough Council Boscombe North Somerset Council Weston-Super-Mare Arun District Council Littlehampton Torridge DC Westward Ho! Wyre BC Fleetwood North Devon Council Ilfracombe North Tyneside Council North Tyneside East Riding of Yorkshire Council Withernsea Thanet District Council Margate Applied for funding and not allocated a grant ...

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Personal Income: Coastal Areas (24 Mar 2009)

Kevin Brennan: ...Skegness East Lindsey **377 Porthcawl Bridgend/Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr *430 Sidmouth East Devon *380 Whitby Scarborough *411 Minehead West Somerset X St. Ives Penwith **313 Ilfracombe North Devon *352 Swanage Purbeck **460 (1) Employees on adult rates whose pay for the survey pay-period was not affected by absence. Guide to quality: The Coefficient of...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery: Coastal Areas (20 Mar 2009)

Barbara Follett: ...Great Yarmouth 6,865,010 (Greater) Blackpool 7,933,638 (Greater) Bournemouth 3,774,209 (Greater) Brighton 14,023,150 (Greater) Worthing 2,324,665 Hastings/Bexhill 8,838,763 Ilfracombe 1,537,824 Isle of Wight(1) 6,755,735 Llandudno/Colwyn Bay 2,691,304 Lowestoft 5,605,289 Minehead 1,091,431 Morecambe 365,624 Newquay 135,960 Penzance...

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