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Written Answers — Treasury: Debts: Advisory Services (30 Mar 2022)

John Glen: ...provided record levels of debt advice funding to the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) for free-to-client debt advice provision in England in 2020/21 and in this financial year. MaPS is one of the main funders for free-to-client debt advice in England, alongside other sources of funding for the sector, including from local authorities and via charitable donations. On 14 February, MaPS...

Scottish Parliament: Keeping the Promise Implementation Plan (30 Mar 2022)

Meghan Gallacher: ...added: “That’s heartbreaking and shameful, and it shouldn’t be the case. Her words were backed up by the First Minister, who has admitted that progress has stalled, citing Covid as one of the main reasons for that. Charities such as Who Cares? Scotland saw a huge rise in the number of people seeking support during the pandemic. The helpline that Who Cares? Scotland runs has taken...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill: Final Stage (24 Mar 2022)

John O'Dowd: relation to period products that I did not really understand previously. With regard to the Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill, I, as a man, am having an insight into the lives of the — mainly — women who are abused by — mainly — men. It is clear that the vast majority of victims of domestic violence are women and the vast majority of perpetrators are men. That includes when men...

Elections Bill - Committee (5th Day): Amendment 137 (23 Mar 2022)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...the eminent professor of politics at Cambridge University, David Runciman, published an extended article arguing that children should be allowed to vote from the age of six. He cited a new book by John Wall which makes the case for no lower age limit on voting rights in the name of true democracy, and which addresses objections such as those based on competency. Wall suggests that parents...

P&O Ferries and Employment Rights (21 Mar 2022)

John Martin McDonnell: Before I make my main points, may I just say that I have heard reference to the tonnage tax a couple of times in this debate? Some of us have been dealing with the tonnage tax issue for more than 20 years, and, time and again, we have raised it with successive governments. The fact is that, although tonnage tax has now paid out something like £2.4 billion to shipping companies to enable...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Infrastructure: Traffic Lights: Victoria Road, Carrickfergus (21 Mar 2022)

John Stewart: ...risk of sounding ridiculously parochial, whether, in the interests of public safety, she will look into the traffic lights at one of the busiest junctions in Carrickfergus from Victoria Road to the main road, which have failed more than 20 times in the past six months, and despite constant communication with her Department and Siemens, nothing has been done. (AQT 2175/17-22)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: P&O Ferries Update (21 Mar 2022)

John Blair: ...myself and my party with the comments from across the House about the workers involved and those working to help those members affected. As I am a member of the AERA Committee, my question relates mainly to supply chains. Some of the parties — including the Minister's, it seems — on the local council thought that resources should not be shared with Belfast port at this time of need. I...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: East Coast Main Line (16 Mar 2022)

John Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of long distance high speed train services on the East Coast Main Line are delivered by open access operators as of 8 March 2022; and if he will publish details of (a) those services and (b) their capacity as a proportion of total capacity on the East Coast Main Line.

Scottish Parliament: Conversion Practices (15 Mar 2022)

John Mason: ...from persecuting Christian believers to becoming one himself, and most people would see that as positive. We also need to draw a distinction between sexual orientation and sexual activity. The main thrust of Bible teaching is about activity. For example, the Bible teaches that sexual relationships should be within marriage, although there is also teaching against attitudes such as lust....

Ukrainian Refugees — [Peter Dowd in the Chair] (14 Mar 2022)

Jim Shannon: ...number of letters in my mailbag, and everyone else’s mailbag here. The hon. Member for St Albans (Daisy Cooper) gave examples—nothing illustrates this better than examples. We were not in the main Chamber to hear about the homes for Ukrainians scheme because we were here, but the Minister has informed us of what happened. I am thankful that the Home Office has decided to heed the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (10 Mar 2022)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 7 March 2022 to Question 132162 on Armoured Fighting Vehicles, how many of the Army’s (a) main battle tanks, (b) infantry fighting vehicles and (c) artillery are not operational or available for deployment as of 7 March 2022.

Defence Supplementary Estimate 2021-22 (9 Mar 2022)

Jeremy Quin: ...mind what we have done over the past two weeks to show our commitment from the eastern Mediterranean, to the high north, to Estonia. By land, sea and air, we have proved our ability to act fast to maintain deterrence alongside our NATO partners. To reassure my hon. Friend the Member for Poole (Sir Robert Syms), one aspect of the IR was the importance of continuing to train and look after...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Integrated Education Bill: Final Stage (9 Mar 2022)

Chris Lyttle: .... We have had a few firsts today. A DUP MLA, Robin Newton, my constituency colleague, with whom I have worked on a number of issues and whom I respect, expressed sadness that a Sinn Féin MLA, John O'Dowd, had not spoken in the debate. It is welcome to see the DUP wishing that Sinn Féin be fully involved in debates and its view listened to and heard in the Chamber as an important...

Ukraine Update (9 Mar 2022)

Ben Wallace: ...of the House, and you would not like me to take too long either—[Interruption.] Certainly those on the Labour Back Benches would not like that. The right hon. Member for Wentworth and Dearne (John Healey) asked some important questions. I am grateful for Labour’s support for the position that the Government have taken on Ukraine. Our position mirrors that of the international...

Scottish Parliament: Care Home Visiting Rights (Anne’s Law) (9 Mar 2022)

John Mason: I fully agree with the main theme of the motion in that continuing contact with family and friends when someone has moved into a care home is incredibly important for all concerned. Our own family was in that position, as my mother went into an Abbeyfield care home in Rutherglen in January 2019 and stayed there for over two years until she died at the age of 93, just a year ago, in March...

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill: Clause 1 - Overview (7 Mar 2022)

Kevin Hollinrake: ...Margaret Hodge). We have worked together on so much, and we have worked on this legislation for a long time. I will talk about new clause 2 when I come to my comments on whistleblowers, but the main thing I want to talk about is amendment 64. Many hon. Members have spoken about the danger of asset flight. In reality, we know it is happening already; people are not going to wait for this...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (7 Mar 2022)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) main battle tanks, (b) infantry fighting vehicles and (c) artillery are available for immediate deployment as of 1 March 2022.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Fair Employment (School Teachers) Bill: Second Stage (2 Mar 2022)

Chris Lyttle: ...research carried out by the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University suggests that only 2% of teachers in Catholic primary schools are from a Protestant background and that, in primary schools with mainly Protestant pupils, only 7% of teachers are from a Catholic background. That cannot be an acceptable status quo for teachers in Northern Ireland. The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland...

Sanctions (28 Feb 2022)

David Lammy: ...supporting Ukraine and opposing this outrageous campaign of aggression. This morning, I had the honour, with the shadow Defence Secretary my right hon. Friend the Member for Wentworth and Dearne (John Healey), of meeting Ukraine’s ambassador. He thanks all sides of this House for the united opposition we have shown to Vladimir Putin’s illegal war and the support we continue to show...

Written Answers — Treasury: Inflation (24 Feb 2022)

John Glen: economy recovers, many economies are experiencing high inflation, in part due to pressures from rising energy prices and disruptions to global supply chains. These global pressures are the main driver of higher inflation in the UK. We understand the pressure that a higher cost of living places on people and low-income families. The government is providing support worth over £20...

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