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Questions to the Mayor of London — Police Recruitment: Police Recruitment (25 Sep 2019)

Peter Whittle: On 25 July 2019 during Boris Johnson’s first speech as the country’s prime minister, he vowed to recruit an extra 20,000 police officers to ‘make our streets safer’. The recruitment drive will begin this month and Mr Johnson said he wants it completed within three years. Many of these officers will be recruited into the Metropolitan Police. Given the current level of recruitment...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Environmental oversight of building on contaminated sites.: Environmental oversight of building on contaminated sites. (25 Sep 2019)

Onkar Sahota: Mr Mayor, there is a case - this is a gasworks site - that was opposed by the local authority at the time. It was brought in by the Mayor at that time, 2010, Mayor Johnson, who gave permission for this development on the gasworks site. The monitoring was left to the developer because the local authority felt that they could trust it. Now the residents are suffering because of poor air...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Police Numbers: Police Numbers (25 Sep 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...in your answer to me that police staff, including Police Community Support Officers, who provide vital backup to our frontline officers, have also been slashed under your predecessor, Mayor Johnson, now Prime Minister. Was there any indication that funding would be given, in addition to the funding for these extra police officers, for the support they need to do their jobs out on the street?

Scottish Parliament: Supreme Court Judgment (Response) (24 Sep 2019)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...course, we must look forward. In my view, four things should happen. First, there must be a clear recognition that the person who is responsible for this fiasco is the Prime Minister. It was Boris Johnson who took the decision to prorogue Parliament; it was Boris Johnson who acted unlawfully; and—I do not say this lightly—it is Boris Johnson who must now resign. It is, of course,...

Scottish Parliament: Common Frameworks (24 Sep 2019)

Jenny Gilruth: ...act as an ambitious common baseline on top of which individual countries can pursue more ambitious standards.” Now, with just 36 days to go until Britain either crashes out without a deal or Mr Johnson somehow manages to arrive at an 11th-hour deal, we are living in different and very difficult political times. Yesterday, my little sister lost out on her honeymoon to Greece, thanks to...

Scottish Parliament: National Testing (Five-year-olds) (19 Sep 2019)

Willie Rennie: When Boris Johnson tramples over parliamentary democracy, the First Minister is outraged; when her education secretary does exactly the same, she pats him on the back. It is not just Parliament; teachers are being snubbed, too. In 400 pages of fresh criticism, teachers said that the tests were “a logistical nightmare”, caused a lot of stress to pupils and were “a waste of time”. That...

Scottish Parliament: Getting it Right for Every Child (Practice Development Panel Report) (19 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: When the Education and Skills Committee took evidence on it in the autumn of 2017, it became clear that the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill ran the very real risk of either conflicting with data protection laws, or being rendered meaningless by them. The issues that were identified by the committee must have been identified by the Government’s advisers. Will...

Scottish Parliament: Pre-release Access to Economic Statistics (Committee Bill Proposal) (19 Sep 2019)

Alex Rowley: .... However, as Gordon Lindhurst pointed out, a whole host of distinguished academics, policy wonks and think tanks say that there is a problem. It is as though the Government is doing a Boris Johnson and putting its hands over its ears. It is unwilling to listen to the evidence that has been clearly presented by many academics and others with expertise in the field, who say that a change is...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (19 Sep 2019)

..., Mary, Findlay, Neil, Finnie, John, Fraser, Murdo, Golden, Maurice, Grant, Rhoda, Gray, Iain, Greene, Jamie, Greer, Ross, Griffin, Mark, Halcro Johnston, Jamie, Hamilton, Rachael, Harvie, Patrick, Johnson, Daniel, Johnstone, Alison, Kelly, James, Kerr, Liam, Lamont, Johann, Lennon, Monica, Leonard, Richard, Lindhurst, Gordon, Lockhart, Dean, Macdonald, Lewis, Marra, Jenny, Mason, Tom,...

Scottish Parliament: National Health Service Construction Projects (18 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: Will the member give way on that point?

Scottish Parliament: Criminal Sentencing (18 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: Can the member enlighten us about which Government introduced that automatic release measure ?

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (18 Sep 2019)

..., Kate, Freeman, Jeane, Gibson, Kenneth, Gilruth, Jenny, Gougeon, Mairi, Grahame, Christine, Gray, Iain, Greer, Ross, Griffin, Mark, Harper, Emma, Harvie, Patrick, Hepburn, Jamie, Hyslop, Fiona, Johnson, Daniel, Johnstone, Alison, Kelly, James, Kidd, Bill, Lamont, Johann, Lennon, Monica, Leonard, Richard, Lochhead, Richard, Lyle, Richard, MacDonald, Angus, MacDonald, Gordon, Macdonald,...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Prison Service (17 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: The report points to the fact that the use of supervised bail has fallen by almost a third since 2005-06. Given that 20 per cent of our prison population is on remand, which is twice the rate in England and Wales, what steps and investments will the cabinet secretary make to avoid the use of remand as the default option for people who are awaiting trial?

Scottish Parliament: Universities (No-deal Brexit) (17 Sep 2019)

Gillian Martin: ...another EU country, what can the Scottish Government do to ensure that they continue to want to work here? Does the minister agree that freedom of movement must be put back on the table by Boris Johnson as he speaks to his counterparts from the rest of the EU?

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (17 Sep 2019)

..., Findlay, Neil, Finnie, John, Forbes, Kate, Freeman, Jeane, Gibson, Kenneth, Gilruth, Jenny, Gougeon, Mairi, Gray, Iain, Greer, Ross, Harper, Emma, Harvie, Patrick, Hepburn, Jamie, Hyslop, Fiona, Johnson, Daniel, Kelly, James, Kidd, Bill, Lamont, Johann, Lennon, Monica, Lochhead, Richard, Lyle, Richard, MacDonald, Angus, MacDonald, Gordon, Macdonald, Lewis, MacGregor, Fulton, Mackay,...

Scottish Parliament: Short-term Lets (Regulation of Private Residential Property Use) (12 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: 8. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to regulate the use of private residential property for short-term lets. (S5O-03530)

Scottish Parliament: Hospitals (Building and Procurement) (12 Sep 2019)

Richard Leonard: ...in the Parliament since its very inception, as well as a source of wise counsel. He will be a very hard act to follow, and we wish him well. [ Applause .] In March this year, my colleague Daniel Johnson asked the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport in the chamber whether the issues at the Royal hospital for sick children Edinburgh, “coupled with the issues at the Queen Elizabeth...

Scottish Parliament: Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Post-legislative Scrutiny Reports) (12 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: Audit Scotland did acknowledge those things, but it also pointed out that the police were severely hampered by a capital backlog. Can the cabinet secretary comment on what the Government will do to ensure that the police can make the capital investments that they need?

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 Sep 2019)

Liaison: Oral evidence from the Prime Minister. 3:30 pm; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister

Scottish Parliament: Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (11 Sep 2019)

Daniel Johnson: Further to that point, the Sciennes site is in my constituency. In her statement, the cabinet secretary mentioned the cost of remedial action on the new site, but what is the total cost of keeping the old site open, which was not programmed? Equipment that was due to be replaced will have to be provided, maintenance will have to be carried out on a building that is well past its sell-by date...

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