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Richard Thomson: What steps his Department is taking to allocate funding from the Clean Steel Fund before 2023 following the development of hydrogen-based steelmaking projects in Sweden and Germany.
Richard Thomson: Will the Minister give way?
Philip Hollobone: I call Richard Thomson.
Richard Thomson: If the Government will conduct a review of the process for appointing peers to the House of Lords.
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reason the minutes of the quarterly Board Meetings of his Department have not been uploaded to the gov.uk website since July 2019.
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the stability and security of the agricultural fertiliser supply chain; and if he will make a statement.
Richard Thomson: Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. There is an important distinction to be drawn between visiting a constituency and inviting the MP to join you. I wonder how I might be able to correct the record, as the Minister said something that does not seem to be exactly in accord with how arrangements were made.
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2021 to Question 73993 on Seed Potatoes: Scotland, what new markets his Department has identified for Scottish seed potato exports which were not previously available.
Richard Thomson: Would not the best way by far to support east-west trade, and to overcome the entirely self-inflicted wounds that this Government have created with the protocol, be simply to realign with the single market and the customs union?
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made in negotiations with EU countries that have not yet confirmed recognition of the UK Blue Badge Scheme in their jurisdiction; and what estimate he has made of the timescale for the conclusion of those negotiations.
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when she will respond to the correspondence from the hon. Member for Gordon dated 22 October 2021 and 26 November 2021 (Case Ref: RI4282) regarding the Export Support Service.
Richard Thomson: What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on tackling labour shortages in the transport and logistics sectors.
Angela Eagle: I call Richard Thomson.
Richard Thomson: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.
Richard Thomson: I beg to ask leave to withdraw the clause.
Richard Thomson: I listened carefully to what the Minister said. I look forward to seeing how those governance measures operate in practice—how they are introduced and how effective they turn out to be. On that basis, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the clause.
Richard Thomson: I beg to ask leave the withdraw the clause.
Richard Thomson: I echo what has been said and offer my thanks to those involved in the recruitment process and to those who have given their service. I also pass on our best wishes to Ms Middleton, who seems to be an eminently suitable appointee for the role.
Richard Thomson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the number of jobs that will be (a) created and (b) supported in (i) Scotland and (ii) the UK as a result of his policy to deploy carbon capture, usage and storage at two industrial clusters by the mid-2020s.
Richard Thomson: I am sure that the right hon. Gentleman will agree that, when it comes to Andrew Sabisky, we should call a Spad a Spad. Can he confirm whether someone appointed as a Government political adviser, even on a contractor basis, can in any way be exempt from the Spad vetting process or the requirement for prime ministerial approval?