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London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill (Programme) (No. 2): National Policy Statements (29 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: I very much welcome the national policy statement and those statements hat will have a positive impact on ports, such as Falmouth, set out in today’s national infrastructure plan. One helpful recommendation relates to the habitats directive and helping to balance the economic and social impacts of a port against potential impacts on habitats. It proposes setting up an industry body that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Autumn Statement (29 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: From his statement, it is clear that my right hon. Friend has listened carefully to businesses in the port of Falmouth, where we want to strike the right balance between protecting our environment and developing a sustainable regional economy and new jobs. Will he detail what measures he has put in place to overcome the obstacles in our way?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare (24 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: What discussions she has had with (a) her EU counterparts and (b) ministerial colleagues on the implementation of the welfare of laying hens directive.

Opposition Day — [Un-allotted Day]: Solar Power (Feed-in Tariff) (23 Nov 2011)

Gregory Barker: ...there is absolutely no sign of anything that even looks like a “Sorry” from Opposition Front Benchers for the mess they made of setting up the scheme. My hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton) was right: we need to learn the lessons from Labour’s failed scheme, particularly because although the feed-in tariff scheme supports solar, it also supports...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Broadcasting (23 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: What recent discussions she has had with (a) ministerial colleagues and (b) others on broadcasting in Wales.

Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day – Second Part (Half Day)]: Pensioners and Winter Fuel Payments (22 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: Does my hon. Friend agree that many of the solutions can be found locally in our communities? For example, Community Energy Plus is working with Cornwall council to use the Government incentives to tackle fuel poverty by offering free insulation to vulnerable households living in fuel poverty in Cornwall right now, this winter. The critical role that we can play as MPs is to work in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Coastguard Modernisation (22 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: I very much welcome the reassurance that the Minister gave to my hon. Friend the Member for South East Cornwall (Sheryll Murray) that the safety of people on our seas will be paramount in all his considerations as the proposals are developed. Will he give me further reassurance that the front-line coastguards at the co-ordination centres that will remain will be given the opportunity to work...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: NHS Hospital Debt (22 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: What steps he is taking to reduce the burden of debt for NHS hospitals.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Housing Reform (21 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: The 20,000 people living in Cornwall and waiting for a home to rent will welcome today’s news. Does my right hon. Friend agree that villages and towns in my constituency and across the country should get a plan in place now, so that local people decide the number of type of houses that their communities need?

Royal Assent: Fuel Prices (15 Nov 2011)

Chloe Smith: ...-inflation increases in child tax credits, and the triple guarantee for pensioners. That is real help for motorists, businesses and families, as my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton) said. Let us not forget that although the Opposition have talked so much today about helping motorists, they could not even bring themselves to offer their support for the fuel duty...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Backbench Business — [35th Allotted Day] — Fisheries (15 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: My hon. Friend is making a good point. Does he agree that it is important to include in the balance the needs of recreational fishermen? In my constituency, for generations, people, including me, have enjoyed going out with their fathers and their grandfathers to catch fish to eat at home?

[John Robertson in the Chair] — backbench business — Social Care Funding (10 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: Thank you very much indeed for calling me to speak, Mr Bone. This has been a really interesting debate and I am very grateful to the hon. Member for Lewisham East (Heidi Alexander), my hon. Friends the Members for Stourbridge (Margot James), for Banbury (Tony Baldry) and for Stroud (Neil Carmichael), the hon. Members for Luton North (Kelvin Hopkins) and for Worsley and Eccles South (Barbara...

Opposition Day — [Un-allotted Day]: Youth Unemployment (9 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: Will my right hon. Friend give way?

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Legal Aid (Social Welfare) (8 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: I very much welcome the Government’s commitment to the extra funding for welfare and benefits advice, but will my right hon. and learned Friend update us on what progress he has made with the Cabinet Office about the allocation of those funds?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Public Service Pensions (2 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: I welcome the statement, because I think it demonstrates that the Government are listening to the concerns expressed by nurses, teachers and firefighters in my constituency. During the scheme-by-scheme discussions, will the Chief Secretary bear in mind those with physically demanding jobs, such as firefighters? Will they retain the right to retire before reaching the state pension age, while...

Alcohol (Under-18s) (1 Nov 2011)

Sarah Newton: I congratulate my hon. Friend, who is making a fantastically positive speech about what has been happening in Newquay to tackle these very difficult problems. In case that people think that under-age drinking is a particular problem for Newquay, I want to back up my hon. Friend by saying that it is a problem all over the country and certainly in other seaside towns around Cornwall. It is...

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill: Schedule 1 — Civil legal services (31 Oct 2011)

Sarah Newton: I understand the point that my hon. Friend is trying to make, but there is still great concern among my hon. Friends about what help will be available for vulnerable young children who have experienced harm as a result of medical negligence. Can he help us to understand that?

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (31 Oct 2011)

Sarah Newton: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — Backbench Business — NHS Care of Older People (27 Oct 2011)

Margot James: ...think is a very good idea—mandatory malnutrition rates and finding out what can be done to ensure that we target that area of deficiency in the NHS. My hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton), who has secured a Back-Bench debate on the Dilnot report to be held two weeks today, which I am sure as many Members as possible will attend, focused on the complaints...

Opposition Day — [Un-allotted Day]: National Health Service (26 Oct 2011)

Steve Pound: ...—money that could be far better spent dealing with the dental abscess of the hon. Member for Southport (John Pugh) and all the other problems that face us. The hon. Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton) spoke for many in the House when she prayed for a depoliticisation of this issue. The reality is that the national health service was born amid the gun smoke of political...

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