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Education: School Budgets (24 Jun 2019)

Wera Hobhouse: The funding crisis for schools in Bath is getting worse and worse. For example, one school has not employed a new teaching assistant in three years and another has only one teaching assistant for every 102 pupils. Only two weeks ago, teachers and parents went on a huge march in Bath to express their alarm about the threat to their children’s education. What can the Minister say to them?

Refugee Family Reunion: Court Closures: Access to Justice (20 Jun 2019)

Bambos Charalambous: I thank all members of the Justice Committee for their excellent contributions. I also thank the hon. Member for Bath (Wera Hobhouse) for her contribution on legal advice. She is welcome to join the Justice Committee. I am pleased to hear that the Minister wants inclusive courts, but he needs to take note of the lack of data on the impact of court closures. Any future court closures will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Clean Air Strategy (20 Jun 2019)

Wera Hobhouse: The Minister knows that Bath has a considerable air pollution problem. Idling cars make a measurable contribution to inner-city pollution. I recently tabled a private Member’s Bill to give local authorities greater enforcement powers to stop idling cars. Will the Minister consider my proposal to strengthen anti-idling legislation?

Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill (20 Jun 2019)

Kenneth Gibson: ...status quo. I am struggling to understand how they can believe that, given what we have been through over the past 18 months or so of the process. They clearly want to throw the baby out with the bath water. We have now arrived at a more coherent, fair and inclusive system that will work for Scotland. I urge all members to vote in favour of the bill at decision time.

Children’s Homes etc. Inspection Fees, Childcare Fees, Adoption and Children Act Register (Amendment) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Regret (18 Jun 2019)

...of Oldham Lord Dholakia Baroness Donaghy Baroness Doocey Baroness D'Souza Lord Dykes Viscount Falkland Lord Faulkner of Worcester Baroness Featherstone Baroness Finlay of Llandaff Lord Foster of Bath Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Freyberg Baroness Gale Baroness Garden of Frognal Lord German Lord Goddard of Stockport Lord Gordon of Strathblane Baroness Goudie Lord Grantchester Lord Greaves...

History Curriculum: Migration — [Sir Gary Streeter in the Chair] (18 Jun 2019)

Helen Hayes: ...that story. Migration has shaped not only individual family stories, but places and communities. The town where I grew up, Ormskirk in Lancashire, has a Viking name. We have Roman cities such as Bath; cities such as Liverpool and Bristol with links to the shameful history of slavery; and Spitalfields, which has been formed, shaped and sustained by successive generations of migrants, as is...

EU/British Citizens’ Rights (18 Jun 2019)

Wera Hobhouse: I stay in close contact with members of the3million in my Bath constituency and understand their real anxieties, particularly in respect of vulnerable and elderly EU citizens who do not have access to computers and are not particularly computer-savvy. The Department has set up a little outlet in Bath to which people can come from across the south-west to get help with their application, but...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water Treatment (18 Jun 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...improvements. These include: (a) Modernisation of around 2,300 wastewater treatment works to meet environmental quality standards such as those required by the Water Framework Directive, Bathing Waters Directive and Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive. (b) Increasing the capacity of around 550 wastewater treatment works and storm tanks to ensure that they are treating the correct...

Older Persons: Provision of Public Services - Motion to Take Note (13 Jun 2019)

Baroness Pitkeathley: ...public, not private finance. The needs of individuals cannot be divided neatly into either health or social care needs—as those of us who have tried to fathom the difference between a “health bath” and a “social care bath” have long acknowledged. We must embark on a frank and open debate on how to fund health and social care on a sustainable basis into the future, and remind...

Hong Kong (13 Jun 2019)

Emily Thornberry: ...recent years, which has not been as clear and robust as just set out by the Minister of State. I am not the only one making that indictment. Last year it was Chris Patten, the former Member for Bath, the last British Governor of Hong Kong, who described the Government’s stance toward China as craven, in seeking a trade deal at the expense of advocacy for human rights in Hong Kong. He...

Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry Committee - Membership Motion (13 Jun 2019)

...recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Armstrong of Hill Top, B; Butler of Brockwell, L; Filkin, L; Foster of Bath, L; Grade of Yarmouth, L. (Chairman); Layard, L; Meyer, B; Smith of Hindhead, L; St Albans, Bp; Thornhill, B; Trevethin and Oaksey, L; Watts, L; Wyld, B. That the Committee have power to...

Theatre Market - Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2019)

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port: ..., I can recommend having older sons who save money to take their parents to see “Hamilton”. Soon I shall go to see “Small Island”. And what about Nottingham, Scarborough, Stoke-on-Trent and Bath as places that have fostered theatre in areas outside London, with some most inventive programmes? In all these ways, my hope would be that a debate of this kind would direct our attention...

Children’s Health: Vehicle Emissions - Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2019)

Lord Shipley: ...in Britain are in areas that breach World Health Organization guidelines. In part, that is the result of idling engines. We have head a great deal about that. My colleague Wera Hobhouse MP for Bath has tabled a Bill in the other place to give local authorities the power to issue fines to drivers of idling vehicles. I support that. I also support the concept of school streets in which...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (11 Jun 2019)

Chris Skidmore: ...the hon. Gentleman that the future of research in this country is about ensuring that universities act as magnets to draw business in. Just yesterday, I attended the launch of the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems at the Bristol and Bath Science Park. It is absolutely right that we must cherish universities’ research capabilities.

Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme (10 Jun 2019)

Andrew Stephenson: .... My great aunt Daisy and great uncle Tom spent most of their working lives at the National Coal Board in Team Valley in Gateshead. I grew up with stories of hard work, tough times, soot black baths and three pints after a hard day’s work because you could not taste the first through all the coal dust. The Whips are rarely mentioned in this place, but the Business, Energy and Industrial...

Eden Project: Morecambe and the North-West (6 Jun 2019)

Rebecca Pow: ...through Liverpool John Lennon airport and to explore that region. Similarly, the Great West Way is building on the structure of the Kennet and Avon canal and all its spin-offs—Bradford-on-Avon, Bath and further up to the 27 locks at Devizes. I do not know whether anyone here has ever tried going through those locks on a barge—one has to be quite fit. Of course, the cathedral city of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Local Housing Allowance: Bristol (5 Jun 2019)

Will Quince: ...Market Areas: Kernow West, North Cornwall & Devon Borders, Plymouth, South Devon, Exeter, North Devon, Mid & East Devon, Mid & West Dorset, Taunton & West Somerset, Yeovil, Weston-S-Mare, Mendip, Bath, Bristol, Gloucester, Cheltenham, West Wiltshire, Swindon, Salisbury and Bournemouth.

Scottish Parliament: Child Safety Week 2019 (5 Jun 2019)

Clare Adamson: ...injury that could restrict the movement of a young child as they grow older, making a lifelong change to outcomes for that young person. We also have to be very vigilant about hot drinks and hot bath water. One of the most frightening experiences for a parent is when breathing stops. Changes in the ways in which we live have brought new dangers for toddlers, of which blind cords are a...

D-day: 75th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (4 Jun 2019)

Lord Reay: ...of the Commandos in 1940, having been given the personal blessing of not only Churchill but the highly decorated General Carton de Wiart. The latter gave approval while reclining in his bath-tub, revealing World War I injuries including the lack of a hand and just one good eye—the other, alarmingly, uncovered. The Commandos played a key role during the Normandy landings. Lovat conducted...

Creative Industries: Apprenticeship Levy - Question (4 Jun 2019)

Lord Foster of Bath: On behalf of my noble friend Lady Bonham- Carter of Yarnbury and at her request, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in her name on the Order Paper.


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