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National Citizen Service Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) (25 Oct 2016)

Baroness Scott of Bybrook: ...groups have given us: a brand-new allotment at one of our special educational needs schools; a rugby sevens tournament to encourage more young people into sport, following one of the groups’ work with the British Heart Foundation; hours of volunteer support for people in sheltered housing and care homes, and the collection of food and care donations for those people; and fetes, and...

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] - Second Reading (25 Oct 2016)

Lord Blunkett: an experience of volunteering for young people around the time that they reach the end of key stage 4, and the way in which that might be embedded as part of a much broader commitment by the British nation to encouraging people to understand the value of mutuality and reciprocity. It is why I believe that there can be no political party in this House or beyond that would doubt the...

Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: Written evidence reported to the House (18 Oct 2016)

HERB 59 Universities Wales HERB 60 Professor G. R. Evans (further submission) HERB 61 British Heart Foundation HERB 62 Department for Education—EVEL Memorandum HERB 63 Jonathan E. Alltimes Ph.D.

Public Bill Committee: Higher Education and Research Bill: UK research and innovation functions (18 Oct 2016)

Paul Blomfield: ...are all aware of the significant amount of research done in the UK that is co-funded through partnerships with other organisations, and particularly those in the charitable sector. For example, the British Heart Foundation spends 9.1 million on projects with the local research council, and the Association of Medical Research Charities provides 1.4 billion of research funding...

Libraries, Bookshops and Booksellers - Motion to Take Note (13 Oct 2016)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...impact, helping to lessen the pressure for cuts to services. That is why we supported the review’s conclusion to establish the libraries task force. With cross-party and organisational working at the heart of its activities, with functions far wider than the sole advisory function of its predecessor, the ACL, and with its focus on delivery, it is the best hope to retain the library...

Backbench Business: Tobacco Control Plan — [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] (13 Oct 2016)

Alex Cunningham: provided by ASH, but as an MP who, as a humble Back Bencher, successfully pressed for the legal changes around smoking in cars when young children are present, with the support of groups including the British Lung Foundation, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation. That is on top of the principled and unwavering support I have received from north-east organisation Fresh,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: First Aid: Education (12 Oct 2016)

Edward Timpson: the PSHE Association’s non-statutory programme of study, which includes first aid. When teaching first aid, many schools draw on the expertise of reputable organisations, such as the British Red Cross, the British Heart Foundation and St John Ambulance.

Housing - Question for Short Debate (11 Oct 2016)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: ...of the housing need of people across the country indicate that up to 250,000 homes a year are required. Strong leadership and action are essential to solve this crisis, and putting local councils at the heart of it is vital. Government legislation does not always assist. For example, in Colchester nine units of social housing are due in the next six months, after the ALMO’s...

Scottish Parliament: Residential Road Safety (28 Sep 2016)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...videos that feature the Tufty club. I have been showing them to my children and they cannot really believe it. All those groups recognise that the reduction of speed where people live is the foundation of reducing casualty numbers and building confidence for all to walk, push, cycle and scoot. When we consider the most vulnerable in our society—children, those who have physical...

NHS: Health and Social Care Act 2012 - Motion to Take Note (8 Sep 2016)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: My Lords, as this is such a general debate, I remind the House of my interests as president of GS1 UK, the Health Care Supply Association, the Royal Society of Public Health and the British Fluoridation Society, as a trustee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and as a consultant and trainer with Cumberlege Eden. I am very pleased that my noble friend Lord Hanworth opened this debate...

Fourth Industrial Revolution (8 Sep 2016)

Stephen Kinnock: ...for an unprecedentedly low share of GDP. Manufacturing is crucial to broadly shared wealth, but we have seen manufacturing as a share of GDP drop from over 30% 40 years ago to under 10% now. That lies at the heart of many of the difficulties—the unbalanced nature of the British economy. In the aftermath of the EU referendum, each of those challenges is exacerbated by the uncertainty...

Civil Society and Lobbying - Motion to Take Note (8 Sep 2016)

Lord Balfe: ...officer in a FTSE-listed company. They often exist in an area where there is no apparent democratic structure. Can anyone tell me what the democratic structure is of the Red Cross, Oxfam, the British Heart Foundation or the many charities that we see in our high streets? I do not believe that there is one—but there should be and, as such, it might well be time for this area to be...

G20 Summit - Statement (7 Sep 2016)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...8220;With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a Statement on the G20 summit in China. But before I turn to the G20, I would like to say something about the process of Brexit. On 23 June the British people were asked to vote on whether we should stay in the EU or leave. The majority decided to leave. Our task now is to deliver the will of the British people and negotiate the best...

G20 Summit (7 Sep 2016)

Theresa May: ...permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the G20 summit in China. Before I turn to the G20, however, I would like to say something about the process of Brexit. On 23 June the British people were asked to vote on whether we should stay in the EU or leave. The majority decided to leave. Our task now is to deliver the will of the British people and negotiate the best...

Transport Infrastructure: York (6 Sep 2016)

Julian Sturdy: ...economic growth and success of every village, town and city across the country. However, York’s historical setting presents a unique challenge for transport infrastructure in the city. Its Roman foundations and medieval layout would certainly not be approved by today’s planning authorities, and traffic congestion in the centre will always be a difficult issue for the city to...

Farming: Impact of Brexit - Question for Short Debate (21 Jul 2016)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...declare my farming interest as set out in the registers. Hay was bailed and in the barn this week and I am hoping that I shall be on a combine with the barley being cut next week. Farming is at the heart of the UK’s identity. The right reverend Prelate the Bishop of St Albans vividly described what the countryside means. The woodlands and forests of our country mentioned by the noble...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (19 Jul 2016)

Science and Technology: Regenerative medicine. 2:15 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Professor Paul Riley, British Heart Foundation Professor of Regenerative Medicine, University of Oxford Professor Stuart Forbes, Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh Professor Peter Andrews, Professor of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield Dr Rob Buckle, Director of UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, Research Councils UK Professor Jeremy...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mesothelioma: Research (14 Jul 2016)

Greg Hands: ...The National Mesothelioma Centre, to which the funds have been committed, will be a collaboration between four leading institutions which have a major interest in the treatment of mesothelioma: the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) at Imperial College, the Royal Brompton Hospital, the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), and the Royal Marsden Hospital. Scientists at NHLI and ICR have...

EU Referendum: UK Steel Industry — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (13 Jul 2016)

Stephen Kinnock: .... What we need now, on the day that a new Prime Minister enters No. 10, is a Government truly committed to the industry and its future. Like the Minister, I was a passionate campaigner for remain, but the British people voted to leave, and we must now deliver on and make the most of the mandate they have given us. To do that, we must urgently clarify the nature of our trading relationship...

School Penalty Fines and Authorised Absence — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (11 Jul 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...circumstances. I recognise that the cost of holidays is a frustration that many parents share, and I certainly encourage travel operators to do what they can to provide value for money to families, but ultimately, in a competitive market in which British businesses are in competition with others across the globe, it is for those businesses to decide their prices based on demand across the...

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