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Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill [Lords] (Programme): Industrial Strategy (18 Apr 2018)

Stephen Kinnock: The British economy can best be described by the saying “all that glitters is not gold.” At first glance, things appear relatively rosy with modest growth, unemployment down and moderately stable consumer confidence. However, if we scratch just below the surface, a deeply troubling picture emerges, and it is a story of a productivity crisis, precipitous personal debt, a dangerous...

Scottish Parliament: Low-emission Zones (Glasgow) (18 Apr 2018)

Christina McKelvie: ...in Glasgow and our other post-industrial built-up areas, such as those in my constituency of Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse and other areas across Lanarkshire, does the minister agree with the British Heart Foundation when it says that now is the time for everyone to come together to implement workable and effective solutions to this problem?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Defibrillators: Yorkshire and the Humber (17 Apr 2018)

Steve Brine: The Department does not hold up to date information on the number of Public Access Defibrillators. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded a project to determine if it was feasible and affordable to establish a national database of Public Access Defibrillators and to make this available to ambulance services. The project concluded it was feasible and the BHF has now committed the funds...

Scottish Parliament: Air Quality (17 Apr 2018)

David Stewart: ...LEZs will also help to encourage modal shift to more active travel, as well as to increase use of public transport. However, that will not happen overnight. We need better investment in cycle paths, pedestrian walkways and clear signage, and traveller safety is needed, as is winning the hearts and minds of the public for increased active and public transport. It is all well and good to...

Lifelong Learning - Question for Short Debate (16 Apr 2018)

Baroness Garden of Frognal: ...not been long since the previous one, but the Minister and I agreed that we would not simply rehash our previous speeches, because life moves on and different factors have come into play. It was heartening to hear the Prime Minister in February announcing a wide-ranging review into post-18 education, with a remit to include lifelong learning. I hope the Minister will be able to give us...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Defibrillators: North West (29 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: ...areas, it has confirmed that many, if not all, general practitioner practices will have defibrillators in-house. However, the CCG does not buy or maintain these on behalf of practices. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded a project to determine if it was feasible and affordable to establish a national database of Public Access Defibrillators and to make this available to ambulance...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Defibrillators (29 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: NHS England has responsibility for cardiovascular disease (CVD) services, and works with the Resuscitation Council (UK) (RCUK), the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and others to look at ways to promote and improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and the availability of Public Access Defibrillators (PADs). Since the CVD Outcomes Strategy was published in 2013, which highlighted...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Defibrillators (29 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: NHS England has responsibility for cardiovascular disease (CVD) services, and works with the Resuscitation Council (UK), the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and others to look at ways to promote and improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and the availability of Public Access Defibrillators (PADs). Since the CVD Outcomes Strategy was published in 2013, which highlighted the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (19 Mar 2018)

Nick Gibb: We have funded a considerable number of defibrillators in schools, and we are working with the British Heart Foundation to provide facilities for schools to teach first aid and lifesaving skills in schools.

Scottish Parliament: Atrial Fibrillation (6 Mar 2018)

Alexander Stewart: ...to be able to participate in today’s members’ business debate, and I congratulate Colin Smyth on securing it. As we have heard, atrial fibrillation is one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke in the United Kingdom. AF is an abnormal heart rhythm in the heart’s upper chambers, and we have heard about its consequences. More than...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Heart Diseases (1 Mar 2018)

Steve Brine: ...steps to address issues relating to CVD outcomes. These steps include: - HM Treasury allocated two tranches of £1 million each to purchasing more Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has supervised its distribution; and - UK Resuscitation Council, BHF, and Arrhythmia Alliance have all undertaken campaigns to increase awareness of CPR and...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (26 Feb 2018)

Baroness Ludford: ...law enforcement is premised on an assumption that all member states share similar standards of fundamental rights protection. Mutual recognition is rooted in mutual trust. I am afraid that successive British Governments have not really understood this sufficiently and have been more or less reluctant to sign up to the protective measures alongside the measures on police powers. It is...

Written Answers — Department for Education: First Aid: Curriculum (26 Feb 2018)

Nick Gibb: ...Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education. Schools are able to draw on curriculum materials from expert organisations such as the PSHE Association and free teaching kits such as those from the British Heart Foundation. The Children and Social Work Act 2017 requires the Secretary of State to make Relationships Education mandatory in all primary schools, and Relationships and Sex...

PRAYERS - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill — [Mr Speaker in the Chair] (23 Feb 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ...and Transplant service made clear, we “will never have a world-class donation and transplantation service if more than 4 out of every 10 families say no to donation.” Some 90% of people surveyed by the British Heart Foundation say they support organ donation, but just 33% of those surveyed are on the NHS organ donor register. It is clear from what we have heard today that more...

Air Quality (22 Feb 2018)

Holly Lynch: ...health. We know that air pollution is responsible for about 40,000 premature deaths each year, with cardiovascular disease accounting for an estimated 80% of all such premature deaths. Research by the British Heart Foundation found premature deaths and diseases attributable to air pollution in the UK result in over £20 billion in economic costs every year. The UK is currently...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Combat Air Strategy (22 Feb 2018)

Gavin Williamson: The British Aerospace industry has underpinned the Operational Advantage and Freedom of Action of the British military since the birth of airpower. It has long been an engine of national and local prosperity: made up of close to 2,500 companies, it generates more than £33.5 billion in turnover, and employs more than 128,000 people, some 26,000 of them in highly skilled research, design...

Child-to-Parent Violence — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (21 Feb 2018)

Toby Perkins: ...is an issue that relates to adolescence. It exposed the fact that the incidence of violence to parents is higher among seven to 11-year-olds than among children aged 12-plus. It also revealed that child-to-parent violence is at the heart of many families in crisis and is a growing problem that, like many other forms of domestic violence, is hugely under-reported. Highlighting the issue...

Nuclear Weapons - Question for Short Debate (20 Feb 2018)

Baroness Goldie: ...that the Government are committed to a world free from nuclear weapons. It is the Government’s view that the nuclear non-proliferation treaty remains central to achieving this. It has been at the heart of global non-proliferation and disarmament efforts for nearly 50 years and it remains the only legally binding treaty on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament to receive global...

Scottish Parliament: East Neuk First Responders (8 Feb 2018)

Aileen Campbell: ...are trained in a wide range of emergency skills, learning to use specialist equipment such as automatic external defibrillators and oxygen therapy to provide an early intervention in situations such as heart attacks or breathing problems before the ambulance crew arrives. By delivering these life-saving procedures, they are helping with patient survival and recovery. They also support...


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