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Scottish Parliament: Aggregates Tax and Devolved Taxes Administration (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (16 May 2024)

Daniel Johnson: ...speech, I believe that economic growth is important, and, if we are to have economic growth, we need to build things. I like to remark on the fact that we can do anything in Scotland, from making concrete in Dunbar to building satellites in Clydebank. The point that that makes is twofold. One is about the breadth of the Scottish economy; the other is that, critically, economies work only...

Transport: Road Resurfacing (16 May 2024)

Martin Vickers: The Secretary of State and his Ministers are well aware of my campaign for the removal of the concrete surface of the A180. It is now six years since I received a letter from the then roads Minister telling me that the work would be completed by the end of 2021. Can the Secretary of State tell me when work will begin to remove that concrete surface and make the road much safer than it is at...

Transport: Topical Questions (16 May 2024)

Huw Merriman: ...sorry that there have been those delays. This week, I spoke to the team at some length about the station. My right hon. Friend knows that I will visit him at the station, and I will have some more concrete news for him then.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Waste (16 May 2024)

Lord Blencathra: To ask His Majesty's Government what is the amount, to the nearest one million tons, of (1) steel railway lines, (2) sacks of rubble, and (3) concrete sleepers and other concrete items, which are unused and lying on or beside railway lines or in sidings; what estimate they have made of the number of railway items littering railway property; and what plans Network Rail have to remove, sell or...

6. Debate on the Health and Social Care Committee Report, 'Unheard: Women's journey through gynaecological cancer' (15 May 2024)

Russell George: ...some of us met just before this debate today, once again—she documented her experiences on video and she told us this: she told us that she had been deeply disappointed by the tone and lack of concrete commitments by any transformative change that can meet the challenges and needs of women in Wales now and in the future. And significantly, although the Cabinet Secretary accepted 24 of...

Biodiversity Loss — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (15 May 2024)

Olivia Blake: ...produce Britain’s national biodiversity strategy and action plan. I hope that that will happen and put on track the Government’s commitment to 30 by 30, but we need more than pledges; we need concrete plans and action. That is why I am a firm supporter of the Climate and Nature Bill introduced by my hon. Friend the Member for Leeds North West (Alex Sobel), which builds on the Climate...

Prime Minister: Engagements (15 May 2024)

Jonathan Lord: ...the lack of provision of local infrastructure and the potential effects on the local environment. My residents and I will fight on, but does the Prime Minister agree that Labour’s proposals to concrete over vast swathes of the green belt in Surrey and the south-east would be a complete calamity?

QNR: Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Cabinet Office (15 May 2024)

Rebecca Evans: This is clearly a very difficult and distressing time for all those residents affected by Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC). Until survey work is complete, we cannot assess the overall situation. However, we are clear that this is a UK wide issue and that a coordinated response would be appropriate.

Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 30 (14 May 2024)

Lord Collins of Highbury: focusing on strengthening this. One of the problems, when we look at paragraph 8 and the implications of international conventions and the ILO, is that it is sometimes difficult to put it into concrete examples. The problem I had—and the noble Baroness, Lady Noakes, touched on this before—is when something goes into a territorial policy. I think of the debate we had on construction...

Russia - Statement (14 May 2024)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...Armenia, Georgia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to improve understanding of and compliance with the UK sanctions measures and regime. These efforts are paying off: a number of countries have announced concrete measures to reduce the risk of sanctioned goods reaching Russia. The latest trade data indicates a downward trend in direct exports of these items to Russia from countries of interest,...

Innovation Centre for Energy Transition: Peterborough (14 May 2024)

Paul Bristow: production companies, including Shell, BP and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, and a consortium of domestic industrial high energy users. Foundation industries, such as steel, glass and concrete producers, will develop the new technologies needed for the safe transmission, distribution and use of hydrogen in industrial and domestic applications. The ecosystem created will also...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Buildings (14 May 2024)

Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) has been found on his Department's estate.

Justice: Public Confidence in Victim Support (14 May 2024)

Laura Farris: As the hon. Gentleman will know, the issue with Harrow Crown court is that reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete was discovered in that building. We are investing more than £220 million in the court estate, because we know how much it matters, not just so that the courts are functioning, but so that the buildings convey the right sense of dignity so that people respect the process. Harrow...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Opposition Business: VAT for Hospitality (13 May 2024)

Paul Frew: ...expensive than another. The base stays the same. Even when we see text, when the detail is teased out, what does it mean? There is going to have to be a lot more work done before we can come to any concrete decisions on fiscal powers coming to the Assembly.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Opposition Business: Independent Environmental Protection Agency (13 May 2024)

Mark Durkan: ...the climate crisis. The urgency to deliver on the Executive commitment to establish an independent environmental protection agency cannot be overstated. Merely opting for a review rather than a concrete legislative commitment just does not cut it. We cannot afford added delays or half-hearted measures. Before we know it, it will be "Next Decade, Same Old Approach". Therefore, it will come...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Opposition Business: Programme for Government (13 May 2024)

Robbie Butler: ...the compressed mandate. Such a programme should espouse an overarching ethos of well-being and prosperity across every priority and outcome. It must not only identify key objectives but delineate concrete strategies and allocate resources judiciously. Every policy initiative and decision must be scrutinised through a lens of fostering well-being and prosperity for all the citizens of...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Housing: Concrete (13 May 2024)

Tan Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department is taking to support homeowners that have reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in their properties.

Skills: Importance for the UK Economy and Quality of Life - Motion to Take Note ( 9 May 2024)

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port: ...action is sorely needed”. I could go on, but the reports are there. I place the underlying questions of my intervention in the hands of the Minister in the hope that she can give us some concrete evidence of progress in these areas. It will also reinforce my confidence that the work of our Select Committees gets heard and is implemented, and that their ideas are taken forward.

Business of the House ( 9 May 2024)

Matt Western: .... Unfortunately, there will not be a level playing field, because thousands of pupils—including hundreds in my constituency—have been impacted significantly by reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete and asbestos, having lost several months of face-to-face teaching. The Department for Education and the exam boards do not seem interested in providing an uplift to those young people to...

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