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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries (22 Jul 2016)

Virendra Sharma: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the value of fishing to the UK economy in each of the last five financial years.

Committee of Privileges: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust (21 Jul 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...2015-16, or just a shade under £12 million. That increase is substantially greater than the deficit reported by the Mid Yorkshire trust for last year. Of course, the commissioning funds do not all go to the trust, but the health economy in the area has received a significant cash injection. Ensuring that we have the right number of nurses —I shall start with nurses—is a...

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Paul Flynn: ..., to bury bad news. My hon. Friend the Member for Mitcham and Morden (Siobhain McDonagh) made an impassioned plea on behalf of those who are suffering from Government policy on poverty. We often talk about the state of the economy generally, but she talked about what happens at the level of the family—the difficulties that they face. I think that we will all read her speech with...

EU Exit: Devolved Governments — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (21 Jul 2016)

Catherine West: ...debate. There certainly was not a “punch the air”, independence day feel following the result in my constituency, where 75% of people voted to remain in the EU. We know what the impact has been on the economy, in terms of the volatility produced and IMF forecasts being revised downwards. The impact has been felt particularly in low-income parts of the UK, producing the opposite...

School Funding: Business of the House (21 Jul 2016)

Stephen Timms: Today’s Order Paper shows a written statement on the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, although I do not think it has yet been published online. The Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee has already expressed regret at the closure of the commission. Will the Leader of the House join me in commending its achievements, since its establishment in 2008, under its two...

School Funding (21 Jul 2016)

David Nuttall: ...her to her new role. While we can adjust the school funding formula in the short term, does she agree that the only way to increase school resources in the long term is to have a strong and growing economy?

Women and Equalities: Welfare Policy: Gender Equality (21 Jul 2016)

Angela Crawley: I welcome the Secretary of State and Ministers, new and existing, to their places. Prior to Brexit, the Secretary of State said that leaving the EU would cost the economy “a £36bn hit to tax receipts every year - it won’t just be public services squeezed, it will be our jobs, especially the livelihoods of people on lower incomes.” We already know that 80% of welfare...

Women and Equalities: Welfare Police: Effect on Disabled People (21 Jul 2016)

Caroline Nokes: promote the Disability Confident campaign and to ensure good examples of companies we could champion for showing that employing disabled people was good not only for disabled people but for the economy and individual companies.

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (21 Jul 2016)

Justine Greening: ...go beyond that, and enable people to do better in work. That is not only the right thing to do for them to improve their own household circumstances, but the smart thing to do to drive productivity in our economy.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Digital Technology (21 Jul 2016)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether responsibility for the Digital Single Market and the digital economy sits within his Department.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: West Yorkshire (21 Jul 2016)

Andrew Jones: Determining which local road improvement schemes will offer the greatest benefit to the local economy is a matter for the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the five constituent Local Authorities. As part of the Roads Investment Strategy, Highways England’s Delivery Plan for the Strategic Road Network includes a number of improvements which will improve connectivity between...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Charities (21 Jul 2016)

Rob Wilson: sector has been a priority for the Government. Over this and the last parliament we have worked together with charities to create greater financial sustainability, grow the social economy and support robust governance. This places charities in a strong position to respond to any changes resulting from the decision of the UK to leave the EU. We will continue to work closely with...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection: Plastics (21 Jul 2016)

George Eustice: The UK and all other EU Member States have called for the European Commission to come up with proposals to ban microbeads in cosmetics at EU level, as part of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan. These proposals, which we expect to be developed as part of the 2017 Plastics Strategy, will inform the UK's approach to introducing a ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: UK Withdrawal from EU (21 Jul 2016)

Lord Boateng: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the economies of the Caribbean and British Overseas Territories of the result of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Trade: Post-Council Written Ministerial Statement-Informal Competitiveness Council 18-19 July (21 Jul 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...) with David Wilson, Deputy Director, International Knowledge and Innovation Directorate, on day two (research)There were major contributions from GŁnther Oettinger, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society on the digital economy, and by Peter Ziga, the Slovak Economy Minister on the priorities of the Slovak Presidency, including the Digital Single Market and principles of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Higher Education Student Finance (21 Jul 2016)

Jo Johnson: ...students undertaking a course of study in the 2017/18 academic year beginning in August 2017. Teaching Excellence Framework. As stated in the Government’s White Paper “Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice”, published on 16 May 2016, from 2016/17 the Government is introducing a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Prime Minister: Machinery of Government Change (21 Jul 2016)

Theresa May: ...the lottery providers. OCS will continue its cross-government work in support of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector and their important contribution to public services and the social economy; and its work to promote social and community action, social investment, mission-led business and mutuals. OCS’s functions relating to policy innovation (the Policy Lab) will...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council – 18 July 2016 (21 Jul 2016)

Alan Duncan: ..., Mr Johannes Hahn, reported that the EU had conveyed clear messages to China on over-capacity and the need to improve access to the Chinese market for EU companies. The Chinese side had raised Market Economy Status. Member States welcomed the strategy. Latin America Ministers discussed EU relations with Latin America, focusing on Venezuela, Colombia and Cuba. Ms Mogherini underlined the...

Civil Proceedings, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and Employment Tribunals Fees (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motion to Approve (20 Jul 2016)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...funded justice system is the foundation of our democratic society. Not only does it provide everyone with the ability to redress their problems in an efficient and effective forum, it underpins our growing economy. This Government have committed to an historic investment of more than £700 million to transform our courts and tribunals system. The scale of this investment and the...

Beach Huts (20 Jul 2016)

Gavin Barwell: ...what we ask of our planning system. At the national and strategic level, it is the means by which we try to ensure that we build the houses we so desperately need and provide opportunities in our economy, while at the local level, as this debate demonstrates, it is about ensuring that development in the places we know and love is sensitive and respectful to those areas. Let me start by...

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