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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Moths: Crops (26 Jul 2016)

George Eustice: ...high, there has been no significant damage reported in crops and a number of effective pesticides are available for farmers. Protecting our country from pests and diseases is important for our economy, the environment and our health. We will continue to monitor the situation and work with farmers to limit the damage to our valuable crops sector.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Parking: Fees and Charges (26 Jul 2016)

Stephen McPartland: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment has he made of the effect of high car parking charges on the viability of town centre economies; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: EU Nationals (25 Jul 2016)

Robert Goodwill: Holding answer received on 21 July 2016 The Government recognises the invaluable contribution European nationals make to our economy, our society and to our daily lives and we continue to welcome them to the UK. The Government has repeatedly stated that there will be no immediate changes in the circumstances of European nationals and their family members entering or currently...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gibraltar (25 Jul 2016)

Alan Duncan: ...to ensure that all of its interests are taken properly into account. In the meantime, the Government will continue to take whatever action is necessary to safeguard Gibraltar, its people and its economy, including maintaining a well-functioning Gibraltar-Spain border.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tree Planting (25 Jul 2016)

Therese Coffey: ...planting by championing sector-led initiatives, such as Grown in Britain and the Roots to Prosperity strategy, in their work to grow demand for wood from ground level up, developing the woodland economy. We also support the Woodland Carbon Code to help to attract private investment in woodland creation. Grants are available from the Forestry Commission under the EU funded Woodland...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Fees and Charges (25 Jul 2016)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: Yes. The Government recognises the benefits that free access to the national museums and galleries brings to the public and to the UK economy. The Spending Review 2015 committed to continued free access to the permanent collections of the national museums and galleries as part of a settlement that maintained funding in cash terms for museum and galleries over the Spending Review period....

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Overseas Trade (25 Jul 2016)

Lord Price: ...support for Least Developed Countries and other developing country trading partners including through preferential trade agreements. This recognises that trade can be an effective way of growing economies and reducing poverty internationally.

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: ...to 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: ...charity 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....


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