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Scottish Parliament: International Development (11 Jan 2017)

Claudia Beamish: ...and their might has been bolstered not only by the engagement of 193 world leaders but by social media, which have reached out to young people across the world. Raising awareness in such ways is vital in order to fuel a sense of shared duty and to encourage the behaviour changes that we must make. It is absolutely right that the climate challenge fund is featured in the strategy. Climate...

Technical and Further Education Bill: Report on quality outcomes of completed apprenticeships (9 Jan 2017)

Gordon Marsden: ...which, as I have said previously, came about through a curious set of circumstances. The Minister has rightly said that apprenticeships are vital to bridging the growing skills gap, and that potential expansion might fuel some of the cohorts needed to fill the gaps, so new clause 1 is timely, given the sorts of things, if not an exhaustive list, that we believe would demonstrate those...

Child Poverty — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (20 Dec 2016)

Dan Jarvis: ...for a child poverty target with support from parties across the House. I am reminded of the former Prime Minister’s memorable observation that “children are 20% of our population but 100% of our future.” We have a duty to this generation to make progress on addressing child poverty once again, because it should scar our conscience as much as it does our children’s...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fuels: Taxation (19 Dec 2016)

Lord Darling of Roulanish: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was raised on fuel duty and VAT on fuel for each of the last 10 financial years.

Air Quality — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (15 Dec 2016)

Paul Monaghan: tackle emissions and improve the quality of the air that people breathe in England. In part, the Government’s narrow focus appeared to relate to a failure by the Cabinet Office to establish clear duties and policy responsibilities for each Department. Furthermore, we observed that Ministers must begin to develop more open and transparent communication strategies in order to engage...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Inflation (15 Dec 2016)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...2.8 per cent higher than they are today. The government is taking steps to support real incomes and employment, including raising the National Living Wage, raising the personal allowance, freezing fuel duty, and providing more affordable homes.

Wales Bill - Report (1st Day) (14 Dec 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...and local economies as well as local government and national Governments. Any profits are reinvested by the harbour authority in the port for the benefit of those stakeholders. Indeed, it is the duty of a trust port board to hand on the harbour to succeeding generations in the same or better condition. There are five trust ports in Wales, at Caernarfon, Milford Haven, Neath, Newport and...

Scottish Parliament: Climate Targets (14 Dec 2016)

Liam McArthur: ...has been made. The warm homes bill provides an opportunity for us to up our game on district heating and make good deficiencies in the private rented sector. However, as with not just the warm homes bill but the fuel poverty strategy and possibly even the climate change legislation, I reiterate my plea for a degree of flexibility in allowing local circumstances to be built into the...

Businesses: Rights and Responsibilities - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2016)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...House further with my ruminations on that point. I thank other noble Lords for their contributions, which have informed the debate. We are talking about the businesses that make up the United Kingdom and fuel our economy, employ our talent and drive our innovation. Of course, the UK is home to a huge range of outstanding businesses, with strengths in sectors ranging from automotive and...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Pay (7 Dec 2016)

Simon Kirby: ...there’s more to do to build an economy that works for everyone. That’s why the Autumn Statement took further steps to increase the supply of affordable housing, ban letting agents’ fees, freeze fuel duty, and to raise productivity which is the best way to raise living standards.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Pay (7 Dec 2016)

Simon Kirby: ...there’s more to do to build an economy that works for everyone. That’s why the Autumn Statement took further steps to increase the supply of affordable housing, ban letting agents’ fees, freeze fuel duty, and to raise productivity which is the best way to raise living standards.

Higher Education and Research Bill - Second Reading (6 Dec 2016)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...Cambridge, through to the redbricks such as Birmingham and Liverpool, the “plateglass” institutions of the 1960s and other more modern institutions, our universities provide the knowledge, skills and expertise that fuel our economy and have been the foundation of our cultural and intellectual success. This Government recognise that this success is built on the important...

Tidal Lagoons and UK Energy Strategy — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] (6 Dec 2016)

Jim Shannon: ..., in 2011-12 prices. According to the latest forecast, the schemes are expected to exceed the cap and will cost 8.7 billion by 2020-21. That is equivalent to 110—around 11%—on the typical household fuel energy bill in 2020. That is 17 more than if the schemes stayed within the cap. I will conclude shortly. I understand other Members want to speak, so I will...

Smart Meter Roll-out (6 Dec 2016)

Alistair Carmichael: ...matter on which there is broad agreement. Essentially, I approach the debate on the basis that the Government are doing a good thing in the smart meter roll-out and, as a parliamentarian, I think it is our duty to explore whether they are doing it as well as might be possible. In the early days, we estimated that the smart meter roll-out could save the UK economy as a whole something...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Taxation (6 Dec 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish (a) vehicle excise duty and (b) fuel duty revenues by NUTS 1 region for each of the last three fiscal years.

Scottish Parliament: Renewables (6 Dec 2016)

Liam McArthur: ...track record as a living laboratory, but we have the potential to do more. On energy management and storage, the take-up of micro and community-owned renewables, the roll-out of electric vehicles and hydrogen-fuelled ferries, innovation in tackling fuel poverty and delivering more energy-efficient homes and public buildings, Orkney’s living laboratory is genuinely pioneering. I hope...

Written Answers — Wales Office: Pay: Wales (1 Dec 2016)

Alun Cairns: ...creation and reforming markets. The UK Government is also taking targeted action to continue to raise incomes through a number of measures such as increasing the personal allowance and freezing fuel duty. The OBR forecasts for November 2016 show that across the UK, average earnings are estimated to increase by 2.2% in 2016, 2.4% in 2017, 2.8% in 2018, 3.3% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020.

Scottish Parliament: Autumn Statement (30 Nov 2016)

Murdo Fraser: ...113,000 people out of tax altogether. The cabinet secretary’s statement makes no mention of that. There is no mention of the increase in the national living wage to 7.50 per hour, of the freeze in fuel duty for the seventh successive year, of the extra 2 billion spending on research and development and of the 3 million extra for Scottish charities, and no mention at...

Autumn Statement: Economy - Motion to Take Note (29 Nov 2016)

Baroness Donaghy: ...on someone who works full-time, but they do nothing for part-time or seasonal workers. The Social Mobility Commission has stated that only 10% of those on a low wage ever escape to a higher wage. The Government have tinkered with fuel duty, a more favourable tapering of benefits and banning upfront letting fees, but the Resolution Foundation calculates that these cover only 7% of the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Inflation (28 Nov 2016)

Simon Kirby: ...) weighs on household real incomes” in 2017. The Government is taking action to support households, including raising the National Living Wage, increasing the personal allowance, freezing fuel duty, and banning letting agents’ fees to tenants.

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