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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.

Scottish Parliament: Autumn Statement (24 Nov 2016)

Murdo Fraser: ...Scotland, the chancellor’s autumn statement delivers 800 million in extra capital spending, 74 million in extra resource spending, an extra 3.3 million for Scottish charities, a freeze in fuel duty, an increase in the personal allowance to help the lowest earners, an increase in research and development spending, and a city deal for Stirling and Clackmannanshire....

Scottish Parliament: Island Communities (Support) (24 Nov 2016)

Rhoda Grant: ...their own decisions locally, but in practice it left councils able to deliver only more and more cuts. In fact, the councils are at the point now where they are able only to implement their statutory duties, which have been passed on to them by the Government and Parliament. The concordat has not worked. Now we hear rumours that even some of the statutory duties that are currently in place...

Exiting the EU and Transport (23 Nov 2016)

Mims Davies: .... We have heard questions raised in the Chamber this afternoon about air passenger tax in relation to our exit from the EU. I ask the Secretary of State to continue to work positively in this area, because that does translate and it does matter. Air passenger duty is a key issue for those travelling through my constituency, whether on business or for leisure purposes. Better connectivity...

Autumn Statement (23 Nov 2016)

Alistair Carmichael: May I welcome those elements of this statement that are positive? I am talking about the spending for infrastructure, especially in broadband and mobile phone signals, the reduction in fuel duty and the changes to universal credit. They are all steps in the right direction, but we wanted extra cash to be given to the NHS and social care, where it is needed, because as winter comes on, we...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Taxation (23 Nov 2016)

Jim McMahon: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was raised for the public purse from (a) Vehicle Excise Duty and (b) Fuel Duty in each year since 2011-12.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (23 Nov 2016)

Charlie Elphicke: May I raise with the Prime Minister the concerns of millions of drivers and hauliers across the United Kingdom who worry about the cost of driving and fuel duty? Will the Government look at keeping that down? Will they also look at how forecourt pricing has worked as the oil price changes? The prices jump like a rocket and fall like a feather.

Business without Debate: Shale Wealth Fund (21 Nov 2016)

Caroline Flint: ..., which is the case with renewable developments. This evening I want to advance the conversation about the best way of spending the revenues that the Government receive in the form of nationally determined taxes, levies and duties. Specifically, I want to discuss the proposal for an initial 10% of tax revenues to be deposited in a shale wealth fund—a sovereign wealth fund by any...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Large Goods Vehicles: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (18 Nov 2016)

John Hayes: The Government has implemented measures to encourage cleaner and more fuel efficient HGVs including increasing rewards for renewable gaseous fuels under the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, the 11m Low Carbon Truck Trial, a 25m Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Competition, and 24 million funding to enable the freight and logistics sector to trial the very latest in...

Petition - None: Prison Officer Safety (16 Nov 2016)

Richard Drax: ...the presence of drugs in prison is contributing to attacks on officers. I welcome the Secretary of State’s assurance that dealing with drugs is high on her agenda. Spice is the modern curse in prison. It fuels violence against officers because of its mind and behaviour altering effects. Worse, it exacerbates existing mental health issues, personality disorders and behavioural issues,...

Autumn Statement Distributional Analysis, Universal Credit and Esa (16 Nov 2016)

Damian Hinds: ...who are just about managing to keep more of their pay packet include the national living wage, increases to the personal allowance, the doubling of free childcare, action on council tax and freezes to fuel duty. Although we have had to make difficult decisions on welfare spending, we have never lost sight of the fact that the most sustainable route out of poverty and just managing is to...

Scottish Parliament: Fuel Poverty (16 Nov 2016)

Alex Rowley: In speaking to the motion, I hope that we can build a consensus in the Parliament not only that fuel poverty in Scotland is unacceptable in the 21st century but that we will take the steps that are needed for its eradication. Like other parties, Labour highlighted fuel poverty in its manifesto in May this year and we committed to a warm homes bill, as did the Scottish National Party. In June,...

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