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Community Bank Closures: Superfast Broadband: North East Hertfordshire (8 Feb 2018)

Oliver Heald: ...they have fibre to the premises with high speeds, when my constituents 20 miles from London have none. I have already taken up with Ministers, Openreach and Hertfordshire County Council the particular case of Wellpond Green and Westland Green, near Standon, whose residents petitioned the House about their situation. In early 2016, many residents signed up with Gigaclear, a competitor of...

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: I thank you for that warning, Ms Buck. I will deal with the comment in one sense and move on to the substance of the manifesto. There is virtue in integrating services, The sort of thing that is being pioneered in Manchester, where we bring together different services—it is in fact being pioneered by a Labour Mayor, in conjunction with the former Chancellor’s measures—is, I...

Brexit and the Labour Market (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (8 Feb 2018)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: ...then we have heard so far? The use of the words “implementation” or “transition” suggests that the Government have a process and an idea of where they are going. So far, there is not a great deal of clarity on where the United Kingdom will be beyond 29 March 2019. The noble Lord, Lord Lea, would like us still to be in the single market, in which case many of these...

Police Grant Report (7 Feb 2018)

Simon Hoare: .... I also pay tribute to Martyn Underhill, Dorset’s police and crime commissioner. Martyn and I do not agree on everything, but what is beyond doubt is his commitment to trying to ensure the very best deal for my residents in North Dorset and for those throughout the county. He has just finished his consultation, in which 79% supported an additional £12 on the precept for band D...

Public Bill Committee: Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill: Parental bereavement leave and pay (7 Feb 2018)

Gavin Newlands: ...a traumatic and tragic period just a little bit easier for those who follow them. Sadly, just under a fortnight ago, along with hundreds of others in Renfrew, I attended the funeral of little Layla Greene, who at just three years old was one of the latest victims of the scourge of childhood cancer. The Minister was obviously correct earlier on. Her parents had been told that she had weeks...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Home Energy and Lifestyle Management: Lanark and Hamilton East (7 Feb 2018)

Angela Crawley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many photovoltaics installations through Green Deal plans provided by Home Energy Lifestyle Management Systems were undertaken in Lanark and Hamilton East constituency.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: India: Environment Protection (7 Feb 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The UK and India collaborate across the full range of environmental issues, including access to affordable and clean energy, mobilisation of green finance, development of climate-resilient infrastructure, and sustainable urban development. The first India-UK Energy for Growth Dialogue was held in April 2017 in New Delhi. It provided an enhanced framework for UK-India cooperation to increase...

Scottish Parliament: Income Tax Increase (North Ayrshire) (7 Feb 2018)

Derek Mackay: We will invest more in public services, and we will turn a Tory real-terms cut to resource budgets into growth—including growth for the health service. Jamie Greene is one of those politicians who consistently demand that more money be spent in their regions but who want to raise less at the same time. Incidentally, the median salary in North Ayrshire is £23,352, which shows...

Scottish Parliament: Single-use Plastics (7 Feb 2018)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...of the deepest oceans. From the story of the polluted gut of an albatross chick to that of the plastic bottles now lining ocean trenches, the stories remind us that we are never separate from the natural world. The Greens broadly welcome the Government motion and the Government’s emerging work on the plastic problem. However, I would pick up on the motion’s use of the word...

Housing, Planning and the Green Belt (6 Feb 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...mission. We will therefore publish a revised draft of the NPPF and launch our consultation by Easter. I want to be clear on one issue on which feelings always run high—I know from my own local experience how important it is: the green belt, which is cherished by hon. Members and their constituents and communities. Our NPPF makes it clear that most new building on green-belt land is...

Domestic Properties (Minimum Energy Performance) (6 Feb 2018)

David Amess: ...of the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, my right hon. Friend the Member for Devizes (Claire Perry). However, industry needs certainty. Certainty will arguably persuade innovators to invest in the novel technologies necessary to provide the materials required to warm cold homes. I wish to deal with some concerns that one or two Members have raised with me. First, let me deal with the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Green Deal Scheme (6 Feb 2018)

Alan Brown: ...ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to when a constituent makes an appeal to him following rejection of a complaint and financial offer from the Green Deal Finance Company, whether third parties have any input or right of objection to his proposed offer.

Scottish Parliament: Draft Budget 2018-19 (Equalities and Human Rights Levers) (6 Feb 2018)

Jamie Greene: ...needs to tackle this matter urgently”. I hope that the cabinet secretary will address that matter in his summing up. To put that in context, I will give some examples. We received comments on how, for example, city deals could go some way to improving equality through specific projects that could be involved in city deal funding. On large-scale infrastructure projects, such as builds...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: *No heading* (5 Feb 2018)

Claire Perry: ...163;2.5 billion to support low carbon innovation in the UK between 2015 and 2021, and are making Clean Growth a priority of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, In addition, Government has established a Green Finance Taskforce to accelerate the growth of green finance and look for ways in which the Government can further support investment in low carbon deals.

Backbench Business: Leaving the EU: Agriculture — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (1 Feb 2018)

Alister Jack: ...8217;s commitment to deliver the same level of farm support money until at least 2024, which the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland mentioned. I am also encouraged by the plan to put in place a green Brexit that rewards good environmental stewardship. However, even more can be done. The CAP has failed to keep up with the pace of change in agriculture, trade and the wider economy. We...

Leaving the EU: Chemicals Regulation — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (1 Feb 2018)

David Drew: hon. Friends the Members for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) and for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) for their speeches, and my hon. Friend the Member for Stretford and Urmston (Kate Green), who made an intervention. The hon. Member for Gordon (Colin Clark), although he is no longer in his place, made a good contribution, and the hon. Member for Falkirk (John Mc Nally), who...

Baby Leave for Members of Parliament (1 Feb 2018)

Hannah Bardell: ...the vote, that is hugely important. When I was thinking about standing for election, I thought carefully about whether I could do this, and there were two reasons for that. First, I knew I needed to come out and deal with my sexuality. Secondly, I wanted to have children. Those two things were somewhat interlinked, and there are some technical challenges that I have as a gay women that my...

Scottish Parliament: World Cancer Day (1 Feb 2018)

Alison Johnstone: ...for bringing the debate to the chamber to mark world cancer day and for stressing the role that the new diet and obesity strategy could play in preventing cancer. Over the past few years, a great deal of work has been done in this Parliament and beyond to raise awareness of the links between cancer and obesity. Today, I reiterate the support of the Scottish Greens for strong regulatory...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) (31 Jan 2018)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: ...legislation through so-called Henry VIII clauses. While there is agreement across Parliament that new procedures are needed to ensure proper scrutiny—to hold the Government to account—I query whether new committees are required or this is best dealt with by beefed-up versions of the existing committees on delegated legislation. If there is one unique contribution I can bring to...

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