Results 2981–3000 of 4480 for jo swinson

Did you mean job swindon?

Women and Equalities: Unemployment (19 Apr 2012)

Jo Swinson: Just a quarter of the 3.2 million self-employed people in this country are women, and at the end of last year the Hertz report presented worrying evidence that banks are discriminating against female entrepreneurs, charging them higher loan rates or being less likely to offer them finance than their male counterparts. I know that the Government have made it clear that they will examine the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Budget (Ministerial Meetings) (18 Apr 2012)

Jo Swinson: Does my right hon. Friend agree that in difficult economic times it is vital for the Government to help people on low incomes by cutting their taxes and taking the lowest paid out of tax, which is in stark contrast to the last Labour Government, who doubled the 10p tax rate, hitting the lowest paid the hardest?

Written Answers — Health: Mental Health Services (16 Apr 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate he has made of the cost saving to the Exchequer resulting from the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme; (2) how many (a) patients were treated and (b) therapists were trained under the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme in each quarter of the last four years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (27 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (22 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: The parents of young people suffering from eating disorders are often distressed to find a hoard of press and magazine articles with graphic images and details of low weights and tiny amounts of food eaten, which have been used as inspiration. The media are rightly very careful when reporting on suicide. In a similar way, will the Minister urge media outlets to take cognisance of the media...

Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House: Public Reading Stage (Government Bills) (22 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: I welcome what my hon. Friend says about improving public engagement, particularly with regard to public reading stages. Does he agree that we need to make it easier for the public to follow Committee stages of Bills, too, once the public reading stage is over? Will he have discussions with Jimmy Wales and others, particularly those involved in social media and online engagement, on how we...

Business of the House (15 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: Two years ago, the Speaker’s Conference recommended that we should have a review of sitting hours, and one year ago the Procedure Committee launched an inquiry into that. It has been very thorough, with both written and oral evidence having been taken, and there was then a further consultation exercise, which closed three months ago. When does the Leader of the House think we will have the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Village Post Offices (15 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: I welcome my hon. Friend to his new position. Under the last Government, post offices closed in my constituency in Courthill, Auchinairn, Westerton, Killermont and elsewhere, so I very much welcome the Government’s £1.3 billion of investment in the post office network. Will the Minister outline what the next steps will be in modernising the network so that we can all be certain that it...

Written Answers — Health: Streptococcus: Pregnant Women (13 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what consideration he has given to routinely offering Enriched Culture Method tests to pregnant women to detect Group B Streptococcus infection; (2) if he will make an assessment of the merits of routinely assessing pregnant women for Group B Streptococcus infection.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Backbench Business Committee (12 Mar 2012)

David Heath: ...held by an Opposition Member. At the same time, we are taking the opportunity to remedy an anomaly in the Standing Order that was identified by my hon. Friend the Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson) and referred to by the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire during the debate on 15 June 2010—namely, that at present no Member can be nominated for the Chair unless he or she...

Backbench Business: [Un-alloted Day] — International Women’s Day (8 Mar 2012)

Helen Goodman: ...magazine has a good campaign, called “Expert Women”, to get more women into the media, and the one trade union with a woman general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet of the National Union of Journalists, is holding a meeting next week to organise the fightback to improve women’s representation in the media. Colleagues on both sides of the House will know of my concern about the issues...

Opposition Day: Backbench Business — [Unallotted part day] — Sergei Magnitsky (7 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: ...there, including what had happened about the assassination of Natalya Estemirova. We may know who is responsible in the case of Sergei Magnitsky, but does the hon. Lady agree that one of the major problems is that investigations into such cases to get to the root cause of who has committed these appalling crimes are not undertaken, and that we need to use all diplomatic efforts to...

Written Answers — International Development: Somalia (1 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent representations he has received on women's rights in Somalia; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Somalia (1 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he had on inviting representatives from Somali civil society to the London conference on Somalia on 23 February 2012.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Somalia (1 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many (a) men and (b) women were members of the Somali delegations to the London conference on Somalia on 23 February 2012.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Somalia (1 Mar 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent reports he has received on the rights of women in Somalia; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Sex and Relationship Education (27 Feb 2012)

Jo Swinson: A survey of more than 1,000 parents for mumsnet last November found that nine out of 10 parents think there should be a statutory duty on all schools to deliver comprehensive sex and relationship education. I welcome what the Minister says about the importance of relationships, particularly given the worrying statistic showing high levels of abuse and sexual pressure in teenage relationships....

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Conflict Prevention (27 Feb 2012)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress his Department has made in establishing a single board to oversee the Building Stability Overseas Strategy; and if he will make a statement.

[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] (23 Feb 2012)

Jo Swinson: ...leadership of Mark Kiehlmann and with a committed and growing team of volunteers, the organisation has secured funding and put in place a range of different initiatives to get people cycling and enjoying using bikes as a means of transport. So far, it has delivered 1,000 hours of cycle training, including cycle mechanics, because, as was mentioned earlier, being able to fix a bike is very...

Women and Equalities: Income Tax (23 Feb 2012)

Jo Swinson: How many women have ceased to be liable for income tax since May 2010.


Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.