Results 141–160 of 4956 for (in the 'Commons debates' OR in the 'Westminster Hall debates' OR in the 'Lords debates' OR in the 'Northern Ireland Assembly debates') speaker:Angela Eagle

National Health Service Funding (22 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: rose—

National Health Service Funding (22 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: I asked my sister whether Liverpool had had any input into the Merseyside and Cheshire STP. Obviously my hon. Friend represents part of the area that it covers, so can he tell us whether Ellesmere Port has had any involvement in the development of that STP?

National Health Service Funding (22 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: I thank my hon. Friend for giving way. The Wirral Borough Council was not asked to participate at all. Was the Liverpool authority asked to participate?

National Health Service Funding (22 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: The NHS in Wirral is facing its gravest crisis, which is why I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate. Cheshire and Merseyside’s so-called sustainability and transformation plan was published last Wednesday, and it is a piece of work that is shocking in its complacency, Orwellian in its use of language and potentially devastating in its consequences. The Secretary of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Sustainability and Transformation Plans (15 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: What discussions he has had with local government representatives on the sustainability and transformation plan process.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Sustainability and Transformation Plans (15 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: Yesterday, the King’s Fund rightly characterised what is euphemistically called the sustainability and transformation project as being planned in secret, behind the backs of patients and the public. In Merseyside and Wirral, we know from leaks that the Government are going to cut £1 billion from our local national health service, which, despite rising demand, will close hospitals,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Education Provision: 16 to 19-Year-Olds (14 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: Over the next four years, funding for education is due to fall by 8% per head, although I note that Ministers have been describing this as “protecting” core funding, which is a funny use of language. So low is funding for sixth forms that schools that have formed academies are increasingly getting rid of their sixth forms because they are not profitable, thereby cutting off large...

Un Vote on the Independent Expert for the LGBT Community (8 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: Does the Minister agree that LGBT rights are human rights and that, as such, they are indivisible from any of the other human rights that we are so proud that the UN tries to enforce? Will he accept from me the very best wishes of the LGBT community in the battle he now leads within the UN? If this human rights advocate is voted against and taken away from the UN, that will be a huge setback...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Innovation and Research: Science (8 Nov 2016)

Angela Eagle: So advanced is UK innovation and scientific knowledge that, prior to the referendum, this country made £3.5 billion more in grants for science and innovation than it put into EU funds. That is now all up in the air, and there is despair in some areas of UK science about the disentanglement that Brexit will cause and the threats to integrated innovation and science budgets. What can the...

NHS Funding (31 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: My constituents who are watching these exchanges will think that the Secretary of State is living in a parallel universe. The sustainability and transformation programme in Merseyside is reputed to be tackling a £1 billion deficit. The way in which it has decided to tackle it in Wirral, in my area, is to draw up plans to close Clatterbridge, our cancer hospital, to close Arrowe Park, our...

NHS Funding (31 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: I didn’t say that.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: International Students (31 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: Members of all parties agree that international students coming here to study is a good thing. Therefore, will the Home Secretary say something about how welcome they feel when hate crimes against black, Asian and minority ethnic people went up 41% in the month after Brexit? Many people over here as students report that when they are seen on the streets of our country, they are being told to...

European Council (24 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: The Prime Minister is being uncharacteristically coy about the terms of the negotiation to leave the European Union, yet we know that once the papers are given to the Commission they will be shared with the European Parliament. Will she not now undertake to share those papers with this Parliament—the sovereign Parliament—so that we can have a proper opportunity to look at the...

Concentrix: Tax Credit Claimants — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (18 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: Where did the information, particularly on cohabitation, come from? So many of our constituents have been accused of cohabiting with the previous tenant of their usually rented property. Were the data HMRC-matched or did Concentrix do it all on its own?

Concentrix: Tax Credit Claimants — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (18 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: Julie Molyneux, a constituent of mine, was accused of working for only 15 hours, when she had worked 16.5. She phoned HMRC and was told to phone Concentrix. She phoned Concentrix and was told to phone HMRC. She went round and round in circles. Her tax credits were stopped for eight weeks and she was forced to live on £63 a week, with two children to look after, one of whom is disabled....

Concentrix: Tax Credit Claimants — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (18 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: Will my right hon. Friend give way?

Concentrix: Tax Credit Claimants — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (18 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: My right hon. Friend is being extraordinarily generous. I have had many cases in which precisely that has happened. Single mothers in Wallasey have been accused of living with a previous tenant in a house that they happened to rent at a particular time—allegations so absurd that they had not even thought of them. Their benefits have often been stopped for weeks and weeks, and they have...

Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU (12 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: Will the Minister give way?

Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU (12 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North East Somerset (Mr Rees-Mogg), his mellifluous tones and his unbridled optimism for the future of the country, which some of us do not share in quite the same rose-tinted way. Leaving the European Union tears up a 50-year-old strategy that sought to replace our imperial past with closer economic and political co-operation with the European...

Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU (12 Oct 2016)

Angela Eagle: I am afraid I agree with the hon. Gentleman’s analysis. He is right to make that point. We also know that entrepreneurial activity—risk taking and creativity—will be crucial in driving Britain’s future success, alongside an active state that both rewards success and leaves no one behind. However, the uncertainty about our future trade arrangements in this context is...


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