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Scottish Parliament: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (23 May 2017)

Daniel Johnson: ...a day such as this, it is difficult not to think about the tragic events in Manchester last night. One of the most difficult things that we can do as parents is to step back and give our child the space that it needs to explore the world. Undoubtedly, a child’s first concert is one of those important milestones, so I cannot even begin to understand what parents are going through who...

Scottish Parliament: Outdoor Education (16 May 2017)

Mark McDonald: ...grant, which is awarded by Education Scotland and administered by Historic Environment Scotland. That funding has enabled more than 30,000 pupils from almost 900 Scottish schools to get out and about and to explore and learn from our heritage sites across the country. Members who have spoken about what they see as a lack of opportunity may want to explore the fund’s potential to...

Steel Industry - Question for Short Debate (25 Apr 2017)

Baroness Redfern: ...future for our young men and women, so I am pleased to see the emphasis on training over the past year: already 140 trainees, including 57 apprentices, have been engaged. British Steel Scunthorpe has come a long way in a short space of time and has been buoyed by the pace of change. However, this is the beginning of that journey, and there are areas in which support could be looked at....

Scottish Parliament: Time for Inclusive Education Campaign (19 Apr 2017)

Shirley-Anne Somerville: ...TIE, LGBT Youth Scotland, Stonewall Scotland, the Scottish Catholic Education Service, the Educational Institute of Scotland and the Scottish Youth Parliament. I am confident that the group has the right expertise and understanding to explore in detail where we can improve the education experience for our LGBTI young people and move forward to action. Ross Greer asked for further details...

European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve (30 Mar 2017)

Baroness Goldie: ...a number of errors in the order it replaces and aligns domestic law with the obligations we have made to the European partners, with which we share an endeavour to increase our knowledge of space. The UK’s commitment to the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere remains unchanged. We remain committed to strengthening our position as a world leader...

Middle Level Bill (29 Mar 2017)

Christopher Chope: ...that what he says undermines anything I have been saying in citing the submission of the March cruising club. I am sure that when the promoters engage properly with that club, they will be able to explore that issue further. One other point made by the cruising club, which contradicts a number of assertions made in this debate, is that the commissioners already have the power to charge...

Breathing Space Scheme (29 Mar 2017)

Simon Kirby: ...that there is a genuine alternative to ruthless illegal lenders with our support for the credit union sector, which includes £38 million of funding for the credit union expansion project. We have been exploring carefully whether we could introduce a breathing space scheme to give people time to find a way to deal with their debts. I thank all those debt advice charities and creditors...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Debts (29 Mar 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 14 March 2017 to Question 66604, on debts, when the Government first committed to exploring a breathing space scheme; and when he expects to provide an update.

EU Membership: UK Science - Motion to Take Note (23 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Selborne: The report A Time for Boldness, which is the subject of this debate, is a follow-up to the April report of the Science and Technology Committee on EU Membership and UK Science, which explored the principal links between EU membership and the effectiveness of United Kingdom science. I first thank our committee clerk Anna Murphy, our policy analyst Daniel Rathbone and our specialist adviser...

Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture 2021 (21 Mar 2017)

Ruth Smeeth: ...be visiting the wonderful Portland Inn Project, which is working to turn a disused public house into a thriving community centre. Such projects do not just regenerate a building—they create the space for communities to come together. It is about improving our physical space, but it is also about creating something more meaningful. Culture is not just about what we do; it is about who...

Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (21 Mar 2017)

...some in this chamber say that they favour. However, all of those efforts at compromise—each and every one—have been rejected. Indeed, there has been no meaningful attempt whatsoever by the UK Government to explore those options and to find common ground. That brings me to where we are today. Having voted to remain in the EU, we face now being taken out against our will. The...

Public Bill Committee: Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill: Large fuel retailers etc: provision of public charging points (16 Mar 2017)

John Hayes: ...bound to do in respect of this kind of legislation, given that it is about rapidly changing technology. So I am grateful for the tone that the hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield set in allowing us to explore these matters with that kind of dutiful and honest hesitation. We should hesitate, think and consider, and then act. This is a very important debate. I have made clear and have...

Backbench Business (16 Mar 2017)

Heidi Alexander: The DWP is exploring the possibility of taking on space in Eros House, which is an accessible, central location. If that costs a little bit more, would the Minister commit to exploring that option, given the additional benefits it can bring?

Petition - No. 31 Bus Service to Cheadle from Hanley: Parental Alienation (15 Mar 2017)

Simon Danczuk: ...makes an extremely good point, which adds to the discussion and debate that I hope we will continue to have on this issue. I am sure we would all agree that it is not normal for a child, in a short space of time, to go from loving a parent to seeing them as an object of hate. As Dr Amy Baker, a developmental psychologist who has written extensively on parental alienation, has said:...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Debts (14 Mar 2017)

Simon Kirby: The government has committed to exploring whether some form of “breathing space” would be a useful and viable addition to the current range of debt solutions available to consumers and creditors. Work is continuing on this review, and the government plans to provide an update in due course.

Scottish Parliament: Play Scotland (Play Charter) (14 Mar 2017)

Ruth Maguire: ...’s right to play. Growing up in the 1980s—or the olden days, as my daughter calls them—the opportunity to be outside playing was something that my friends, my brother and I took for granted. We went exploring on our bikes, built ramps and bogies, and had games of kerby that went on all day. We also used to play games involving our favourite television shows, with...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Debts (10 Mar 2017)

Simon Kirby: The government has committed to exploring whether some form of “breathing space” would be a useful and viable addition to the current range of debt solutions available to consumers and creditors. Work is continuing on this review, and the government plans to provide an update in due course.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Debts (9 Mar 2017)

Simon Kirby: The government has committed to exploring whether some form of “breathing space” would be a useful and viable addition to the current range of debt solutions available to consumers and creditors. Work is continuing on this review, and the government plans to provide an update in due course.

Scottish Parliament: Biodiversity (9 Mar 2017)

Claudia Beamish: ...of meadow areas and creating nectar pathways across Ayrshire. That is an encouraging model that should possibly be adopted across Scotland. Even University hospital Ayr is involved in promoting the benefits of wildlife and rich green space for the community’s health and wellbeing. Sustrans, which is another partner, is exploring how cycle paths can form ideal pollinator routes. That...

Shale Gas - Question for Short Debate (7 Mar 2017)

Lord Truscott: ...Parliament as a whole, are determined to develop shale gas in the UK. The question is whether this development has been thoroughly thought through in all its ramifications, as we inexorably move towards exploration and production. Andrea Leadsom, the Minister of State for Energy at the time, said in May 2016 that shale gas could, “provide jobs for our people and tax revenues for our...


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