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Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (5 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: We had a very interesting session on assistive technology in the Select Committee on Work and Pensions recently. Will the Government commit to looking at how assistive technology can be used to help more disabled people into work?

Attorney General: Leaving the EU: European Arrest Warrant (8 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that the European arrest warrant is just as important to our EU friends and partners as it is to us?

Disabled People and Economic Growth (22 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this important debate and salute the work she does on the all-party group for disability. I serve on the Select Committee on Work and Pensions and we are currently looking at how employers, work coaches and people with disability can better understand the assistive technology that is emerging. Does the hon. Lady think we can do more to bring those...

Disabled People and Economic Growth (22 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: I support what the hon. Lady is saying about businesses. Does she think that there could be a case for having larger employers report on the proportion of their workforce who have a disability, so that we could see which large employers were not pulling their weight and not taking advantage of the high-quality disabled employees who are in the market?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: PFI Contracts and Carillion (27 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: What are the Government doing to improve transparency in public-private partnerships?

Mental Health Act: CQC Report (27 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: Obviously, the CQC report will help to inform a lot of ongoing Government work. With that in mind, will the Minister assure the House that Sir Simon Wessely’s review will look at the concerns of people from ethnic minority communities, who have particular issues with detention at the moment?

Office for Students (27 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: It is a sign of a well-functioning democracy that you are here, too, Mr Speaker. Does the Minister agree it is important that the Office for Students has the requisite skills and resources to be able to play its role in tackling radicalisation on our campuses?

Homelessness (27 Feb 2018)

Alex Burghart: It is a pleasure to speak in the debate. I have been looking at homelessness and its associated problems for a number of years. For four years, I was director of policy at the Centre for Social Justice, which looks at the root causes of poverty in the UK. We specialised in looking at long-term worklessness, addiction, educational failure, serious personal debt and the like. One of the things...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (1 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: Will the Minister please look into the concerns that a flyover and tunnel at Stonehenge will damage the valuable archaeological site at Blick Mead?

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (12 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: What recent assessment has the Department made of the success of the troubled families programme?

Spring Statement (13 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: A number of hon. Members have mentioned the next generation. Is it not the case that only this Government’s approach can really deliver true intergenerational fairness, because the alternative is ever-increasing borrowing, which would be put on the shoulders of young people?

Universal Credit (13 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: I thank the hon. Lady for giving way; she is being extremely generous with her time. The Labour party manifesto committed to extend free school meals to all primary school pupils. This is an additional extension of free school meals to a lot more children who are in secondary school. Will the hon. Lady please tell us how much that would cost and how her party would fund it if it was in power?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: On the subject of Northern Ireland, does the Prime Minister stand by the commitments made in the joint report of December, and will she confirm that we will accept nothing that will undermine the integrity of the United Kingdom?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Children in Need (19 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: If he will take steps to improve outcomes for children in need.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Children in Need (19 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: I strongly welcome the review that was announced last week. Many of us have been pushing for that for a long time, and I am sure that it will make a difference to the nearly 400,000 children in need in our country. As the Minister goes about the review, will he commit to using the considerable data at his disposal to highlight those areas and children that buck the trend, so that we can learn...

Money Laundering (19 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: Will the Minister update the House on what is being done to confiscate the assets of those guilty of gross human rights violations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Support (26 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: What progress her Department is making on implementing universal support.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Support (26 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: Will the Minister ensure that as universal support is rolled out, it helps people to overcome the two most pernicious barriers to work—addiction and mental health problems?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (28 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: What progress is my right hon. Friend’s Department making on tackling the issues raised in the racial disparity audit?

Autism (29 Mar 2018)

Alex Burghart: Will my right hon. Friend give way?


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