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Written Answers — House of Lords: Asylum Seekers (29 Jun 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government why, in light of their policy of not opting in to the European Union common asylum policy, they intend to engage with the development and functioning of the European Asylum Support Office; and what will be the nature of such engagement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Great Western Main Line (29 Jun 2011)

Siân James: We have heard a great deal about the electrification to Swansea, but have we thought about freight? More tonnage is carried between Llanelli and Cardiff than between Bristol and Swindon, so freight is really important along that line. I am very concerned that all the calculations have been based on passenger figures.

Computer Games Industry (29 Jun 2011)

John Penrose: ..., they will earn more money, it will drop through to the bottom line and investors will do well. That is the thinking behind it. That said, as I mentioned to my hon. Friend the Member for North Swindon (Justin Tomlinson), we are trying to do a series of things that will help the industry and others. I will lay out some of those, as the hon. Member for Dundee West challenged me to do so. I...

Adoption (Leave, Pay and Allowance Arrangements): Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (29 Jun 2011)

Andrew Slaughter: ...about the need for sentencing reform and—I hope that I am not putting words in his mouth—the reasons why this Bill will not deliver it. Notwithstanding his tone, the hon. Member for South Swindon (Mr Buckland) made a fine speech. Those and many other speeches came from knowledge and experience of the criminal and civil justice system over many years. Therefore, whatever side of the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Financial Assistance to Member States (30 Jun 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take steps to ensure any decisions regarding further bail-outs for the Greek economy are not made using qualified majority voting.

Backbench Business: Co-operatives and Mutuality (30 Jun 2011)

Justin Tomlinson: On that point, I am a proud member of Swindon Town supporters club, which I joined when it first formed. One challenge it faces is that it often meets in moments of crisis—Swindon Town lurched from one crisis to another until the new owners transformed it. We need to encourage supporters’ trusts to set up and work in the long term, especially when the sun is shining on a football club.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: Admissions (4 Jul 2011)

David Willetts: ...30 45 Portsmouth — — Southampton — 5 Leicestershire 10 5 Leicester — — Rutland — 0 Staffordshire 20 10 Stoke-on-Trent — — Wiltshire 15 20 Swindon 5 — Bracknell Forest — — Windsor and Maidenhead 5 10 West Berkshire 10 5 Reading 10 15 Slough — 5 Wokingham 5 5 Cambridgeshire 25 30 ...

Finance (No. 3) Bill: New Clause 11 — High cost credit lending (4 Jul 2011)

Andrew Percy: ...I look forward to hearing the hon. Member for Makerfield (Yvonne Fovargue). I always listen to her on such matters because of her vast experience. I know that my hon. Friend the Member for North Swindon (Justin Tomlinson) has a huge interest in the subject, as does my hon. Friend the Member for Chatham and Aylesford (Tracey Crouch), who used to work with me at McDonald’s in Hull when...

Written Answers — Electoral Commission Committee: Electoral Register (5 Jul 2011)

Gary Streeter: ...following lists show the electoral registration officers in question. 2008 Bournemouth Caradon Carrick Cheltenham East Devon Forest of Dean North Cornwall North Devon North Dorset Purbeck Sedgemoor Swindon West Devon West Somerset 2009 Bournemouth Lambeth Newcastle.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Taxation (5 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 16 June (WA 207-8) concerning the taxation of savings, how many bank account details have been disclosed to other European Union nation states; and which states they are.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Local Sustainable Transport Fund (5 Jul 2011)

Norman Baker: ... Breaking the link between economic growth, carbon and congestion 4.941   Plymouth 1) Plymouth Connect 2) ITSO Smart Ticketing throughout All South West England 1) 4.330 2) 2.980   Swindon SWIFT (Swindon Workplace Initiative for Transport) 4.472 (*)Partial funding approved. Projects Invited to Resubmit Through Tranche 2 Local Authority LSTF Project Name North...

Debt Management Plans (5 Jul 2011)

Nicholas Dakin: The hon. Lady makes a good point which, in a sense, underlines that made by the hon. Member for North Swindon (Justin Tomlinson) about the need for tighter regulation, or a tighter quality mark, in this area generally. Recent research by the Association of Business Recovery Professionals has confirmed worries about a lack of impartial advice, insufficient information about fees, and...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: New Clause 3 - Access to intelligence material (5 Jul 2011)

James Brokenshire: ...will know, there are often two silent members of the Committee: the Whip and the Parliament Private Secretary, who ensures communication with officials. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for South Swindon for his support and the service that he has provided. Last, I thank my officials and the parliamentary counsel. Again, they are silent in Committee, but I pay tribute to their support...

Written Answers — Health: Hospitals: Construction (7 Jul 2011)

Simon Burns: ... Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust 111 27 July 2002 London King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 99 7 October 2002 South West Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Swindon and Marlborough) 132 3 December 2002 Yorkshire and the Humber Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust 62 16 December 2002 North East Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Banks: Credit Cards (7 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of the ruling from the Office of Fair Trading regarding charges for consumers using credit and debit cards, they have any powers to introduce an immediate ban on charges levied by banks or other institutions for the use of credit cards to purchase goods and services, given that those cards are promoted as being an alternative to cash.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Budget (7 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the extent of unused funds held by the European Union; and why they are not being returned to member states in proportion to their contribution to the European Union budget.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Budget (7 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 16 June (WA 207), whether they took into account the added costs to the United Kingdom of Croatia's membership before agreeing to support that country's accession to the European Union.

Written Answers — House of Lords: EU: Taxation (7 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of proposals by the European Union to impose European Union wide taxes; and whether such proposals would require unanimity to be adopted.

Business of the House (Police (Detention and Bail) Bill): Police (Detention and Bail) Bill (7 Jul 2011)

Gareth Johnson: ...not see the Bill as some sort of green light to keep suspects on bail for an inordinate period before any charging decision is made. That was the point that my hon. Friend the Member for South Swindon (Mr Buckland) tried to make—he came up with some suggestions on how we can ensure that there is adequate provision to prevent that from happening, and to ensure that there is a greater...

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display and Specialist Tobacconists) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 — Motion to Regret (11 Jul 2011)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: My Lords, I had better declare an interest, as did the noble Lord, Lord Palmer, in that I am an associate member of the Lords and Commons Cigar and Pipe Smokers' Club. I am an associate member because I do not smoke, and I therefore cannot be a full member. Nevertheless, I have sympathy with the club's aims, which are to give some support and protection to people who smoke. Smoking is, as we...

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