EDM Supported: 1st December, 2017
That this House recognises minimum unit pricing as a highly effective tool to reduce the number of deaths related to alcohol, crime and workplace absence; notes that Wales has now followed Scotland in approving this approach; further notes that alcohol misuse is costing between £21 billion and £52 billion in England and Wales per annum...
EDM Tabled: 28th November, 2017
That this House wishes BT Sport well in the broadcast of the Ashes series, but regrets the fact that no free-to-air highlights have been offered to a broadcaster reaching 95 per cent of the population; hopes that BT Sport will not hoard highlights rights for its own website and app when it comes to other sports it has acquired exclusively from next season such as Champions League Football and European Rugby...
Oral Contribution: 27th November 2017
Given the important chapter in “Industrial Strategy” about devolution, will the Secretary of State agree to meet the 17 council leaders in Yorkshire from all parties who are advocating a “one Yorkshire” devolution settlement, so they can work in partnership with the Government to deliver an effective industrial strategy for the county?
EDM Supported: 27th November, 2017
That this House notes with concern that hundreds of Palestinian children continue to be arrested, detained and tried in Israeli military courts, despite the practice involving widespread and systematic violations of international law and being widely condemned...
Written Question: 23rd November 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post offices were open in (a) Yorkshire and Humber, (b) the UK and (c) Bradford district in each year since 2010.