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EDM Supported: 23rd July, 2018

That this House notes that the Government is closing Childcare Vouchers to new entrants from 4 October 2018 without having conducted a proper analysis of the winners and losers from removing the scheme and replacing it with Tax-Free Childcare, despite a recommendation to so do by the Treasury Select Committee...

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EDM Sponsored: 23rd July, 2018

That this House expresses concern over reports that the Israeli Government is increasingly refusing to renew the residency permits and visas of foreign nationals who live and work in the Palestinian Territories; affirms the view that foreign nationals must be granted access to visit, travel and live in the Palestinian Territories unless there are legitimate security concerns...

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EDM Supported: 16th July, 2018

That this House welcomes the recent Justice Committee report on the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms; notes the Committee remains unconvinced that these reforms can ever deliver an effective or viable probation service; expresses concern that staff morale is at an all-time low...

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Written Question: 16th July, 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Northern Rail and Transpennine on the provision of services on Boxing Day 2018; and what the outcome of those discussions was.
 
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Oral Contribution: 12th July, 2018

To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent steps the Church of England has taken to promote inter-faith dialogue.
 
 
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Oral Contribution: 11th July, 2018

I stand corrected and admonished, Mrs Moon. The quality of the debate inspired me to make a contribution.
 
I consider myself to be a democratic socialist and also a great believer in competition, and I do not necessarily see a contradiction between the two...