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Written Question: 12th June, 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of international flights (a) to and (b) from each UK airport in the event that (i) the north-west runway at Heathrow is built and (ii) if no additional airport capacity is built in the South East of England.
 
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Oral Contribution: 12th June, 2018

What the timetable is for his receipt of the report of the carbon capture usage and storage cost challenge taskforce; and if he will make a statement.
 
 
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Oral Contribution: 7th June, 2018

It is a great pleasure to follow my hon. Friend Andy Slaughter, who gave a typically thoughtful and forensic speech. I will try to cheer him up even more if I can. On a day when no fewer than seven England squad players born in Yorkshire are to play at Elland Road, in their last match before the World cup, I intend to try to give the perspective from God’s own county; but I will not be able to do it nearly as well as Justine Greening did. She may have left Rotherham a while ago, but she retains a love of the north of England and Yorkshire, and a real passion. If I may say so, Adam Afriyie spoke with such knowledge of the north of England—he spoke, indeed, for the nation—that, by the powers invested in me, I make him an honorary Yorkshireman for the day...
 
 
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Oral Question: 7th June, 2018

To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what initiatives the Anglican communion is supporting in the diocese of Jerusalem to help promote peace between the Israeli and Palestinian Christian and Muslim communities.

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Oral Question: 7th June, 2018

Given the recent report that indicated there is an excess of incineration capacity in the United Kingdom, which is discouraging recycling, is there not a case now for a tax on incineration, or even a moratorium on new incinerators?

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EDM Supported: 5th June, 2018

That this House greatly values the service, over decades, of the Post Office counter staff in the Members' Lobby Post Office; views with concern the proposal to shut down the counter service in that Office; regrets that hon. Members have not had this properly drawn to their attention; acknowledges that an additional 32 hon. Members have also expressed opposition to the proposed closure; and accordingly requires a proper consultation to be held, to which all hon. Members are invited to contribute, before any such loss of service is implemented.

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