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Lords Chamber
Social Care in England - Thu 14 Oct 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Lord Astor of Hever (CON - Excepted Hereditary) the National Health Service through local clinical commissioning groups and that provided by local councils - Speech Link
2: Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (CB - Life peer) well and when things are deteriorating, and is often the person who triggers the call to the GP or district - Speech Link
3: Baroness Hodgson of Abinger (CON - Life peer) The only way we got the district nurses to come, two weeks before her death, was because one of her marvellous - Speech Link
4: Lord Cashman (Non-affiliated - Life peer) and, I believe, a microcosm of what is happening across England and what is being experienced by many councils - Speech Link
5: Lord Birt (CB - Life peer) ensure that the principal players—and there are many: hospitals, GPs, local authorities, social workers, district - Speech Link
6: Baroness Brinton (LDEM - Life peer) social care via local authorities has not increased in line with demographic demand, so that now most councils - Speech Link
7: Baroness Wheeler (LAB - Life peer) Councils just do not have the money. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Business of the House - Thu 23 Sep 2021
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Robert Halfon (CON - Harlow) Plan; further notes the upcoming Planning Committee meetings of both East Herts Council and Harlow District - Speech Link
2: Edward Leigh (CON - Gainsborough) There is no say for West Lindsey District Council, the county council, myself or anybody else. - Speech Link
3: Andy Carter (CON - Warrington South) Will the Leader of the House schedule a debate in Government time on the decisions that councils are - Speech Link
4: Jacob Rees-Mogg (CON - North East Somerset) to encourage its then Chairman, my noble Friend Lord Tyrie, to hold an inquiry into the borrowing by councils - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Working People’s Finances: Government Policy - Tue 21 Sep 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Bridget Phillipson (LAB - Houghton and Sunderland South) Last November, the Chancellor all but forced councils to put up council tax further to pay for the rapidly - Speech Link
2: Simon Clarke (CON - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) We have protected people from excessive council tax increases and given councils £670 million this year - Speech Link
3: Matt Western (LAB - Warwick and Leamington) When I was working on Warwick District Council as a councillor seven years ago, I proposed the Warwickshire - Speech Link
4: Matt Western (LAB - Warwick and Leamington) Just 21 social rent council homes have been built in the Warwick district since 2010. - Speech Link
5: Steve Reed (LAB - Croydon North) If councils have to pay increased employers’ national insurance contributions, they will have to cut - Speech Link
6: Mims Davies (CON - Mid Sussex) /p>Meanwhile, I must let the House know that we have a new youth hub across every Jobcentre Plus district - Speech Link


Public Bill Committees
Nationality and Borders Bill (Second sitting) - Tue 21 Sep 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) I know that it will be different for each of you but what pressures have your councils been under? - Speech Link
2: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) Do you think that all councils should have to take their fair share? - Speech Link
3: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) is not ideal, and we have always been clear—both Kent County Council and our colleagues in the local district - Speech Link
4: Paul Howell (CON - Sedgefield) We have heard lots about the stresses that illegal immigration is putting on local councils. - Speech Link
5: Stuart C McDonald (SNP - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) , under the current rules, makes them a child in care for the council, that is where the issues for councils - Speech Link


Public Bill Committees
Elections Bill (First sitting) - Wed 15 Sep 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Chloe Smith (CON - Norwich North) Even a small district council has considerable ability to dispose of assets and to make appointments. - Speech Link
2: Cat Smith (LAB - Lancaster and Fleetwood) What will be the practical and cost implications for electoral administrators and councils of implementing - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Health and Social Care Levy Bill - Tue 14 Sep 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: James Murray (LAB - Ealing North) As the association rightly points out, this could leave councils with no option other than to - Speech Link
2: Ruth Edwards (CON - Rushcliffe) Our health service and councils across the country have started to see the impacts of this increase in - Speech Link
3: Martin Vickers (CON - Cleethorpes) Is the stroke unit better located at Scunthorpe General Hospital, which is the case in our district? - Speech Link
4: Kim Johnson (LAB - Liverpool, Riverside) Age UK has called for a big injection of funding into councils’ care budgets, including a social care - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Tue 14 Sep 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Sandhurst (CON - Excepted Hereditary) Some years later I went off to represent a district council in a planning inquiry. - Speech Link
2: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) Sheffield street-tree protesters have seen real success in changing the approach of Governments and councils—but - Speech Link
3: Lord Bradley (LAB - Life peer) Where a CSTR service operates, currently on 15 sites across the country, it gives magistrates and district - Speech Link
4: Lord Bishop of Manchester (Bishops - Bishops) When complaints were raised with the district council about rubbish on the sites they occupied, we suggested - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Afghanistan Policy - Mon 13 Sep 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) I have written today to all councils across the United Kingdom to set out our funding commitment to them - Speech Link
2: Nick Thomas-Symonds (LAB - Torfaen) Local councils are providing support now. When will that money start to be paid? - Speech Link
3: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) We need the help of all our local councils to be able to offer these people permanent homes. - Speech Link
4: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) This is because we want to enable local councils to front-load their integration support. - Speech Link
5: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) — help through standing for local councils. They can make a huge contribution. - Speech Link
6: Layla Moran (LDEM - Oxford West and Abingdon) I thank Vale of White Horse District Council and South Oxfordshire District Council, who have opened - Speech Link
7: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) I have announced the funding now available for councils, which will be a significant step forward. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 13 Sep 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Lord Tope (LDEM - Life peer) declare my interests as a vice-president of the Local Government Association and co-president of London Councils - Speech Link
2: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) They are the City of London Corporation, London Councils, Clean Air in London, a Lib Dem Peer and a Green - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 13 Sep 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Lord Khan of Burnley (LAB - Life peer) Moving to Amendment 91 in the name of the noble Baroness, Lady Parminter, I absolutely agree that local councils - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill - Fri 10 Sep 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Mark Jenkinson (CON - Workington) This important legislation will change all of that by helping to ensure that local councils are in full - Speech Link
2: Robbie Moore (CON - Keighley) It cannot be right that a licensing authority in the Bradford district I sit within is very different - Speech Link
3: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) As a former district councillor for Rother District Council—part of the constituency that I now represent - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Health and Social Care Levy - Wed 08 Sep 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Rachel Reeves (LAB - Leeds West) Friend the Member for Hackney South and Shoreditch (Dame Meg Hillier), was that councils will pay this - Speech Link
2: Rachel Reeves (LAB - Leeds West) How will the Government relieve the burden on councils and care homes? - Speech Link
3: Clive Betts (LAB - Sheffield South East) Local councils have had bigger cuts to their budgets than any other part of the public sector, around - Speech Link
4: Bim Afolami (CON - Hitchin and Harpenden) difficult somehow to change a system on the basis of fluctuating house prices in every county, region or district - Speech Link
5: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (LAB - Brighton, Kemptown) They have put the burden on councils and council tax, which was never designed for social care, and this - Speech Link
6: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) Many councils cannot afford to pay the extra living wage, which makes such a huge difference to that - Speech Link
7: Tom Hunt (CON - Ipswich) We understand that the councils will help with that. - Speech Link
8: David Simmonds (CON - Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner) First, we must reflect on the lessons of the better care fund, which taught us that councils have - Speech Link
9: Steve Barclay (CON - North East Cambridgeshire) I remind the House, in terms of the adult social care flexibility that was allowed for councils this - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate - Wed 08 Sep 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Daniel Zeichner (LAB - Cambridge) The work that the combined authority and local councils as well as many companies and voluntary organisations - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Plastic Waste - Wed 08 Sep 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Tulip Siddiq (LAB - Hampstead and Kilburn) The direct result of that underfunding is that councils have struggled to deal with plastic waste effectively - Speech Link
2: Elliot Colburn (CON - Carshalton and Wallington) The only thing I would observe is that some councils are doing incredibly good work and increasing their - Speech Link
3: Theresa Villiers (CON - Chipping Barnet) would argue that the bulk of the proceeds of extended producer responsibility should be used to help councils - Speech Link
4: Siobhan Baillie (CON - Stroud) One of our volunteer groups, Stroud District Action on Plastic, works with individuals, businesses, schools - Speech Link
5: Rebecca Pow (CON - Taunton Deane) Many councils are already doing great work on recycling. - Speech Link
6: Elliot Colburn (CON - Carshalton and Wallington) Friend the Member for Chipping Barnet (Theresa Villiers) mentioned the need for councils to do more. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Afghanistan - Mon 06 Sep 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Boris Johnson (CON - Uxbridge and South Ruislip) Some councils have responded magnificently, notably in the east midlands and elsewhere. - Speech Link
2: Danny Kruger (CON - Devizes) Will he assure the House that councils across the country will get the resources they need to support - Speech Link
3: Boris Johnson (CON - Uxbridge and South Ruislip) Of course I congratulate Wiltshire Council on what it is doing, as I congratulate all councils that are - Speech Link
4: Sarah Dines (CON - Derbyshire Dales) District Council, which urgently want to help but want to make sure that additional funds are available - Speech Link
5: Boris Johnson (CON - Uxbridge and South Ruislip) Friend and Derbyshire Dales District Council for stepping up. - Speech Link
6: Boris Johnson (CON - Uxbridge and South Ruislip) I know that there are councils across the country that will want to help and are helping. - Speech Link
7: Boris Johnson (CON - Uxbridge and South Ruislip) day, but I want to thank everybody who has been involved: Border Force officials and everybody in the councils - Speech Link