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Commons Chamber
Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [Lords] - Mon 29 Nov 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) It has done very well, including throughout coronavirus, given all the leg-ups that it has had from the - Speech Link
2: Eddie Hughes (CON - Walsall North) District councils in England will also have the power to take enforcement action if they choose. - Speech Link
3: Justin Madders (LAB - Ellesmere Port and Neston) I will never accept that it is right for developers to choose not to pay a sum to councils to - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Health and Care Bill - Mon 22 Nov 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) year-olds who can swim 25 metres are going backwards due to all the lessons they have missed during coronavirus—and - Speech Link
2: Alex Norris (LAB - Nottingham North) Similarly, on swimming, the decisions in the Budget relating to local authorities will lead to councils - Speech Link
3: Rosie Winterton (LAB - Doncaster Central) p>(4) For the purposes of subsection (4), ‘local authority’ means—(a) a county council or district - Speech Link
4: Anne Marie Morris (CON - Newton Abbot) Some of the anti-viral solutions to coronavirus were late to market because we could not get the clinical - Speech Link
5: Theresa Villiers (CON - Chipping Barnet) more accountable and to enable it to be more integrated with other local service providers, such as councils - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Hospital Building Programme - Wed 03 Nov 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: James Wild (CON - North West Norfolk) The borough and county councils are on board, the regional NHS and at least seven right hon. and hon. - Speech Link
2: Jill Mortimer (CON - Hartlepool) The coronavirus pandemic has thrown health inequalities in this country into stark relief. - Speech Link
3: Edward Argar (CON - Charnwood) If he looks at the list of 40, many of them are very different hospitals, from the major acute district - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Budget Resolutions - Tue 02 Nov 2021
Department for Education

Mentions:
1: Imran Hussain (LAB - Bradford East) a huge favour on Bradford, levelled up and tackled poverty and the real issues that we face in the district - Speech Link
2: Robert Halfon (CON - Harlow) The outbreak of coronavirus was nothing short of a national disaster for our children. - Speech Link
3: Ben Bradley (CON - Mansfield) Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Emma Hardy), councils need teeth to get the money. - Speech Link
4: Bim Afolami (CON - Hitchin and Harpenden) The OBR estimates that after we come out of the coronavirus pandemic fully—we hope—our growth rate will - Speech Link
5: Emma Hardy (LAB - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle) Both councils have come to me and said that, as the local MP, could I do everything possible to lobby - Speech Link
6: Alex Sobel (LAB - Leeds North West) There is barely any indication of how much new money councils will receive for services, or how much - Speech Link
7: Simon Clarke (CON - Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) the Chancellor developed our plan to protect jobs and livelihoods and to safeguard the economy from coronavirus - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Thames in Oxford: Bathing Water Status - Tue 02 Nov 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Layla Moran (LDEM - Oxford West and Abingdon) Once the status is given, the water company and the councils will have five years to reduce bacteria - Speech Link
2: Rebecca Pow (CON - Taunton Deane) Coronavirus has demonstrated how valuable they are. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Budget Resolutions - Mon 01 Nov 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Clive Betts (LAB - Sheffield South East) However, as well as having an overarching national strategy, councils need the ability to plan - Speech Link
2: John Howell (CON - Henley) themselves and plan for the future and, of course, they have delivered more housing than the targets set by district - Speech Link
3: Mike Kane (LAB - Wythenshawe and Sale East) A new £250 million hotel district is also gathering pace. - Speech Link
4: Kim Leadbeater (LAB - Batley and Spen) We could see increases in council tax effectively forced on councils by this settlement. - Speech Link
5: Luke Evans (CON - Bosworth) loans for 1,869 businesses in Bosworth, amounting to £55 million, and 104 businesses taking up the coronavirus - Speech Link
6: Tim Farron (LDEM - Westmorland and Lonsdale) Some 80% of the local working-age population in the Lake district work in hospitality and tourism, so - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Homes: Affordability - Thu 28 Oct 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Baroness Pinnock (LDEM - Life peer) In the Kirklees Council district, so-called council housing is around half of what it was 20 years ago - Speech Link
2: Lord Young of Cookham (CON - Life peer) We have the funding announced yesterday of £65 million for councils to support vulnerable tenants in - Speech Link
3: Baroness Thornhill (LDEM - Life peer) Figures from the Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities show that councils supported more - Speech Link
4: Lord Agnew of Oulton (CON - Life peer) The action we have taken to shield people from the full economic force of coronavirus over the - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Income Tax (Charge) - Thu 28 Oct 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Paul Howell (CON - Sedgefield) Gentleman’s comments about credibility, I have sat on two north-east Labour councils, Darlington Borough - Speech Link
2: Anne Marie Morris (CON - Newton Abbot) I look forward to working with the Government, Devon County Council, Teignbridge District Council - Speech Link
3: Mary Glindon (LAB - North Tyneside) However, the Local Government Association has pointed out that among the announcements for councils - Speech Link
4: Alex Cunningham (LAB - Stockton North) needs systematic and long-term investment that is controlled at a local level by local people and local councils - Speech Link
5: Paul Howell (CON - Sedgefield) funding, I want to ensure that there is proper consideration of the rurality or deprivation indices for councils - Speech Link
6: Lucy Frazer (CON - South East Cambridgeshire) but in fact it is the largest support by way of business rates over a period of time, save for the coronavirus - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Budget Resolutions - Wed 27 Oct 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Peter Bottomley (CON - Worthing West) increased digital capability, sought regeneration funds that work, worked and shared offices with other councils - Speech Link
2: Derek Twigg (LAB - Halton) The social care crisis is forcing councils to hike council tax, and the Government are of course trying - Speech Link
3: Mike Wood (CON - Dudley South) particularly hard hit throughout the pandemic and by many of the measures that were necessary to fight coronavirus - Speech Link
4: Seema Malhotra (LAB - Feltham and Heston) In the last year, I have co-chaired the development of the west London innovation district, looking - Speech Link
5: Mark Harper (CON - Forest of Dean) It was a partnership bid by Hartpury University and Hartpury College, Forest of Dean District Council - Speech Link
6: David Evennett (CON - Bexleyheath and Crayford) the Government support has been much appreciated, particularly the ability to furlough staff and the coronavirus - Speech Link
7: Felicity Buchan (CON - Kensington) very strongly that, while we have had to do some things because of the exceptional circumstances of coronavirus - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Environment Bill - Wed 20 Oct 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Ruth Jones (LAB - Newport West) Over the past year, as well as dealing with the coronavirus pandemic we have seen fires raging across - Speech Link
2: Barry Sheerman (LAB - Huddersfield) Many councils now have a climate change emergency resolution and climate change commissions, but they - Speech Link
3: Tim Farron (LDEM - Westmorland and Lonsdale) In Kendal—in my community and on the edge of the Lake District—Lowther Street has been rated as one of - Speech Link
4: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) Planting more trees in England is strongly supported by the public, by business, by local councils - Speech Link
5: None That is a place in the Lake district with 20 million visitors every year. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Supporting Small Business - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Mike Amesbury (LAB - Weaver Vale) This is not only about the coronavirus emergency. - Speech Link
2: Alex Davies-Jones (LAB - Pontypridd) mentioned, our Labour Government in Wales have led the way on support for businesses throughout the coronavirus - Speech Link
3: Chris Evans (LAB - Islwyn) I ask the Government to put in place measures for local councils to offer free parking and, when shops - Speech Link
4: Sam Tarry (LAB - Ilford South) Just this week, the manager of Ilford business improvement district told me that covid has taken - Speech Link
5: Florence Eshalomi (LAB - Vauxhall) If we are honest, the measures introduced to tackle coronavirus have led to many businesses having to - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
High Streets - Tue 19 Oct 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Cherilyn Mackrory (CON - Truro and Falmouth) see Truro jump an incredible 72 places to be named one of the best high streets of 2021, despite the coronavirus - Speech Link
2: Sara Britcliffe (CON - Hyndburn) I have witnessed, all too much, how my Labour councils have let down and ignored my high streets - Speech Link
3: Owen Thompson (SNP - Midlothian) We need leadership from ourselves and from our local councils. - Speech Link
4: Jamie Stone (LDEM - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross) If they were unilaterally got rid of or reduced, Scottish councils would face a terrible funding problem - Speech Link
5: Alex Cunningham (LAB - Stockton North) However, councils cannot be left to do it on their own. - Speech Link
6: Neil O'Brien (CON - Harborough) That package includes £60 billion of business rates relief, business grants, the coronavirus loan schemes - Speech Link


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 Warwick of Undercliffe (LAB - Life peer) support needs, guarantee funding and enable housing providers to continue responding to the impact of coronavirus - Speech Link
4: 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
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) on wheels or lunches at day centres are often now a thing of the past in too many areas because the councils - Speech Link
7: Baroness Wheeler (LAB - Life peer) Councils just do not have the money. - Speech Link
8: Lord Kamall (CON - Life peer) The coronavirus pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to the sector, so we all agree that we must address - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Jacob Rees-Mogg (CON - North East Somerset) Tuesday 19 October—Motion under the Coronavirus Act 2020 relating to the renewal of temporary - Speech Link
2: Robert Halfon (CON - Harlow) Plan; further notes the upcoming Planning Committee meetings of both East Herts Council and Harlow District - Speech Link
3: Edward Leigh (CON - Gainsborough) There is no say for West Lindsey District Council, the county council, myself or anybody else. - Speech Link
4: 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
5: 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


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

Mentions:
1: Lord Thomas of Gresford (LDEM - Life peer) Clause 169 concerns the extension of the temporary arrangements under the Coronavirus Act for video and - Speech Link
2: Lord Sandhurst (CON - Excepted Hereditary) Some years later I went off to represent a district council in a planning inquiry. - Speech Link
3: 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
4: Lord Bradley (LAB - Life peer) Where a CSTR service operates, currently on 15 sites across the country, it gives magistrates and district - Speech Link
5: 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