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Commons Chamber
Registers of Births and Deaths Bill - Fri 26 Nov 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Natalie Elphicke (CON - Dover) a digital age, and some of our Government administrative processes already reflect this, including universal - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
China: Genocide - Thu 25 Nov 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB - Life peer) Very unusually, and to her enormous credit, Liz Truss has refused to follow the Foreign Office - Speech Link
2: Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB - Life peer) Not everyone went with these things and it is to the credit of parliamentarians that some said no and - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Business of the House - Thu 25 Nov 2021
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Gavin Newlands (SNP - Paisley and Renfrewshire North) The beavers, cubs, scouts and explorers groups were a credit to their leaders and parents. - Speech Link
2: Chi Onwurah (LAB - Newcastle upon Tyne Central) Race and Ethnic Disparities, otherwise known as the Sewell report, was published in March to almost universal - Speech Link
3: Jessica Morden (LAB - Newport East) Among other things, it highlights how the Department for Work and Pensions lost control of universal - Speech Link
4: Jacob Rees-Mogg (CON - North East Somerset) pandemic was to make sure that people who needed money got it, whether they were on the furlough scheme or universal - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Bulb Energy: Administration - Wed 24 Nov 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Kwasi Kwarteng (CON - Spelthorne) Supplies remain secure and credit balances will be protected. - Speech Link
2: Edward Miliband (LAB - Doncaster North) with further energy price rises coming, why are the Government making the situation worse with cuts to universal - Speech Link
3: Alex Davies-Jones (LAB - Pontypridd) cost of living crisis due to the triple whammy of rising gas prices, looming tax rises and cuts to universal - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill - Wed 24 Nov 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Ruth Cadbury (LAB - Brentford and Isleworth) large proportion of people are impacted by the triple whammy of rising costs of living, the cuts to universal - Speech Link
2: Seema Malhotra (LAB - Feltham and Heston) That has been compounded by the inexplicable decision by the Government to cut universal credit for 6 - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Bus Services: North-east England - Wed 24 Nov 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Ian Lavery (LAB - Wansbeck) Imagine someone on universal credit or unemployment benefits of around £70 paying £6.40 to get from A - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Black Friday: Financial Products - Tue 23 Nov 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Stella Creasy (LAB - Walthamstow) But both types of high-cost credit—they are high-cost credit, because they come with late fees if people - Speech Link
2: Stella Creasy (LAB - Walthamstow) that they might expect from other forms of credit? - Speech Link
3: Paul Maynard (CON - Blackpool North and Cleveleys) It cannot just be a credit check that, if they fail, makes their ability to obtain credit in the future - Speech Link
4: Claire Hanna (SDLP - Belfast South) After all, credit is debt—that is what it is. - Speech Link
5: Patricia Gibson (SNP - North Ayrshire and Arran) It should also require credit checks similar to those for other credit products. - Speech Link
6: John Glen (CON - Salisbury) However, I fully concede that that is not universal, and not every firm has moved in the right direction - Speech Link
7: John Glen (CON - Salisbury) I say that not to commend it over credit cards, but to recognise the segmentation of the credit market - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Alex Norris (LAB - Nottingham North) obesity strategy will be outstripped by losses in the nation’s health caused by the impact of the cut to universal - Speech Link
2: Geraint Davies (LAB - Swansea West) He makes the key point that reducing the overall amount of money people have—for instance, through universal - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Gurkha Pensions - Mon 22 Nov 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Ruth Cadbury (LAB - Brentford and Isleworth) of the pension problem will have been impacted by the decision to cut £1,000 a year—£20 a week—from universal - Speech Link
2: Fay Jones (CON - Brecon and Radnorshire) pension scheme, in addition to qualifying for the full range of welfare benefits, including pension credit - Speech Link
3: Stephen Morgan (LAB - Portsmouth South) Friend the Member for Brentford and Isleworth (Ruth Cadbury) about the impact of universal credit on - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Mon 22 Nov 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Non-affiliated - Life peer) Rent arrears have tripled during the pandemic, and more renters than ever are now on universal credit - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Touring Musicians: EU Visas and Permits - Thu 18 Nov 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Mentions:
1: Alex Davies-Jones (LAB - Pontypridd) developments from the UK Government to help the industry back on its feet, we see them disingenuously taking credit - Speech Link
2: Kerry McCarthy (LAB - Bristol East) progress on visas, although I think it is a bit audacious for the Secretary of State to try to claim credit - Speech Link
3: Alex Sobel (LAB - Leeds North West) forced to rely on the complex self-employment income support scheme, their savings or, in some cases, universal - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Supporting Single Parents into Work - Wed 17 Nov 2021
Department for Work and Pensions

Mentions:
1: Rupa Huq (LAB - Ealing Central and Acton) I will turn to the number of single parents on universal credit since the pandemic. - Speech Link
2: Rupa Huq (LAB - Ealing Central and Acton) There are a lot of anomalies with universal credit; I think our last manifesto said to do away with it - Speech Link
3: Rupa Huq (LAB - Ealing Central and Acton) We have 1.3 million single parents on universal credit, and this change means that more single - Speech Link
4: Rupa Huq (LAB - Ealing Central and Acton) Childcare costs are paid in arrears under universal credit. - Speech Link
5: Rupa Huq (LAB - Ealing Central and Acton) Universal credit being paid in arrears means many parents are caught in a trap, as shown by many - Speech Link
6: David Rutley (CON - Macclesfield) First, I reiterate that universal credit provides incentives to work as part of its fundamental - Speech Link
7: David Rutley (CON - Macclesfield) We are enhancing our programme of support for workers on universal credit. - Speech Link
8: David Rutley (CON - Macclesfield) Childcare is available through universal credit, and free childcare is available through the Department - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Strengthening Standards in Public Life - Wed 17 Nov 2021
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Steven Bonnar (SNP - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill) As she was a single parent in receipt of universal credit, this Tory Government, and their poorly devised - Speech Link
2: Mark Fletcher (CON - Bolsover) The tone of the opening remarks and some of the other speeches made today do this House no credit at - Speech Link
3: Danny Kruger (CON - Devizes) We all have motivations that do us credit and motivations that do not, and the fact is that we cannot - Speech Link
4: Mick Whitley (LAB - Birkenhead) to my constituents why it is acceptable for you to plunge them into deepest poverty with the cuts to universal - Speech Link
5: Ian Byrne (LAB - Liverpool, West Derby) Let us imagine being on universal credit, seeing the pain of what the £20 cut has done to our family, - Speech Link
6: Richard Burgon (LAB - Leeds East) I do not buy these pleas of poverty from Government Members who are trying to tell people whose universal - Speech Link
7: Fleur Anderson (LAB - Putney) felt by their constituents that at such a difficult time for our country, MPs are voting for cuts to universal - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Finance (No. 2) Bill - Tue 16 Nov 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Lucy Frazer (CON - South East Cambridgeshire) We have reduced the universal credit taper rate and increased the national living wage so that work really - Speech Link
2: Lucy Frazer (CON - South East Cambridgeshire) I have talked about the universal credit taper rate, bringing in an additional £1,000 for those in work - Speech Link
3: Rushanara Ali (LAB - Bethnal Green and Bow) Of the 6 million families who were hit by the £20-a-week cut in universal credit, fewer than a third - Speech Link
4: Ruth Cadbury (LAB - Brentford and Isleworth) Then the Chancellor decided to cut £1,000 from universal credit for all those claimants. - Speech Link
5: Richard Thomson (SNP - Gordon) There is the removal of the £20 universal credit uplift. - Speech Link
6: Abena Oppong-Asare (LAB - Erith and Thamesmead) They are paying the price through the cut to universal credit. - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Tue 16 Nov 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) She deserves every credit. - Speech Link
2: Tulip Siddiq (LAB - Hampstead and Kilburn) frustration in my voice, because I am very worried that my constituent is getting caught up in this overall universal - Speech Link
3: Justin Madders (LAB - Ellesmere Port and Neston) feeling inside, yet despite that unimaginable torment, he has always conducted himself in a way that is a credit - Speech Link
4: Stuart C McDonald (SNP - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) She has been an absolute credit to her constituents. - Speech Link