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1220717
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps his Department has taken to help support communities in north Cornwall during the covid-19 outbreak. more like this
tabling member constituency North Cornwall more like this
tabling member printed
Scott Mann more like this
uin 904234 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>The Armed Forces’ contribution to the Government’s COVID-19 response has been invaluable. North Cornwall is no exception.</p><p> </p><p>Mobile Testing Units deployed to Bude, Bodmin and Launceston, providing a vital service to local communities.</p><p> </p><p>Nine military planners deployed to assist the Devon and Cornwall Local Resilience Forum with PPE distribution and testing, and a team of two soldiers were available to courier testing kits to Residential Care Homes across Cornwall and Devon.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wells more like this
answering member printed James Heappey more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T16:32:39.14Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T16:32:39.14Z
answering member
4528
label Biography information for James Heappey more like this
tabling member
4496
label Biography information for Scott Mann more like this
1220718
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment he has made of the role the armed forces have played in logistical planning during the covid-19 pandemic. more like this
tabling member constituency York Central more like this
tabling member printed
Rachael Maskell more like this
uin 904241 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>Defence logistic planners continue to provide vital support to the Covid-19 response.</p><p> </p><p>Planners were placed into the NHS crisis response cell, supported the NHS in the management and distribution of PPE, and helped create and deliver the National Testing Programme. The Defence logistics hub at Donnington distributed critical care equipment, and military teams assisted regional hubs across the UK.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wells more like this
answering member printed James Heappey more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T16:33:05.69Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T16:33:05.69Z
answering member
4528
label Biography information for James Heappey more like this
tabling member
4471
label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1220719
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent estimate he has made of the number of armed forces personnel who have tested positive for covid-19. more like this
tabling member constituency Lewisham East more like this
tabling member printed
Janet Daby more like this
uin 904256 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>Up to 30 June 2020 a total of 366 Service personnel had tested positive for COVID-19.</p><p> </p><p>In line with Government measures, these personnel were directed to self-isolate for the mandatory 14 days once they were confirmed as infected.</p><p> </p><p>This has not affected Defence’s ability to sustain its critical outputs.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wells more like this
answering member printed James Heappey more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T16:33:40.323Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T16:33:40.323Z
answering member
4528
label Biography information for James Heappey more like this
tabling member
4698
label Biography information for Janet Daby more like this
1220720
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment he has made of the effect on veteran welfare of the temporary closure of the Veterans UK telephone helpline during the covid-19 outbreak. more like this
tabling member constituency Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney more like this
tabling member printed
Gerald Jones more like this
uin 904258 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>Veterans UK has helped over 13,000 veterans since 23 March 2020.</p><p> </p><p>Where urgent or vulnerable veterans have been identified, the Veterans Welfare Service has made immediate contact.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
answering member printed Johnny Mercer more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T15:17:14.42Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T15:17:14.42Z
answering member
4485
label Biography information for Johnny Mercer more like this
tabling member
4501
label Biography information for Gerald Jones more like this
1220308
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-02more like thismore than 2020-07-02
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line: Greater Manchester more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the economic benefits of High Speed Two to Manchester. more like this
tabling member constituency Bury South more like this
tabling member printed
Christian Wakeford more like this
uin 68459 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>The full business case for High Speed 2 Phase One ‘Moving Britain Ahead’ was published in April 2020. This sets out the latest assessment of the economic impacts of HS2.</p><p> </p><p>Previous analysis suggested that around 18% of the overall transport user benefits will be distributed to passengers from the North West with the full HS2 network in place (HS2 Ltd’s ‘Economic case advice for the DfT’ publication in 2017).</p><p> </p><p>Passengers from Manchester and across the North West will benefit from improved connectivity and reduced journeys times to and within the North. Better connectivity promotes wider economic growth and potential gains from regeneration and local growth strategies supporting the levelling up of the UK economy.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands we will look at how best to integrate HS2 Phase 2b and wider transport plans in the north and Midlands as well as how best to reduce costs.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Pendle more like this
answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T14:37:02.73Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T14:37:02.73Z
answering member
4044
label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
tabling member
4871
label Biography information for Christian Wakeford more like this
1220440
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-02more like thismore than 2020-07-02
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
hansard heading Sports: Coronavirus more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans his Department has to (a) allow the reopening of five-a-side football premises and (b) permit small numbers of people to take part in contact sport as the covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased. more like this
tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Mearns more like this
uin 68325 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-06more like thismore than 2020-07-06
answer text <p>Sports and physical activity facilities play a crucial role in supporting adults and children to be active. The Government has made it clear that it will adopt a phased approach based on scientific and medical advice, and that the primary goal is to protect public health. The Government is in discussions with representatives from the sport and physical activity sector about the steps required to restart grassroots sport and will update the public when it is deemed safe to reopen indoor sports venues and facilities, including five-a-side football premises.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Mid Worcestershire more like this
answering member printed Nigel Huddleston more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-06T12:57:51.167Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-06T12:57:51.167Z
answering member
4407
label Biography information for Nigel Huddleston more like this
tabling member
4000
label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1219599
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading Scottish Government: Coronavirus more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the level of additional fiscal support allocated to the Scottish Government in response to the covid-19 outbreak. more like this
tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
tabling member printed
Marco Longhi more like this
uin 903985 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answer text <p>We are working closely with the Scottish Government to ensure it has the necessary funds to help secure jobs and protect the economy through the pandemic.</p><p> </p><p>The Scottish Government has been allocated a total of nearly £3.8 billion of Barnett consequentials to support public services and businesses, with over £2.3 billion for business support alone.</p><p> </p><p>This is on top of the unprecedented UK-wide measures the Chancellor announced since the start of the pandemic, including help for the self-employed, three-month mortgage holidays, funding for research, and extending Statutory Sick Pay.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes South more like this
answering member printed Iain Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-01T14:50:46.4Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-01T14:50:46.4Z
answering member
4015
label Biography information for Iain Stewart more like this
tabling member
4789
label Biography information for Marco Longhi more like this
1219600
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading UK Relations with EU: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on the UK’s future relationship with the EU in relation to Scotland. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
tabling member printed
Ruth Jones more like this
uin 903986 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland speaks to the Prime Minister regularly on a variety of areas of interest to Scotland, including the future relationship with the EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes South more like this
answering member printed Iain Stewart more like this
grouped question UIN 903997 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-01T14:51:55.557Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-01T14:51:55.557Z
answering member
4015
label Biography information for Iain Stewart more like this
tabling member
4716
label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1219601
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading Industry: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing additional packages of support for industries by sector in Scotland as the covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Withington more like this
tabling member printed
Jeff Smith more like this
uin 903995 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answer text <p>The UK Government package, as well as an additional £3.8 billion in funding for the Scottish Government through the Barnett Formula, has been significant.</p><p> </p><p>The furlough and self-employed support schemes have saved more than three quarters of a million jobs in Scotland.</p><p> </p><p>It is right that the furlough scheme has been extended until October, and now made available on a part-time basis. This will provide much-needed reassurance to businesses across Scotland. Scottish businesses have been very clear that what they really want is to get back to work.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes South more like this
answering member printed Iain Stewart more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-01T14:53:01.867Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-01T14:53:01.867Z
answering member
4015
label Biography information for Iain Stewart more like this
tabling member
4456
label Biography information for Jeff Smith more like this
1219602
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answering body
Scotland Office more like this
answering dept id 2 more like this
answering dept short name Scotland more like this
answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
hansard heading UK Relations With EU: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What discussions he has had with the Prime Minister on the UK’s future relationship with the EU in relation to Scotland. more like this
tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
tabling member printed
Geraint Davies more like this
uin 903997 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-07-01more like thismore than 2020-07-01
answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland speaks to the Prime Minister regularly on a variety of areas of interest to Scotland, including the future relationship with the EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes South more like this
answering member printed Iain Stewart more like this
grouped question UIN 903986 more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-07-01T14:51:55.617Zmore like thismore than 2020-07-01T14:51:55.617Z
answering member
4015
label Biography information for Iain Stewart more like this
tabling member
155
label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this