Defence Questions: 23rd April 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) On 1 July 1918, 134 workers, mainly canary girls, were killed in a terrible explosion at the national shell-filling factory in Chilwell, in my constituency. Will the Minister please ensure that the Defence Infrastructure Organisation makes good the memorial at the Chetwynd barracks in good time for the centenary commemorations, which … Continue reading Defence Questions: 23rd April 2018

Housing, Communities and Local Government Questions: 12th March 2018

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) I welcome the Government’s encouraging words about the need to improve funding for the upper tiers, but will the Secretary of State congratulate the Conservative-run Broxtowe Borough Council, which has frozen its council tax yet again while delivering excellent services, reducing rents by 1% and spending half a million pounds on … Continue reading Housing, Communities and Local Government Questions: 12th March 2018

Treasury Questions: 28th November 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Yesterday, I attended a summit organised by East Midlands Councils to consider how we can improve investment and the infrastructure in the region. However, I learned that public expenditure in the east midlands on economic affairs, public transport and, notably, transport is the lowest of any region in the entire country. [Interruption.] I … Continue reading Treasury Questions: 28th November 2017

Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: 10th October 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) 14. What plans he has for the implementation of the NHS’s Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. [901019] The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Jackie Doyle-Price) We are making good progress on the implementation of the five year forward view for mental health. We have published a workforce plan and invested … Continue reading Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: 10th October 2017

PMQs: 5th July 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) When the Prime Minister and I left our comprehensive schools to go to university, we entered a privileged elite. Will she confirm that as a result of tuition fees, introduced by Labour and improved by the coalition, more young people from working class and poor backgrounds are now going to university … Continue reading PMQs: 5th July 2017

PMQs: 18th January 2017

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) It was quite clear from the Prime Minister’s speech yesterday that she seeks to build a Brexit consensus and to bring our country back together. I thank her for that. To that end, and indeed to strengthen the Prime Minister’s negotiating hand, before article 50 is triggered, will she please at … Continue reading PMQs: 18th January 2017

PMQs: 14th December 2016

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Money cannot compensate someone who has been accused of a very serious criminal offence and who then finds that the details are in the press along with their name. Nothing, in truth, can restore their reputation after it has been trashed in those circumstances. In 2011, I tried to change the … Continue reading PMQs: 14th December 2016

Justice Questions: 15th May 2012

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) David Parfitt killed my constituent Ged Walker, who was a serving police officer. Parfitt was released from custody a few months ago after a long sentence. We understand that he appeared in Lincoln magistrates court charged with a new offence, but my constituent’s widow has not been given the details of … Continue reading Justice Questions: 15th May 2012

Treasury Questions: 6th March 2012

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) T2. Many Conservative Members have long believed that lower-paid workers should be moved out of paying income tax. Will the Chancellor confirm that next month’s increase in personal allowances will have a real benefit for hard-working families in Broxtowe, and can they be increased even more come the Budget, please? [98024] Mr … Continue reading Treasury Questions: 6th March 2012

PMQs: 19th October 2011

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Yesterday, a report was published into the serious failure of Nottinghamshire police to protect a young woman who went on to be murdered by her violent partner. Does the Prime Minister agree that it is imperative that all police forces have the practices, policies and training necessary to protect women from … Continue reading PMQs: 19th October 2011

PMQs: 18th May 2011

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) Q13. Hard-working families in Broxtowe want a cap on benefits, but the Labour party will vote against such a cap. Would the Prime Minister help us in this way: who is living in the real world and who is representing real families—us or them? [55965]   The Prime Minister My hon. Friend … Continue reading PMQs: 18th May 2011

Student Loans: 31st March 2011

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) 13. What recent assessment he has made of the administrative efficiency of the student loans system. [49979]   The Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning (Mr John Hayes) The service provided by the Student Loans Company in the desperate, dying days of the previous Government was woeful, and it led … Continue reading Student Loans: 31st March 2011

PMQs: 8th December 2010

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) This morning, I spoke to one of my constituents—[Hon. Members: “Hooray!”] It might come as news to Labour Members, if they were quiet, and they should try it. Mrs Lowther, who is 76 years of age, is disabled and has been housebound for 11 days now, because of the snow and … Continue reading PMQs: 8th December 2010

National Offender Management Service: 20th July 2010

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con) 8. What plans he has for the future of the National Offender Management Service. [9420]   The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (Mr Crispin Blunt) The original objective of the National Offender Management Service was more effectively to deliver prison and probation services in a co-ordinated way. The current structure has … Continue reading National Offender Management Service: 20th July 2010