Liz in Parliament 2015


15th December 2015 - Speech on flood defences, the statutory duties of Fire and Rescue Services, and the effect of spending cuts on flood defence and the ability of the emergency services to respond to such events as widespread flooding

14th December 2015 - Tribute to Fire and Rescue Services for their response to flooding, and a question to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government about funding for those services

10th December 2015 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for an urgent debate on the proposed closures of many HMRC tax offices, and the effect of this on their ability to police payment of the national minimum wage

10th December 2015 - Question to the Secretary of State for Health regarding the introduction of a national system of medical examiners

10th December 2015 - Question about the delay of rail electrification in northern England

7th December 2015 - Speech on healthcare devolution and spending

7th December 2015 - Speech on cuts to English National Parks

7th December 2015 - Praise for Fire and Rescue Services for their response to the floods, and a question to the Secretary of State about making such a response part of their statutory duty


23rd November 2015 - Question about the impact of tax credit cuts on military families

20th November 2015 - Question to Health Minister about the Junior Doctors dispute

20th November 2015 - Speech supporting the Emergency First Aid Bill, which if not defeated by the Tories would have made first aid training compulsory in secondary schools

19th November 2015 - Asking for an urgent debate on the Junior Doctors dispute

18th November 2015 - Speech, on behalf of Hopwood Hall College and other sixth form providers, attacking cuts to Further Education spending

17th November - Speech arguing for 16 and 17 year olds to be given the right to vote

10th November 2015 - Asking about the Conservative's plans for the Human Rights Act

9th November 2015 - Raising FBU and firefighter's concerns over forthcoming government cuts

5th November 2015 - Asking a question about the living wage


30th October 2015 - Speech on hospital parking charges for carers

29th October 2015 - Speech on tax credits

29th October 2015 - Business of the House, asking for a debate about foodbanks

21st October 2015 - Speaking as Shadow Minister regarding health devolution

15th October 2015 - Business of the House, asking for a debate on a Care Quality Commission report into hospital standards

14th October 2015 - Prime Minister's Questions, asking the Prime Minister about trade union voting systems

13th October 2015 - Health questions, asking for support to keep Middleton Walk-in Centre open


14th September 2015 - Trade Union Bill debate

JULY 2015

16th July 2015 - NHS questions, regarding the implementation of new medical examiner roles

16th July 2015 - Business of the House, asking for an urgent debate on drug and alcohol treatment regimes in prisons

16th July 2015 - Transport questions, regarding 'northern powerhouse' and suspension of the rail electrification scheme

13th July 2015 - Budget debate

JUNE 2015

29th June 2015 - Communities and Local Government questions, regarding homelessness

25th June 2015 - Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy debate

22nd June 2015 - Work and Pensions questions, regarding Scout Moor wind farm

11th June 2015 - Transport questions, regarding funding for repairs for our local roads

10th June 2015 - Closure of Carcraft debate led by Liz

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