Speeches in Parliament

The educational performance of boys and the gender education gap

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship this afternoon, Mr. Walker, and I am pleased to see so many Members from all sides of the House here and I do hope everyone will have an opportunity to take part, should they so wish.

Personal Injury Fraud

I declare an interest as both a justice of the peace and one of the 30 million-plus drivers in our country. I am also a freeman of the City of London, and since securing this debate I have been contacted by various claims management companies, solicitors and insurers, big and small, who have offered information and briefings to assist my contribution.

Karl requests Enterprise Zone Status for Lincoln

The City of Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has asked the Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Anna Soubry MP, to consider granting Lincoln an Enterprise Zone.