Harriett Baldwin welcomes the temporary support for households and businesses facing increasing energy bills and seeks assurances that the measures to support businesses will still allow incentives for investment in renewable energy to continue.
Harriett Baldwin backs the Financial Services and Markets Bill and highlights opportunities for the financial advice market to offer people more customised guidance and tables an amendment that would allow the provision of much more personalised guidance through the use of innovation and technology.
Whilst supporting the right to protest as fundamental to our democracy, Harriett Baldwin asks the Home Secretary if the police need new powers to deter the extreme activity of gluing oneself to parts of our national infrastructure.
Harriett Baldwin highlights the difficulty in putting together a group of people to make use of the Government’s gigabit voucher scheme and calls on the Government to improve the scheme to strengthen the delivery of superfast broadband to rural areas.
Harriett Baldwin urges a quick return to the commitment to spend 0.7% of GNI on international development and, at a time of increased disinformation in the world, she calls on the Government to maximise our soft power efforts such as the BBC, British Council and, the newly rebranded, British International Investment.
Harriett Baldwin secures an urgent meeting with the new Secretary of State for Education on the future of further and higher education in Malvern and the situation with Malvern Hills College in particular.