Speaking in a debate on the Autumn Statement, Harriett Baldwin welcomes the accompanying Office for Budget Responsibility forecast, supports the measures to tackle inflation which is clearly the biggest economic challenge facing our country, and raises concerns at the increasing debt interest bill.
Following the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement, Harriett Baldwin welcomes the accompanying Office for Budget Responsibility forecast and the support for the Bank of England’s efforts to bring down inflation, and asks the Chancellor for more details on incentives to help those in the welfare system back into work.
Harriett Baldwin highlights the value in supporting refugees in the first safe place they flee to and urges the Government to commit to backing the work of Education Cannot Wait which delivers education in refugee camps.
On her election as Chair of the Treasury Select Committee, Harriett Baldwin makes a Point of Order in the House of Commons to thank the Clerks of the House for organising the campaign and the other candidates for the way the campaign was conducted.
Harriett Baldwin highlights the importance of reducing ambulance waiting times and calls on the Secretary of State to back the use of minor injuries units, such as those in Malvern and Tenbury, as a very effective way to relieve pressure on busy A&Es.
Harriett Baldwin urges the Government to look again at the situation at Malvern Hills College and use its powers to ensure Warwickshire College Group honours the covenant and works with the local community to reopen this wonderful local college as soon as possible.
Harriett Baldwin calls on the Government to support her Hereditary Titles (Female Succession) Bill to rid the House of Lords of its bias towards male members resulting from the fact that one eighth of seats are hereditary.
Harriett Baldwin delivers a clear message from the UK Parliament that we stand with the women and girls of Iran as they fight for their civil rights and calls on the Government to look closely at how we can sanction those in Iran who are involved in providing arms for Russia to use against Ukraine.
Harriett Baldwin highlights the difficulty some areas are having in putting together the required consortia of gigabit broadband vouchers to enable the roll-out to rural areas and urges the Government to look a the whole process to see if there is a quicker and easier way to get this essential service to every rural part of the country.