Working for the future of Bedford & Kempston

Please note: This site covers the period that I was a Member of Parliament from May 2010 to June 2017. 

Here you can see Richard’s most recent appearances in Parliament thanks to TheyWorkForYou. Please note that the titles are automatically generated and may refer to debates that had taken place earlier that day!


Higher Education and Research Bill | Commons debates

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Date: April 26, 2017, 4:45 pm

Higher Education and Research Bill | Commons debates

The hon. Gentleman is both right and wrong. It is a bit of a stretch to say that the student numbers distort the overall immigration numbers, because the net implication of student migration is...
Date: April 26, 2017, 4:45 pm

Higher Education and Research Bill | Commons debates

It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan). She made a number of points of principle with which I have a great deal of sympathy, especially about the...
Date: April 26, 2017, 4:30 pm

Higher Education and Research Bill | Commons debates

Can the Minister explain the logic of including in a statistic which the Government wish to limit a statistic that they have no desire to limit?
Date: April 26, 2017, 3:45 pm

Nuclear Disarmament | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 13 March 2017 to Question 66495, what steps he plans to take to communicate with the participants at...
Date: April 20, 2017, 12:00 am

Children: Maintenance | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of fees in the Child Maintenance Service on collection rates of child maintenance.
Date: March 28, 2017, 12:00 am

Non-domestic Rates: Public Houses | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 4.5 of the Spring Budget 2017, what estimate the Government has made of the number of public houses...
Date: March 27, 2017, 12:00 am

General Practitioners: Surveys | Department of Health | Written Answers

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the cost to the public purse was of carrying out the GP Patient Survey in each of the last three years.
Date: March 27, 2017, 12:00 am

Strategy for encouraging uptake of electric vehicles | Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill | Public Bill Committees

I am grateful, Ms Ryan, for your permission to say a few words to encourage the Minister to not be persuaded by the well-meaning nonsense being peddled by Opposition Members, with this...
Date: March 21, 2017, 4:15 pm

Prisons and Courts Bill | Commons debates

My right hon. Friend will be aware that a number of magistrates courts—including the court in Bedford—were closed in past years by the justices themselves, despite the best efforts of...
Date: March 20, 2017, 4:20 pm


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