Philip Dunne highlights the BBC Panorama programme on failures in maternity care resulting in the tragic loss and harm of babies at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and calls for the Government to make a full response to conclusions of the Ockendon review so that lessons are made across Government and not just at the Trust.
Speaking following an Urgent Question on the Government’s plans to bring forward an economic crime Bill, Philip Dunne calls on the Government to learn lessons from measures introduced in previous financial crises, and ensure that when people report cases to Action Fraud for investigation, that the cases are investigated.
Philip Dunne calls on the Government to incorporate the recommendations in the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on water quality in rivers when it publishes its strategic policy statement to Ofwat and make a statement to the House of Commons.
Philip Dunne highlights the benefits of the contractual risk sharing approach taken by the Ministry of Defence under the Coalition Government which has left the burden of cost to remedy current deficiencies of the Ajax programme falling on the contractor, not the taxpayer as would have happened under the previous Government.
Philip Dunne asks the President of COP26 if he believes the current structure of Government is adequate to ensure that, at every level, the UK Government is focused on delivering a more ambitious net zero target for the next major climate conference, COP27.