Peter Aldous asks the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about the role of fishing in the national infrastructure strategy as investment is needed in port and processing infrastructure to revitalise the East Anglian fishing industry.
Peter Aldous calls for more money for county councils to meet the challenges of covid-19 in areas such as adult and child social care and special educational needs in particular, he also asks for grants to be provided for three years to enable councils to plan strategically.
Speaking in an Adjournment Debate on Offshore Wind Transmission Connections, Peter Aldous welcomes the huge potential of the North Sea basin to generate jobs and to achieve our carbon reduction targets and urges the Government to work collaboratively with industry when developing the regulatory framework to ensure industry is not disadvantaged.
Following the Prime Minister's statement on the Covid-19 second lockdown, Peter Aldous backs calls for exemption for outdoor recreational activities and urges the PM to ensure leisure and hospitality businesses receive the necessary support.
Peter Aldous outlines the leading role colleges can play in our recovery from the covid-19 pandemic and backs the Association of Colleges calls for college business centres to be set up to support employers and for a new deal for college funding.
As the covid-19 pandemic continues, Peter Aldous calls for an extension of the suspension of benefit deductions for the recovery of universal credit overpayments which has been a lifeline to many vulnerable people over the last six months.
Peter Aldous takes the opportunity of a debate on electricity generation and local suppliers to push the Government to publish the promised energy White Paper and to back his ten-minute rule Bill, the Local Electricity Bill.
Peter Aldous praises the support given by the Government during the Covid-19 pandemic, but calls for more targeted support for sectors such as holiday parks, coach companies, indoor leisure centres and local football clubs who are all facing financial difficulties.
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