Peter Aldous calls on the Government to promote UK expertise in offshore wind when negotiating trade deals to attract inward investment into the sector.
Peter Aldous highlights the clear groundswell of support for community energy schemes across the country and calls on the Government to work with Ofgem to remove the regulatory barriers currently preventing local communities from playing their part in getting to net zero.
Peter Aldous particularly urges the Government to ensure fish stocks are nurtured and properly managed and that this year allowable catches for non-quota species in UK waters are enforced. He also calls for seedfunding for the rebuilding of the local processing sector in East Anglia.
Speaking in the Third Reading debate of the Health and Care Bill, Peter Aldous calls on the Government to put in place a clear plan to address the dental care crisis by providing more funding, rolling out the new NHS dental contract, stepping up the recruitment and retention of dental professionals, increasing the role of water fluoridation and providing greater accountability with dentistry having a voice on integrated care boards and partnerships.
Peter Aldous highlights the importance of investment in research and development to enable coastal areas like Lowestoft to make the most of the opportunities emerging in low carbon and life sciences sectors, and calls on the Government to remove Suffolk and Norfolk from the area designated in the Budget Red Book where R&D investment is discouraged.
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to ensure that colleges are properly resourced so they can deliver on the aims of the Bill and urges the Government to consider amendments that would put the lifetime skills guarantee on a statutory footing, and reform universal credit conditions so that people in receipt of universal credit can more easily access education and training.
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to follow the example set by the Northern Ireland Executive and introduce legislation to reform the unfair six-month rule that prevents people with MND and other terminal illnesses to access the benefits they need.
Peter Aldous calls on the Leader of the House of Commons to move quickly to ensure full cross-party involvement and support for any reforms needed to the Standards Committee in order to restore Parliament's credibility with the public.
Peter Aldous raises concerns that the new agreement with Greater Anglia has omitted the previous commitment to reinstate through-services from Lowestoft to Liverpool Street and secures a commitment from the Minister to look into it.