Scott Mann speeches and questions

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  • Prime Minister: Engagements (1 Jul 2020)
    Scott Mann: I thank the Prime Minister for confirming that the virus has receded far enough to open tourism in Cornwall next week. Will he join me in politely asking visitors to Cornwall to follow the example set by local people over the past three months, and strictly to respect distancing guidance? We want people to come and have a fantastic holiday in Cornwall, but we want to them to be sensible when...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements (1 Jul 2020)
    Scott Mann: I thank the Prime Minister for confirming that the virus has receded far enough to open tourism in Cornwall next week. Will he join me in politely asking visitors to Cornwall to follow the example set by local people over the past three months, and strictly to respect distancing guidance? We want people to come and have a fantastic holiday in Cornwall, but we want to them to be sensible when...
  • Westferry Printworks Development (24 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Dewsbury (Mark Eastwood) on an exceptionally good maiden speech. Mr Desmond has had business dinners with lots of people and lots of parties on different occasions and made donations to many political parties over the years. I simply say that I have always found my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State one of the most professional Ministers I...
  • Westferry Printworks Development (24 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Dewsbury (Mark Eastwood) on an exceptionally good maiden speech. Mr Desmond has had business dinners with lots of people and lots of parties on different occasions and made donations to many political parties over the years. I simply say that I have always found my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State one of the most professional Ministers I...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Sea Bass: Conservation (19 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to issue guidance for Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities on administering the test in relation to sea bass in s.157(2)(b) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009; and if his Department will consult with Fish Legal in the development of that guidance.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Angling (19 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the findings for the 2016 and 2017 Sea Angling survey will be published.
  • Coronavirus (17 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: It is fantastic news for the whole country that Oxford University has successfully trialled a drug to reduce mortality rates by up to one third for covid patients on ventilation. Can my right hon. Friend confirm that that will be made available soon so that the people of North Cornwall can benefit from it as part of the wider NHS?
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Post Office: Coronavirus (16 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support the Post Office during the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities: Bye Laws (16 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps with (a) recreational fishermen and (b) Fish Legal to clarify the guidance for Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities on the introduction of emergency bylaws under section 157 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Coronavirus (16 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions he has had with members of the expatriate community that spend short periods of time in the UK when finalising the legislative proposals on the two week quarantine period for people returning to the UK during the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Life Sciences Sector: Vaccine Manufacturing (16 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: What steps his Department is taking to support vaccine manufacturing and the UK life sciences sector.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Life Sciences Sector: Vaccine Manufacturing (16 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: Ultimately, throughout this process, we are in the hands of our brilliant scientists. I welcome the Secretary of State’s statement on what he is doing to accelerate opening the vaccine manufacturing innovation centre by next summer, but what more can be done to ensure that we get on top of this disease and address it as early as we possibly can?
  • Caravan Industry: Hull and East Riding (15 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: I am aware of the Deputy Speaker’s insistence that we bring this debate back to the issue of Hull. One great thing about Hull is that it produces this great British manufacturing that trundles down the motorways to places such as North Cornwall. Will the hon. Lady join me in not only supporting this great British manufacturing industry, but calling for the safe reopening of tourism, so that...
  • Social Distancing: 2 Metre Rule (15 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: The Minister will be aware that many of my constituents’ businesses are based around tourism, and that many of those may not reopen again in the winter should they find that distances are not reduced. First, may I ask him to join our Cornish campaign—Think Local, Shop Local? Secondly, will he employ all possible counter-measures to ensure that our tourism and hospitality sectors can be...
  • Horizon: Sub-Postmaster Convictions (10 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: It is absolutely right that we acknowledge the injustices that were done at the time. I have spent a bit of time in post offices in my time, and I remember having conversations with sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses in which they acknowledged to me that they could not get their books to balance at the end of particular days. They were really worried about it at the time. It is worth...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Tour Operators: Coronavirus (9 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to help support people claim back their deposits from tour operators if in the event that overseas travel plans are affected by the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Death: Coronavirus (9 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have died with covid-19 recorded as the cause of death to date; and what proportion of those people had tested positive for covid-19.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: *No heading* (9 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: What additional financial support he is providing to help protect victims of domestic abuse during the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Theft: Livestock (9 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to reduce incidences of livestock theft from farmers in Cornwall.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Mortgages: Coronavirus (8 Jun 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to encourage commercial lenders provide temporary commercial mortgage repayment holidays to businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries.