Scott Mann speeches and questions

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  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (9 Apr 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to centres administering the covid-19 vaccine on contacting people in priority groups one and two who have so far not received a covid-19 vaccine.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (18 Mar 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure that vaccination centres work their way through the priority list in the correct order and vaccinate only groups 3 and 4 when as many as possible from groups 1 and 2 have been vaccinated.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (17 Mar 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has been directly informed of issues with covid-19 vaccine supply in rural areas.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Homes: Vaccination (15 Feb 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of giving priority vaccines to adults who are cared for at home and their carers alongside adults resident in a care home and care workers.
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tuna: Fishing Catches (27 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the UK's bluefin tuna quota as a result of the EU–UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, if he will take steps to increase that quota as part of a scientific UK catch and release program.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Equipment: Customs (22 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November 2020 to Question HL9766 on Musical Instruments: Customs, what options other than a Carnet a UK citizen residing in the UK has to transport video, photography, and recording equipment between the EU and UK whilst undertaking freelance work.
  • UK Musicians: EU Visa Arrangements (19 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: I am sure that my hon. Friend would agree that our world-leading artists and musicians are not just important to the UK economically, but vital to our country’s culture and soft power. The arts play an important role in my constituency, where we have the Leopallooza festival and the Rock Oyster festival, attracting hundreds of talented artists and performers. Given that, I was disappointed...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Housing: Heating (18 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the implications for this Department's policies of the recommendation of the SAP Industry Forum’s April 2020 SAP 11 Technologies Report that biopropane should be modelled as fuel choice for heat in both new and existing buildings.
  • Covid-19: Dental Services (14 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: Apologies from North Cornwall, Mr Deputy Speaker. I thank the hon. Member for Putney (Fleur Anderson) for bringing forward this very important debate. In the three minutes that I have got, I would like to address the wider issues around covid and NHS dentistry in places like Cornwall, the 2006 contract, and the challenges of recruitment and retention in rural areas. We have exceptionally...
  • Covid-19: Dental Services (14 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker—(Inaudible)
  • EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement: Fishing Industry (14 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: As my right hon. Friend and fellow Cornish MP will know, crab and lobster exports are a big part of our fishing sector in North Cornwall. There have been reports in the press of delays specifically around export health certificates. Will the Secretary of State outline how widespread this issue is in the south-west and what we can do to expedite the customs processes to ensure that shipments...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (12 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress he has made on the duty review for alcohol announced in the spring Budget 2020; and what assessment he has made of the potential economic merits of lowering the duty on spirits.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Money Laundering (11 Jan 2021)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of anti-money laundering provisions in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; and what recent assessment she has made of the effect of the 2002 Act on small businesses.
  • Planning for the Future — [Sir Charles Walker in the Chair] (15 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: I thank the hon. Member for Richmond Park (Sarah Olney) for bringing forward such an important debate. Others in the Chamber will no doubt make arguments about algorithms and housing numbers, but I want to focus my remarks on the delivery of affordable housing, particularly in our Cornish communities. Obviously, that goes hand in hand with housing targets. Cornwall has a proud track record...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Dangerous Driving (15 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what representations his Department has received on the potential merits of bringing forward proposals to reform the law and sentencing relating to the offence of leaving the scene of a hit and run that resulted in death; and if he will meet with the hon Member for North Cornwall to discuss (a) that matter and (b) the effect of those accidents on...
  • Future Relationship with the EU (10 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that, if we cannot find suitable compromises with our European friends on the remaining issues of the level playing field, governance and fisheries, we will be fully prepared to leave the transition period on Australian terms on 1 January?
  • Gambling and Lotteries (8 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: It is estimated that 37 million people in the UK enjoy playing video games on a daily basis—this includes random content through loot boxes, which they use to enjoy their gameplay. Done right, free-to-play games with additional purchase elements can be a good model. So does the Minister agree with the Gambling Commission that where in-game items obtained via loot boxes are confined to those...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Question (8 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: What assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of increasing sentences for driving offences.
  • Prime Minister: Engagements (2 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: Some in the media discuss levelling up only through the prism of the north-south divide. However, Cornwall has pockets of deprivation, and many communities in my constituency also need investment and support. I welcome the Government’s announcement of the £4 billion levelling-up fund and the decision to review the Green Book so that projects outside London and the south-east are more...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tennis: Coronavirus (1 Dec 2020)
    Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when the Department plans to publish guidance on the safe reopening of tennis clubs at the end of the November 2020 covid-19 lockdown.