Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown leads the questioning of the witnesses at the 22 June meeting of the Public Accounts Committee inquiry into the slow progress in implementing smart energy meters.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown intervenes in a debate to raise concerns that the Rental Reform Bill will reduce the number of rental properties available, and therefore increase the price of rent, which is a real problem for young people.
Following the Secretary of State for Education’s statement on the steps being taken to respond to the risk of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown backs the decision to close schools where necessary and asks that the 600 priority schools be surveyed as quickly as possible so that all schools can then be surveyed for RAAC.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown calls on Ministers to overturn the decision to withdraw General Licence 43 for shoots releasing gamebirds on special protection areas and to address the problems that farmers are having in transferring to the new mid-tier countryside stewardship scheme.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown speaks in a debate on the repurposing of seized Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine and calls for the reform of Companies House regulations to provide proper verification of the people in charge of companies, and to allow Companies House to work more closely with fraud investigations.
Following the Government update on the Ukraine recovery conference, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown asks if there is a willingness among the world’s wealthier nations that have not felt able to participate in the military effort to participate generously in the efforts to rebuild Ukraine.
At the conclusion of the debate on the Report from the Committee of Privileges on the conduct of Boris Johnson, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown pays tribute to the MPs who served on the committee and thanks them for the work they have done on behalf of Parliament despite facing much criticism and abuse.