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Schools: Food Nutrition Standards — Question (11 Feb 2016)

Lord Rooker: ...Standards Agency any and all work related to nutrition. Who is doing the guidelines? Is it now done behind closed doors in the Department of Health, where policy is not done openly as it is in the FSA?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Game: Lead (11 Feb 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has identified the particular risk to children who frequently consume lead shot game. The FSA has advised since 2012 that those consuming high levels of such game should reduce their intake, and that this is especially important for vulnerable consumers such as children and pregnant women. This advice was widely reported in the media and on special interest...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: North/South Ministerial Council: Agriculture (10 Feb 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...raise that issue with Minister Coveney, and I am very keen that we have the issue resolved, given the traditional pattern of trade across this island. I have spoken to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), which is content with the label that I have proposed. I have spoken to DEFRA in England, which is content with the approach that I have proposed, and I have spoken to the European...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Miracle Mineral Solution (9 Feb 2016)

Jane Ellison: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued advice that Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) is not safe and should not be sold as a supplement. It has been working with local authorities across the country to share knowledge, investigate and disrupt the sale of MMS and other similar products. Further activity is being conducted with the support of the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory...

Financial Conduct Authority (1 Feb 2016)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...Tracey), who shared his experiences of running his own insurance firm and how regulation affected his business. The hon. Member for Wyre Forest (Mark Garnier) highlighted the positive things the FSA was doing—for example, in supporting innovation in “fintechs”—and said that, although there were failings that needed to be addressed, it was important not to throw the...

Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords] (1 Feb 2016)

Robert Jenrick: ...a subsidiary of the Bank. I did note, and I am sure the Minister and the Treasury have already seen this and decided it makes sense, that whereas previous legislation had deliberately kept the supervisory role then exercised by the FSA separate from the resolution role, the new landscape brings them together. In other words, it used to be believed by the sector and by the Government that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Hygiene (28 Jan 2016)

Jane Ellison: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responsibility for the Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme. The FSA is currently collecting evidence on the impact of the mandatory display of food hygiene ratings at food outlets in Wales. The Government will consider this evidence carefully once it is available. In the meantime, the FSA will continue working with its local authority partners to encourage...

Financial Ombudsman Service: Strathclyde Mining Group Pensions (25 Jan 2016)

Marion Fellows: be fair and impartial. As the Minister is aware, the Financial Ombudsman Service was set up to resolve individual cases and, indeed, it wrote to my constituent, Mr John Aitken, saying exactly that. It pointed out that if there was a systemic problem it would be a matter for the Financial Services Authority to consider. However, when the FSA was approached by my predecessor, Mr Frank...

Energy Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 2016)

James Cartlidge: ...the industry—my background is as a director of a small business that was regulated by the Financial Services Authority and is now regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. It is fair to say that the FSA was not a brilliant regulator—it failed fundamentally—but it is incredibly important that there is now a trusted regulator in the sector. I am sure it will be the same...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Viticulture: Registration (18 Jan 2016)

Jane Ellison: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) currently maintains a Vineyard Register for the United Kingdom on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. This was established and managed in accordance with the European Union requirements set out in Regulation (EC) 436/2009. This statutory obligation was removed on the 1 January 2016 as a result of Regulation (EC) 1308/2013. The FSA...

Connaught Income Fund (12 Jan 2016)

Harriett Baldwin: ...the schemes’ being unregulated, the FCA has taken a number of significant steps to try to protect customers right from when the first problems arose. In May 2011, the FCA, which was at the time the FSA, altered Tiuta’s permissions on issuing new regulated mortgage lending. Shortly thereafter, it wrote to investors who might have been mis-sold the fund and all financial advisers...

Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL]: Report (15 Dec 2015)

Lord McFall of Alcluith: ...intervention made just previously to my own, mention was made of the regulator ensuring the best regulation and that companies undertake it. I can well remember Tracey McDermott, then the director of the FSA, coming before the commission to be questioned about UBS, where one of its clients had misappropriated $2 billion. When we asked the senior managers about it, they said that they did...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Veterinary Medicine: Antibiotics (11 Dec 2015)

Jane Ellison: The Department of Health is working closely with Public Health England (PHE), the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, the Animal and Plant Health Agency, Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Veterinary Medicines Directorate to ensure that the risk assessment to public health from colistin-resistant bacteria from slaughtered animals, food and humans considers all available evidence....

Financial Stability: Central Counterparties — Question for Short Debate (10 Dec 2015)

Baroness Kramer: ...whether CCPs might spread losses in the case of defaults or intensify deleveraging pressures in ways that add to systemic risk. As for the UK, the Bank of England, which took over supervision from the FSA in 2013, supervises some of the largest global players, including LCH Clearnet Group and ICE Clear Europe, while a number of major and minor CCPs incorporated overseas also operate in the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Food Hygiene Rating Bill: Final Stage (8 Dec 2015)

Jo-Anne Dobson: ...from one critical point: in the time that an officer makes one physical inspection of a premises, they could have seen many dozens simply by sitting in front of a computer. I am glad that the FSA eventually shifted ground. In conclusion, I welcome the passage of the Bill. Its primary objective is sound, and I hope that businesses and consumers alike will be able to learn from the new...

Banking: Financial Crime — Question (2 Dec 2015)

Lord McFall of Alcluith: ...on money laundering and financial terrorism, bringing the total fines that it has paid from 2010 to 500 million. The FCA judgment was very clear: it was done to generate revenue and new business. The FSA has neither named people nor taken action against them. Given that the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, comprising individuals from this House and the House of Commons,...

Business of the House: ISIL in Syria (2 Dec 2015)

Julian Lewis: .... The second expert I consulted was our former ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, who describes the Free Syrian Army as “a ragbag of 58 factions (at the last count) united mainly by a desire to use the FSA appellation in order to secure Gulf, Turkish and Western funding…most of the factions, which are extremely locally based, have no interest whatsoever in being drawn into...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Lead: Ammunition (19 Nov 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...Government is considering the independent Lead Ammunition Group’s report on the effect of lead shot on human and wildlife health and will respond as soon as possible The Food Standards Agency (FSA) accepts the expert advice of the UK Committee on Toxicity and the European Food Safety Authority that it is not possible to set a safe level for exposure to lead from food. However, to...

Opposition Day — [10th Allotted Day]: The Economy (18 Nov 2015)

Geraint Davies: The Labour party’s spending plans were all agreed to by the Conservatives. We introduced regulation through the FSA and greater freedom for the Bank of England. The Conservatives opposed greater regulation, yet the lack of regulation led to the awful situation we are in now. Returning to the current, ridiculous attempt to reduce the deficit and the debt by cutting tax credits, the fact...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Slaughterhouses: CCTV (12 Nov 2015)

George Eustice: The latest estimates from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are that 57% of red meat slaughterhouses and 69% of white meat slaughterhouses have some form of CCTV in use for animal welfare purposes. FSA estimate that 94% of cattle, 96% of pigs, 90% of sheep and 99% of poultry throughput now comes from premises with CCTV.

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