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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (26 May 2016)

Economy and work. Debate on the Address

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 May 2016)

Women and Equalities: Maternity and pregnancy discrimination. 2:30 pm; The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Caroline Waters OBE, Deputy Chair, Equalities and Human Rights Commission Sue Coe, Programme Head, Economy and Employment, Equalities and Human Rights Commission Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Notice Period for Amendment to Public Bills: Advertising Standards Authority (23 May 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...that is why good, strong regulation is important. There is a need for consumers to trust advertising. Advertising in the UK is worth some 13 billion. It is the second highest contributor to our economy in the creative industries sector, and it has doubled in value over the past five years. It employs around half a million people, if we take into account everyone employed in the wider...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Earl Howe: ...and fair a view of the future as possible. It focuses on the immediate economic impact of a vote to leave, and the two years that follow. The Treasury followed a comprehensive and best-practice approach to estimate the immediate impact of a vote to leave the EU on the UK economy. In doing so, it did not just pick figures out of the air; it used the available evidence and best-practice...

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...about this being a thin Queen’s Speech? We focus on sugar-free drinks and the sugar tax, but the Queen’s Speech is packed with fantastic nuggets. My Bill will push forward the digital economy. The Department for Transport will focus on autonomous vehicles and on spaceports. We have a commitment to 1 million more homes; the devolution of business rates to give more powers to...

Uk Economy: Post-Referendum Assessment (23 May 2016)

Bernard Jenkin: (Urgent Question:) To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer to set out his latest assessment of the UK economy following the result of the EU referendum, which he has published today; and if he will make a statement.

European Union: United Kingdom Membership - Question (23 May 2016)

Baroness Smith of Newnham: ...would leave the United Kingdom financially much worse off, would that not have negative ramifications in terms of our defence expenditure? The 2% commitment to NATO is excellent, but if we have a smaller economy, that means less money, fewer defence capabilities and a weakened, less secure United Kingdom.

Nuclear Reactors - Question (23 May 2016)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...noble friend of an alliance with Plaid Cymru on this issue; I had thought that that question would be asked by the noble Lord opposite. It is an interest that has been raised with us by the former economy Minister in the National Assembly for Wales and we are looking at it very closely. Obviously, siting would have to be considered because it is not among those eight sites that have been...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Science: Teachers (23 May 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...and West Midlands. Although the national teacher vacancy rate remains low, we are aware that schools in some parts of the country are finding it more challenging to recruit teachers, particularly as the economy improves. Our recent White Paper, Educational Excellence Everywhere, sets out our plans to ensure that there are good teachers everywhere they are needed. This includes the launch...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Electronic Warfare (23 May 2016)

Penny Mordaunt: ..., theft of intellectual property would generally be considered to be a criminal act. However, if cyber-activity was performed on a scale which had sufficiently serious consequences for a developed economy, many States - including the UK - would likely regard this as an "armed attack".

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic Growth: Yorkshire and the Humber (23 May 2016)

Greg Hands: The Office for National Statistics have not yet published an estimate of how the Yorkshire economy has grown following the announcement of the Long Term Economic Plan for Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire in February 2015.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...for the UK, and they are in our plans for the next Session. Once changing relative wages and new jobs are taken into account, there is little evidence for the reduction in mid-level jobs. Since 2010, our economy has seen employment growth across nearly all the major occupational groups and the digital revolution has been an important driver. As the Prime Minister said in another place...

Debate on the Address: Transport and Local Infrastructure (19 May 2016)

Brandon Lewis: ...and Dearne (John Healey) will agree with me that stability for investors is vital if housing is to continue to grow. Any disruption to that could be quite damaging, and if housing is damaged, our economy will be too. I think, therefore, that hon. Members have made an important point. Today’s debate, as was fitting to its subject matter, has ranged far and wide, from pensioners and...

Term-Time Holidays (19 May 2016)

Nick Gibb: .... His constituency of St Austell and Newquay, in the beautiful county of Cornwall, has a hugely successful and thriving tourism industry that generates about 2 billion of income for the UK economy. I doubt that the Cornish tourism industry will be best pleased by his assertion that tourism in Cornwall is dependent on truanting children for its survival.

Business of the House (19 May 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...people safe at home and abroad. Wednesday 25 May—Continuation of the debate on the Queen’s Speech on education, skills and training. Thursday 26 May—Conclusion of the debate on the Queen’s Speech on economy and work. Friday 27 May—The House will not be sitting. The provisional business for the week commencing 6 June will include: Monday 6...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House of Lords: Government's Legislative Programme 2016-17 (19 May 2016)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...yesterday:Better Markets BillBill of RightsBus Services BillChildren and Social Work BillCounter-Extremism and Safeguarding BillCriminal Finances BillCultural Property (Armed Conflicts) BillDigital Economy BillEducation for All BillHigher Education and Research BillLifetime Savings BillLocal Growth and Jobs BillModern Transport BillNational Citizen Service BillNHS (Overseas Visitors...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Government's Legislative Programme 2016-17 (19 May 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...: Better Markets BillBill of RightsBus Services BillChildren and Social Work BillCounter-Extremism and Safeguarding BillCriminal Finances BillCultural Property (Armed Conflicts) BillDigital Economy BillEducation for All BillHigher Education and Research BillLifetime Savings BillLocal Growth and Jobs BillModern Transport BillNational Citizen Service BillNHS (Overseas Visitors Charging)...

Written Ministerial Statements — Wales Office: Government’s Legislative Programme 2016 - 17 (Wales) (19 May 2016)

Alun Cairns: ...for Education) Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill (Home Office) Criminal Finances Bill (Home Office) Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) Digital Economy Bill (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) Education for All Bill (Department for Education) Higher Education and Research Bill (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)...

Written Ministerial Statements — Scotland Office: Government's Legislative Programme 2016-17 (Scotland) (19 May 2016)

David Mundell: ...national security. Some of the Bills announced yesterday apply across the UK, while others cover areas where responsibility is devolved to the Scottish Parliament. UK legislation on the digital economy will enable the building of world-class digital infrastructure including fast broadband and mobile networks, as well as helping to support new digital industries. A new Lifetime Savings...


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