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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (6 March 2015)

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Repeal) Bill - Second reading – Thomas Docherty. Legislation

Opposition Day: [Un-allotted Half Day] — Future Government Spending (4 March 2015)

David Anderson: ...will put small businesses first by lowering their taxes. We will promote a proper industrial strategy for our biggest employers, not just the high-tech firms, and work in partnership with them and the trade unions—I know that is a dirty word for Conservative Members—to create the situation where we increase the national minimum wage to a level it should be at, unlike the...

Modern Slavery Bill: Third Reading (4 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Young of Norwood Green: My Lords, I declare an interest as the ex-vice-chair of the Ethical Trading Initiative. I have spent a good few years of my life discussing with companies, trade unions and NGOs the complexities of supply chains. The noble Lord, Lord Alton, spoke of the positive endorsement of the Ethical Trading Initiative, and I hope that the Minister will be able to respond positively. Although I agree...

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill: Clause 1 — Trading profits taxable at the Northern Ireland rate (4 March 2015) See 12 other results from this debate

Shabana Mahmood: ...of the Bill, what it is intended to achieve and of the agreement that has been struck is very similar to that of the Minister. I agree with him that a deliberate part of the agreement relates to trading profits. Under the new Northern Ireland regime, corporation tax is to be devolved only in so far as it relates to trading profits rather than other aspects of business. That part of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Membership (Renegotiation) (3 March 2015)

Pat McFadden: It is clear that the European Union needs to reform to create more growth, more jobs and more competitiveness, so what is the Minister’s reaction to the warning issued this morning from the executive vice-president of Ford, Mr Jim Farley, who said, on the prospects of “Brexit”, “We really hope that doesn’t happen and we believe that the UK being part of the EU is...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Offshore Industry (3 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what discussions he has had with (a) trade unions representing the offshore workforce and (b) industry representatives on the effect of recent reductions in oil prices on the steps required to achieve revising the oil and gas Industrial Strategy for (i) safety, (ii) skills, (iii) the supply chain, (iv) decommissioning and (v)...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Austerity: Interdepartmental Working (2 March 2015)

John O'Dowd: Teachers' unions and other public-sector workers have decided to move forward towards ballots for strike action, which they are perfectly entitled to do. I do not think that any of the teachers' unions have announced the outworkings of those ballots yet. We will wait to see the decision of their membership. I assure the unions, their membership and the general public that I am doing...

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Repeal) Bill (27 February 2015)

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Repeal) Bill

International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill — Report (27 February 2015)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ...;but also in Parliament by the International Development Committee. That framework, far from exempting proper scrutiny, provides arguably a much higher level of scrutiny of delivery than other departments. I wish to address the trade union of former Permanent Secretaries with a quote from the director-general of finance at DfID, Richard Calvert, who gave evidence to the International...

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Surveillance (27 February 2015)

Steve Rotheram: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether any police force currently has operational staff working within trade unions.

Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Surveillance (27 February 2015)

Steve Rotheram: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish all of the information her Department holds on Special Demonstration Squad activity within trade unions between 1996 and 1998.

Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy (26 February 2015)

Kate Hoey: ...operational staff, and there are a further 11 working for Transport for London. London Underground’s original response to Karen’s diagnosis was to attempt to dismiss her right away using its capability procedure. The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers successfully fended off that attempt, and instead got London Underground to make reasonable adjustments....

Business of the House (26 February 2015)

Emma Lewell-Buck: Following a campaign by the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, Labour colleagues and me, the Chancellor announced in his autumn statement a consultation on rip-off umbrella payroll companies. However, recent written answers show that the Government intend only to tinker around the edges and will not close the loopholes that result in workers losing hundreds of pounds per...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: The Registration of Consultant Lobbyists Regulations 2015 (26 February 2015)

Sam Gyimah: Part 1 of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 provides for a statutory register of consultant lobbyists, which the Government is committed to introducing before the general election. The statutory register of consultant lobbyists will increase transparency by requiring those who lobby on behalf of a third party to disclose the names of...

Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies (25 February 2015) See 9 other results from this debate

Grahame Morris: ...Parliament. Surely to goodness our electorate want us to tidy up Parliament and stop the conflict of interest. The hon. Member for Cannock Chase (Mr Burley), who is no longer in his place, was going on about the trade unions funding the Labour party. This might be an incredible revelation, but it is the labour and trade union movement, and many of us are proud that millions of workers pay...

Gaza — [Mr Jim Hood in the Chair] (25 February 2015)

Tobias Ellwood: ...is providing 500,000 in support. We continue to stress to the Israeli authorities the damage that their restrictions are doing to ordinary Palestinians in Gaza. We are clear that supporting legal trade for Gazans is firmly in Israel’s long-term interests. We are concerned about the closure of the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt. Indeed, let us open the other crossing. The...

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