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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (18 December 2013)
Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 4) – Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (16 December 2013)
Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 3) – Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
- Banking: Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards — Motion to Take Note (5 December 2013)
The Bishop of Birmingham: ...8217;s ambitions touch on most of the areas that we have been dealing with in these debates, whether that is to do with remuneration, a reluctance to indulge in—or even a ban on—proprietary trading, the participation of all the staff, appropriate levels of leverage, and whether, simply, as all the banks seem to say, that it is important to treat your customers well. Would we...
- Autumn Statement — Statement (5 December 2013)
Lord Deighton: ...is focused on supporting that. The Chancellor absolutely said that exports were disappointing. The reason they are disappointing is that the markets into which we export, predominantly the European Union and the US, have been relatively weak through the period, which is why our efforts have been so focused on developing export markets in the faster-growing developing economies; hence the...
- Scotland: Independence — Question for Short Debate (5 December 2013)
Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield: ...Lord Forsyth, for securing this debate and support his call for a Joint Committee. I offer a few thoughts on the possible percussive effects of the Scottish question. Horizon scanning is a perilous trade, but those of us who live on our islands and care deeply about them need to be ready for several stretching, vexing and interlocking contingencies. I have two swift scenarios. The first...
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 December 2013)
George Osborne: .... He cannot talk about support for business, because he wants to put taxes up on business. He cannot ask about standing up to the powerful, because this is the week that Labour caved in to the trade unions. He cannot ask about jobs, because he wants more jobs taxes. And he cannot ask about banking and financial services, because the person Labour hired to advise it was the Reverend...
- Scottish Parliament: Independence (Currency Options) (5 December 2013)
Nicola Sturgeon: The Scottish Government agrees with the fiscal commission working group that retaining sterling in a formal currency union with the rest of the United Kingdom is in the best interests of both Scotland and the rest of the UK. Scotland is a key trading partner for the rest of the UK, which exports more to Scotland than to Brazil, South Africa, Russia, India, China and Japan put together.
- Written Answers — Treasury: Secondment (5 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 20 November 2013, Official Report, column 943W, on secondment, how many staff in his Department were seconded from trades unions in the same period.
- Deferred Divisions: European Union (4 December 2013)
That the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 21 October, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 333, Noes 61.
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (6th Day) (Continued) (4 December 2013)
Baroness Henig: ..., which shows that the great majority of representative bodies and companies support that, nothing is happening. How strange, then, that in other arenas the Government are rushing to regulate: trade union activity, to give one example. In the context of these amendments I must spell out why business licensing of private security companies that work alongside the police and of those that...
- Business Rates (4 December 2013)
Geraint Davies: ...We are giving it away to the Chinese. What are the Government doing? They are hopeless at protecting our interests. There needs to be a big conversation among Government, big and small business and trade unions. I am glad that there will be a cross-party debate next week about Ford, which is not funding pensioners—people who worked all their lives for Ford and were sent away because...
- Recall of Elected Representatives: Fuel poverty (4 December 2013)
John Bercow: I have now to announce the results of the deferred Divisions. On the question relating to the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties)(Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement) Order 2013, the Ayes were 333 and the Noes were 61, so the Ayes have it. On the question relating to the draft Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment ) Regulations 2014, the Ayes were 322 and the Noes were 231, so the...
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (6th Day) (4 December 2013)
Baroness Coussins: My Lords, I support Amendment 56N. It would be particularly helpful and appropriate for workers in the licensed trade. I currently work with producer companies, but declare an interest as a former chief executive of the Portman Group, where I also worked with licensees in both the on-trade and the off-trade. I am aware that vulnerability to assault is a live and worrying issue among this...
- Recall of Elected Representatives: Schedule 4 — Application and modification of emissions limit duty (4 December 2013)
Tom Greatrex: ...about the industry so much as the positive opportunity presented by carbon capture and storage for a bright future for clean coal. That important point has been recognised by the joint industry and trade union clean coal group, which has expressed many of the concerns I have about the limited and slow progress on CCS in the past three years. That is an important point when we take...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (4 December 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
Nicholas Clegg: The right hon. and learned Lady talks about standing up to vested interests, in the week that we discover that the great courage of the Labour leadership to stand up to its trade union paymasters is—[Interruption.] Guess what? It is mañana, mañana, mañana; all too difficult, an absolute—[Interruption.]
- Written Answers — Home Department: Secondment (4 December 2013)
Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will collate data on the number of (a) secondees from her Department to the private and voluntary sectors and trades unions; and (b) secondees to her Department from the private and voluntary sectors and trades unions.
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Nature Conservation (4 December 2013)
George Eustice: ...for 2013-14 will be taken shortly. Purpose Amount (£) 2011 Interpol's Operation Wisdom—to build enforcement capacity in African elephant and rhino range states 90,000 2011 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s African Elephant Specialist Group 35,000 2012 IUCN's African Rhino Specialist Group 50,000 2012 IUCN's African Elephant...
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: International Organisations (4 December 2013)
David Lidington: ...for Agricultural Development (IFAD); World Bank; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO); International Labour Organisation (ILO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU); World Meteorological Organisation (WMO); World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO); World Health Organisation (WHO), Universal Postal Union (UPU), International Maritime...