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Welfare Reform (People with Disabilities) (30 June 2015)

Natalie McGarry: ...society organisations, including Citizens Advice Scotland, Barnardo’s Scotland, the Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, the Church of Scotland, Inclusion Scotland, One Parent Families Scotland, Oxfam Scotland, the Scottish Trades Union Congress and the Trussell Trust. These organisations bear on their shoulders much of the burden of mopping up some of the worst effects of...

Scotland Bill: Clause 24 — Universal credit: costs of claimants who rent accommodation (30 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Patricia Gibson: ...welfare powers in the Bill is supported by Citizens Advice Scotland, Barnardo’s Scotland, the Child Poverty Action Group, the Church of Scotland, Oxfam Scotland, the Poverty Alliance, the Scottish Trades Union Congress—I could go on, but I think I have made my point. We on the SNP Benches are seeking to protect those we represent in Scotland from the worst excesses of this...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health, Social Services and Public Safety: Health Service: Treatment Demands (30 June 2015)

Simon Hamilton: ...targeted at trying to recruit more GPs. A significant portion of that investment was to allow our GPs to modernise and expand their practices. Our GPs, through their various organisations and trade unions, correspond with me on a regular basis. I hope that they will take up the funding that is there to expand and modernise their practices. The Member also asked about drugs and new...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Pension Schemes Bill: Second Stage (30 June 2015)

Dolores Kelly: ...see how that might be better incorporated into the Bill and what might be learned for the outworking of pensions. I hope that there will be a commitment from the Minister to work closely with the trade unions to explain these technical issues to people. I do not know about you, Mr Principal Deputy Speaker, but my children's plans are to live off the bank of mum and dad for as long as...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Colombia: Human Rights (30 June 2015)

Hugo Swire: ...the Colombian Embassy. Human rights continue to form an integral part of our dialogue with the Colombian government. Our Embassy in Bogota meets regularly with non-govermental organisations and trade unions and, as appropriate, raises our concerns with the Colombian government. On 5 June, our Ambassador met trade unionists who came to Colombia in a delegation lead by Justice for Colombia.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Dismissal (30 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Cat Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many staff who have been dismissed from her Department in the last three years were trade union representatives.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (30 June 2015)

The Earl of Shrewsbury: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the negotiations of the free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Exports (30 June 2015)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much of the total food and drink exported from the United Kingdom in each year since 2000 was to countries that are members of the European Union or party to an EU Free Trade Agreement.

Bills Presented — Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields): New Clause 1 — Independent Commission on Full Fiscal Autonomy (29 June 2015)

Ian Murray: ...to 10 billion by 2020. If we are defending Scottish jobs and livelihoods, that seems not just economically incredible, but economic illiteracy. Hon. Members need not take my word for it. The Scottish Trades Union Congress general secretary, Grahame Smith, commented that the Scottish Government’s own accounts were “a sobering reminder of some of the risks of full fiscal...

Bills Presented — Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields): Clause 15 — Assignment of VAT (29 June 2015)

Stewart Hosie: .... It slots in with the difficulties with the fiscal framework”— we discussed those in the last debate— “and some of the no-detriment issues”—[Scottish Parliament, Official Report, Devolution (Further Powers) Committee, 5 February 2015; c. 4.] I mentioned those previously. The Scottish Trades Union Congress was broadly supportive of the assignment of...

Bills Presented — Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields): Scotland Bill — [2nd Allocated Day] (29 June 2015)

Stewart Hosie: ...touched on. They are very limited. Even if we include the VAT assignation, the Scottish Parliament would raise the equivalent of around 50% of devolved expenditure. However, excluding the VAT assignation, the figure falls to barely a third. That is important because many of the submissions to the devolution committee called for more. In its written evidence, the Scottish Trades Union...

Greece — Statement (29 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...and representations? I turn now to the impact on our economy and financial system. What discussions have the Treasury and the Bank of England had with financial institutions both here and across the European Union about the implications for our financial system, and what structures are in place to monitor closely any emerging risks? It is clear that if there are wider ramifications for the...

Tunisia and European Council — Statement (29 June 2015)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...will, however, enhance our plans to resettle the most vulnerable refugees from outside the EU, most notably from Syrian refugee camps, in line with the announcement I made in Bratislava earlier this month. Finally, on the UK’s relationship with the European Union, we have a clear plan of reform, renegotiation and referendum. And at this Council I set out the case for substantive...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council (29 June 2015)

David Cameron: ..., however, enhance our plans to resettle the most vulnerable refugees from outside the EU, most notably from Syrian refugee camps, in line with the announcement I made in Bratislava earlier this month. Finally, on the UK’s relationship with the European Union, we have a clear plan of reform, renegotiation and referendum. At this Council, I set out the case for substantive reform in...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Coal: Imports (29 June 2015)

Andrea Leadsom: The Department does not produce projections on imports of coal. Coal is abundant worldwide and widely traded on a flexible international market. The table below gives UK steam coal imports by country for the first quarter of 2015 in thousand tonnes and as a percentage of total steam coal imports: Country of Origin Steam Coal Imports (thousand tonnes) Share of all Steam coal imports ...

National Gallery Industrial Dispute (25 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

John Martin McDonnell: ...of the gallery cannot function as normal. Staff morale at all grades is at rock bottom, and that has been intensified by the gallery’s decision to dismiss Candy Udwin as the senior Public and Commercial Services Union representative at the gallery. The gallery has so far refused to reinstate her, despite a ruling by an interim relief hearing that it is likely that she was unfairly...

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Older Industrial Areas: Economic Disparities (25 June 2015)

Grahame Morris: ...is being generous in giving way. It is important to challenge the accepted logic that an increase in self-employment is necessarily a good thing. We need to consider where it is happening. The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians and other trade unions that organise in the construction sector are concerned about the increase in casualisation and the use of umbrella...

Business of the House: Network Rail (25 June 2015)

John Martin McDonnell: ...the key elements of that would be to start listening to some of the workers on the front line? May I also suggest that Dame Colette Bowe’s review should include a mechanism for ongoing consultation with the trade unions about how those programmes can be improved?

Constitution: Gracious Speech — Motion to Take Note (25 June 2015)

Lord Wills: ...proposals in their manifesto and in the gracious Speech. The Government are right to recognise the need for reform. Our constitutional arrangements urgently need to adapt to changing political realities. The union is fraying. Our relationship with the European Union is now in play. Everyone agrees that your Lordships’ House needs to change but very few agree how. At the last...

Calais: Border Management — Statement (24 June 2015)

Lord Bates: ...Speaker, industrial action by striking French workers yesterday caused significant disruption at the ports of Calais and Coquelles in northern France. This action resulted from a dispute between local trade unions and the owners of the French ferry operator, MyFerryLink. As a result of this disruptive strike, the port of Calais was shut for a period of over 13 hours and train departures...

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