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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (13 Oct 2015)

European Union Referendum Bill - 2nd reading. Legislation

Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (13 Oct 2015)

Communications: Oral Evidence Session. 3:15 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3.30pm) Rona Fairhead CBE, Chair, BBC Trust (at 4.30pm) Michelle Stanistreet, General Secretary, National Union of Journalists and another witness TBC

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Trade Unions (1 Oct 2015)

Chris Stephens: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what meetings his Department has had with trades unions in the last 12 months.

Scottish Parliament: United Kingdom Minister for Skills and Equalities (Meetings) (1 Oct 2015)

Claire Baker: I trust that the cabinet secretary will raise the issue of the Trade Union Bill. There is widespread resistance to the bill and concerns about the impact that it will have on public sector workers in particular. Does the Scottish Government intend to issue guidance to national health service boards in order to protect their staff? Will it follow the lead of local authorities and commit to...

Scottish Parliament: Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees (1 Oct 2015)

James Dornan: that horrible incident was to be extradited from Bulgaria. The involvement of people traffickers in those deaths, as well as countless others, was another thing that I believed would jolt the European Union into action, and I put the remarks by Austrian interior minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner into the motion to endorse the idea that we must have a plan to deal with the human smuggling...

Scottish Parliament: Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (1 Oct 2015)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...trafficking, but we cannot deny that strong link. It is necessary to look at tackling demand. Much of the written evidence on the bill highlighted that, including evidence from the Scottish Trades Union Congress and the trafficking awareness-raising alliance, which Jenny Marra visited this morning. I pay all credit to TARA for the great work that it has done. It said that we must address...

Scottish Parliament: Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill (1 Oct 2015)

Margaret Mitchell: ...given the now sadly all-too-familiar and harrowing refugee crisis—a crisis that is increasingly dominating the minds of politicians not just in Scotland and the United Kingdom but in the European Union and globally. I am pleased that we agreed to the amendment in Christine McKelvie’s name that extends the provision of a guardian to children who are vulnerable to trafficking. It...

Written Answers — Home Office: EU Immigration (30 Sep 2015)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they plan to make to European Union ministers at the 14 September meeting on EU migration; and whether they plan to make representations on the issue of co-operation between EU member states, including those outside the Euro or Schengen areas.

Scottish Parliament: Employment (30 Sep 2015)

Jackie Baillie: Our vision for Scotland is based on an idea that is embedded in our values and written in our history as a party and a trade union movement, that is, that Scotland succeeds when working people succeed. For too many people, the link between the prosperity of Scotland and the prosperity of their family has been broken. Families across Scotland naturally look to their Government for answers...

Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (29 Sep 2015)

Graeme Pearson: ...better described as lethal highs for some families, are a scourge and a growing menace that affects our society. They can be legal or illegal and, sometimes, both together in a cocktail. Throughout the European Union, NPS are used largely among younger age groups and particularly by those who are clubbers in our towns and cities at night. Scotland is little different. Mephedrone and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Inquiry into Building a United Community: Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister Report (28 Sep 2015)

Mike Nesbitt: ...face in explaining the importance of our own identity and our culture to others. He also highlighted some of the very good work previously undertaken in the community, not least work funded by the European Union. He spoke of the importance of empowering communities and giving them the tools to move forward and to share, particularly single-identity groups, and the requirement for them to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Inquiry into Building a United Community: Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister Report (28 Sep 2015)

Mike Nesbitt: ...Start programme and mother-and-toddler groups. Members may already be familiar with the Game of 3 Halves initiative promoted by the GAA, the Irish Football Association and the Ulster branch of the Irish Rugby Football Union. Those are not the only examples, but I mention them to remind Members that, while the task of building a united community may, at times, seem like a jigsaw that will...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 (28 Sep 2015)

Jonathan Bell: I wish to make progress. We have to be careful when talking about cost. My information is that the vast majority of Northern Ireland consumers have electricity bills that are around the European Union average, following falls in tariffs that were announced in April. Recent industry reports show that energy prices are at their lowest level for six years and that Northern Ireland gas bills...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Tickets: Sales (25 Sep 2015)

Lord Moynihan: ...the chair, membership and terms of reference of the group conducting the statutory review into the secondary ticketing market; and whether they plan to include representatives from the Rugby Football Union, the Glastonbury Festival, and the security management team at The O2 on the proposed panel of experts.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Origin Marking: Israel (24 Sep 2015)

the Bishop of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made in securing a European Union decision on the labelling of products from Israeli settlements.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (24 Sep 2015)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...the potential to increase this to 5million. We have raised with the Burmese authorities the issue of extending voting to internally displaced people. Most recently our Ambassador lobbied the head of the Union Election Commission on the inclusion of internally displaced people in Burma on the voter lists.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: *No heading* (24 Sep 2015)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...and rescue authorities. The Government is grateful to those members of staff who worked to ensure the safety of their communities during periods of strike action by members of the Fire Brigades Union.

Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (24 Sep 2015)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...that they are likely to cause. Functions of that centre could include developing national reference standards to become a national resource in the field, linking with other data systems at European Union and United Kingdom levels as well as the Welsh emerging drugs and identification of novel substances—WEDINOS—project, and acting as a central resource for enforcement agencies...

Scottish Parliament: School Rugby (Safety) (24 Sep 2015)

Elizabeth Smith: 6. To ask the First Minister what discussions the Scottish Government has had with the Scottish Rugby Union about the safety of pupils playing rugby in schools. (S4F-02960)

Scottish Parliament: Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (24 Sep 2015)

Elaine Murray: ...accident or in legal custody; the mandatory category is extended to children who are kept in secure accommodation; and discretionary fatal accident inquiries are extended to deaths abroad where the body is repatriated. A number of witnesses including the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, which represents workers employed at sea, argued that the bill should give the...

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