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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (25 November 2014)
European Union: Private meeting.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (19 November 2014)
Discussions with EU institutions about reforms of the European Union – Lord Maclennan of Rogart.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (11 November 2014)
European Union: Private meeting.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (6 November 2014)
Report of the European Union Committee on Counting the Cost of Food Waste: EU Food Waste Prevention.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (6 November 2014)
European Committee B: European Union Document No. 17709/13, a Commission Staff Working Document: ‘Paving the way for an EU Development and Cooperation Results Framework’.
- Slavery — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Lord Rosser: ...unfair competition and create a level playing field. The British Retail Consortium and the Ethical Trading Initiative—which I think has some 80 corporate members—have expressed their support alongside the Trades Union Congress. Clearly, the effectiveness of what the Government are now proposing will be influenced by where the threshold for the size of businesses to be covered...
- Sport: Football Clubs — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014)
Lord Holmes of Richmond: ...is no different. Now, as a non-executive at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, I have the privilege of leading our sports inclusion programme. Working with the professional sports of cricket, rugby union and football, over the next 18 months we aim to make these sports more inclusive by some considerable measure for decades to come. Yes, we want to get more girls playing sport, yes,...
- Middle East and North Africa — Motion to Take Note (30 October 2014) See 9 other results from this debate
Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...a particular letter from the TUC. I will shortly provide a full response to him, but I can say immediately that the UK strongly believes in the right of freedom of association, including the right to form and join trade unions. We are proud in this country of remaining at the forefront of our humanitarian response in the region. Let me immediately tackle one point raised at the end of the...
- [Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Arms Exports and Controls (30 October 2014)
Ann McKechin: ...both positive and negative from the Minister’s point of view. The work on the arms trade treaty is a genuinely good sign. I am looking forward to participating next week in the Inter-Parliamentary Union conference here in London with delegates from across the world on how we can use the treaty to make real differences to people who live in conflict-afflicted areas. I hope that the...
- Refugees and Migrants: Search and Rescue — Statement (30 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon: My Lords, it pains me to say to my noble friends that this is a discreditable policy, whatever words are used to describe it. We do not find it difficult to disagree with the European Union on all sorts of other matters, but do we have to lay our hand to a European policy whose central proposition is that the best way to discourage people from seeking a better life is to leave them to drown...
- Business of the House (30 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Angela Eagle: ...has totally lost control of his party, Labour Members need plenty of notice to ensure that UK security is not sacrificed on the altar of the Tory civil war. I note the mysterious absence in the future business of any reference to the European Union (Referendum) Bill. However, I have managed to get my hands on a couple of letters that shed some light on this mystery. On Tuesday afternoon,...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: Refugees and Migrants (Search and Rescue Operation) (30 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
James Brokenshire: ...not underestimate the sheer evil of the traffickers. They exploit the vulnerable and put them to sea in boats that are not seaworthy and are not necessarily able to reach the shores of the European Union. That is why I was clear in my statement about ensuring that the changes are well communicated and well understood. That must be part of the approach. Rescuing people at sea is a member...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (30 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
George Eustice: I know that some people have expressed concern about the use of ISDS. Both the European Union and the United Kingdom are very conscious of that, and we do not intend to allow such agreements to undermine our ability to set our own welfare and regulatory standards when it comes to animal health.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (30 October 2014)
Maria Eagle: There we have it—the Secretary of State had no underpinning evidence, just an ideological prejudice. Does not she realise, as the National Farmers Union has said, that land can be multifunctional, yielding an agricultural benefit as well as producing energy? At a time when National Grid is having to prepare contingency plans to ration energy use this winter because spare generating...
- Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (30 October 2014)
European Union: Private meeting.
- Written Answers — HM Treasury: Financial Services: Taxation (30 October 2014)
Nigel Dodds: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent representations he has received from (a) business organisations and (b) trades unions about (i) economic integration within the EU and (ii) the proposed introduction of a financial transaction tax.
- Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Wales (30 October 2014)
David Gauke: ...term plans of any line of business currently operating from them. This included one office in North Wales, Government Buildings, Colwyn Bay and followed consultation with staff, departmental trade unions and elected representatives. Following the decision, 38 people in Colwyn Bay have been given priority status for vacancies at their grade both within HMRC and in other government...
- Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Pay (30 October 2014)
Daniel Poulter: The Agenda for Change pay system is a national collective agreement managed in partnership between National Health Service trade unions and NHS Employers (the representative organisation for NHS employers). Any changes are currently agreed in partnership via national collective bargaining. The underlying banding structure within Agenda for Change, supported by job evaluation provides...
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Job Evaluation (30 October 2014)
Jo Swinson: ...and where possible allocate to a grade 3. If not, a trained evaluator will evaluate the post 4. The evaluator’s conclusions are quality assured by an appropriate panel which includes trade union representatives 5. HR will communicate the outcome to the line manager We do not keep records of how often the grading guidance are used or when job evaluations have taken place....
- Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Credit Unions (30 October 2014)
Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress he has made on encouraging access to credit unions for members of the armed forces and their families; and if he will make a statement.