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- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (20 March 2014)
Political and Constitutional Reform: Voter engagement in the UK.
Witnesses: David Babbs, Executive Director, 38 Degrees; Toni Pearce, President, National Union of Students
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (12 March 2014)
Implications of a currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK – Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (12 March 2014)
European Committee B: Unnumbered European Union Document, the High Representative’s Report on the Common Security and Defence Policy ahead of the December 2013 European Council Discussion on Defence and European Union Document No. 12773/13 and Addendum, a Commission Communication: Towards a more competitive and efficient defence and security sector.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (11 March 2014)
European Union: Private meeting.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 March 2014)
Treasury: (i) Bank of England February 2014 Inflation Report; (ii) Economics of currency unions; (iii) Forex.
Witnesses: (i) Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England, Paul Fisher, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, Professor David Miles, Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England and Martin Weale, Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England; (ii) Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England; (iii) Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England and Paul Fisher, Executive Director, Markets,...
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (10 March 2014)
Scottish Affairs: Zero-Hours Contracts.
Witnesses: Dave Watson, Scottish Organiser, UNISON Scotland, Jake Malloy, Regional Organiser, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers and Rob Gowans, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice
- Future Army 2020: Welsh Affairs (6 March 2014) See 14 other results from this debate
Albert Owen: ...Secretary of State talked about broadband in Wales, he gave a great example of where the Welsh Government are leading on such matters, working with the UK Government, with funds from the European Union, and with the private sector. We are all working together for the good of Wales. We in this House must be proud of our Welshness and of the fact that we are an integral part of the United...
- Women: Contribution to Economic Life — Motion to Take Note (6 March 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Baroness Thornton: ...typical and very common today, which is why, for example, the national minimum wage, which was fought against and opposed by the Conservative Party at the time, is so important. It is why trade unions have an important, vital role to play in supporting women in their fight for decent pay and conditions and in protecting their rights at work. As the Minister said, there are more women in...
- Public Bill Committee: Consumer Rights Bill: Clause 64 (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
Stella Creasy: ...learning difficulties—despite supposedly voluntary codes stating that it would not lend to or pursue such people, I am nervous about using a narrower definition than the standard European Union one of an average consumer. I am happy to withdraw the amendment on the basis of the Minister reassuring us that those issues will be taken into account. In dealing with some of those...
- Public Bill Committee: Consumer Rights Bill: Clause 68 - Requirement for transparency (6 March 2014)
Andrew McDonald: ...discover that we are talking about a closed shop. You will recall, Mr Amess, that under the Employment Act 1990, closed shops were made illegal, and that they were further curtailed under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. My hon. Friend the Member for Walthamstow has tabled an amendment that reveals that the closed shop is alive and well, operating in this...
- Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 21 - Reduction of qualifying period for right to buy (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
Chris Williamson: I do not think there is any question of local authorities underpaying people. They have a collective agreement with trade unions, and they reach a conclusion on the appropriate remuneration package. We are seeing interference from central Government—we are straying off the point—but the minimum wage is more about exploitation in the private sector, not in the public sector. We are...
- Future Army 2020: Backbench Business — Security of Women in Afghanistan (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Kerry McCarthy: ...security are intrinsic to sustainable peace and security. The UK Government have in the past emphasised the need for a multilateral approach, particularly with regard to working with our European Union partners, which was picked up by the hon. Member for Oxford West and Abingdon. I hope the Secretary of State will agree that, despite the need to work at an EU level, the UK also needs to...
- Public Bill Committee: Consumer Rights Bill: Clause 63 - Contract terms which are or must be regarded as unfair (6 March 2014)
Jennifer Willott: ...1999. It looks at standard terms in financial services contracts that are issued by authorised firms, including mortgages, general insurance and life assurance, bank, building society and credit union savings accounts, pensions, investments and long-term savings. The FCA also has powers under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Firms have an obligation to comply with the...
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Backbench business — Women’s Contribution to the Economy (6 March 2014)
Fiona Mactaggart: ...8220;We are always first in line for redundancy and last in line for interviews.” I have talked to various professional groups about what is happening in different professions. The National Union of Teachers, for example, recently conducted a survey on the misuse of capability among teachers. The survey found that more than three quarters of the union’s representatives report...
- Business of the House: Nuclear Submarines (6 March 2014)
Angus MacNeil: The Secretary of State should acknowledge that Scottish MPs and Scotland’s Parliament have voted against nuclear weapons and that there is opposition from the Churches, the Scottish Trades Union Congress and voluntary organisations. He has said that he will plan for every contingency. How will Scottish independence alter his plans, when weapons of mass destruction are removed from...
- Business of the House (6 March 2014)
Angela Eagle: ...important that we reflect on the ongoing fight for women’s equality in this country and around the world. A shocking report published this week shows that one third of women in the European Union have suffered physical or sexual violence, but under this Government the number of domestic violence cases passed to the Crown Prosecution Service has fallen by 13%. Will the Leader of the...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: EU Regulation (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Michael Fallon: The Government continue to press the European Union to reduce burdens on business. We are focused on delivering the business taskforce’s report, their 30 specific recommendations for reforming EU law, and the “compete” principles that should apply to all new EU legislation. We have already achieved good progress on seven of the 30 recommendations, and we are seeing growing...
- Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (6 March 2014)
European Committee B: European Union Document No. 17432/13, a Commission Staff Working Paper: 2012 Report on the Implementation of the EU Plan of Action on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Development 2010-2015.
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bosnia and Herzegovina (6 March 2014)
David Lidington: ...so far. We continue to encourage BiH's leaders to respond to the population's calls for reform. This action is in line with our long-term support for BiH's stability. We are committed to European Union Force's maintenance of the safe and secure environment in BiH, and are proud of the UK's contributions in theatre, and through a reserve company, 1 Scots. Our support for BiH civil society...
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran (6 March 2014)
Guto Bebb: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information his Department holds on whether in her capacity as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy the right hon. Baroness Ashton of Upholland scheduled to visit Iran for nuclear talks.