Thursday, 14 December 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on support for farmers after the UK leaves the EU.
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of an implementation period after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent progress he has made in negotiations with the European Commission; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment his Department has made of the economic effect of the UK leaving the EU on different sectors of the UK economy.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the effect on the NHS workforce of the UK leaving the EU.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on (a) UK participation rates in Horizon 2020 and (b) university admissions.
What assessment he has made of the potential merits of maintaining appropriate confidentiality in the UK’s negotiations with the EU; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on maintaining citizens’ rights for (a) UK nationals living in the EU and (b) non-UK EU nationals living in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.
Whether his Department has made an assessment of the economic effects of not forming a customs union with the EU after the UK has left the EU.
What recent estimate he has made of the value of the UK’s share of EU tangible assets after the UK leaves the EU.
What steps he is taking to ensure that rights, entitlements, protections and standards in EU law are maintained in the UK after it leaves the EU.
What progress the Government have made on negotiating with the EU continuing co-operation on the regulation of medicines after the UK leaves the EU.
What representations the Government have received from the aviation sector on priorities for the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
If he will make it his policy to require the negotiated settlement on the UK’s exit from the EU to be approved by referendum.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
In view of the interest in the House, and outside, I wish, as an exception to the general rule, to make a statement about the replies I have sent today to those hon. Members who have written to...
Will the Leader of the House please update the House on the forthcoming business?
Select Committee statement
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I fear that I inadvertently misled the House during business questions, when I suggested that hon. and right hon. Members could enjoy the pantomime of “Dick...
[Relevant document: e-petition 200088, entitled “Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women”.]
I beg to move, That this House regrets that the terms of reference for the Commission on Human Medicines Expert Working Group on Hormone Pregnancy Tests asked the Commission to consider evidence...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mrs Wheeler.)
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