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Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliament: Security (17 May 2018)

Tom Brake: Whilst the Commission does not comment in public on security matters, I can confirm that medical counter measures are in place to protect police officers responding to potential biological incidents on the Parliamentary estate. A member of the Security Operations team would be happy to discuss these arrangements in more detail with the hon. Member.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: House of Commons: Packaging (17 May 2018)

Tom Brake: In each of the last three years the House of Commons spent the following amounts on disposable cups, disposable food containers and disposable cutlery: 2015 2016 2017 Disposable cups £37,134 £40,771 £41,258 Disposable food containers £29,862 £34,391 £37,536 Disposable plastic cutlery £4,834 £4,631...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (16 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of expanding the family reunion scheme for Syrian refugees.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (16 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is her policy that EU citizens who have indefinite leave to remain will have to apply for settled status.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: France: British Nationals Abroad (16 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether it is his Department's policy to advise British citizens living in France to obtain a Carte de Sejour.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: House of Commons Commission: Disclosure of Information (16 May 2018)

Tom Brake: In the last five years, the House of Commons has signed a number of settlement agreements with employees (formerly known as compromise agreements). In some cases, the House has reached agreements with individuals through ACAS, which are equivalent to settlement agreements but known as COT3 agreements. The majority of these have brought the employment contract to an end, although there have...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Estate: Plastics (16 May 2018)

Tom Brake: The Administration Committee discussed a range of initiatives proposed to reduce the consumption of single use disposable plastics on 26 March 2018, including the introduction of the 25p charge for disposable cups on the Parliamentary Estate. The Committee endorsed all the proposed measures including the introduction of the 25p charge, which will be implemented before the House returns from...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliament: Food (14 May 2018)

Tom Brake: Holding answer received on 08 May 2018 For the working week of 23rd to 27th April 2018 (Monday – Friday), 4,845kgs of food waste from catering facilities was discarded. For April 2018, 20,790kgs of food waste from catering facilities was discarded. Residual food waste from offices is currently captured in the general waste stream and therefore at present we are unable to...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Tours (14 May 2018)

Tom Brake: A review of the operating model for guided tours was undertaken because the current commercial contract, with Tour Guides Ltd to provide Blue Badge Tour Guides to take paid-for tours, is coming to an end in October 2018. This contract would not be extendable without a full procurement exercise. The end of the contract term has provided the opportunity to take a fresh look at how Parliament...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Tours (14 May 2018)

Tom Brake: Training for new guides will be provided through the Visitor Services Academy. The academy will be an internal accreditation programme developing the skills and expertise of guides delivering tours under the new operating model, which begins in October. The academy will deliver a structured programme of support and training using both internal and external expertise. Guides will undergo...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliament: Food (14 May 2018)

Tom Brake: Food waste from prepared dishes in House of Commons catering outlets is 3% against sales. This is well below the national average for the catering industry of 5%. The Sustainable Restaurant Association has rated the House of Commons as a good practice organisation in respect of food waste. We take various measures to monitor and reduce the amount of food waste from catering outlets. There are...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Balloons and Sky Lanterns: Agriculture (9 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is reduce the risks of helium balloons and sky lanterns to livestock keepers and the wider agricultural community.

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Domicil (8 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 27 April 2018 to Question 136770, on Taxation: Domicil, for what reason the latest figures available are over three yeas old.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Sentencing (8 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the timetable is for his Department to introduce legislative proposals to raise the maximum sentence for animal cruelty to five years; and whether his Department plans to do this by means of primary legislation.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Tours (8 May 2018)

Tom Brake: No members of staff will lose their jobs as a result of introducing the new operating model for guided tours. From 1 November 2018 we will no longer offer tours to a pool of 49 tour guides, who are casual workers with no guaranteed hours to guide in Parliament. This is consistent with the House of Commons’ commitment to end the use of casual working arrangements. The new model will...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Tours (8 May 2018)

Tom Brake: A formal qualification in guiding is not mandatory. A full programme of training will be provided by Parliament. The new guide positions will be filled through thorough recruitment and selection practices, which includes an application, online testing, assessment days and interviews. This process will ensure that successful applicants have all the skills and qualities required to perform the...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Parliamentary Tours (8 May 2018)

Tom Brake: The new operating model for guided tours, which rationalises the operating models for Member tours, events tours and paid-for commercial tours, will require an upfront investment of £180,000 in 2018/19. It is forecast that, due to the lower running costs of the new operating model, this investment will be recouped and further savings of £300,000 will be achieved over five years. By...

Written Answers — Treasury: Banks: Small Businesses (3 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2018 to Question 123416 on banks: small businesses, if he will list the options his Department has considered on dispute resolution between small and medium-sized enterprises and banks.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Westminster Hall: Cameras (2 May 2018)

Tom Brake: Holding answer received on 01 May 2018 Single lens reflex (SLR) cameras are permitted in Westminster Hall if they are used in line with the regulations governing photography in the Palace. If the advice was given that photographs could be taken on mobile phones but not on SLR cameras this was incorrect. The Visitor Services team and Parliamentary Security Department will reissue...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Genocide (1 May 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether leaders from the Western Balkans countries who have denied that the Srebrenica massacre was an act of genocide will be attending the Western Balkans summit in the UK in July.


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