Angus MacNeil: The Shipping Minister will be aware of huge concerns regarding a time lag of almost an hour on a number of occasions between distress at sea and the tasking and launching of an RNLI boat. What can the Minister do to ensure shorter response times in that golden hour, particularly at Maritime and Coastguard Agency level? After all, RNLI men I know have told me that they would prefer 10 false...
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when he plans to publish the findings of his Department's review of the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Angus MacNeil: Power unused is the approach of the Labour party in Scotland, which sent billions of pounds back to Westminster. They had money, and they did not use it for the good of Scotland. They handed it back.
Angus MacNeil: Will the hon. Lady give way?
Angus MacNeil: rose—
Angus MacNeil: I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for giving way. As he might know, we have a problem on the west coast of Scotland, because we need fishermen from non-European economic area countries. Westminster is stopping that, in contrast to Switzerland, for example, where half the visas are controlled by Bern and the other half by the 26 cantons. Does he not think that it is time for Westminster to...
Angus MacNeil: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
Angus MacNeil: My private Member’s Bill, the Refugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill, will have its Second Reading on 16 March. It is important for families to be united, especially when they need to travel together. I have a 14-year-old constituent who was born and raised in the Hebrides. Unfortunately, her father has died and her mother has not been seen for about 12 years, as I am sure the Home...
Angus MacNeil: If the EU27 do not give the two-year extension that the Prime Minister begged for in Florence, trade barriers will rise between the UK and how many other countries? Does the Department have a number?
Angus MacNeil: I welcome the Secretary of State’s condemnation. What has happened is condemned not just in Northern Ireland, but across these islands, including by the Irish Government, as the Secretary of State said. I hope Bombardier will accept my invitation, as Chair of the International Trade Committee, to help combat this. However, on the wider issue—the World Trade Organisation...
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the refugee family reunion visas granted on the basis of exceptional compelling compassionate circumstances outside the immigration rules were under 18, for each of the last five years.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many refugee family reunion visas were granted to children, by country of origin, for each year for which records are available.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the prison incarceration rates per capita are for (a) England and Wales and (b) other EU countries; and what the average cost of jailing a person per year is in (i) England and Wales and (ii) other EU countries.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many officials of her Department, its agencies and non-departmental public bodies have the word trade in their job title.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much would be saved within his Department if prisoners in England and Wales were jailed at the EU average.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many officials of his Department, its agencies and non-departmental public body have the word trade in their job title.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many officials of his Department, its agencies and non-departmental public bodies have the word trade in their job title.
Angus MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many officials of his Department have the word trade in their job title.