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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (7 Oct 2019)

Chuka Umunna: As has been said, one cannot imagine what Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her family have gone through. Like others, I commend the hon. Member for Hampstead and Kilburn (Tulip Siddiq) for raising this issue. The Minister talked about three and a half years of lobbying—essentially without success. As has been said, Iran has clearly breached human rights and international law, but from its point...

No-Deal Brexit: Schedule of Tariffs (7 Oct 2019)

Chuka Umunna: The Prime Minister talks about getting Brexit done by 31 October and indeed, the Minister has just referred to that, too, but is it not the reality that, if Brexit were to happen on that day, with or without a withdrawal agreement, no trade agreement, including a permanent tariff regime with our biggest customer, the EU, will be in place at the point of departure? Is it not the case that, to...

Brexit Negotiations (3 Oct 2019)

Chuka Umunna: The Prime Minister has denied on multiple occasions during this session that what he is proposing involves physical customs checks, but he has just said in his statement—on page three—in relation to the new protocol and customs checks, that there will be a “number of cases where physical checks would be necessary”. Is he denying that he said that? Secondly, he refers to the political...

Domestic Abuse Bill (2 Oct 2019)

Chuka Umunna: I am very grateful to the Lord Chancellor for giving way. We have in Lambeth among the highest rates of domestic violence in the country, so I very much welcome the introduction of this duty on local authorities. Does he recognise that it is vital that coupled with that duty is a Government commitment to help to provide the sustainable funding for specialist services that is needed? Secondly,...

Deaths of Homeless People (1 Oct 2019)

Chuka Umunna: The fact that, in this city—arguably one of the wealthiest on the planet— 110 people lost their lives last year is a complete outrage. I am afraid that the fact that the figure has increased by 20% year on year is a damning indictment of the Minister’s Government. Why are we continuing to criminalise people who are sleeping rough on our streets and begging? Is it not time that we got...

Arms Export Licences (Saudi Arabia) (26 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: When Court orders are contravened a couple of times, it can perhaps be dismissed as a failure to follow procedures, but when it happens on multiple occasions, it suggests that there is a systemic problem; the system is not working. Will the Secretary of State look at implementing a policy of the presumption of denial in respect of all export licences to countries listed as human rights...

Hong Kong (26 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: In response to a written question tabled by my right hon. Friend the Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael), Ministers have confirmed that UK law enforcement agencies provide training to the Hong Kong Police. With that in mind, has that training been put through the overseas security and justice assistance risk management system? If so, what assessment, particularly in light of...

Hong Kong (26 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: An assessment.

Iran (25 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: Clearly there should be consequences short of military action for Iran for these violations; we cannot stand idly by while it disregards international law. But with a view to de-escalation and bringing to an end what is essentially a cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, it would be enormously helpful if the US returned to being a signatory to the JCPOA, particularly if we want a revised...

Points of Order (9 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I was wondering whether you might be able to assist. Under the civil service code of conduct for Government special advisers who are Government employees paid for by the taxpayer, a special adviser may not undertake work for a political party during office hours. They should also not use official resources for party political activity. Based on widespread...

Points of Order (9 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: With that in mind, I submitted a freedom of information request to the Cabinet Secretary on 13 August asking for details of Government special advisers and, in particular, who they were employed by and whether they were paid out of the public purse. In the case of Mr Cummings, I asked whether, if he is not paid by public funds, he has security access to Downing Street and is treated in the...

Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) (9 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: rose—

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Debts (9 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that families and young people have access to the help they need when faced with a financial crisis.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: ICT (9 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what parts of the Government’s plan for accessing animal medicine IT systems in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: Drugs (5 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what parts of the Government’s plan for registration of veterinary medicines in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: Drugs (5 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what parts of the Government’s plan for regulation of veterinary medicines in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.

Written Answers — Home Office: NHS: Drugs (3 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what parts of the Government’s plan for trading in drug precursors in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services (3 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the EU has agreed to implement (a) temporary equivalence and recognition for UK central counterparties and central securities depositories, (b) the European Securities and Markets Authority’s decision to approve Memoranda of Understanding on allowing cross-border delegation of portfolio management between the UK and the EEA and (c) the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cultural Heritage: Exports (3 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the Guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if there's no deal, published by the Department for Exiting the European Union, what parts of the plan for for exporting objects of cultural interest in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Government Assistance (3 Sep 2019)

Chuka Umunna: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what parts of the Government’s plan for state aid in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented.


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