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Public Bill Committee: Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: New Clause 70 - Bar on directors in breach of duties receiving public funds (29 Nov 2022)

Gavin Newlands: ...of the nuclear option of being barred from acting as a director. We have seen a number of cases over recent years of multinational companies, such as P&O Ferries and, not quite to the same extent, British Airways, breaching their duties as employers and breaching employment law. Indeed, the chief executive of the former happily admitted breaking the law while appearing before the Transport...

Migration (16 Nov 2022)

Jonathan Edwards: Diolch, Mr Speaker. Will the Minister inform the House whether the British Government have found an airline willing to facilitate their Rwanda policy? Privilege Style has joined Titan Airways and AirTanker in stating that it will not participate in deportation flights. Is it not the reality that commercial operators are turning their back on the Government’s immoral policy?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Air Routes: Belfast (31 Oct 2022)

Richard Holden: ..., I hope the airline can continue to work on these solutions and return to the route in due course. In the meantime, I’m pleased to see that connectivity within the Union has been maintained with British Airways picking up the capacity left by Aer Lingus.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (24 Oct 2022)

Nicholas Fletcher: ...’s big idea was to put the airport on the market. These are the people in charge of economic growth for South Yorkshire. Five weeks after I, a Back-Bench MP, had written to Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Ryanair and numerous other airlines, our devolved authority in charge of economic growth went to the market. I really cannot get my breath, but it is day 45 of this saga, and the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Visits Abroad: Costs (20 Oct 2022)

Ruth Cadbury: ...of the Exchequer, what the cost was to the public purse of the travel for (a) the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, (b) his specialist advisors and (c) HM Treasury civil servants for the British Airways flight from Washington to Heathrow Airport which departed on Thursday 13 October.

Public Bill Committee: Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill: Clause 1 - Tips, gratuities and service charges (12 Oct 2022)

David Linden: ...(Stuart C. McDonald) on neonatal leave and pay. These are hard-won battles that we are having to fight on employment rights, but if anything has been taught as a result of the shameful actions of British Airways and P&O Ferries—

Written Answers — Department for Transport: British Airways: Standards (22 Sep 2022)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether she has had recent discussions with British Airways on reducing the number of disrupted flights from the UK.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office : Electronic Purchasing Card Solution (21 Sep 2022)

Emily Thornberry: ...her Department’s publication of spending over £500 with a Government procurement card, for what purpose payments were made of (a) £761.80 to Ingredienta on 23 September 2021, (b) £1,385.97 to British Airways on 24 September 2021, (c) £821.23 to Abdullah Bin Taleb Co. on 17 October 2021 and (d) £1,378.06 to Food Equipment Supplying Co. on 21 October 2021.

Employment Law: Devolution to Scotland — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] ( 6 Sep 2022)

Ian Murray: ...around the cost of living and insecure work and look at employees and workers themselves, we see something really stark in our economy. I will not give away any confidences, but I know a lot of the British Airways staff quite well because we Members from Scotland travel up and down to London regularly. BA treated its staff abysmally—not just over covid, but for the decade before, whether...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: British Airways: Strikes (20 Jul 2022)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of any strike action of British Airways staff on travel at airports in the summer; and what plans they have to prevent any further travel disruption if such strikes take place.

Extreme Heat Preparedness (18 Jul 2022)

Joanna Cherry: .... I experienced that myself yesterday when trying to get from Edinburgh to London. Will the right hon. Gentleman speak to the Secretary of State for Transport to ensure that airlines such as British Airways and train companies such as Thameslink are taken to task for the failures in the service that they provide, and that they are made to compensate our constituents appropriately?

Employment Agencies and Trade Unions (11 Jul 2022)

Craig Mackinlay: .... We must guard against a wage-price spiral. I support these regulations, because it is not unreasonable for people to be able to get to work. The other industry that was going down this route was British Airways. BA workers have come to a settlement, which is very good. If BA had effectively closed down over this holiday period, what would that have meant for the employment of London?...

Airports: Delays - Question (30 Jun 2022)

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean: My Lords, is it not time that the Government took some action on behalf of the airline passengers? If we take the levelling-up strategy, for example, how can it be right that British Airways charges more than £500 for an economy return fare from Glasgow or Edinburgh if it is booked a week in advance? The travelling public are treated very badly by the airlines. In the past, my noble friend...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: British Airways: Redundancy (23 Jun 2022)

Alan Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 16 May 2022 to Question 312 on British Airways: Redundancy, what mechanisms exist for employees to identify whether HR1 forms have been submitted.

Fire and Rehire Tactics — [Esther McVey in the Chair] (15 Jun 2022)

Justin Madders: ...much more now? Sadly, in the last few years we have seen a proliferation of companies, including many household names, adopting fire and rehire tactics as a first port of call rather than the last. British Airways, Sainsbury’s and Weetabix are just three household names that have used the tactics, and there are many more less public-facing companies that are doing exactly the same....

Fire and Rehire - Question (15 Jun 2022)

Lord Lennie: My Lords, British Airways, Accenture, and the DP World-owned P&O Ferries—significant players in the UK economy—have all used fire and rehire to replace their workforce. They have faced down government criticism and the public’s disdain. For this to change, legislation is required to outlaw this practice. Will the Government take a lead by bringing forward a definitive code of practice...

Travel Disruption at UK Airports and Ferry Ports - Question for Short Debate ( 9 Jun 2022)

Viscount Stansgate: ...at seeing large numbers of automatic entry gates seemingly shut because of a lack of staff. I thought that the whole point of these e-gates was to make returning to the UK streamlined and quick for British citizens. No wonder we are told that some airlines are now taking action to cancel even more flights because they know that in the current circumstances there simply are not enough staff...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions ( 7 Jun 2022)

Ian Byrne: I have heard from constituents in West Derby how the use of fire and rehire tactics by employers such as British Gas and British Airways put them in unbearable situations during the pandemic. Shamefully, in the middle of a cost of living crisis, we see many rogue employers across all sectors utilising those immoral practices on a daily basis to drive people into poverty. As my hon. Friend the...

Transport (19 May 2022)

Ian Paisley Jnr: ...of hon. Members have mentioned the interim price cap, which is disastrous for connectivity to Northern Ireland. If I wanted to fly to Northern Ireland right now and made an emergency booking with British Airways, a single flight would cost £375. I could probably fly to anywhere else in Europe for that. The price cap will cripple connectivity, and I encourage the Government to step in. I...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (16 May 2022)

Lord Monks: .... We saw this recently in the P&O Ferries case, which followed a similar occurrence at Irish Ferries a couple of years ago. We currently also see it in household-name companies such as Centrica, British Airways, Clarks shoes and even the Girls’ Day School Trust, all of which have damaged their reputations by slashing terms and conditions of employment for employees. The boss of P&O even...


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