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Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Clause 18 (16 Jun 2009)

Mark Harper: .... It would make the Bill state that there could be more favourable treatment in relation to the protected characteristic of disability. However, the Minister generously offered to work with the DCC to look at the wording of clause 13 and to return on Report, and this proposal essentially covers the same argument.

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Clause 13 (16 Jun 2009)

...more favourable” treatment, which is such an integral part of disability discrimination law. It refers only to treating people “in a way which is permitted by or under this Act”. The DCC is concerned that that leads to a lack of clarity and that the hard-fought-for key principle of more favourable treatment should be made explicit in the Bill. For the avoidance of doubt and...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 61 (16 Jun 2009)

Stephen Timms: to claim a tax deductible expense while the creditor claims not to be taxable in respect of any corresponding amount. Finally, paragraph 5 responds to the High Court decision, in the case of DCC Holdings, that might allow some companies to reduce their tax liabilities inappropriately and other companies to be taxable on profits not received. The case was concerned with the...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Schedule 1 (16 Jun 2009)

Mark Harper: ...the point made by the hon. Member for Oxford, West and Abingdon—what she says is perfectly fair and straightforward and will capture all the cases at hand. However, the case put forward by the DCC shows that there is a lack of consensus about the diagnosis of depression in the medical community, and there is a debate about whether it is an underlying condition or whether there are...

Public Bill Committee: Equality Bill: Clause 6 (16 Jun 2009)

Mark Harper: have one are covered by the existing wording of the Bill. The Bill’s wording is wide enough to cover direct discrimination and harassment based on perception. However, in the view of the DCC and the EHRC, the approach is not sufficient in the case of disability. That is partly linked to the issue that we have just considered in the previous group of amendments. Unlike other...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Discrimination: Disabled (20 Mar 2009)

Jonathan R Shaw: ...groups have also taken place. Those stakeholder organisations with which informal discussions were held included the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Disabilities Charity Consortium (DCC). The DCC is an informal coalition of charities made up of Leonard Cheshire Disability, Mencap, Mind, RNIB, RNID, RADAR, Scope, The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association and Sense. Minutes of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Internet: Crime (15 May 2008)

Vernon Coaker: ...Agency (SOCA). The CPS is finalising a protocol with Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) which will be issued by the Senior Presiding Judge. This protocol will provide for Designated Court Centres (DCC) for SOCA cases which are prosecuted by OCD. This will be an effective way to manage the prosecution of these cases which are typically multi handed, voluminous and raise complex and...

Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Managers (30 Apr 2008)

Tony McNulty: ...appointment. Chief constables and deputy chief constables and equivalent ranks—as at 1 April 2008 Force Name CC in post since Avon and Somerset CC Colin Port 27 January 2005 DCC Rob Beckley Bedfordshire CC Gillian Parker 4 July 2005 DCC Martin Stuart Cambridgeshire CC Julie Spence 10 December 2005 DCC John Feavyour ...

Written Answers — Home Department: Tackling Gangs Action Programme ( 5 Dec 2007)

Vernon Coaker: the Home Secretary, Permanent Secretary and sponsoring board member (in that order). Contributions from interested parties will be treated as advice/recommendations. 7. The programme leader, DCC Jon Murphy, is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the programme's objectives. 8. The sponsoring board member, Moira Wallace, has overall responsibility for programme delivery. 9. The...

Police and Justice Bill ( 9 Oct 2006)

Baroness Scotland of Asthal: concerns. The ACPO's lead on the criminal use of firearms, Chief Constable Keith Bristow of Warwickshire, concluded that this might be a step too far, due to the complexities stated by DCC Mackay. He confirmed that while appreciating the support of the noble Lord, Lord Marlesford, for the police, ACPO is unable to support his amendment. Further, I cannot accept that the inclusion...

Orders of the Day — Disability Discrimination Bill [Lords] (23 Mar 2005)

Tim Loughton: ...who go into residential accommodation for treatment, then recover, leave the accommodation and may be able to secure straightforward jobs for a time, but then relapse and have to return. The DCC continues: "However case law has shown that this provision is not effective in the case of depression. There are differences of view within the medical profession as to whether (and when) episodes...

Disability Discrimination Bill [HL] ( 3 Feb 2005)

Lord Higgins: that I have put in these amendments is 2017. We debated that point at great length in Committee and I do not want to go over it again. The 2017 date was supported by the DRC, the DPTAC, the DCC, the Joint Committee on the draft Bill and the House of Commons Select Committee on Transport, so there is a great deal of pressure for 2017. None the less, as matters have proceeded through...

Road Safety (West Derbyshire) (14 Dec 2004)

Patrick McLoughlin: visits and arranged for tests to be carried out on the road surface to see if there had been any changes which would explain the sudden increase in collisions on the road. Neither Police nor DCC staff was able to explain why, after a period of three years without a fatal, there has suddenly been four in the last two months. Prior to Year 2000 the last fatal collision had been in...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Student Agricultural Workers Scheme (15 Oct 2004)

Dawn Primarolo: ...NICs for the first 52 weeks of their employment. It does not apply to students from within the EU or countries with which the UK has a Reciprocal Agreement (RA) or Double Contribution Convention (DCC).

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iraq (14 Oct 2003)

Jack Straw: ...of the comments by Deputy Chief Constable White, I asked for them to be investigated, and I am still pursuing that. Meanwhile, I can tell my hon. Friend that I understand that, from this week, DCC White will be supported in his work by six Ministry of Defence police officers. However, my investigations into his anxieties continue, and I will place before the House the results of those...

Written Answers — Defence: Desert Combat Clothing (16 Jun 2003)

Adam Ingram: Chilwell withdraw from demobilised Reservists all additional kit above standard TA clothing scales, with the exception of next to skin items such as Socks and T-shirts. Desert Combat Clothing (DCC) is not part of standard TA clothing scales and is therefore withdrawn from Reservists. It is standard practice to return laundered kit (including DCC) to stock for re-issue.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Foot and Mouth (11 Dec 2001)

Elliot Morley: The Leeds Disease Control Centre (DCC) has, from the onset of foot and mouth disease, involved and consulted with local veterinarians and other stakeholder organisations in an effort to promote an integrated approach to eradicating the disease. The Leeds DCC appointed a highly experienced local veterinarian—from the Thirsk area—as Liaison Officer for the Local Veterinary Inspectors, three...

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