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Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Grenfell Tower: Fires (13 May 2019)

David Lidington: The Government set up the independent Grenfell Tower Inquiry to get to the truth of what happened, deliver justice for victims, survivors, bereaved families and the wider community, and to ensure that such a terrible tragedy could never happen again. The timing and handling of the Inquiry is a matter for the independent Inquiry and the Government hopes that the report for phase 1 will be...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Secondment (9 May 2019)

David Lidington: The number of civil servants seconded/loaned to a) the Department for Exiting the European Union from my Department in each of the last three years is shown in the table below: 2016 2017 2018 2019 to date 51 34 43 27 No civil servants were seconded/loaned to b) the Department for International Trade from my Department in any of the last three years. EU Exit is an...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: National Security Council: Disclosure of Information (9 May 2019)

David Lidington: The policy of Government is as set out in Paragraph 21 ‘Official information: standards of conduct and procedures’ and states, "The police are entirely operationally independent of Government and have the right and duty to investigate criminal activity wherever it occurs. No part of Government is above the law. In respect of unauthorised disclosure of official information under, for...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Former Ministers: Payments (9 May 2019)

David Lidington: This information is not held centrally. Section 4 of the Ministerial and other Pensions and Salaries Act 1991 sets out Ministers’ entitlement to severance payments. Payments to individuals are processed by the relevant Departments

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Common Travel Area (9 May 2019)

David Lidington: Recognising the deep and enduring relationship between our two countries, the UK Government and the Government of Ireland yesterday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding reaffirming our joint commitment to the Common Travel Area (CTA), and to maintaining the associated rights and privileges of British and Irish citizens under this longstanding reciprocal arrangement. The UK has...

Bill Presented: Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill (8 May 2019)

Andrea Leadsom, supported by the Prime Minister, David Lidington, Secretary James Brokenshire, Secretary Jeremy Wright, Secretary Chris Grayling, Secretary Rory Stewart, Elizabeth Truss, Kevin Foster, Michael Ellis, Sir Patrick McLoughlin and Valerie Vaz presented a Bill to make provision in connection with works for or in connection with the restoration of the Palace of Westminster and other...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Departmental Responsibilities (8 May 2019)

David Lidington: I refer the honourable gentleman to recent correspondence from Justin Tomlinson MP, Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, a copy of which has been placed in the library of the House, which clarifies previous answers on this subject. As the Prime Minister’s most senior policy adviser and Secretary to the Cabinet, the Cabinet Secretary provides advice on a wide range of policy...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Huawei: 5G (8 May 2019)

David Lidington: The UK government works with telecoms operators to manage cyber security risks while ensuring the UK can continue to benefit from new technology. The annual report from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board is made publicly available to help all operators assess risks in their networks.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Written Questions (8 May 2019)

David Lidington: I refer the Right Honourable Member to my answer given to Question 237584 on 8 May 2019.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cabinet Office: Brexit (3 May 2019)

David Lidington: HM Treasury has allocated over £4.2 billion of additional funding to departments and the Devolved Administrations for EU exit preparations so far. This funding is to cover all exit scenarios, and is in addition to departmental efforts to reprioritise from business as usual toward preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU. Work on no-deal exit preparations cannot be readily separated...

National Security Council Leak - Statement (2 May 2019)

Lord Young of Cookham: My Lords, with the leave of the House I shall repeat an Answer to an Urgent Question asked in the other place earlier today by my right honourable friend David Lidington, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office. The Answer is as follows: “Mr Speaker, the National Security Council takes critical decisions about keeping this country safe. It was established in...

National Security Council Leak (2 May 2019)

David Lidington: The National Security Council takes critical decisions about keeping this country safe. It was established in 2010, in part following lessons learned from the Iraq war, to ensure proper co-ordinated decision making across the whole of Government. It operates with the full breadth of expertise in the room, with Ministers from the relevant Departments and advisers and officials, including the...

Scottish Parliament: European Parliament Elections (European Union Citizens) (2 May 2019)

Michael Russell: I wrote to David Lidington, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on 3 April 2019 to express my concerns that citizens of EU member states might not have sufficient time to complete the UC1 form that will allow them to vote at the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom. If EU citizens do not have time to complete and return that form, they will be disenfranchised and will not be...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (1 May 2019)

David Lidington: The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) takes its responsibility to do no harm very seriously. All CSSF programmes comply with the UK’s domestic and international human rights obligations and have robust measures in place to protect the human rights of beneficiaries. CSSF programmes in Pakistan have supported the reform of the criminal justice system, including the investigation...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Grenfell Tower Inquiry (30 Apr 2019)

David Lidington: The process of identifying suitable panel members is underway. Prior to the appointment of panel members, the Prime Minister will consult with the Chair of the Inquiry and seek his consent as required by the Inquiries Act 2005. An announcement will be made as soon as this process is completed.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Brexit (26 Apr 2019)

David Lidington: The Government is equipping itself with the right people with the right skills for the UK to successfully exit the European Union. There are almost over 17,000 people now working on EU exit related policy and programmes across government. Workforce plans will continually be reviewed to ensure the Civil Service can respond to emerging capacity and capability requirements as we accelerate...

Bills Presented: Non-Domestic Rating (Preparation for Digital Services) Bill (25 Apr 2019)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary James Brokenshire, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr David Lidington, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Greg Clark, Mel Stride and Rishi Sunak, presented a Bill to make provision enabling the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to incur expenditure in connection with digital services to be provided...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Contingent Liability (25 Apr 2019)

David Lidington: It is normal practice, when a government department proposes to undertake a contingent liability in excess of £300,000 for which there is no specific statutory authority, for the Department concerned to present to Parliament a Minute giving particulars of the liability created and explaining the circumstances; and to refrain from incurring the liability until fourteen parliamentary sitting...

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Cyber-security (24 Apr 2019)

David Lidington: While the Government can manage and have been managing the security risk, it is essential that the cyber-security and engineering flaws in Huawei products are fixed. The National Cyber Security Centre has set out the improvements we expect the company to make and will not compromise on the improvements we need to see, in particular sustained evidence of better software engineering and...

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: European Parliament Elections: Candidate Intimidation (24 Apr 2019)

David Lidington: The Government will work closely with the police and electoral administrators to tackle any reports or allegations of intimidation, as we do in the run-up to all elections.


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