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National Minimum Wage Enforcement (28 Apr 2021)

Paul Scully: The hon. Gentleman makes an important, twofold point. First, on anomalies, ignorance is no defence when it comes to paying the national minimum wage, and secondly, that is where enforcement comes in. I shall expand on that in a second. He is absolutely right to raise these issues, to make sure, as I have said, that companies are not balancing their books on the poorest paid in their workforce...

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Mackay of Clashfern: ...under Section 26 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 under which this Parliament can intervene in a devolved matter by statutory instrument in Northern Ireland: international obligation, safeguarding defence or national security, and protecting public safety or public order. The only question at issue under the statutory instrument is international obligation. The Northern Ireland Office made...

National Security and Investment Bill - Commons Reason: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) (28 Apr 2021)

Lord West of Spithead: the Government told Parliament was their intention. It would be very simple to add something such as BEIS to the list. With that argument dispatched, the Government move on to their next line of defence—that decisions by the Secretary of State for BEIS must be for the BEIS Committee to scrutinise, and that the ISC should not encroach on that remit. That is, I am afraid, a direct...

Government Support for India (28 Apr 2021)

Nigel Adams: .... Regretfully, he had to postpone due to the covid-19 outbreak. He now has plans to speak to Prime Minister Modi via video link in the coming period to take forward key deliverables across trade, defence, climate change, health and migration. We also look forward to the Prime Minister meeting Prime Minister Modi as the UK hosts the G7 summit in June and to welcoming India’s guest...

GKN Automotive Plant: Birmingham — [Dame Angela Eagle in the Chair] (28 Apr 2021)

Amanda Solloway: ..., strict and limited grounds for intervention. Ultimately, the review determined that there were no grounds for objecting to the deal. Melrose was required to make commitments to the Ministry of Defence to address matters relating to national security. In March 2018, the then Business Secretary wrote to Simon Peckham, chief executive of Melrose Industries, setting out additional binding...

Scotland: Defence Sector (28 Apr 2021)

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Prime Minister: Engagements (28 Apr 2021)

Laura Farris: ...Berkshire will play in our future nuclear capability. I want to pay tribute to the establishment, particularly the senior female employees who have won a slew of national awards for their work in defence science, engineering and nuclear security. Given the Government’s significant investment in all those sectors, will my right hon. Friend say how he plans to improve women’s...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Joint Exercises (28 Apr 2021)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether HMS Queen Elizabeth will engage in a joint exercise with USS Dwight D Eisenhower as part of the deployment of Carrier Strike Group 21 to the Indian Ocean.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: India: Joint Exercises (28 Apr 2021)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether HMS Queen Elizabeth will engage in a joint exercise with the Indian Navy as part of Carrier Strike Group 21; and whether those exercises will include Indian Navy aircraft carriers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (28 Apr 2021)

Derek Twigg: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many officer cadets from the UK who entered training at Sandhurst were from ethnic minorities, in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Oman: Visits Abroad (28 Apr 2021)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list all the Chiefs of the Defence staff that attended the Sultan's Privy Council in Oman while serving in the UK. UK.military.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: Coronavirus (28 Apr 2021)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to facilitate the rollout of the covid-19 vaccine for serving soldiers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Deployment (28 Apr 2021)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish details of the overseas (a) exercises and (b) deployments undertaken by (i) RAF Typhoon and (ii) F-35B forces in (A) 2019, (B) 2020 and (C) 2021; and if he will publish the number of aircraft on each of those (a) exercises and (b) deployments.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Frigates: Procurement (28 Apr 2021)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the change to the timescale for the Type 26 construction programme of gearbox delays.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (28 Apr 2021)

Deidre Brock: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 January 2021 to Question 135975 on Armed Forces: Carbon Emissions, what the timetable is for the completion of the work on developing a methodology to expand the scope of defence greenhouse gas emissions reporting to include overseas activities.

Written Answers — Home Office: Pepper Spray and Weapons: Crime (28 Apr 2021)

Mark Hendrick: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of decriminalising the possession of (a) pepper spray and (b) non-lethal self-defence weapons on safety for women.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Crown Dependencies: Finance (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Wolfson of Tredegar: The Crown Dependencies are self-governing jurisdictions and do not receive funding from the UK Exchequer. The UK is constitutionally responsible for their defence and international relations, in recognition of which the Crown Dependencies make contributions to the UK Government, either financially (directly and indirectly) or by providing personnel. These contributions are based on...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Iraq: Arms Trade (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Chidgey: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the training provided to 120,000 soldiers in Iraq has extended to contributing arms and equipment from companies in the British defence industry; and, if not, whether it will in the future.

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