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Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Elections: Fraud (28 Jan 2022)

Cat Smith: ...ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2022 to Question 100668 on Elections: Fraud, if he will publish the number of cases of (a) alleged and (b) confirmed voter fraud that were identified in 2020.

Holocaust Memorial Day (27 Jan 2022)

Andrew Mitchell: ...over 90 days. I would like to focus my comments on Rwanda and the genocide there because the UK now has a connection to it, although it is not widely known. Once the killing stopped, those allegedly responsible for these appalling events fled far and wide, some to neighbouring countries, others to Europe, North America and Canada. I regret to say that, in the UK today, five people...

Holocaust Memorial Day (27 Jan 2022)

Andrew Mitchell: ...over 90 days. I would like to focus my comments on Rwanda and the genocide there because the UK now has a connection to it, although it is not widely known. Once the killing stopped, those allegedly responsible for these appalling events fled far and wide, some to neighbouring countries, others to Europe, North America and Canada. I regret to say that, in the UK today, five people...

Ministerial Code - Private Notice Question (27 Jan 2022)

Lord True: My Lords, I fear I say too often in this House that allegations do not constitute proof. I remind noble Lords that whatever the context of this particular circumstance, a truly outstanding operation was conducted to remove people from Afghanistan safely. I repeat that statements have been made by the noble Lord, Lord Goldsmith, No. 10 Downing Street and the Defence Secretary which repudiate...

Ministerial Code - Private Notice Question (27 Jan 2022)

Lord True: My Lords, I fear I say too often in this House that allegations do not constitute proof. I remind noble Lords that whatever the context of this particular circumstance, a truly outstanding operation was conducted to remove people from Afghanistan safely. I repeat that statements have been made by the noble Lord, Lord Goldsmith, No. 10 Downing Street and the Defence Secretary which repudiate...

Written Answers — Home Office: HSBC: Xinjiang (27 Jan 2022)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...105332 on HSBC: Xinjiang Tianye, what plans she has to investigate the veracity of HSBC’s Modern Slavery Statement in response to reports that the company holds shares in Xinjiang-based companies alleged to have perpetrated mass atrocity crimes against the Uyghurs and others; and if she will make a statement.

Scottish Parliament: Holocaust Memorial Day (27 Jan 2022)

Kenneth Gibson: ...proved that there was a betrayal, and it is possible that the discovery was collateral to a raid on the offices in the front house, where minor business illegalities took place. Furthermore, the alleged traitor and his family had gone into hiding in 1943, where they remained for most of the war. With so many factors remaining unexplained, how can we so easily accuse someone of sending...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued) (26 Jan 2022)

Baroness Walmsley: ...’s powers to provide or withdraw funding from a proposal, let us say, to build a new school or improve infrastructure in a particular constituency have got them into trouble. We have heard allegations made against Government Whips by Members of Parliament of actions which could be criminal offences of bribery. It is alleged that, in seeking to ensure support for their leader, they are...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued): Amendment 174A (26 Jan 2022)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: ...; the best use of constrained funding; and clinical leadership with regard to prioritisation and patient care.” Although I do not want to completely open up this debate, I have to say that the allegations made by Conservative MPs about threats made in the last few days by Government Whips, over the funding of services, are very apposite to how a power direction might be used by Ministers...

DWP Risk Review Team (26 Jan 2022)

David Rutley: ...raid was part of Operation Goliath, a joint national operation with police nationwide that aims to combat fraud. Numerous arrests were made and we believe that we stopped an organised crime gang alleged to be stealing from the benefits purse. Thousands of false claims, based on thousands of hijacked identities, had netted the gang approximately £4 million already—a huge amount of...

Points of Order (26 Jan 2022)

Johnny Mercer: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. During Northern Ireland Office questions, the hon. Member for Foyle (Colum Eastwood) made the extremely incendiary allegation that British troops went to his constituency in the ’70s with the express purpose of murdering the people who lived in Derry. We all have a responsibility in this place for the language we use. Legacy is extremely difficult to deal...

Economic Crime: Planned Government Bill (26 Jan 2022)

Jonathan Reynolds: ...House of Lords, 24 January 2022; Vol. 818, c. 20.] To be honest, it is one of the few times in this Parliament that the two Departments have been consistent with each other. These are very serious allegations for a serving Minister to make, and I am worried by what the Minister has just had to say about the economic crime Bill, so let me ask him however about the Government’s intentions...

Prime Minister: Engagements (26 Jan 2022)

Keir Starmer: ...Official Report, 1 December 2021; Vol. 704, c. 909.] He looks quizzical, but he said it. On 8 December, the Prime Minister told this House that “I have been repeatedly assured since these allegations emerged that there was no party”.—[Official Report, 8 December 2021; Vol. 705, c. 372.] Since he acknowledges that the ministerial code applies to him, will he now resign?

Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill - Committee: Amendment 4 (25 Jan 2022)

Lord True: ..., reminded us, the actions of the Prime Minister and the Government are subject to the judgment of the electorate and, in due course, to that of a new Parliament. If a Prime Minister acts—as we alleged one might—nefariously, even if a Prime Minister acts contrary to prior expectations and past practice, that will be judged by the electorate. It is also available to that new Parliament...

Downing Street Parties: Police Investigation - Commons Urgent Question (25 Jan 2022)

Lord True: ...Police. The Statement is as follows: “As the House will be aware, earlier today the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police confirmed that the Metropolitan Police Service will be investigating alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations within the Government. This is a matter for the police, and the House will understand that I am not in a position to comment on the nature or content of...

Judicial Review and Courts Bill: New Clause 1 - Maximum term of imprisonment on summary conviction for either-way offence (25 Jan 2022)

Alex Cunningham: ...up letter very soon. However, Labour felt it was important to bring the clause back for discussion on the Floor of the House, given the topicality of the issues it deals with. There are a number of allegations that members of the Government and those who work with them may have broken covid rules, having met for parties during lockdowns. The allegations are well known and numerous, and I...

Judicial Review and Courts Bill: New Clause 1 - Maximum term of imprisonment on summary conviction for either-way offence (25 Jan 2022)

Alex Cunningham: ...up letter very soon. However, Labour felt it was important to bring the clause back for discussion on the Floor of the House, given the topicality of the issues it deals with. There are a number of allegations that members of the Government and those who work with them may have broken covid rules, having met for parties during lockdowns. The allegations are well known and numerous, and I...

Judicial Review and Courts Bill: New Clause 4 - Publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests (25 Jan 2022)

Janet Daby: There has been a lot of turmoil on the Government Benches over the past few weeks—partygate, allegations of blackmail and now Islamophobia. But one thing remains consistent and there is one thing we can count on: the Government have their eyes set on authoritarian rule. Just look at the recent legislation brought before this House. The Nationality and Borders Bill grants the Government...

Judicial Review and Courts Bill: New Clause 4 - Publicly funded legal representation for bereaved people at inquests (25 Jan 2022)

Janet Daby: There has been a lot of turmoil on the Government Benches over the past few weeks—partygate, allegations of blackmail and now Islamophobia. But one thing remains consistent and there is one thing we can count on: the Government have their eyes set on authoritarian rule. Just look at the recent legislation brought before this House. The Nationality and Borders Bill grants the Government...

Ukraine: Military and Non-military Support - Question (25 Jan 2022)

Baroness Goldie: ...has been a respected tradition for successive Governments, so I cannot comment on that specific detail. However, I can answer a question he asked me last week, to which I omitted to respond, on the allegation that Germany denied access to its airspace. Germany did not deny access, because the UK did not submit a request. There has been no dispute between the UK and Germany on the issue; in...


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