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Written Answers — Treasury: UK Trade with EU (23 Jul 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...'s Government how many cross-Channel transport companies have (1) applied for, and (2) received, Economic Operator Registration and Identification numbers to enable cross-Channel transport after Brexit; and what percentage of cross-Channel unitised transport those companies represent.

Ford in Bridgend - Statement (10 Jun 2019)

Lord Berkeley: My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Wigley, quoted a senior Ford executive saying that Brexit was entirely to blame, but the Minister seemed to contradict that completely. Either one of two different Ford executives is lying or somebody has misunderstood something, because those statements are complete opposites. On closing Bridgend, which is a terribly sad occasion, has Ford indicated whether it...

Connecting Europe Facility (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Take Note (20 May 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...is as much a problem of attitudes in France to operating anything in France that has not been developed in France. We have a problem in this country, because these corridors go back long before Brexit was even thought about. I have always detected a reticence in successive Ministers of the Department for Transport to encourage the principle of through-running trains, because they thought...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements (26 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the E111 European Health Insurance Card will be valid after 29 March in the event of (1) their present exit plan being agreed, (2) a no-deal Brexit, (3) the UK remaining in the Single Market, (4) the UK remaining in a customs union, and (5) the UK remaining in the EU.

Railways (Interoperability) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Regret (21 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...it as a fatal Motion because I feel so strongly about it, but the timing does not really help and I was told it might be several weeks before parliamentary time was found, which would be after the Brexit date that we had—I do not know whether we still do; that is for discussion. This is a really serious problem: transferring all responsibility for railway safety and standards from the...

Railway (Licensing of Railway Undertakings) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (21 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...member states, who explained that the company was having trouble in finding out whether its UK licence, in other words its licence to operate in the UK, would be valid in other member states after Brexit. Such companies try hard, often in competition with other incumbents, and it is a strain on their business and management set-ups if they still do not know whether they will be able to...

Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) (6 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...and secrecy with what the European Union has done for many years. That applies not just to these trade agreements, but to most discussions with industry and everyone else to do with the whole Brexit process. People seem to be required to sign NDAs before they get any information at all. Is that now the Government’s policy—that no trade agreements or anything similar can be achieved...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Channel Ferries: Freight (6 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...Sugg on 21 February (HL13574), what they have spent or committed, in staff, consultancy and other costs, on work related to the procurement exercise to secure additional freight capacity after Brexit; and what assessment they have made of the impact on such costs of the approach to nine companies and the award to only three.

Brexit: British Airlines - Question (5 Mar 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...noble Earl, Lord Courtown, who is in his place, said that the agreement to pay Eurotunnel £33 million, “will help to deliver an unhindered supply of vital medicines and medical devices under any Brexit scenario”.—[ Official Report, 4/3/19; col. 503.] Would it not have been better value for money to send this medicine by air freight, rather than paying Eurotunnel £33 million for nothing?

Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve (12 Feb 2019)

Lord Berkeley: My Lords, I share the concerns of the noble Lord, Lord Deben, and my noble friend Lord Foulkes about the costs associated with Brexit. I recall the debate in this House yesterday about Seaborne Freight. The Minister said, and I am sure she is right, that, “no taxpayer money has been transferred to the company”.—[ Official Report, 11/2/19; col. 1704.] However, the cost of dredging is...

Merchant Shipping (Recognised Organisations) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (29 Jan 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...delay the House for long but I have to question the point of this SI. It seems to try to ensure that we have the same safety regulations for passenger ships and many other things as we had before Brexit, this being a post-Brexit SI. But I do not think that we have the same regulations at the moment, because I happened to go on a passenger ship in Brittany last summer which looked exactly...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Channel Ferries: Ostend (28 Jan 2019)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Port of Ostend about any frontier control requirements for operating post-Brexit ferry services from that port; and what commitment, if any, they have made to funding any such requirements.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Channel Ferries (22 Jan 2019)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether written ministerial direction for expenditure on the contingency planning for a no deal Brexit was requested, in particular for (1) contracting with shipping lines and port operators to operate additional services, (2) developing the port of Ramsgate, (3) the provision of ferries, and (4) any necessary dredging works.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Seaborne Freight (17 Jan 2019)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, before awarding Seaborne Freight a contract to provide additional shipping services to and from Ramsgate in the event of a no deal Brexit, they complied with the provisions of section 7 of the Government Functional Standards for General Grants Guidance that "all Government grants shall be subject to timely and proportionate due diligence and fraud...

Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (3rd Day) (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Berkeley: ...important. I have a friend in Cornwall who runs a company with eight employees who has already moved to the Netherlands because he cannot cope with the problems that are likely to happen after Brexit. Very briefly, and as mentioned by my noble friend Lord Liddle, the third example is competition and state aid, which are very important. I know that maybe the leader of the Labour Party...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport (18 Dec 2018)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government why they require stakeholders in the transport sector to sign non-disclosure agreements before engaging with officials on Brexit-related issues.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fisheries: Protection (5 Nov 2018)

Lord Berkeley: ...the reply by Earl Howe on 22 October (HL Deb, col 651), when DEFRA began its full assessment of the scale and volume of sea-based and non-seaboard patrol and surveillance capability required afer Brexit; and when they anticipate this work being completed.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Plymouth Port: Ferries (31 Oct 2018)

Lord Berkeley: ...Majesty's Government whether ferry services to the continent (1) arriving into, and (2) departing from, the port of Plymouth will be treated in the same way as larger UK ports in their planning for Brexit and no-Brexit scenarios.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Trans-European Networks (23 Oct 2018)

Lord Berkeley: ... and of the Council (1.8.2018 COM(2018) 568 final 2018/0299 (COD)), amending Regulation (EU) No 1316/2013, with regard to the withdrawal of the UK from the EU will have on the UK economy after Brexit.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Freight (23 Oct 2018)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of industry support for continuing to link UK rail freight networks to European Rail Freight Corridors after Brexit; and what impact that would have on the level of rail freight traffic in the UK.


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