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Economic Environment: Growth and Jobs - Motion to Take Note (11 Jul 2019)

Lord St John of Bletso: ...and rapidly scale up. There have as a result been several unicorns such as Revolut, Monzo and GoCardless. While there is a lot to be positive about in the fintech ecosystem, the future of Brexit will invariably pose a major threat to open borders and the international talent pool that is vital to the success of fintech in the UK. Immigration policy questions will continue to loom large in...

Cyber Threats - Motion to Take Note (18 Oct 2018)

Lord St John of Bletso: ...recent poll, nearly half of all organisations admitted they had a chronic shortage of IT security professionals, and 70% thought this had a significant impact on their business. An uncertainty over Brexit is also exacerbating the lack of digital skills in the domestic economy, with a lot of IT talent looking to move elsewhere. We need a far more innovative approach to bridge the cyber...

Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (11 May 2018)

Lord St John of Bletso: ...for the Government’s reluctance to take the initiative for a root-and-branch reform of the law is the need to, in their words, maintain flexibility. It is tempting to bear reference to the Brexit divorce, where the uncertainty has been devastating to both businesses and individuals alike. Let me touch briefly on the issue of costs, which is a major consideration. Many would argue that...

Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Jul 2016)

Lord St John of Bletso: ...end, I hope the Chancellor will consider the option of reducing stamp duty, which has had a major dampening effect on property trading. A point that has not been discussed much today is how will Brexit impact on the United Kingdom’s technology sector. The United Kingdom has been a leader in promoting a digital economy, and so much has been achieved in job creation with Tech City and the...

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