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I want to write to Baroness Quin
Baroness Quin: My Lords, the Government announced in the other place on Monday that they would publish an economic and fiscal analysis of the effects of Brexit. In this House the Minister and his ministerial colleague, the noble Lord, Lord Callanan, have also said that there will be updated impact assessments of the effects of Brexit on our regions and nations. In view of the Prime Minister’s proposed...
Baroness Quin: .... I would also like to welcome the noble Lord, Lord McCrea, to the House. I am not surprised that his speech contained some controversy, as I defy anyone to make an uncontroversial speech about Brexit in the current circumstances. A number of questions are raised in the course of considering the situation that we face. Is the deal that we have in front of us better than no deal? The answer...
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their assessments of the economic impact of Brexit made available in February, what analysis they have made of the economic effect of Brexit on (1) North East England, (2) other regions of England, and (3) Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Baroness Quin: ...what discussions they have had with the Commercial Broadcasters Association to ensure that international broadcasters and TV channels based in the UK will be able to continue to broadcast after Brexit as at present.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure UK participation in the European competition network after Brexit.
Baroness Quin: ...domestic policy-making sphere”. Does the Minister agree with that statement? Does not that make a nonsense of the claims that we will be free to adopt whatever standards or rules we want after Brexit, either in our relationship with the European Union or in any free trade agreements that we may negotiate with other countries? My second question, relating to the north-east, arises from an...
Baroness Quin: My Lords, the Statement spoke approvingly of the EU sanctions regime. Is it the Government’s intention to continue to be part of that regime after Brexit?
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have discussed the subject of the UK's future participation in the European Health Insurance Card scheme in their Brexit negotiations with the European Commission.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to undertake further work on the impact of Brexit on the economy of the north-east of England.
Baroness Quin: My Lords, only a year or so ago the Brexit Secretary was saying that he could get a deal that would deliver exactly the same benefits as those we enjoy under EU membership, yet we now know from the Government’s impact assessments, which they sought to hide from us in February, that the picture is very different. The north-east, in particular, is forecast to be the worst hit, taking an 11%...
Baroness Quin: ...'s Government what assessment they have made of the possible increases in travel insurance for UK citizens if the UK were no longer to be part of the European Health Insurance Card scheme after Brexit.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what institutional mechanisms for future involvement in EU foreign policy cooperation they envisage for the UK after Brexit.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government in which areas of foreign policy cooperation with the EU they hope to continue participating after Brexit.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what mechanisms they have established to facilitate regular consultation with the government and people of Gibraltar in relation to Brexit negotiations.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances they have given to the government of Gibraltar regarding Gibraltar’s access to the EU Single Market for services after Brexit.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether it is their policy to ensure that no region of the UK will see economic growth reduce as a result of Brexit.
Baroness Quin: To ask Her Majesty's Government what meetings are planned to discuss the impact of Brexit on the north east of England between Ministers and representatives of (1) business, and (2) local government.