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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (26 Feb 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...to work with that group and industry to ensure adequate notice and sufficient time to implement any changes necessary. Whatever the outcome of negotiations, the principles which will underpin post-Brexit regulation for this sector will be that patients should not be disadvantaged, that innovators should be able to access the UK market as quickly and simply as possible, and that we will...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Callanan: I am sorry to disappoint the noble Baroness, but we will be having a number of Brexit Bills, not least of which will be the withdrawal agreement and the implementation Bill, once we have reached agreement. I shall endeavour to respond to all the questions that I have been asked. Repealing the European Communities Act is an important step to ensure that there is maximum clarity on the law that...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Financial Services (7 Feb 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...welcomed a number of senior representatives from the financial services sector to No.10 Downing Street in January 2018 to discuss the opportunities and challenges for the financial sector posed by Brexit.

Brexit: Transition Period - Question (31 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: Yes. The Question was, “What are their objectives for the Brexit transition period?”. I answered what our objectives for the Brexit transition period were. The noble Lord then asked me about the wider renegotiation objectives, and I answered that—but of course the policy remains as set out by the Prime Minister.

Brexit: Economic Analyses - Question (24 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: My Lords, I think the Brexit fanatics are on the Liberal Democrat Benches. We on this side of the House believe in democracy and that the referendum result should be implemented, and we will negotiate a full and comprehensive partnership with our European partners.

Brexit: Economic Analyses - Question (24 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...with the European Parliament on these issues. The Norwegian deal is not a superior deal, in my view. We want a proper, bespoke arrangement that will benefit the United Kingdom and respect the Brexit result.

Brexit: European Travel Information and Authorisation System - Question (17 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: .... We want people to visit the UK, we want the UK to be an open and welcoming place, the e-gates are one way that the Home Office is improving the procedures and we will want them to continue after Brexit.

Brexit: Deal or No Deal (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (16 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: My Lords, I am grateful, as ever, for the opportunity to respond to the debate on the Select Committee’s report, Brexit: Deal or No Deal. We have heard a series of excellent contributions—some I agreed with and some I did not, but, nevertheless, virtually all of them have shown your Lordships’ House at its best. It has been an extremely good debate, even if all the positions outlined...

Brexit: Reports to Parliament - Question (8 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: My noble friend makes a good point. We want a Brexit that will command the maximum possible level of support across this House and—I am not sure that the two things are related—across the country as well. We will want to involve as many people as possible, and of course we want to try to make that process as harmonious as possible, involving all different shades of political opinion.

Brexit: Reports to Parliament - Question (8 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: We will want to do both things. We want of course to plan for the—hopefully small—likelihood of there being no deal, but we also want a unified government position going forward. The Brexit Bill will shortly arrive in this House and I am sure we will have many hours of debate on the important issues contained in it. I am sure the noble Baroness will make lots of contributions to that.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit: Public Consultation (5 Jan 2018)

Lord Callanan: The Government notes the report published by University College London Constitution Unit Citizens' Assembly on Brexit. As the PM has stated on many occasions, the Government is committed to securing the best possible deal for the United Kingdom - a deal that works for all parts of the UK and UK economy. We are engaging on EU exit issues with a wide range of organisations from all sectors...

Brexit: Equalities Impact Assessment - Question (21 Dec 2017)

Lord Callanan: I assure the noble Lord that Brexit will go ahead. We are committed to it and will be leaving the EU in March 2019. None of that will impact on our membership of the Council of Europe.

Brexit: Trade in Non-financial Services (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (18 Dec 2017)

Lord Callanan: My Lords, it is a privilege to respond to the debate today on the Select Committee’s report, Brexit: Trade in Non-financial Services. I am conscious of the late hour so while I will endeavour to respond to as many as possible of the points that have been made, if I miss one or two then I will look at the record and will be happy to write to noble Lords to respond to them. I put on record my...

Brexit: Trade in Non-financial Services (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (18 Dec 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...Aberdare, drew our attention to mobile roaming. Of course, he is correct that roaming surcharges for travel within the European Economic Area were abolished in June. Of course, in the course of Brexit negotiations, we will seek the best possible deal that delivers for UK consumers and businesses in this sector. A number of noble Lords raised the issue of creative services, particularly the...

Brexit: Release of Impact Assessments - Statement (28 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: My Lords, many Members of this House are independent and we fully value their judgment. They will be able to look at the documents. Many Members are on the Brexit Select Committee and I am sure they will let us know their point of view in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the implications of exit for the devolved institutions. Parliamentary Under Secretary Robin Walker also attended the first meeting of the Interparliamentary Forum on Brexit last month.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit: Impact Assessments (20 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...being updated based on our discussions with industry and our negotiations with the EU, but it is not, and nor has it ever been, a series of impact assessments examining the quantitative impact of Brexit on these sectors. The Secretary of State has said that he will provide sector analysis to the Exiting the European Union Committee in an informative and accessible way as soon as is possible.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit: Impact Assessments (14 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...being updated based on our discussions with industry and our negotiations with the EU, but it is not, and nor has it ever been, a series of impact assessments examining the quantitative impact of Brexit on these sectors. The Secretary of State has said that he will provide sector analysis to the Exiting the European Union Committee in an informative and accessible way as soon as is possible.

Brexit: Sectoral Impact Assessments - Statement (7 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...as looking at existing precedents. Our analysis is constantly evolving and being updated. But it is not, nor has it ever been, a series of impact assessments examining the quantitative impact of Brexit on these sectors. Given this, it will take the Government some time to collate and bring together this information in a way that is accessible and informative to the committee. We will...

Brexit: Sectoral Impact Assessments - Private Notice Question (2 Nov 2017)

Lord Callanan: As I said, we still need to have further discussions with the chairman of the Brexit Select Committee in another place. Of course, following those discussions we will reflect further on what information we will want to provide to comply with the Motion, and I have undertaken to have a similar discussion with the chairman of the committee in this place. I do not want to go any further than...


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