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Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission: Electronic Voting (25 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: ...the hon. Gentleman on being, I think, the sixth member of his party who in this Session has raised the issue of electronic voting; however, I am afraid that I cannot give him a different answer to the previous five responses. [Interruption.] I am afraid my response is that this is not a matter for the Commission; it would only be responsible for ensuring that, for instance, the funding...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Integrated Care Systems and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (25 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether integrated (a) care systems and (b) sustainability and transformation partnership will be required to publish local long-term plans in the Autumn.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art (25 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: ...report which is published and considered by the House’s Finance Committee. The Commission does not receive routine updates. The last annual report was published on the Committee’s website in October 2018. This year’s annual report is due to be considered by the Advisory Committee in September and will be published later in the year.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: Last Friday, I had the honour of witnessing the presentation of the légion d’honneur to Helene Aldwinckle, who is a constituent, for her work at Bletchley Park as a codebreaker in world war two. She played a critical role in defeating the most disgusting fascist ideology. Will the Prime Minister, on her last appearance at the Dispatch Box, join me in saying that all politicians should...

Written Answers — Home Office: Free Movement of People (24 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether freedom of movement for EU nationals to and from the UK will end if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Members' Staff: Working Conditions (24 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: ...’ staff are regularly consulted on service issues by House authorities. These consultations include regular meetings between House staff and MPs’ staff representative bodies, and invitations to focus groups to feed into service design. A sample of Members’ staff have also recently been surveyed on how effective the services provided by the House are for them. There is also an annual...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme (24 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: Proactive quarterly publication of statistics, related to the Independent Grievance and Complaints Scheme, are published on Parliament’s website. Where there are fewer than 10 cases, the exact number is not published in order to maintain the confidentiality of the parties involved. More detailed breakdown of statistics, as recommended in the Alison Stanley six-month review, are currently...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme (24 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: Proactive quarterly publication of statistics related to the independent grievance and complaints scheme, are published on Parliament’s website. Where there are fewer than 10 cases, the exact number is not published in order to maintain the confidentiality of the parties involved. More detailed breakdown of statistics, as recommended in the Alison Stanley six-month review, are currently...

Bills Presented: Low Carbon Domestic Heating Bill (23 Jul 2019)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Sir David Amess, supported by Ian Austin, Mr Adrian Bailey, Sir Graham Brady, Tom Brake, Maria Caulfield, Mr Roger Godsiff, Zac Goldsmith, John Grogan, Tim Loughton, Sarah Newton and Alex Sobel, presented a Bill to make provision about low carbon domestic heating systems. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow, and...

Roadside Recovery Vehicles: Red Lights (23 Jul 2019)

Michael Ellis: ...that the Department is looking at this with an open mind, as I hope will become clear as I continue my remarks. Apart from recovery operations, there are many other legitimate reasons for vehicles to operate on the roadside. We have to bear in mind that any move to extend the use of red flashing lights will need to consider those additional purposes and the broader effects. However, I...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Integrated Care Systems (23 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he as made on aligning the Cancer Alliances and Integrated Care Systems footprints as a result of the recommendations in the NHS Long-Term Plan.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Hearing Impairment (23 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the number of teachers of the deaf to ensure deaf children are supported in financial year (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-2021 and (c) 2021-2022.

Telecoms Supply Chain Review (22 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: It is essential that the national security implications of using Huawei equipment be fully taken into account, but what consideration, if any, is given to the use of Huawei equipment in the repression of Uyghurs? Do the UK Government take that and the use of similar equipment by other manufacturers from China into account?

Situation in the Gulf (22 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: First, may I pass on my best wishes to the shadow Foreign Secretary? As a cyclist myself, I know how vulnerable cyclists are in London. May I also apologise for the absence of my hon. Friend the Member for East Dunbartonshire (Jo Swinson), who has been detained by a leadership contest announcement in which she has been elected as the leader of the Liberal Democrats. I am very pleased that...

Hong Kong (22 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: One of the people injured at Yuen Long was a journalist. Just over a week ago, the Government set up a committee to protect journalists, which is clearly very welcome. Will the Minister set out how in future the committee might be able to help journalists in Hong Kong who want to cover this matter impartially?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Hearing Impairment (22 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of teachers of the deaf in teaching deaf children.

Written Answers — Home Office: Metropolitan Police: Finance (22 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding the Government has allocated to the Metropolitan Police Service in each year since 2015.

Backbench Business: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (18 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: Does my right hon. Friend agree that if we are going to assist the Saudis on technology in this way, at the very least our Government should in response press for the immediate release of all political prisoners and, pending that happening, seek proof of life of those who have been detained?

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill: Progress reports (18 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: I rise simply to support the amendment; however, like others, I regret the need for it. It is needed because of the position adopted by one person—the person who will be our next Prime Minister, who, if I recall correctly, did in fact campaign for parliamentary sovereignty but is now dangling the threat of abolishing Parliament over our heads. Even dictators in banana republics are...

Detainees (18 Jul 2019)

Tom Brake: The Government are wrong to reject a judge-led inquiry, which was the only way to find out if the lessons have been learned. Given the Minister’s statement, will he commit to two measures: first, legislation to provide redress for victims of extraordinary rendition; and, secondly, an immediate review of guidance should it become clear that UK personnel are still at risk of breaking the law?


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